News

The Final ImResFun Scientific Conference of the EC-funded Marie-Curie Initial Training Network ImResFun is now announced.

Publication: Candidalysin is a fungal peptide toxin critical for mucosal infection

ITN Practical Course "C2a", Barcelona, Spain (May 10-15, 2015)

ITN Meeting, La Colle sur Loup, France (May 16, 2015)

HPF2015, La Colle sur Loup, France (May 16-22, 2015)

ITN Practical Course "S3" & "C3", Madrid, Spain (July 6-10, 2015)

ITN Mid-Term Review Meeting, Vienna, Austria (November 3, 2015)

ITN Practical Course "S5" & "C5", Tübingen, Germany (May 9-11, 2016)

ITN Lecture Course "S4" & "C4", Szeged, Hungary (July 2-8, 2016)

ITN Practical Course "S6" & "C6", Göttingen, Germany (October 26-28, 2016)

ITN Symposium "S7" & Final Consortium Meeting, Innsbruck, Austria (January 28-30, 2017)

 

Publications

2017

Interaction of Candida Species with the Skin.

Kühbacher A, Burger-Kentischer A, Rupp S

Microorganisms. 2017 Jun 7;5(2). pii: E32. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms5020032.

 

Dermal Fibroblasts Play a Central Role in Skin Model Protection against C. albicans Invasion.

Kühbacher A, Henkel H, Stevens P, Grumaz C, Finkelmeier D, Burger-Kentischer A, Sohn K, Rupp S

J Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 29. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix153. [Epub ahead of print]

 

2016

Fungal KATs/KDACs: A New Highway to Better Antifungal Drugs?

Kuchler K, Jenull S, Shivarathri R, Chauhan N

PLoS Pathog. 2016 Nov 10;12(11):e1005938. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005938. eCollection 2016.

 

The Missing Link between Candida albicans Hyphal Morphogenesis and Host Cell Damage.

Wilson D, Naglik JR, Hube B

PLoS Pathog. 2016 Oct 20;12(10):e1005867. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005867. eCollection 2016 Oct.

 

Candida albicans Modifies the Protein Composition and Size Distribution of THP1 macrophages-derived Extracellular Vesicles

Reales-Calderón JA, Vaz C, Monteoliva L, Molero G, Gil C

J Proteome Res. 2016 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Inhibition of CBLB protects from lethal Candida albicans sepsis.

Wirnsberger G, Zwolanek F, Asaoka T, Kozieradzki I, Tortola L, Wimmer RA, Kavirayani A, Fresser F, Baier G, Langdon WY, Ikeda F, Kuchler K, Penninger JM

Nat Med. 2016 Aug;22(8):915-23. doi: 10.1038/nm.4134. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

 

Evolutionary genomics of yeast pathogens in the Saccharomycotina

Gabaldón T, Naranjo MA, Marcet-Houben M

FEMS Yeast Res. 2016 Aug 3. pii: fow064.

 

Three Candida albicans potassium uptake systems differ in their ability to provide Saccharomyces cerevisiae trk1trk2 mutants with necessary potassium

Elicharová H, Hušeková B, Sychrová H

FEMS Yeast Res. 2016 Jun;16(4). pii: fow039. doi: 10.1093/femsyr/fow039. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

 

Redundans: an assembly pipeline for highly heterozygous genomes

Pryszcz LP, Gabaldón T

Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Apr 29. pii: gkw294. [Epub ahead of print].

 

Epithelial discrimination of commensal and pathogenic Candida albicans

Tang SX, Moyes DL, Richardson JP, Blagojevic M, Naglik JR

Oral Dis. 2016 Apr;22 Suppl 1:114-9. doi: 10.1111/odi.12395. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

 

Potassium Uptake Mediated by Trk1 Is Crucial for Candida glabrata Growth and Fitness

Llopis-Torregrosa V, Hušeková B, Sychrová H

PLoS One. 2016 Apr 8;11(4):e0153374. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153374. eCollection 2016.

 

Candidalysin is a fungal peptide toxin critical for mucosal infection

Moyes DL, Wilson D, Richardson JP, Mogavero S, Tang SX, Wernecke J, Höfs S, Gratacap RL, Robbins J, Runglall M, Murciano C, Blagojevic M, Thavaraj S, Förster TM, Hebecker B, Kasper L, Vizcay G, Iancu SI, Kichik N, Häder A, Kurzai O, Luo T, Krüger T, Kniemeyer O, Cota E, Bader O, Wheeler RT, Gutsmann T, Hube B, Naglik JR.

Nature. 2016 Apr 7;532(7597):64-8. doi: 10.1038/nature17625. Epub 2016 Mar 30

 

Ruxolitinib Induces Interleukin 17 and Ameliorates Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis Caused by STAT1 Gain-of-Function Mutation

Mössner R, Diering N, Bader O, Forkel S, Overbeck T, Gross U, Grimbacher B, Schön MP, Buhl T.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 1;62(7):951-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw020. Epub 2016 Jan 19.

 

The birth of a deadly yeast: tracing the evolutionary emergence of virulence traits in Candida glabrata.

Gabaldón T, Carreté L

FEMS Yeast Res. 2016 Mar;16(2):fov110. doi: 10.1093/femsyr/fov110. Epub 2015 Dec 17.

 

Late acquisition of mitochondria by a host with chimaeric prokaryotic ancestry.

Pittis AA, Gabaldón T

Nature. 2016 Mar 3;531(7592):101-4. doi: 10.1038/nature16941. Epub 2016 Feb 3.

 

2015

Proteomic analysis of hyperadhesive Candida glabrata clinical isolates reveals a core wall proteome and differential incorporation of adhesins

Gómez-Molero E, de Boer AD, Dekker HL, Moreno-Martínez A, Kraneveld EA, Ichsan, Chauhan N, Weig M, de Soet JJ, de Koster CG, Bader O, de Groot PW.

FEMS Yeast Res. 2015 Dec;15(8). pii: fov098. doi: 10.1093/femsyr/fov098. Epub 2015 Nov 5

 

The Genomic Aftermath of Hybridization in the Opportunistic Pathogen Candida metapsilosis

Pryszcz LP, Németh T, Saus E, Ksiezopolska E, Hegedűsová E, Nosek J, Wolfe KH, Gacser A, Gabaldón T.

PLoS Genet. 2015 Oct 30;11(10):e1005626. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005626. eCollection 2015.