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Publications (members of the LRA are printed in bold)



  • Stolpe, M. (2021). Wie könnte die weltweite Impfstoffproduktion gesteigert werden? ifo Schnelldienst, 08/2021; 74. Jahrgang; S. 17-20.
  • Faust, M., Wolke, R., Münch, S., Funk, R., Schepanski, K., 2021. A new Lagrangian in-time particle simulation module (Itpas v1) for atmospheric particle dispersion. Geosci. Model Dev. 14, 2205–2220. . 
  • Frentrup, M., Thiel, N., Junker, V., Behrens, W., Münch, S., Siller, P., Kabelitz, T., Faust, M., Indra, A., Baumgartner, S., Schepanski, K., Amon, T., Roesler, U., Funk, R., Nübel, U., 2021. Agricultural fertilization with poultry manure results in persistent environmental contamination with the pathogen Clostridioides difficile. Environ. Microbiol.
  • Hinson RE, Hein W, Tettey LN, Nartey BA, Harant A, Struck NS, Fobil JN (2021). Critical prerequisites for Covid-19 vaccine acceleration: A developing economy perspective. J Public Affairs. 2021;e2723.
  • Siscar-Lewin S, Gabaldón T, Aldejohann AM, Kurzai O, Hube B, Brunke S. 2021. Transient mitochondria dysfunction confers fungal cross-resistance against phagocytic killing and fluconazole. mBio 12: e01128-21.

  • Kabelitz, T., Biniasch, O., Ammon, C., Nübel, U., Thiel, N., Janke, D., Swaminathan, S., Funk, R., Münch, S., Rösler, U., Siller, P., Amon, B., Aarnink, A.J.A., Amon, T., 2021. Particulate matter emissions during field application of poultry manure - The influence of moisture content and treatment. Sci. Total Environ. 146652.

  • Siller, P., Daehre, K., Rosen, K., Münch, S., Bartel, A., Funk, R., Nübel, U., Amon, T., Roesler, U., 2021. Low airborne tenacity and spread of ESBL-/AmpC-producing Escherichia coli from fertilized soil by wind erosion. Environ. Microbiol. n/a.


  • Kabelitz, T., Ammon, C., Funk, R., Münch, S., Biniasch, O., Nübel, U., Thiel, N., Rösler, U., Siller, P., Amon, B., Aarnink, A.J.A., Amon, T., 2020. Functional relationship of particulate matter (PM) emissions, animal species, and moisture content during manure application. Environ. Int. 143, 105577.
  • Münch, S., Papke, N., Thiel, N., Nübel, U., Siller, P., Roesler, U., Biniasch, O., Funk, R., Amon, T., 2020. Effects of farmyard manure application on dust emissions from arable soils. Atmospheric Pollut. Res. 11, 1610–1624.  
  • Siller, P., Daehre, K., Thiel, N., Nübel, U., Roesler, U. (2020) Impact of short-term storage on the quantity of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in broiler litter under practical conditions. Poultry Science 99: 2125-2135. 
  • Thiel, N*., Münch, S.*, Behrens, W., Junker, V., Faust, M., Biniasch, O., Kabelitz, T., Siller, P., Boedeker, C., Schumann, P., Roesler, U., Amon, T., Schepanski, K., Funk, R., Nübel, U., 2020. Airborne bacterial emission fluxes from manure-fertilized agricultural soil. Microb. Biotechnol. 13, 1631–1647. *equal contribution 

