Lena Feige is a biologist by training. After her graduate degree in biologiy (University of Münster, 2015), she succesfully obtained a masters degree in Medical Life Sciences from the University of Kiel (2018). She is currently doing her PhD in the Lyssavirus Epidemiology and Neuropathology unit of Hervé Bourhy investigating the role of glial cells during rabies virus infection.
General Objectives of the Unit Lyssavirus Dynamics and Host adaptation
Detailed objectives of the research program 1) How lyssavirus infection moves in both space and in time and the role played by ecological factors in the dispersal of lyssaviruses in bats and dogs. The […]
Host cell-lyssavirus interplay and virulence
The research activities of our group focus on the understanding of the complex relationship between immunity and neural functions during rabies virus (RABV) infection, which should ultimately help in the comprehension of viral encephalitis […]
2019 - 2021 PhD, Institute Pasteur, Paris, France 'Role of glial cells during rabies virus infection'
2016 - 2018 M.Sc. Medical Life Sciences, Kiel University, Kiel, Germany
2012 - 2015 B.Sc Biology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany
2022Susceptibilities of CNS Cells towards Rabies Virus Infection Is Linked to Cellular Innate Immune Responses., Viruses 2022 Dec; 15(1): .
2021Early Transcriptional Changes in Rabies Virus-Infected Neurons and Their Impact on Neuronal Functions., Front Microbiol 2021 ; 12(): 730892.
2021Attenuation of clinical and immunological outcomes during SARS-CoV-2 infection by ivermectin., EMBO Mol Med 2021 Aug; 13(8): e14122.
2021Transcriptome Profile During Rabies Virus Infection: Identification of Human CXCL16 as a Potential New Viral Target., Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2021 ; 11(): 761074.