Florian Hennicke 

Dr. Florian Hennicke

RA 8: Adaptation and Climate

Junior Group Leader

Junior Research Group „Genetics and Genomics of Fungi“

Research Interests
- Sexual development in (model) mushrooms such as Agrocybe aegerita
- Molecular biology of morphogenesis, signaling and stress responses in model fungi
- Agaricomycete biogeography and taxonomy

Short CV
Junior Group Leader, Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Germany
03/2013-12/2014 Curator (IPF fungal culture collection), Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M., Germany
11/2008-12/2014 PhD Microbiology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
2003-2008 Diploma Biology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany

Five selected publications
Herzog R, Solovyeva I, Rühl M, Thines M, Hennicke F (2016) Dikaryotic fruiting body development in a single dikaryon of Agrocybe aegerita and the spectrum of monokaryotic fruiting types in its monokaryotic progeny. Mycological Progress 15: 947-957. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11557-016-1221-9

Hennicke F, Cheikh-Ali Z, Liebisch T, Maciá-Vicente JG, Bode HB, Piepenbring M (2016). Distinguishing commercially grown Ganoderma lucidum from Ganoderma lingzhi from Europe and East Asia on the basis of morphology, molecular phylogeny, and triterpenic acid profiles. Phytochemistry 127: 29-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phytochem.2016.03.012

Knabe N, Jung EM, Freihorst D, Hennicke F, Horton S, Kothe E (2013). A central role for Ras1 in morphogenesis of the basidiomycete Schizophyllum commune. Eukaryotic Cell 12: 941-952. http://ec.asm.org/content/12/6/941.long

Hennicke F, Grumbt M, Lermann U, Ueberschaar N, Palige K, Böttcher B, Jacobsen ID, Staib C, Morschhäuser J, Monod M, Hube B, Hertweck C, Staib P (2013). Factors supporting cysteine tolerance and sulfite production in Candida albicans. Eukaryotic Cell 12: 604-613. http://ec.asm.org/content/12/4/604.long

Svobodová E, Staib P, Losse J, Hennicke F, Barz D, Józsi M (2012). Differential interaction of the two related fungal species Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis with human neutrophils in vitro. The Journal of Immunology 189: 2502-2511.   http://www.jimmunol.org/content/189/5/2502.long

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