Sabine Wagner-Lichtenegger

Sabine Wagner-Lichtenegger

Postdoctoral Researcher

Medical University of Graz, Austria

Tel: 0043 (0)316 385-73603






Network Associate


Research Keywords: 

Melioidosis, Innate Immunity, Immunometabolism, Molecular Microbiology, Next Generation Sequencing



I am a postdoc in the group of Prof. Ivo Steinmetz. My main research interests are innate immune mechanisms against intracellular Gram negative infections, especially melioidosis and the investigation of meliodosis outbreaks by Next Generation Sequencing methods. 


Related Websites: 

Medical University of Graz website


Key Publications:

Lichtenegger S, Bina I, Roier S, Bauernfeind S, Keidel K, Schild S, Anthony M, Reidl J (2014) Characterization of lactate utilization and its implication on the physiology of Haemophilus influenzae. Int J Med Microbiol. 304(3-4):490-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2014.02.010

Lichtenegger S*, Bina I*, Glaser P., Tutz S., Reidl J. (2017) Serum resistance and phase variation in a nasopharyngeal nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae isolate. Int J Med Microbiol. 307(2):139-146.