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Bischofs, Ilka, Dr. (Project leader)
Affiliation:
Bioquant Center
Complete address:
BioQuant
Im Neuenheimer Feld 267
69120 Heidelberg
Phone:
+49 6221–54 51365
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Fields of interest:

Systems microbiology, bacterial stress responses, bacterial dormancy, quorum sensing, signaling networks, Bacillus subtilis
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Curriculum Vitae:

2016 
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Research Group Leader, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology & BioQuant

2010 
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2016 
Junior Research Group Leader, Bioquant & ZMBH Heidelberg

2010 
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2010 
Postdoc, ZMBH Heidelberg

2005 
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2009 
Postdoc, Department of Bioengineering UC Berkeley & Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Lab & Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA

2001 
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2004 
PhD, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Golm

2000 
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Diploma Physics, University of Würzburg

1999 
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M.A. (Physics) SUNY Stony Brook, NY, USA

1996 
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1999 
Student Physics, University of Würzburg

Selected publications:

Phenotypic memory in Bacillus subtilis links dormancy entry and exit by a spore quantity-quality tradeoff (2018) A. Mutlu, S. Trauth, M. Ziesack, K. Nagler, J. Bergeest, K. Rohr, N. Becker, T. Höfer and I.B. Bischofs Nature Communications 9:69,2018

Molecular and cellular factors control signal transduction via switchable allosteric modulator proteins (2016) H. Babel and I.B. Bischofs BMC Systems Biology 10:35

The quorum sensing regulator ComA from Bacillus subtilis activates transcription using topologically distinct DNA motifs (2016) D. Wolf, V. Rippa, J.C. Mobarec, P. Sauer, L. Adlung, P. Kolb and I.B. Bischofs Nucleic Acids Research 44, No.5, 2160-2172

Metabolic coss-feeding via intercellular nanotubes among bacteria (2015) S. Pande, S. Shitut, L. Freund, M. Westermann, F. Bertels, C. Colesie, I.B. Bischofs and C. Kost Nature Communications 6: 6238

A modular view of the diversity of cell-density-encoding schemes in bacterial quorum-sensing systems (2014) B. Drees, M. Reiger, K. Jung and I.B. Bischofs Biophysical Journal 107(1), 266-277

Ectopic integration vectors for generating fluorescent promoter fusions in Bacillus subtilis (2014) S. Trauth and I.B. Bischofs Plos One 9(5) e98360