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Prof. Emanuel Heitlinger

Project C8: Immunology of hybrid vigour: PhD students: Lubomír Bednár (C8-2) and Fay Webster (C8-3).

Emanuel Heitlinger
Image Credit: Emanuel Heitlinger

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Institute of Biology

Molecular Parasitology

Research interest:

  • Evolution
  • Ecology
  • Genomics
  • Parasitology

Ferreira SCM, Jarquín-Díaz VH, Heitlinger E. (2023).
Amplicon sequencing allows differential quantification of closely related parasite species: an example from rodent Coccidia (Eimeria).
Parasit Vectors 16:204. doi: 10.1186/s13071-023-05800-6.

Zhang H, Bednář L, Heitlinger E, Hartmann S, Rausch S. (2022).
Whip- and pinworm infections elicit contrasting effector and distinct regulatory responses in wild house mice.
Int J Parasitol 52:519-24. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2022.03.006.

Jarquín-Díaz VH, Balard A, Ferreira SCM, Mittné V, Murata JM, Heitlinger E. (2022)
DNA‑based quantification and counting of transmission stages provides different but complementary parasite load estimates: an example from rodent coccidia (Eimeria).
Parasit Vectors 15:45. doi: 10.1186/s13071-021-05119-0.

Gerhard AP, Krücken J, Heitlinger E, Janssen IJ, Basiaga M, Kornaś S, Beier C, Nielsen MK, Davis RE, Wang J, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G. (2020).
The P-glycoprotein repertoire of the equine parasitic nematode Parascaris univalens.
Sci Rep 10: 13586. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-70529-6.

Balard A, Jarquín-Díaz VH, Jost J, Mittné V, Böhning F, Ďureje Ľ, Piálek J, Heitlinger E. (2020).
Coupling between tolerance and resistance for two related Eimeria parasite species.
Ecol Evol 10:13938-48. doi: 10.1002/ece3.6986.

Jarquín-Díaz VH, Balard A, Mácova A, Jost J, Roth von Szepesbéla T, Berktold K, Tank S, Kvičerová J, Heitlinger E. (2020).
Generalist Eimeria species in rodents: Multilocus analyses indicate inadequate resolution of established markers.
Ecol Evol 00:1–12. doi: 10.1002/ece3.5992.

Balard A, Jarquín-Díaz VH, Jost J, Martincová I, Ďureje Ľ, Piálek J, Macholán M, Goüy de Bellocq J, Baird SJE, Heitlinger E. (2020).
Intensity of infection with intracellular Eimeria spp. and pinworms is reduced in hybrid mice compared to parental subspecies.
J Evol Biol 33:435-48. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13578.

Jarquín-Díaz VH, Balard A, Jost J, Kraft J, Dikmen MN, Kvičerová J, Heitlinger E. (2019).
Detection and quantification of house mouse Eimeria at the species level – challenges and solutions for the assessment of Coccidia in wildlife.
Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl 10:29-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.07.004.

Ahmed N, Affinass N, Heitlinger E, Kühl AA, Xenophontos N, Jarquin VH, Jost J, Steinfelder S, Hartmann S. (2019).
A novel non-invasive method to detect RELM beta transcript in gut barrier related changes during a gastrointestinal nematode infection.
Front Immunol 10:445. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.00445.

Ehret T, Spork S, Dieterich C, Lucius R, Heitlinger E. (2017).
Dual RNA-seq reveals no plastic transcriptional response of the coccidian parasite Eimeria falciformis to host immune defenses.
BMC Genomics 18:686. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-4095-6.

Heitlinger E*, Ferreira SCM*, Thierer D, Hofer H, East ML. (2017).
The Intestinal Eukaryotic and Bacterial Biome of Spotted Hyenas: The Impact of Social Status and Age on Diversity and Composition.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol 7:262. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00262. *equal contribution

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