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Report: Gordon Research Conference (GRC)

Natraj Kalleda, FungiNet PhD student (Project A3) presented his recent findings as a poster at the Gordon Research Conference (GRC): Immunology of fungal infections, Galveston, TX, USA. In his recent work he was able to show that myeloid cells act as major host defenses against Aspergillus fumigatus…

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Galenus-von-Pergamon Award 2014

On October 16, 2014, Prof. Dr. Christine Skerka (C4) and Prof. Dr. Peter F. Zipfel (C6) received the Galenus-von-Pergamon Award for the advancement of pharmacological research. The award in the category "fundamental research" honoured their ground breaking research on the role of the immune system i…

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Newspaper article about decrease in antibiotic efficiency

Please read here the complete interview with Axel Brakhage (A1) in Thüringische Landeszeitung (TLZ), September 9, 2014: www.tlz.de

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Award for FungiNet research

All CRC FungiNet members congratulate Prof. Dr. Axel Brakhage (project A1) and Prof. Dr. Bernhard Hube (project C1). Brakhage and Hube received the Research Award of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM) for their research on human pathogenic fungi Aspergillus fumigatus and Candida …

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Publications: New papers by our FungiNet research teams

Project C3 and B4: “A virtual infection model quantifies innate effector mechanisms and Candida albicans immune escape in human blood”, published in PLOS Computational Biology. Project A4: "Distinct and complementary roles for Aspergillus fumigatus-specific Tr1 and Foxp3+ regulatory T cells in human…

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