Hemolyzing E. coli are not the only ones that are pathogenic. Moreover, hemolyzing E. coli do not generally possess relevant fimbrial and toxin genes.
IVD GmbH. Germany
|1987-1993||Study of biology at the University of Hannover, Germany
Diploma thesis completed at the Institute for Microbiology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany: "Analyses of antigen variation of Mycoplasma bovis: Identification and characterization of the Vmp system"
|1993-1996||Doctoral thesis completed at the Institute for Microbiology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover: "Mapping of the functional domain of a transferrin-binding protein of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae"|
|1996-1997||Research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany (Max Planck Society postdoctoral scholarship)
|1998||Research assistant at IVD GmbH Innovative Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratory, Hannover, Germany|
|1999||Managing co-director of IVD GmbH together with veterinarian Dr. Matthias Homuth|
|Since 2012||Managing partner of IVD GmbH together with Dr. Matthias Homuth and industrial manager Jens-Peter Minder|
Diagnostics of infectious diseases of swine and horses
International Scientific Organizations
EAVLD (European Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians)
ILS (International Leptospirosis Society)
Updated CV 27-Jan-2015