Short CV/Education and training

  • 1998
    Diploma Degree in Biology, University of Ulm, Germany. Diploma thesis at the Whitney-Laboratory, University of Gainesville, Florida, US. "Biochemical characterization of a ninaC-like myosin from Limulus polyphemus", Advisors Prof. Spindler (University of Ulm) and Prof. B. Battelle (Whitney Laboratory)

  • 1998 – 2000
    Postgraduate Studies at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand

  • 2000 – 2003
    PhD-studies at the Central Facility for Electron Microscopy at the University of Ulm

  • 2003
    PhD exam, achieving the doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat), magna cum laude, University of Ulm

  • 2003 – 2004
    Postdoctoral Fellow within the Priority Programme: Functional nanoscopy in Life Science; Electron microscopy facility, University of Ulm; Advisor Prof. P. Walther

  • 2004 – 2010
    Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Geneva, Biochemistry Department; Advisor Prof. T. Soldati

  • Since 2010
    Junior group leader at the Bernahrd-Nocht-Institute, Hamburg

Selected publications

  • Lelong E, Marchetti A, Gueho A, Lima WC, Sattler N, Molmeret M, Hagedorn M, Soldati T and Cosson P (2010) Role of Magnesium and a Phagosomal P-type ATPase in Intracellular Bacterial Killing. Cell Microbiol, 13(2):246-58.

  • Hagedorn M, Kyle H Rohde, David G Russell and Soldati T (2009) Infection by tubercular mycobacteria is spread by non-lytic ejection from their amoeba host crucial. Science, 323(5922):1729-33.

  • Hagedorn M and Soldati T (2007) Flotillin and RacH modulate the intracellular immunity of Dictyostelium to Mycobacterium marinum. Cell Microbiol, 9(12):2716-33.

  • Hagedorn M and Soldati T (2009) "Intracellular Niches of Pathogens – A Microbe's Guide through the Host Cell", Invited chapter on Mycobacterium marinum. Wiley-VCH Publisher, Editors: Prof. Dr. Schaible, Prof. Dr. Haas.

Selected projects

  • Molecular mechanisms of mycobacteria exit from their host cell

  • The role of actin in Mycobacterium marinum phagosome maturation arrest

  • A role for flotillins in the establishment of mycobacteria infection

Media coverage

Additional qualifications

  • Participant in "Young leaders in Science", Schering Stiftung, since May 2012


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