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PD Dr. rer. nat. Jürgen Krücken


Robert-von-Ostertag-Str. 7
Room 012
14163 Berlin
+49 30 838 62323

Main research interests


Development of molecular diagnostic tools

Molecular epidemiology

Molecular Phylogenetics

Functional analyses of drug targets

Modes of drug resistance

Mechanisms of immune evasion and characterization of host factors (in particular gender) predisposing for parasitic diseases



Parasites of particular interest


Cryptosporidium spp.

Plasmodium chabaudi

Parascaris equorum

tick-transmitted pathogens (in particular Babesia spp., Anaplasmaceae, Rickettsiaceae)

Canine vector-borne diseases (in particular Babesia spp., Anaplasmaceae, Rickettsiaceae, Hepatozoon, Onchocercidiae)

Canine and feline parasites using rhodents as intermediate hosts (e.g. Toxoplasma, Hammondia, Sarcocystis, Toxocara, Taenia)

Strongylids of ruminants and equines