Scientific Vita


Tanja Bauer

Academic Education and University Degrees

1998 - 2002
Ph.D. thesis, Virology, Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Regensburg, Germany, supervised by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jilg
1997 - 1998
Diploma thesis, Virology, Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Regensburg, Germany supervised by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jilg
1992 - 1998
Study of Biology at the University of Regensburg, Germany


Since 2009
Head of the Clinical Cooperation Group “Immune Monitoring”, Institute of Virology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
2007 - 2009
Group leader at the Institute of Virology, University of Regensburg, Germany
2002 - 2007
Postdoc at the Institute of Virology, University of Regensburg, Germany
Böttcher JP, Beyer M, Meissner F, Abdullah Z, Sander J, Höchst B, Eickhoff S, Rieckmann JC, Russo C, Bauer T, Flecken T, Giesen D, Engel D, Jung S, Busch DH, Protzer U, Thimme R, Mann M, Kurts C, Schultze JL, Kastenmüller W, Knolle PA. 2015. Functional classification of memory CD8+ T cells by CX3CR1 expression. Nat Commun 6:8306
Chiozzini C, Collacchi B, Nappi F, Bauer T, Arenaccio C, Tripiciano A, Longo O, Ensoli F, Cafaro A, Ensoli B, Federico M. 2014. Surface-bound Tat inhibits antigen-specific CD8+ T cell activation in an integrin-dependent manner. AIDS 28: 2189-200
Bohne F, Londoño MC, Benítez C, Miquel R, Martínez-Llordella M, Russo C, Ortiz C, Bonaccorsi-Riani E, Brander C, Bauer T, Protzer U, Jaeckel E, Taubert R, Forns X, Navasa M, Berenguer M, Rimola A, Lozano JJ, Sánchez-Fueyo A. 2014. HCV-Induced Immune Responses Influence the Development of Operational Tolerance After Liver Transplantation in Humans. Sci Transl Med 6:242ra81
Kutscher S, Dembek C, Deckert S, Russo C, Bogner J, Geisler F, Umgelter A, Busch D, Cosma A, Protzer U, Bauer T. 2013. Overnight resting of PBMC changes functional signatures of antigen specific T- cell responses: impact for immune monitoring within clinical trials. PlosOne 8:e76215.
Sprinzl MF, Russo C, Kittner J , Allgayer S, Grambihler A, Bartsch B, Weinmann A, Galle PR, Schuchmann M, Protzer U, Bauer T. 2013. Hepatitis B virus-specific T-cell responses during IFN administration in a small cohort of chronic hepatitis B patients under nucleos(t)ide analogue treatment. J Viral Hepat 21:633-41.
Dembek CJ, Kutscher S, Allgayer S, Russo C, Bauer T, Hoffmann D, Goebel FD, Bogner JR, Erfle V, Protzer U, Cosma A. 2012. Longitudinal changes in HIV-1-specific T-cell quality associated with viral load dynamic. J Clin Virol 55:114-20.
Braeckman T, Van Herck K, Jilg W, Bauer T, Van Damme P. 2012. Two decades of hepatitis B vaccination in mentally retarded patients: effectiveness, antibody persistence and duration of immune memory. Vaccine 30:4757-61.
Barabas S, Gary R, Bauer T, Lindner J, Lindner P, Weinberger B, Jilg W, Wolf H, Deml L. 2008. Urea-mediated cross-presentation of soluble Epstein-Barr virus BZLF1 protein. PLoS Pathog 4:e1000198.
Bauer T, Günther M, Bienzle U, Neuhaus R, Jilg W. 2007. Vaccination against hepatitis B in liver transplant recipients: pilot analysis of cellular immune response shows evidence of HBsAg-specific regulatory T cells. Liver Transpl 13:434-42
Günther M, Neuhaus R, Bauer T, Jilg W, Holtz JA, Bienzle U. 2006. Immunization with an adjuvant hepatitis B vaccine in liver transplant recipients: antibody decline and booster vaccination with conventional vaccine. Liver Transpl 12:316-9
Institute of Virology
German Research Center for Environmental Health
Schneckenburgerstr. 8
81675 München