Principal Investigator

Dr. Katja Dierking

Institution

Kiel University
Zoological Institute
Vita

Education/Training

2005 – 2009
PhD in Immunology at the Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

2002 – 2003
Diploma thesis, University of Hawai’i, USA

1997 – 2003
Studies in Biology (Diploma), CAU Kiel and HU Berlin


Research Experience/Academic Appointments

Since 2009
Assistant Professor at the Zoological Institute, CAU Kiel

3/2014 – 3/2015
Maternity and parental leave

2/2012 – 2/2013
Maternity and parental leave

2003 – 2005
Research Associate at the University of Hawaii, USA


Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

2012 – 2014
12.800 € in fellowships through programs to promote women in science at the CAU Kiel

2005
3 years doctoral grant from the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research

Associated Research Groups

Dr. Katja Dierking
Publications

Publications

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2020
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Receptors mediating host-microbiota communication in the metaorganism: the invertebrate perspective.

Dierking K, Pita L (2020) Front. Immunol. 11:1251. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.01251

2019
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Comparative analysis of amplicon and metagenomic sequencing methods reveals key features in the evolution of animal metaorganisms

Rausch P, Rühlemann M, Hermes BM, Doms S, Dagan T, Dierking K, Domin H, Fraune S, von Frieling J, Hentschel U, Heinsen F-A, Höppner M, Jahn MT, Jaspers C, Kissoyan KAB, Langfeldt D, Rehman A, Reusch TBH, Roeder T, Schmitz RA, Schulenburg H, Soluch R, Sommer F, Stukenbrock E, Weiland-Bräuer N, Rosenstiel P, Franke A, Bosch T, Baines JF (2019) Microbiome, doi: 10.1186/s40168-019-0743-1

2019
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The functional repertoire contained within the native microbiota of the model nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

Zimmermann J*, Obeng N*, Yang W, Pees B, Petersen C, Waschina S, Kissoyan KAB, Aidley J, Hoeppner MP, Bunk B, Spröer C, Leippe M, Dierking K, Kaleta C*, Schulenburg H* (2019) The ISME Journal. 1-13. * Shared first or senior authorship  doi: 10.1038/s41396-019-0504-y

2019
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The inducible response of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans to members of its natural microbiome across development and adult life

Yang W#, Petersen C#, Pees B#, Zimmermann J, Waschina S, Dirksen P, Rosenstiel P, Tholey A, Leippe M, Dierking K, Kaleta C*, Schulenburg H*.  Front Microbiol. 10:1793. # Equal contribution as first authors, * Equal contribution as senior authors doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01793.

2019
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Natural C. elegans microbiota protects against infection via production of a cyclic lipopeptide of the viscosin group

Kohar Kissoyan, Moritz Drechsler, Eva-Lena Stange, Johannes Zimmermann, Christoph Kaleta, Helge Bode und Katja Dierking (2019)  Current Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.01.050

2018
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The Caenorhabditis elegans proteome response to naturally associated microbiome members of the genus Ochrobactrum

Cassidy L, Petersen C, Treitz C, Dierking K, Schulenburg H, Leippe M, Tholey A (2018); Proteomics, doi: 10.1002/pmic.201700426

2017
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Caenorhabditis elegans as a model for microbiome research.

Zhang F, Berg M, Dierking K, Félix M A, Shapira M, Samuel B, Schulenburg H (2017); Front. Microbiol., 8:485. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00485

2016
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Antimicrobial effectors in the nematode C. elegans – an outgroup to the Arthropoda.

Dierking K, Yang W, Schulenburg H (2016); Phil Trans R Soc Lond B., 371. doi:

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