Prof. Emanuel Heitlinger

Project C8: Immunology of hybrid vigour
PhD student: Lubomír Bednár (C8-2)

Emanuel Heitlinger
Image Credit: Emanuel Heitlinger

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Institute of Biology

Molecular Parasitology

Research interest:

  • Evolution
  • Ecology
  • Genomics
  • Parasitology


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 2020;00:1–12.
doi: 10.1002/ece3.5992


Jarquín-Díaz VH, Balard A, Jost J, Kraft J, Dikmen MN, Kvičerová J, Heitlinger E
Detection and quantification of house mouse Eimeria at the species level – challenges and solutions for the assessment of Coccidia in wildlife.
IJP: Parsites and Wildlife
doi: 10.1101/636662


Norus Ahmed, Nicole Affinass, Emanuel Heitlinger, Anja A. Kühl, Natasa Xenophontos, Victor H. Jarquin, Jenny Jost, Svenja Steinfelder, Susanne Hartmann (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(1):686.
doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-4095-6.; PMID: 28870168; PMCID: PMC5584376


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, PMCID: PMC5472691
*equal contribution

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