Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine

Cellular and Molecular Microbiology

Section Head: Prof. Samuel Wagner, PhD

The Section of Cellular and Molecular Microbiology of the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene is headed by Samuel Wagner. Research in the section deals with assembly, structure, and function of bacterial virulence-associated secretion systems, in particular with type III secretion systems of Salmonella Typhimurium and the type IV secretion system of Legionella pneumophila.


30/07/2019 — We are hiring! If you are interested in doing a PhD project on export processes related to the production of antibiotics like vancomycin, please apply. A pdf of the job add can be found here. And also apply, if you have a background in regulation of gene expression in bacteria. We offer a two-year funded postdoc position that deals with the development of a small molecule inhibitor targeting one of Salmonella's central pathogenicity-related transcription factors. A pdf of the job add can be found here.