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Helena Merk M.Sc.

Alumni, Ph. D. Student, Biological-Medical Interfaces
Institute of Interfacial Process Engineering and Plasma Technology



Research focus

  • Infection biology

A. Kühbacher, H. Henkel, P. Stevens, C. Grumaz, D.Finkelmeier, A. Burger-Kentischer, K. Sohn, S. Rupp,
Dermal Fibroblasts Play a Central Role in Skin Model Protection against C. albicans Invasion
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 215, Issue 11, 2017, Pages 1742–1752

Academic career

since 2017 Dissertation at IGVP, University of Stuttgart
2013–2016 Master of Science, Food Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Hohenheim
2010–2013 Bachelor of Science, Nutritional science (Focus: microbiology, biotechnology), University of Hohenheim

Professional caree

11/2016–05/2017 Certified research assistant at Fraunhofer IGB, Stuttgart


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