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Dr Katja Vogt

Dr. Katja Vogt

Lecturer for Cell Biology and Genetics

School of Medicine

Harrington building HA242

KVogt@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Biosciences

Neutrophils are the bodies first line of defence against pathogens and play a crucial role in inflammation. My research focuses on these innate immune cells and how they ingest and kill bacteria, investigating their cytoskeleton and molecular pathways leading to neutrophil extracellular trap (NET) formation.

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Qualifications
  • Ph.D. Cell Biology, Sheffield University (UK), 2014
  • M.Sc. Microbiology, Greifswald University (GER), 2009
Grants
  • Univ. of Sheffield MSc Mol. Medicine Project Studentship (2017) (Principal investigator)
  • British Lung Foundation BLF-Pump funding – 3 years (2016) (Co-investigator)

Publications

K. L. Vogt, C. Summers, E. Chilvers, A. M. Condliffe. Priming and De-priming of Neutrophil Responses In Vitro and In Vivo : European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 2018

Wright, V. M., K. L. Vogt, E. Smythe, and M. P. Zeidler. Differential activities of the Drosophila JAK/STAT pathway ligands Upd, Upd2 and Upd3: Cellular Signalling, 2011