Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Philip Rosenstiel

Institution

Kiel University Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology

Contact

Vita

Education/Training

2003
Dissertation (Dr. med.) “summa cum laude”

2001
Final Examination Medicine (MD)

1994 – 2001
Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

1994 – 2001
Study of Medicine at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany and Tufts University, Boston, USA


Research Experience/Academic Appointments

Since 2016
Professor of Molecular Medicine (W3), Kiel University

Since 2012
Director, Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Kiel University

2016
Offer Chair position at Universite Poincare and INSERM 1256, Nancy (declined)

2012 – 2016
Professor of Molecular Medicine (W2), Kiel University

2007 – 2012
Professor of Molecular and Marine Medicine (W2), IKMB, Kiel University

2005 – 2007
Postdoctoral fellow (delegated), Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin (Prof. Dr. H. Lehrach)

2004 – 2005
Group leader Cell Biology, Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology (Prof. Dr. S. Schreiber), Kiel University

2001 – 2006
Training in Internal Medicine, 1st Medical Department, University Hospital Kiel

2001 – 2004
Postdoctoral fellow in the 1st Medical Department, University Hospital Kiel and the Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Kiel University

1997 -1998
BMEP research fellowship at the Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, USA (P. Nishina and J. Naggert), and St. Elisabeth Hospital Boston, USA (J. Isner)

1996 – 2002
MD thesis at the Institute of Anatomy (Prof. Dr. J. Sievers), Kiel University


Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

Since 2017
Elected speaker of the project committee of the national e:Med BMBF systems medicine program

Since 2017
Member of the Steering board of the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC)

Since 2017
Schleswig-Holstein Excellence Chair

Since 2017
Coordinator of the H2020 SYSCID consortium

Since 2008
Member of the steering board Cluster of Excellence Inflammation at Interfaces

2004
Prize for the best doctoral thesis of the Medical faculty of the University of Kiel (‘Dissertationspreis 2003’)

2003
Hensel-Research Prize of the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

2001
Recipient of the Graduate stipend of the “Novartis Stiftung für therapeutische Forschung”

Research

Publications

2019

FeaturedA phage protein aids bacterial symbionts in eukaryote immune evasion

Jahn MT, Arkhipova K, Markert SM, Stigloher C, Lachnit T, Pita L, Kupczok A, Ribes M, Stengel ST, Rosenstiel P, Dutilh BE, Hentschel U (2019) Cell Host & Microbe, doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2019.08.019

FeaturedComparative 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

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.

FeaturedTemperature and insulin signaling regulate body size in Hydra by the Wnt and TGF-beta pathways

Mortzfeld BM*, Taubenheim J*, Klimovich AV, Fraune S, Rosenstiel P, Bosch TCG (2019) Nature Communications 10, 3257. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11136-6

aFold – using polynomial uncertainty modelling for differential gene expression estimation from RNA sequencing data

Yang W, Rosenstiel P, Schulenburg H (2019) BMC Genomics, 20:364, 1-17. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-5686-1

A high-fat diet induces a microbiota-dependent increase in stem cell activity in the Drosophila intestine

von Frieling J, Naeem Faisal M, Sporn F, Pfefferkorn R, Nolte SS, Sommer F, Rosenstiel P, Roeder T (2019)

A multi-parent recombinant inbred line population of C. elegans allows identification of novel QTLs for complex life-history traits

Snoek BL, Volkers RJM, Nijveen H, Petersen C, Dirksen P, Sterken MG, Nakad R, Riksen J, Rosenstiel P, Stastna JJ, Braeckman BP, Harvey SC, Schulenburg H*, Kammenga JE* (2019) BMC Biol. 17:24. * Shared senior authorship doi: 10.1186/s12915-019-0642-8

FeaturedEpithelial endoplasmic reticulum stress orchestrates a protective IgA response

Joep Grootjans*, Niklas Krupka*, Shuhei Hosomi*, Juan D. Matute, Thomas Hanley, Svetlana Saveljeva, Thomas Gensollen, Jarom Heijmans, Hai Li, Julien P. Limenitakis, Stephanie C. Ganal-Vonarburg, Shengbao Suo, Adrienne M. Luoma, Yosuke Shimodaira, Jinzhi Duan, David Q. Shih, Margaret E. Conner, Jonathan N. Glickman, Gwenny M. Fuhler, Noah W. Palm, Marcel R. de Zoete, C. Janneke van der Woude, Guo-Cheng Yuan, Kai W. Wucherpfennig, Stephan R. Targan, Philip Rosenstiel, Richard A. Flavell, Kathy D. McCoy, Andrew J. Macpherson, Arthur Kaser und Richard S. Blumberg (2019) Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.aat7186

2018

FeaturedATG16L1 orchestrates interleukin-22 signaling in the intestinal epithelium via cGAS-STING.

Aden K, Tran F, Ito G, Sheibani-Tezerji R, Lipinski S, Kuiper JW, Tschurtschenthaler M, Saveljeva S, Bhattacharyya J, Häsler R, Bartsch K, Luzius A, Jentzsch M, Falk-Paulsen M, Stengel ST, Welz L, Schwarzer R, Rabe B, Barchet W, Krautwald S, Hartmann G, Pasparakis M, Blumberg RS, Schreiber S, Kaser A, Rosenstiel P (2018); Gastroenterology. pii: jem.20171029. doi: 10.1084/jem.20171029

Exposure to the gut microbiota drives distinct methylome and transcriptome changes in intestinal epithelial cells during postnatal development

Pan WH, Sommer F, Falk-Paulsen M, Ulas T, Best P, Fazio A, Kachroo P, Luzius A, Jentzsch M, Rehman A, Müller F, Lengauer T, Walter J, Künzel S, Baines JF, Schreiber S, Franke A, Schultze JL, Bäckhed F, Rosenstiel P (2018) Genome Med. 10(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s13073-018-0534-5.

