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Michael Tscherner

Education

M.S. in Microbiology, Karl Franzens University Graz, 2007

Current position

Ph.D. student with Professor Dr. Karl Kuchler, Medical University of Vienna, MFPL (since January 2008)

Publications

  1. Zahrl, D., Wagner, A., Tscherner, M. and Koraimann, G. (2007). GroEL plays a central role in stress-induced negative regulation of bacterial conjugation by promoting proteolytic degradation of the activator protein TraJ. J Bacteriol 189(16): 5885-5894.
  2. Hnisz, D., Tscherner, M. and Kuchler, K. (2011). Targeting chromatin in fungal pathogens as a novel therapeutic strategy: histone modification gets infectious. Epigenomics 3(2): 129-132.
  3. Hnisz, D., Tscherner, M. and Kuchler, K. (2011). Morphological and molecular genetic analysis of epigenetic switching of the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans. Methods Mol Biol 734: 303-315.
  4. Tscherner, M., Schwarzmüller, T. and Kuchler, K. (2011). Pathogenesis and antifungal drug resistance of the human fungal pathogen Candida glabrata. Pharmaceuticals 4(1): 169-186.
  5. Tscherner, M., Stappler, E., Hnisz, D. and Kuchler, K. (2012). The histone acetyltransferase Hat1 facilitates DNA damage repair and morphogenesis in Candida albicans. Mol Microbiol 86(5): 1197-1214.
Protocols by Michael Tscherner
  1. Immunoblot Analysis of Histone H4 Acetylation and Histone H2A Phosphorylation in Candida albicans
  2. Genetic Transformation of Candida glabrata by Electroporation
  3. Genetic Transformation of Candida glabrata by Heat Shock
  4. Large-scale Phenotypic Profiling of Gene Deletion Mutants in Candida glabrata