Steffen Jung


Affiliation: Weizmann Institute of Science
Country: Israel


  1. Shmuel Galia L, Aychek T, Fink A, Porat Z, Zarmi B, Bernshtein B, et al. Neutralization of pro-inflammatory monocytes by targeting TLR2 dimerization ameliorates colitis. EMBO J. 2016;35:685-98 pubmed publisher
  2. Shemer A, Grozovski J, Tay T, Tao J, Volaski A, Süß P, et al. Engrafted parenchymal brain macrophages differ from microglia in transcriptome, chromatin landscape and response to challenge. Nat Commun. 2018;9:5206 pubmed publisher
  3. Haimon Z, Volaski A, Orthgiess J, Boura Halfon S, Varol D, Shemer A, et al. Re-evaluating microglia expression profiles using RiboTag and cell isolation strategies. Nat Immunol. 2018;19:636-644 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, this study indicates method-based biases, reveals observer effects and establishes RiboTag-based translatome profiling as a valuable complement to standard sorting-based profiling strategies. ..
  4. Shemer A, Jung S. Differential roles of resident microglia and infiltrating monocytes in murine CNS autoimmunity. Semin Immunopathol. 2015;37:613-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The latter finding could have major implications for the rationale development of therapeutic approaches to the management of brain inflammation and MS therapy. ..
  5. Shemer A, Erny D, Jung S, Prinz M. Microglia Plasticity During Health and Disease: An Immunological Perspective. Trends Immunol. 2015;36:614-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we discuss new aspects of myeloid cell biology in general with special emphasis on the shifting role of microglia during establishment and protection of CNS integrity. ..
  6. Lavin Y, Winter D, Blecher Gonen R, David E, Keren Shaul H, Merad M, et al. Tissue-resident macrophage enhancer landscapes are shaped by the local microenvironment. Cell. 2014;159:1312-26 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide a comprehensive view of macrophage regulatory landscape and highlight the importance of the microenvironment, along with pioneer factors in orchestrating identity and plasticity. ..
  7. Wolf Y, Shemer A, Polonsky M, Gross M, Mildner A, Yona S, et al. Autonomous TNF is critical for in vivo monocyte survival in steady state and inflammation. J Exp Med. 2017;214:905-917 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, our data reveal a previously unappreciated critical cell-autonomous role of TNF on monocytes for their survival, maintenance, and function. ..
  8. Jung S, Unutmaz D, Wong P, Sano G, De los Santos K, Sparwasser T, et al. In vivo depletion of CD11c+ dendritic cells abrogates priming of CD8+ T cells by exogenous cell-associated antigens. Immunity. 2002;17:211-20 pubmed
    ..e., the sensitization of the immune system for cell-associated antigens. DC-depleted mice fail to mount CTL responses to infection with the intracellular bacterium Listeria monocytogenes and the rodent malaria parasite Plasmodium yoelii. ..
  9. Mildner A, Schönheit J, Giladi A, David E, Lara Astiaso D, Lorenzo Vivas E, et al. Genomic Characterization of Murine Monocytes Reveals C/EBP? Transcription Factor Dependence of Ly6C- Cells. Immunity. 2017;46:849-862.e7 pubmed publisher
    ..Mechanistically, C/EBP? bound the Nr4a1 promoter and controlled expression of this established monocyte survival factor. ..

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  1. Zigmond E, Bernshtein B, Friedlander G, Walker C, Yona S, Kim K, et al. Macrophage-restricted interleukin-10 receptor deficiency, but not IL-10 deficiency, causes severe spontaneous colitis. Immunity. 2014;40:720-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, our results highlight IL-10 as a critical homeostatic macrophage-conditioning agent in the colon and define intestinal CX3CR1(hi) macrophages as a decisive factor that determines gut health or inflammation...
  2. Mildner A, Jung S. Development and function of dendritic cell subsets. Immunity. 2014;40:642-56 pubmed publisher
    ..We will discuss cDC subset ontogeny and transcription factor dependencies, as well as emerging functional specializations within the cDC compartment in lymphoid and nonlymphoid tissues. ..
  3. Curato C, Bernshtein B, Aychek T, Jung S. In Vivo Analysis of Intestinal Mononuclear Phagocytes. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1423:255-68 pubmed publisher
    ..We will highlight pitfalls and strengths of these approaches. ..
  4. Varol D, Mildner A, Blank T, Shemer A, Barashi N, Yona S, et al. Dicer Deficiency Differentially Impacts Microglia of the Developing and Adult Brain. Immunity. 2017;46:1030-1044.e8 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, the differential impact of the Dicer ablation on microglia of the developing and adult brain highlights the changes these cells undergo with time. ..