A Drosophila model of cigarette smoke induced COPD identifies Nrf2 signaling as an expedient target for intervention.

Prange R, Thiedmann M, Bhandari A, Mishra N, Sinha A, Häsler R, Rosenstiel P, Uliczka K, Wagner C, Yildirim AÖ, Fink C, Roeder T (2018); Aging (Albany NY). 10(8):2122-2135. doi: 10.18632/aging.101536

Grow With the Challenge – Microbial Effects on Epithelial Proliferation, Carcinogenesis, and Cancer Therapy

Von Frieling J, Fink C, Hamm J, Klischies K, Forster M, Thomas C. G. Bosch TCG, Roeder T, P Rosenstiel P, Sommer F (2018); Front. Microbiol. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02020

FeaturedNeonatal selection by Toll-like receptor 5 influences long-term gut microbiota composition.

Fulde M, Sommer F, Chassaing B, van Vorst K, Dupont A, Hensel M, Basic M, Klopfleisch R, Rosenstiel P, Bleich A, Bäckhed F, Gewirtz AT, Hornef MW (2018); Nature 560(7719):489-493. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0507-2

Exposure to the gut microbiota drives distinct methylome and transcriptome changes in intestinal epithelial cells during postnatal development.

Pan WH, Sommer F, Falk-Paulsen M, Ulas T, Best P, Fazio A, Kachroo P, Luzius A, Jentzsch M, Rehman A, Müller F, Lengauer T, Walter J, Künzel S, Baines JF, Schreiber S, Franke A, Schultze JL, Bäckhed F, Rosenstiel P (2018); Genome Med. 10(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s13073-018-0534-5

The antibiotic resistome and microbiota landscape of refugees from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan in Germany.

Häsler R, Kautz C, Rehman A, Podschun R, Gassling V, Brzoska P, Sherlock J, Gräsner J T, Hoppenstedt G, Schubert S, Ferlinz A, Lieb W, Laudes M, Heinsen F A, Scholz J, Harmsen D, Franke A, Eisend S, Kunze T, Fickenscher H, Ott S, Rosenstiel P, Schreiber S (2018); Microbiome., 6(1):37. doi: 10.1186/s40168-018-0414-7

2017

FeaturedThe resilience of the intestinal microbiota influences health and disease.

Sommer F, Anderson J M, Bharti R, Raes J, Rosenstiel P (2017); Nat Rev Microbiol., doi: 10.1038/nrmicro.2017.58

FeaturedEfficacy of Sterile Fecal Filtrate Transfer for Treating Patients With Clostridium difficile Infection. Gastroenterology.

Ott S J, Waetzig G H, Rehman A, Moltzau-Anderson J, Bharti R, Grasis J A, Cassidy L, Tholey A, Fickenscher H, Seegert D, Rosenstiel P, Schreiber S (2017); Gastroenterology, 152(4):799-811.e7. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2016.11.010

2016

FeaturedEnterococcus hirae and Barnesiella intestinihominis Facilitate Cyclophosphamide-Induced Therapeutic Immunomodulatory Effects.

Daillère R, Vétizou M, Waldschmitt N, Yamazaki T, Isnard C, Poirier-Colame V, Duong C P, Flament C, Lepage P, Roberti M P, Routy B, Jacquelot N, Apetoh L, Becharef S, Rusakiewicz S, Langella P, Sokol H, Kroemer G, Enot D10, Roux A, Eggermont A, Tartour E, Johannes L, Woerther P L, Chachaty E, Soria J C, Golden E, Formenti S, Plebanski M, Madondo M, Rosenstiel P, Raoult D, Cattoir V, Boneca I G, Chamaillard M, Zitvogel L (2016); Immunity., 45(4):931-943. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2016.09.009

FeaturedGenome-wide association analysis identifies variation in vitamin D receptor and other host factors influencing the gut microbiota.

Wang J, Thingholm L B, Skiecevičienė J, Rausch P, Kummen M, Hov J R, Degenhardt F, Heinsen F A, Rühlemann M C, Szymczak S, Holm K, Esko T, Sun J, Pricop-Jeckstadt M, Al-Dury S, Bohov P, Bethune J, Sommer F, Ellinghaus D, Berge R K, Hübenthal M, Koch M, Schwarz K, Rimbach G, Hübbe P, Pan W H, Sheibani-Tezerji R, Häsler R, Rosenstiel P, D’Amato M, Cloppenborg-Schmidt K, Künzel S, Laudes M, Marschall H U, Lieb W, Nöthlings U, Karlsen T H, Baines J F, Franke A (2016); Nat Genet., 48(11):1396-1406. doi: 10.1038/ng.3695

Epithelial IL-23R Signaling Licenses Protective IL-22 Responses in Intestinal Inflammation.

Aden K, Rehman A, Falk-Paulsen M, Secher T, Kuiper J, Tran F, Pfeuffer S, Sheibani-Tezerji R, Breuer A, Luzius A, Jentzsch M, Häsler R, Billmann-Born S, Will O, Lipinski S, Bharti R, Adolph T, Iovanna J L, Kempster S L, Blumberg R S, Schreiber S, Becher B, Chamaillard M, Kaser A, Rosenstiel P (2016); Cell Rep., 16(8):2208-18. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.07.054

The native microbiome of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans: Gateway to a new host-microbiome model.

Dirksen P, Marsh SA, Braker I, Heitland N, Wagner S, Nakad R, Mader S, Petersen C, Kowallik V, Rosenstiel P C, Felix M A, Schulenburg H (2016); BMC Biology, 14:38. doi:10.1186/s12915-016-0258-1