Intern
    Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie

    Dr. rer. nat. Kay Johswich


    Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie
    Josef-Schneider-Straße 2 / E1
    97080 Würzburg


    Tel.: ++49 931-31-88190
    Fax: ++49 931-31-46445
    Mail: kay.johswich@hygiene.uni-wuerzburg.de

     

    Curriculum vitae:

     

     

     

    Since 2013   

    Group leader at Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg

    2008-2013

    Postdoc at the Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto (Group of Prof. Scott Gray-Owen); Topic: establishment of CEACAM1-humanized mice as in vivo model for intranasal infection with N. meningitidis

    2008

    Postdoc at the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene (Group of Prof. Andreas Klos), Hannover Medical School; Topic:  Function of complement anapyhaltoxin receptor C5L2

    2005-2008

    PhD thesis at at the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene (Group of Prof. Andreas Klos), Hannover Medical School; Topic: Ligand specificity and expression of complement anaphylatoxin receptor C5L2; Role of C5a-receptor in DSS-induced colitis in mice.

    1999-2005

    Studies of biochemistry, University of Hannover

      

     

    Fellowships/Awards:

    2005

    Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg scholarship

    2008

    Wilhelm-Hirte PhD prize of the HBRS PhD program “Infection Biology”
     

    Resaerch Topics:

    1. Colonization of the human nasopharynx by host-restricted N. meningitidis: How do meningococci prevail in our throat?

    2. Host response to N. meningitidis colonization: A role for the complement system in the mucosa?

     

      

     

     

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