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PhD Students

Between 1991 and 2021, 73 PhD students received their doctor´s degree under the supervision of Siegfried Scherer and his research group leaders.


Dr. Viktoria Doll
Prof. Dr. Kevin Francis
Dr. Stefanie Goerges
Dr. Christopher Huptas
Dr. Tanja Kern
Dr. Evi Lang-Halter
Dr. Sabine Lechner
Dr. Ralf Mayr
Dr. Stefanie Müller
Dr. Helene Oberreuter
Dr. Kristina Schauer
Dr. Barbara Silakowski
Dr. Lena Staib
Dr. Henriette Ullrich

Research group leaders

Dr. rer. nat. Etienne Doll, MUVA Kempten
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Monika Ehling Schulz, VetMed University, Wien
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Thilo Fuchs, FLI, Jena
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Martin Loessner, ETH Zürich
PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Klaus Neuhaus, TU München
Dr. rer. nat. Simone Müller-Hellwig 
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Birgit Pruess, North Dakota State University, Fargo
Dr. rer. nat. Herbert Seiler 
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Felix von Stetten, Universität Freiburg
PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Mareike Wenning, LGL, Oberschleißheim
Dr. rer.nat. Genia Lücking, TU München 
Dr. Zachary Ardern, KIT Karlsruhe


High Counts of thermophilic spore Formers in dairy powders originate from persisting strains in processing lines (2020)

Dynamically evolving novel overlapping gene as a factor in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (Okt. 2020)

Are antisense proteins in prokaryotes functional (2020)

Complementary use of cultivation and high-throughput amplicon sequencing reveals high biodiversity within raw milk microbiota (2020)

Recommendations for bacterial ribosome profiling experiments based on bioinformatics evaluation of published data (2020)

OLGenie: Estimating natural selection to predict functional overlapping genes (2020)

Genetic Organization of the aprX-lipA2 Operon Affects the Proteolytic Potential of Pseudomonas Species in Milk (2020)

Brevilactibacter flavus gen.nov., sp. nov., a novel bacterium of the family Propionibactericeae isolated form raw milk and dairy products and reclassification of Probioniciclava sinopodophylli as Brevilactibacter sinopodophylli comb. nov. (2020)

A novel pH-regulated, unusual 603 bp overlapping protein coding gene pop is encoded antisense to ompA in Escherichia coli O157:H7 (EHEC). (2020)

Pseudomonas haemolytica sp. nov., isolated from raw milk and skimmed milk concentrate (2020)

Pseudomonas saxonica sp.nov. isolated from raw milk and skimmed milk concentrate. (2020)