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Dr. Anton Aebischer

Project B3: Giardia duodenalis - Dendritic cell interaction and intestinal barrier function: PhD student Martin Kraft (B3-1), Giardia duodenalis –mimicking cognate interaction conditions and outcome on human intestinal barrier function: PhD students David Holthaus (B3-2), Sharaeh Salehi (B3 associated 1) and PhD student Antonia Müller (B3-3).


Participating researcher in project A4: Metabolic stress response and growth of GI parasites Eimeria/Giardia.

Anton Aebischer
Image Credit: Anton Aebischer

Robert Koch Institute

Mycotic and Parasitic Agents and Mycobacteria

Member of the RTG 2046 Steering Group

Research interest:

  • Parasitology

Klotz C, Schmid MW, Winter K, Ignatius R, Weisz F, Saghaug CS, Langeland N, Dawson S, Lalle M, Hanevik K, Cacciò SM, Aebischer T. (2023).
Highly contiguous genomes of human clinical isolates of Giardia duodenalis reveal assemblage- and sub-assemblage-specific presence-absence variation in protein-coding genes.
Microb Genom 9:mgen000963. doi: 10.1099/mgen.0.000963.

Warschkau D, Delgado Betancourt E, Holthaus D, Müller A, Kliem G, Krug SM, Schulzke JD, Aebischer T, Klotz C, Seeber F. (2022).
From 3D to 2D: Harmonization of Protocols for Two-dimensional Cultures on Cell Culture Inserts of Intestinal Organoids from Various Species.
Bio Protoc 12:e4295. doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.4295.

Holthaus D*, Kraft MR*, Krug SM, Wolf S, Müller A, Delgado Betancourt E, Schorr M, Holland G, Knauf F, Schulzke JD, Aebischer T§, Klotz C§. (2022).
Dissection of barrier dysfunction in organoid-derived human intestinal epithelia induced by Giardia duodenalis.
Gastroenterology 162:844-58. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2021.11.022. *equal contribution

Holthaus D, Delgado-Betancourt E, Aebischer T, Seeber F, Klotz C. (2021).
Harmonization of Protocols for Multi-Species Organoid Platforms to Study the Intestinal Biology of oxoplasma gondii and Other Protozoan Infections.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol 10:610368. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2020.610368.

Aebischer T, Matuschewski K, Hartmann S. (2018).
Editorial: Parasite Infections: From Experimental Models to Natural Systems.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol 8:1–3. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00012.

Helmy YA, Spierling NG, Schmidt S, Rosenfeld UM, Reil D, Imholt C, Jacob J, Ulrich RG, Aebischer T, Klotz C. (2018).
Occurrence and distribution of Giardia species in wild rodents in Germany.
Parasit Vectors 11:213. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2802-z.

Kraft MR, Klotz C, Bücker R, Schulzke JD, Aebischer T. (2017).
Giardia's Epithelial Cell Interaction In Vitro: Mimicking Asymptomatic Infection?
Front Cell Infect Microbiol 7:421. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00421.

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