Marc Thilo Figge

Prof. Dr. Marc Thilo Figge

Phone: +49 3641 532-1416 Email: Website:


Current Projects

Population-based modeling of infection processes

From single-cell to whole-organ monitoring: Morphokinetic characterisation of infection via quantitative image analysis

Machine Learning Supported Multi-Model Simulator for Infection Research (MuMoSim)

Former Projects

Automated analysis of dynamic properties in biological systems from image data

Functional characterization of the soluble complement receptor type II (CR2/CD21) in infection

Automated image analysis of the interaction between Lichtheimia spp. and murine alveolar macrophages

Virtual infection model for Aspergillus fumigatus in human alveoli


Brandes S, Dietrich S, Hünniger K, Kurzai O, Figge MT (2017) Migration and interaction tracking for quantitative analysis of phagocyte-pathogen confrontation assays. Med Image Anal 36, 172. Details PubMed

Buhlmann D, Eberhardt HU, Medyukhina A, Prodinger WM, Figge MT, Zipfel PF, Skerka C (2016) FHR3 Blocks C3d-Mediated Coactivation of Human B Cells. J Immunol , Details PubMed

Brandes S, Mokhtari Z, Essig F, Hünniger K, Kurzai O, Figge MT (2015) Automated segmentation and tracking of non-rigid objects in time-lapse microscopy videos of polymorphonuclear neutrophils. Med Image Anal 20(1), 34-51. Details PubMed

Essig F, Hünniger K, Dietrich S, Figge MT, Kurzai O (2015) Human neutrophils dump Candida glabrata after intracellular killing. Fungal Genet Biol 84, 37-40. Details PubMed

Zang E, Brandes S, Tovar M, Martin K, Mech F, Horbert P, Henkel T, Figge MT, Roth M (2013) Real-time image processing for label-free enrichment of Actinobacteria cultivated in picolitre droplets. Lab Chip 13(18), 3707-3713. Details PubMed

Mech F, Thywissen A, Guthke R, Brakhage AA, Figge MT (2011) Automated image analysis of the host-pathogen interaction between phagocytes and Aspergillus fumigatus. PLoS One 6(5), e19591. Details PubMed

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