Sophie Austermeier

Sophie Austermeier

Adaptation of Candida albicans to non-commensal host environments induced by host circulating proteins and immune mediators


Austermeier S, Pekmezović M, Porschitz P, Lee S, Kichik N, Moyes DL, Ho J, Kotowicz NK, Naglik JR, Hube B, Gresnigt MS (2021) Albumin Neutralizes Hydrophobic Toxins and Modulates Candida albicans Pathogenicity. mBio 12(3), e0053121. Details PubMed

Pekmezovic M, Kaune AK, Austermeier S, Hitzler SUJ, Mogavero S, Hovhannisyan H, Gabaldón T, Gresnigt MS, Hube B (2021) Human albumin enhances the pathogenic potential of Candida glabrata on vaginal epithelial cells. PLoS Pathog 17(10), e1010037. Details PubMed

Austermeier S, Kasper L, Westman J, Gresnigt MS (2020) I want to break free - macrophage strategies to recognize and kill Candida albicans, and fungal counter-strategies to escape. Curr Opin Microbiol 58, 15-23. (Review) Details PubMed


Bernhard Hube


Oliver Kurzai Mark Gresnigt

Start of PhD

April 1, 2021

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