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Publications (members of the LRA are printed in bold)


  • Megarsa Jaleta, Vera Junker, Baban Kolte, Maria Börger, Doreen Werner, Claudia Dolsdorf, Julia Schwenker, Christina Hölzel, Jürgen Zentek, Thomas Amon, Ulrich Nübel, Tina Kabelitz, Improvement of weaned pigs barn hygiene to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance, Front. Microbiol., 14 May 2024, 15;
  • Baban Kolte, Ulrich Nübel, Genetic determinants of resistance to antimicrobial therapeutics are rare in publicly available Clostridioides difficile genome sequences, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2024;, dkae101,
  • Coves X., Mamat U., Conchillo-Solé O., Huedo P., Bravo M., Gómez A.C., Krohn I., Streit W.R., Schaible U.E., Gibert I., Daura X., Yero D., The Mla system and its role in maintaining outer membrane barrier function in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 2024; 14; 2235-2988;


  • Behrens W.*, Kolte B.*, Junker V.*, Frentrup M., Dolsdorf C., Börger M., Jaleta M., Kabelitz T., Amon T., Werner D., Nübel U. (2023) Bacterial genome sequencing tracks the housefly-associated dispersal of fluoroquinolone- and cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli from a pig farm. Environmental Microbiology. In press. *equal contribution. PMID: 36772962.   
  • Jay Patel, Anne Harant, Genevie Fernandes, Ambele Judith Mwamelo, Wolfgang Hein, Denise Dekker, Devi Sridhar, Measuring the global response to antimicrobial resistance, 2020–21: a systematic governance analysis of 114 countries, The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2023, Jan 16;
  • Mohraz M, Vahdat K, Ghamari SH, Abbasi-Kangevari M, Ghasemi E, Ghabdian Y, Rezaei N, Amini Pouya M, Abdoli A, Malekpour MR, Koohgir K, Saeedi Moghaddam S, Tabarsi P, Moghadami M, Khorvash F, Khodashahi R, Salehi M, Hosseini H. Efficacy and Safety of an Inactivated Virus-particle Vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, BIV1-CovIran: Randomised, Placebo Controlled, Double Blind, Multicentre, Phase 3 Clinical Trial. The BMJ. 2023 Sep 21:382:e070464. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2023-070464.
  • Abbasi‑Kangevari M, Ghanbari A, Malekpour MR, Ghamari SH, Azadnajafabad S, Saeedi Moghaddam S, Keykhaei M, Haghshenas R, Golestani A, Rashidi MM, Rezaei Na, Ghasemi, E, Rezaei Ne, Jamshidi HR, Larijani B. Exploring the Clinical Benefit of Ventilation Therapy Across Various Patient Groups with COVID-19 Using Real-World Data. Scientific Reports. 2023 Jul 3;13(1):10747. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-37912-5.
  • Malekpour MR, Abbasi-Kangevari M, Shojaee A, Saeedi Moghaddam S, Ghamari SH, Rashidi MM, Namazi Shabestari A, Effatpanah M, Nasehi M, Rezaei M, Farzadfar F. Effect of the Chronic Medication Use on Outcome Measures of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: Evidence from Big Data. Frontiers in Public Health, section Infectious Diseases: Epidemiology and Prevention. 2023 Feb 24:11:1061307. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1061307. eCollection 2023.



  • 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)

  • Martins F., Rolland C., Mamat U., Schaible U., Rohde C., Wittmann J., (2024): Isolation and characterization of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia phages. Poster: Leibniz Conference on Bioactive Compounds 2024, April 24.-25., Jena
  • Martins F., Rolland C., Mamat U., Schaible U., Rohde C., Wittman J., Overmann J., (2024): The DSMZ bacteriophage collection and its relevance fighting antimicrobial resistance. Poster: 8th AMR-Conference, March 6.-7., Basel
  • 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)