Katharina investigates the lysogeny management system of B. subtilis phage SPβ. She aims to understand how this phage manages to maintain its lysogenic status, which components are involved in this process and how a possible repressor complex is resolved for lytic replication.
Kohm K, Basu S, Nawaz MM, and Hertel R (2021) Chances and limitations when uncovering essential and non‐essential genes of Bacillus subtilis phages with CRISPR‐Cas9. Environ Microbiol Rep accepted: 1758-2229.13005. (DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.13005)
Kohm K and Hertel R (2021) The life cycle of SPβ and related phages. Arch Virol 166: 2119–2130.