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Prof. Kai Matuschewski

Project B1: Improved Vaccine-mediated Protection against Plasmodium berghei Sporozoite Infections: PhD students Oriana Kreutzfeld (B1-1), Florence Awamu Ndonglack (B1 associated 1), Calvin Hon (B1-2) and Tinghuan Song (B1-3).

Kai Matuschewski
Image Credit: Kai Matuschewski

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Department of Biology

Molecular Parasitology

Member of the RTG 2046 Steering Group until December 2016

Research interest:

  • Plasmodium-Host Interaction

Kreutzfeld O, Grützke J, Ingmundson A, Müller K, Matuschewski K. (2021).
Absence of PEXEL-Dependent Protein Export in Plasmodium Liver Stages Cannot Be Restored by Gain of the HSP101 Protein Translocon ATPase.
Front Genet 12:742153. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2021.742153.

Hon C, Friesen J, Ingmundson A, Scheppan D, Hafalla JCR, Müller K, Matuschewski K. (2021).
Conservation of S20 as an Ineffective and Disposable IFNγ-Inducing Determinant of Plasmodium Sporozoites Indicates Diversion of Cellular Immunity.
Front Microbiol 12:703804. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.703804.

Hon C, Matuschewski K. (2020).
Malaria According to GARP: A New Trail towards Anti-disease Vaccination.
Trends Parasitol 17:S1471-4922(20)30143-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2020.05.012.

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.

Kapishnikov S, Leiserowitz L, Yang Y, Cloetens P, Pereiro E, Awamu Ndonglack F, Matuschewski K, Als-Nielsen J. (2017).
Biochemistry of malaria parasite infected red blood cells by X-ray microscopy.
Sci Rep 7:802. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00921-2.

Kreutzfeld O, Müller K, Matuschewski K. (2017).
Engineering of Genetically Arrested Parasites (GAPs) For a Precision Malaria Vaccine.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol 7: 198. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00198.

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