Dr. Kristin Schubert

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Dr. rer. nat. Kristin Schubert

Emmy Noether group leader

Head of Toxicproteomics group

Department of Molecular Toxicology
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstraße 15 | 04318 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 235 1819

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  • Characterisation of the interplay of adipocytes and macrophages
  • Mode of action of environmental contaminants
  • Post-translational modifications
  • Immunometabolism

Scientific career

2017 - now

Head of 'Functional Genomics'
Department of Molecular Systems Biology
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ

2016 - now

Associated Postdoctoral Researcher
Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, UK

2014 - 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher
Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, UK

2010 - 2013

PhD student
Experimental Rheumatology, University of Leipzig

2003 - 2009

Diploma program in Biology
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg



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2024 (4)

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2023 (14)

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2022 (9)

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2021 (14)

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2020 (9)

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2019 (7)

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2018 (2)

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2017 (1)

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Schmidt, J. R., E. Rucker-Braun, K. Heidrich, M. von Bonin, F. Stolzel, C. Thiede, J. M. Middeke, et al. "Pilot Study on Mass Spectrometry-Based Analysis of the Proteome of Cd34(+)Cd123(+) Progenitor Cells for the Identification of Potential Targets for Immunotherapy in Acute Myeloid Leukemia." Proteomes 6, no. 1 (Feb 12 2018).

Firacative, C., A. E. Gressler, K. Schubert, B. Schulze, U. Muller, F. Brombacher, M. von Bergen, and G. Alber. "Identification of T Helper (Th)1- and Th2-Associated Antigens of Cryptococcus Neoformans in a Murine Model of Pulmonary Infection." Sci Rep 8, no. 1 (Feb 8 2018): 2681.

Schubert, K., S. W. M. Olde Damink, M. von Bergen, and F. G. Schaap. "Interactions between Bile Salts, Gut Microbiota, and Hepatic Innate Immunity." Immunol Rev 279, no. 1 (Sep 2017): 23-35.

Rothe, K., D. Quandt, K. Schubert, M. Rossol, M. Klingner, S. Jasinski-Bergner, R. Scholz, et al. "Latent Cytomegalovirus Infection in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Increased Frequencies of Cytolytic Lir-1+Cd8+ T Cells." Arthritis Rheumatol 68, no. 2 (Feb 2016): 337-46.

Schubert, K., U. Meusch, R. Scholz, M. Rossol, and U. Wagner. "To Which Lineage Do Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Type I-Positive Proinflammatory Cells Belong? " Arthritis Rheumatol 66, no. 7 (Jul 2014): 1961-2.

Rossol, M.*, K. Schubert*, U. Meusch, A. Schulz, B. Biedermann, J. Grosche, M. Pierer, et al. "Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Type I Expression of Cd4+ T Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis Enables Them to Follow Tumor Necrosis Factor Gradients into the Rheumatoid Synovium." Arthritis Rheum 65, no. 6 (Jun 2013): 1468-76. *shared authorship

Annibal, A., K. Schubert, U. Wagner, R. Hoffmann, J. Schiller, and M. Fedorova. "New Covalent Modifications of Phosphatidylethanolamine by Alkanals: Mass Spectrometry Based Structural Characterization and Biological Effects." J Mass Spectrom 49, no. 7 (Jul 2014): 557-69.

Rossol, M., M. Pierer, N. Raulien, D. Quandt, U. Meusch, K. Rothe, K. Schubert, et al. "Extracellular Ca2+ Is a Danger Signal Activating the Nlrp3 Inflammasome through G Protein-Coupled Calcium Sensing Receptors." Nat Commun 3 (2012): 1329.