Dr. rer. nat. Kay Johswich
Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie
Josef-Schneider-Straße 2 / E1
Tel.: ++49 931-31-88190
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Group leader at Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg
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
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
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.
Studies of biochemistry, University of Hannover
|Wilhelm-Hirte PhD prize of the HBRS PhD program “Infection Biology”|
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?