Andreas Peschel

Professor of Microbiology, Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine Tübingen, University of Tübingen; Cluster of Excellence “Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections” (CMFI); German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), partner site Tübingen
  • Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine Tübingen, University of Tübingen; Cluster of Excellence “Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections” (CMFI); German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), partner site Tübingen
  • Germany

About Andreas Peschel

Andreas Peschel studied Biology in Bochum and Tübingen, Germany, and obtained Diploma and PhD degrees in Microbiology. He held postdoctoral positions in the labs of Friedrich Götz in Tübingen and of Jos van Strijp in Utrecht (The Netherlands) focusing on Staphylococcus aureus cell wall and host/pathogen interaction. After a period as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Biology he accepted a call to the Medical Microbiology and Hygiene Department as a Professor of Cellular and Molecular Microbiology in Tübingen. Since 2008 he is a Full Professor of Microbiology at the Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine Tübingen (IMIT) heading the Infection Biology Department. His lab studies staphylococcal biology with special interests in nasal microbiome dynamics, teichoic acids, and evasion of antimicrobial defense mechanisms.

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Antimicrobials and resistance Bacteria Infectious diseases Microbiomes Pathogenesis

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