Sarah Lebeer

Full Professor Microbiology & Biotechnology


Research group

Environmental Ecology & Applied Microbiology (ENdEMIC)


  • Bacteria-host interaction for beneficial microbes and probiotics (lactobacilli in gut, vagina, ...) Microbial analyses and identification (Microbiome research) Bacterial genetics Mutagenesis and heterologous expression in bacterial Biochemical and functional analysis of bacterial cell wall molecules Bacterial glycoproteins Cell and gene biotechnology Genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metagenomics Cell culture of epithelial and monocytic cells Immunology and inflammation Determination of microbial air quality, incl. LAL assay (endotoxins) Air pollution: biomonitoring of proinflammatory capacity


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