Virulence factors of Aspergillus fumigatus involved in interactions with avian macrophages

01 January 2008 → 31 May 2014
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Animal biology
    • Microbiology
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Other veterinary sciences
    • Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
aspergillus fumigatus pathogenesis macrophages bird
Project description

ASpergillosis is one of the most common infectious diseases that causes dead in birds. In this studies the interactions between Aspergillus fumigatus and avian macrophages will bes tudied an the genes involved will be identified. In a final study the role of these virulence genes in vivo will be assessed.