Markus Gressler
  • Department of Mycology, Pasteur Institute, France
  • Microbiology


Dr. rer. nat. in Biochemistry, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, 2015

Current position

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mycology (Unit Aspergillus), Pasteur Institute, Paris, France


  1. Gressler, M., Meyer, F., Heine, D., Hortschansky, P., Hertweck, C. and Brock, M. (2015). Phytotoxin production in Aspergillus terreus is regulated by independent environmental signals. Elife 4.
  2. Gressler, M., Hortschansky, P., Geib, E. and Brock, M. (2015). A new high-performance heterologous fungal expression system based on regulatory elements from the Aspergillus terreus terrein gene cluster. Front Microbiol 6: 184.
  3. Zaehle, C., Gressler, M., Shelest, E., Geib, E., Hertweck, C. and Brock, M. (2014). Terrein biosynthesis in Aspergillus terreus and its impact on phytotoxicity. Chem Biol 21(6): 719-731.
  4. Slesiona, S., Gressler, M., Mihlan, M., Zaehle, C., Schaller, M., Barz, D., Hube, B., Jacobsen, I. D. and Brock, M. (2012). Persistence versus escape: Aspergillus terreus and Aspergillus fumigatus employ different strategies during interactions with macrophages. PLoS One 7(2): e31223.
  5. Gressler, M., Zaehle, C., Scherlach, K., Hertweck, C. and Brock, M. (2011). Multifactorial induction of an orphan PKS-NRPS gene cluster in Aspergillus terreus. Chem Biol 18(2): 198-209.