Before 2020

  • Hein W. (2019) “Control of communicable diseases as a global public good”, in Ted Schrecker, K.S. Mohindra, Handbook of Global Health Politics, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar 2019.
  • Numberger D, Ganzert L, Mühldorfer K, Sauer S, Grossart HP, Greenwood AD. (2019) Characterization of bacterial communities in wastewater with enhanced taxonomic resolution by full-length 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Microbial Ecology ( Scientific Reports 9:9673.
  • Numberger  D,  Riedel  T,  McEwen  G,  Nübel  U,  Frentrup  M,  Schober  I,  Bunk  B,  Spröer  C,  Overmann  J Grossart  HP,  Greenwood  AD. (2019) Genomic analysis of three Clostridioides difficile isolates from urban water sources. Anaerobe, Volume 56, April 2019, Pages 22-26.
    doi: 10.1016/j.anaero-be.2019.01.002
  • Numberger DDreier C, Vullioud V, Gabriel G, Greenwood AD, Grossart HP (2019) Recovery of influenza A viruses from lake water and sediments by experimental inoculation. PLoS ONE 14(5): e0216880.
  • Paschke A, Schaible UE, Hein W. (2019) Legionella transmission through cooling towers: towards better control and research of a neglected pathogen. Lancet Respir Med.,
  • Thomas C, Idler C, Ammon C, Herrmann C, Amon T. (2019) Inactivation of ESBL-/AmpC-producing Escherichia coli during mesophilic and thermophilic anaerobic digestion of chicken manure. Waste Management. 84 : 74-82 Online:
  • E Scheuch, Dorothee & Schäfer, geb. Kronefeld, Mandy & Eiden, Martin & Heym, Eva & Ziegler, Ute & Walther geb. Werner, Doreen & Schmidt-Chanasit, Jonas & Keller, Markus & H Groschup, Martin & Kampen, Helge. (2018). Detection of Usutu, Sindbis, and Batai Viruses in Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) Collected in Germany, 2011–2016. Viruses. 389. 10.3390/v10070389.
  • Eckert EM, Di Cesare A, Kettner M T, Arias-Andres M, Fontaneto D, Grossart HP, Corno G (2018). Microplastics increase impact of treated wastewater on freshwater microbial community. Environmental Pollution 234, 495-502.
  • Heym, E.Kampen, H.Walther, D. (2018) Mosquito species composition and phenology (Diptera, Culicidae) in two German zoological gardens imply different risks of mosquito-borne pathogen transmission. Journal of Vector Ecology 43, 1, 80-88.
  • Dayaram A, Franz M, Schattschneider A, Damiani AM, Bischofberger S, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD. Long term stability and infectivity of herpesviruses in water. Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 21;7:46559
  • Heym, E.Kampen, H., Fahle, M., Hohenbrink, T. L., Schäfer, M., Scheuch, D. E., Walther, D. (2017) Anopheles plumbeus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Germany: updated geographic distribution and public health impact of a nuisance and vector mosquito. Tropical Medicine and International Health 22, 1, 103-112.
  • Heym, E.Schröder, J., Kampen, H.Walther, D. (2017) The nuisance mosquito Anopheles plumbeus (Stephens, 1828) in Germany - a questionnaire survey may help support surveillance and control. Frontiers in Public Health 5, Article 278.
  • Heym, E.Schröder, J., Kampen, H., Walther, D. (2016) Die Bedeutung von Anopheles plumbeus (Stephens, 1828) als Lästling in Deutschland: Eine Fragebogenstudie zur Abschätzung von Belästigung und zum Wissensstand zur Art. DGaaE-Nachrichten 30, 2, 103-104.
  • Heym, E.Kampen, H.Walther, D. (2015) Anopheles plumbeus (Stephens, 1828) – an inhabitant of extreme habitats. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie 20, 289-292.

Conference contributions (members of the LRA are printed in bold)

  • Swaminathan S, Janke D,  Kabelitz T, Ammon C, Nübel U,  Thiel N, Rösler U Siller P, Funk R,  Münch S, Amon T. (2019) Transient numerical simulations for dispersion of particulate matter in turbulent atmospheric boundary layer flow. Poster: DECHEMA  Jahrestreffen der ProcessNet-Fachgruppe CFD, 19.-20. März, Frankfurt am Main
  • Riedel T, Wittmann J, Junca H, Schober I, Bunk B, Spröer C, Meier-Kolthoff J, Göker M, Sikorski J, Steglich M, Zimmermann O, Liesegang H, Groß U, Daniel R, Nübel U, Overmann J (2019): Comparative genomics of Clostridioides difficileisolated from different geographic locations Poster: Jahrestagung der Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie (VAAM), Mainz, 18.+19.03.2019
  • Thiel N, Junker V, Münch S, Siller P, Biniasch O, Faust M, Schepanski K, Amon T, Rösler U, Funk R, Nübel U (2019): Wind-driven emission of Enterococcus faecium from agricultural soil fertilized with poultry manure, Poster: Jahrestagung der Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie (VAAM), Mainz, 18.+19.03.2019
  • Szafrańska AK , Junker V, Steglich M, Nübel U (2019) Rapid cell division of Staphylococcus aureus during colonization of the human nose, Vortrag: Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie (DGHM) , 25. - 27. 2 2019
  • Thiel N, Frentrup M, Junker V, Siller P, Amon T, Rösler U, Nübel U (2019):  Clostridioides difficile in poultry manure, Poster: Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie (DGHM) , 25. - 27. 2 2019
  • Talks at INFECTIONS’21 Symposium – Interdisciplinary approaches to infectious disease research, 14.-15.06.2018, Leipzig, Germany, Water as habitat for bacteria including pathogens (Numberger D) and Water as vector for viruses (Greenwood AD)
  • Poster at The 3rd Annual European Microbiome Congress, 27.-29.11.2017, London, UK, What comes in and what goes out? Waste Water in Berlin, Germany (Numberger D, Ganzert L, Mühldorfer K, Sauer S, Grossart HP, Greenwood AD)
  • Poster at Symposium on Aquatic Microbial Ecology, SAME 15, Zagreb, Croatia, 3.-8. Sep 2017, Microplastics increase int1 abundance and persistence of wastewater-derived microbes in freshwater (Di Cesare A, Eckert EM, Kettner MT, Arias-Andrés M, Fontaneto D, Grossart HP, Corno G)
  • Talk at Symposium on Aquatic Microbial Ecology, SAME 15, Zagreb, Croatia, 3.-8. Sep 2017, Microplastics particles increase antibiotic resistance transfer in aquatic ecosystems (Arias-Andres M, Klümper U, Rojas-Jimenez K, Grossart HP)


Dissertations (from the previous LRA INFECTIONS`21)