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Dr. rer. nat. Felix Sommer

Phone: +49(0)431-500-15146
Institute: Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology (IKMB) / Kiel University (CAU), University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH)
Address: Rosalind-Franklin-Str. 12, 24105 Kiel, Germany
Group: Junior Research Group Functional Host-Microbiome Research and Systems Immunology

Felix Sommer is a senior scientist and principle investigator of project 5. He leads the junior research group Functional Host-Microbiome Research at the Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology (IKMB) of Kiel University and heads the “microbiome platform” for the Systems Immunology group at IKMB.

Special fields:

  • Gnotobiology
  • Host-microbiome interactions
  • Mouse models
  • Immunometabolism
  • Functional genomics

Project-related publications

PUFA-induced metabolic enteritis as a fuel for Crohn’s disease.

Julian Schwärzler, Lisa Mayr, Arnau Vich Vila, Felix Grabherr, Lukas Niederreiter, Maureen Philipp, Christoph Grander, Moritz Meyer, Almina Jukic, Simone Tröger, Barbara Enrich, Nicole Przysiecki, Markus Tschurtschenthaler, Felix Sommer, Irmgard Kronberger, Jakob Koch, Richard Hilbe, Michael W Hess, Georg Oberhuber, Susanne Sprung, Qitao Ran, Robert Koch, Maria Effenberger, Nicole C Kaneider, Verena Wieser, Markus A Keller, Rinse K Weersma, Konrad Aden, Philip Rosenstiel, Richard S Blumberg, Arthur Kaser, Herbert Tilg, Timon E Adolph

Gastroenterology (New York, N.Y. 1943)
2022

Short-term physical exercise impacts on the human holobiont obtained by a randomised intervention study.

Lucas Moitinho-Silva, Michelle Wegener, Sandra May, Florian Schrinner, Awais Akhtar, Teide J Boysen, Eva Schaeffer, Clint Hansen, Timo Schmidt, Malte C Rühlemann, Matthias Hübenthal, Philipp Rausch, Mustafa T Kondakci, Walter Maetzler, Stephan Weidinger, Matthias Laudes, Philip Süß, Dominik Schulte, Ralf Junker, Felix Sommer, Burkhard Weisser, Corinna Bang, Andre Franke

BMC microbiology
2021

Microbial regulation of hexokinase 2 links mitochondrial metabolism and cell death in colitis.

Finn Hinrichsen, Jacob Hamm, Magdalena Westermann, Lena Schröder, Kensuke Shima, Neha Mishra, Alesia Walker, Nina Sommer, Kenneth Klischies, Daniela Prasse, Johannes Zimmermann, Sina Kaiser, Dora Bordoni, Antonella Fazio, Georgios Marinos, Georg Laue, Simon Imm, Valentina Tremaroli, Marijana Basic, Robert Häsler, Ruth A Schmitz, Stefan Krautwald, Andrea Wolf, Bärbel Stecher, Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin, Christoph Kaleta, Jan Rupp, Fredrik Bäckhed, Philip Rosenstiel, Felix Sommer

Cell metabolism
2021

Dietary lipids fuel GPX4-restricted enteritis resembling Crohn’s disease.

Lisa Mayr, Felix Grabherr, Julian Schwärzler, Isabelle Reitmeier, Felix Sommer, Thomas Gehmacher, Lukas Niederreiter, Gui-Wei He, Barbara Ruder, Kai T R Kunz, Piotr Tymoszuk, Richard Hilbe, David Haschka, Clemens Feistritzer, Romana R Gerner, Barbara Enrich, Nicole Przysiecki, Markus Seifert, Markus A Keller, Georg Oberhuber, Susanne Sprung, Qitao Ran, Robert Koch, Maria Effenberger, Ivan Tancevski, Heinz Zoller, Alexander R Moschen, Günter Weiss, Christoph Becker, Philip Rosenstiel, Arthur Kaser, Herbert Tilg, Timon E Adolph

Nature communications
2020

Precision Nutrition in Chronic Inflammation.

Tobias J Demetrowitsch, Kristina Schlicht, Carina Knappe, Johannes Zimmermann, Julia Jensen-Kroll, Alina Pisarevskaja, Fynn Brix, Juliane Brandes, Corinna Geisler, Georgios Marinos, Felix Sommer, Dominik M Schulte, Christoph Kaleta, Vibeke Andersen, Matthias Laudes, Karin Schwarz, Silvio Waschina

Frontiers in immunology
2020

Exposure to the gut microbiota drives distinct methylome and transcriptome changes in intestinal epithelial cells during postnatal development.

Wei-Hung Pan, Felix Sommer, Maren Falk-Paulsen, Thomas Ulas, Philipp Best, Antonella Fazio, Priyadarshini Kachroo, Anne Luzius, Marlene Jentzsch, Ateequr Rehman, Fabian Müller, Thomas Lengauer, Jörn Walter, Sven Künzel, John F Baines, Stefan Schreiber, Andre Franke, Joachim L Schultze, Fredrik Bäckhed, Philip Rosenstiel

Genome medicine
2018

Genome-wide association analysis identifies variation in vitamin D receptor and other host factors influencing the gut microbiota.

Jun Wang, Louise B Thingholm, Jurgita Skiecevičienė, Philipp Rausch, Martin Kummen, Johannes R Hov, Frauke Degenhardt, Femke-Anouska Heinsen, Malte C Rühlemann, Silke Szymczak, Kristian Holm, Tönu Esko, Jun Sun, Mihaela Pricop-Jeckstadt, Samer Al-Dury, Pavol Bohov, Jörn Bethune, Felix Sommer, David Ellinghaus, Rolf K Berge, Matthias Hübenthal, Manja Koch, Karin Schwarz, Gerald Rimbach, Patricia Hübbe, Wei-Hung Pan, Raheleh Sheibani-Tezerji, Robert Häsler, Philipp Rosenstiel, Mauro D’Amato, Katja Cloppenborg-Schmidt, Sven Künzel, Matthias Laudes, Hanns-Ulrich Marschall, Wolfgang Lieb, Ute Nöthlings, Tom H Karlsen, John F Baines, Andre Franke

Nature genetics
2016

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