Institute seminar (Institute of Microbiology)

Students are welcome! For reservation please write a mail to Sekretariat.Mikrobiologie(at)

Dates (Virology seminar room AC05P00, 12:15h-13:00h):

03.10.2018 Eva Maria Kalbhenn MSc.: "Regulatory network of emetic B. cereus – Function of CerX homologs.”
11/2018 Panagiotis Ballas DVM: "Deciphering the role of minor pathogens in regards to bovine endometritis."  
05.12.2018 Guest speaker PD Dr. Gregor Grass, Institut für Mikrobiologie der Bundeswehr , München: "SNPing, FiSHing and Phage-ing for Bacillus anthracis." Lecture Hall M  
13.02.2019 PhD Helene Marbach: "S. aureus host adaptation to the bovine udder."  

Katharina Mayer MSc: “Profiling of Staphylococcus aureus cell surface to follow within host adaptation.”

08.05.2019 Dr. Hans Jürgen Busse: "Classification of a novel Luteimonas species isolated from Royal python."
05.06.2019 Dr. Agnieszka Gacek-Matthews: "CesCD, a putative efflux pump with a binary role."
n.n. BSc Astrid Digruber: "Characterisation of virulence factors produced by Bacillus cereus involved in sepsis."
25.09.2019 Guest speaker Kevin P. Francis, PhD, PerkinElmer Fellow
Visiting Professor at UCLA and Texas A&M,
Massachusetts: "Preclinical Multimodal Imaging of Bacterial Infections." Lecture Hall M 
16.10.2019 Guest speaker Prof. Siegfried Scherer, TU Munich: "Compression of genetic information: Overlapping genes in the human pathogen E. coli EHEC." Lecture Hall D
06.11.2019 Dr. Joachim Spergser: "Diversity within genus Mycoplasma - current status and future perspectives." Lecture Hall D
04.12.2019 Dr. Igor Loncaric: "Antibiotic resistant bacteria."
15.01.2020 Dr. Rohini Chopra-Dewasthaly: “Antigenic characterization of the membrane proteins of Mycoplasma agalactiae and their role in virulence and pathogenicity.”
05.02.2020 Dr. Markus Kranzler: "Synergien und Verbreitungswege von emetischen B. cereus Toxinen in Lebensmitteln und Entwicklung von Strategien zur Hemmung der Toxinbildung.“
04.03.2020 Dr. Michael Szostak: "Motility of Mycoplasma gallisepticum."
08.04.2020 Dr. Tom Grunert: "Staphylococcus aureus persistence in bovine mastitis."








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