Prof. Dr. med. Georg Gasteiger

Institut für Systemimmunologie

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Versbacher Str. 9
97078 Würzburg
Phone: +49 931 31 89599

University training and degree

1997-2004 School, TUM and LMU Munich

Advanced academic qualifications

2008 Doctoral Thesis Institute of Virology, TUM Mentor: Ingo Drexler

Postgraduate professional career

Since 2017 Chair, University of Würzburg, Institute of Systems Immunology II
Deputy Director, Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Freiburg
Emmy Noether Group Leader, Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Mainz
Postdoctoral Scientist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Immunology Programm, New York, USA
Physician Scientist in Microbiology and Virology, Technische Universität München (TUM) and Helmholtz Zentrum Münch
2004-2009 Specialization in Microbiology, Virology and Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Board Certification / Facharzt 2009

2019 Member, Steering committee DFG Priority Program 1937 ILCs
ERC Starting Grant
Max-Planck Research Group Systems Immunology
Boehringer Ingelheim Award
DFG Emmy-Noether Progam
Irvington Fellowship of the Cancer Research Institute, New York

a) Articles published by outlets with scientific quality assurance, book publications and works accepted for publication, but not yet published

1. Zeis P, Lian M, Fan X, Herman JS, Hernandez DC, Gentek R, Elias S, Symowski C, Knöpper K, Peltokangas N, Friedrich C, Doucet-Ladeveze R, Kabat AM, Locksley RM, Voehringer D, Bajenoff M, Rudensky AY, Romagnani C, Grün D, Gasteiger G, „In situ maturation and tissue adaptation of type 2 innate lymphoid cell progenitors. Immunity 2020 Oct 13;53(4):775-792.

2. Ataide MA, Komander K, Knöpper K, Peters AE, Wu H, Eickhoff S, Gogishvili T, Weber J, Grafen A, Kallies A, Garbi N, Einsele H, Hudecek M, Gasteiger G, Hölzel M, Vaeth M and Kastenmuller W. BATF3 programs CD8 T cell memory. Nat Immunol. 2020 Nov;21(11):1397-1407.

3. Muschaweckh A, Buchholz VR, Fellenzer A, Hessel C, König PA, Tao S, Tao R, Heikenwälder M, Busch DH, Korn T, Kastenmüller W, Drexler I*, Gasteiger G*, “Antigen-dependent competition shapes the local repertoire of tissue-resident memory CD8+ T cells.“, J Exp Med 2016 Dec 12;213(13):3075-3086

4. Chinen T, Kannan AK, Levine AG, Fan X, Klein U, Zheng Y, Gasteiger G, Feng Y, Fontenot JD, Rudensky AY. “An essential role for the IL-2 receptor in Treg cell function.”, Nat Immunol. 2016 Nov;17(11):1322-1333.

5. Gasteiger G*, Fan D*, Dikyi S, Lee SY and Rudensky AY, “Tissue residency of innate lymphoid cells in lymphoid and non-lymphoid organs.” Science 2015 Nov 20;350(6263):981-5.

6. Lu LF*, Gasteiger G*, Yu IS, Chaudhry A, Hsin JP, Bos PD, Lin LL, Zawislak CL, Cho S, Sun JC, Leslie CS, Lin SW and Rudensky AY, “A Single miRNA-mRNA Interaction Affects the Immune Response in a Context- and Cell-Type-Specific Manner.” Immunity 2015 Jul 21;43(1):52-64.

7. Bedoui S, Gebhardt T, Gasteiger G, Kastenmüller W (2016) Parallels and differences between innate and adaptive lymphocytes. Nat Immunol. (5):490-4

8. Gasteiger G, Rudensky AY (2014) Interactions between innate and adaptive lymphocytes, Nat Rev Immunol 14: 631-9

9. Feng Y, Arvey A, Chinen T, Van der Veeken J, Gasteiger G, Rudensky AY (2014) Maintenance of regulatory T cell identity by a dedicated cis element in the Foxp3 locus. Cell 158

10. Gasteiger G, Hemmers S, Firth MA, Le Floc’h A, Huse M, Sun JC, and Rudensky AY (2013) IL-2 dependent tuning of NK cell sensitivity for target cells controlled by regulatory T cells. J Exp Med 210: 1167-78