University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine


Bio for Andreas Koenig, Ph.D.
Andreas Koenig, Ph.D.

Andreas Koenig, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
University of Vermont, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Department, 360 South Park Drive 214D, Colchester VT


1996 BS in Chemistry & Physics, University of Duisburg, Germany

1997-1999  MS in Biochemistry, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
2004 PhD in Virology, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
2006 Post-Doctoral training in Virology, University of Vermont

2011 Post-Doctoral training in Immunobiology, University of Vermont

Academic Appointments

2016 - present  Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington VT
2011-2016 Research Associate, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington VT

Awards and Honors

2003 Konrad-Schily-Foundation Graduate Fellow

2000 Heinrich-Hertz-Foundation Fellow, Ministry of Technology and Science


2015 Buskiewicz I, Koenig A, Massilamany C, Reddy J, Huber S.  Autoimmunity in picornavirus infections. Current Opinion in Virology. 16:8-14
2015 Cunniff B, Newick K, Nelson KJ, Wozniak AN, Beuschel S, Leavitt B, Bhave A, Butnor K, Koenig A, Chouchani ET, James AM, Haynes AC, Lowther WT, Murphy MP, Shukla A, Heintz NH. Disabling Mitochondrial Peroxide Metabolism via Combinatorial Targeting of Peroxiredoxin 3 as an Effective Therapeutic Approach for Malignant Mesothelioma. PLOS One.  10(5)
2014 Koenig A, Sateriale A, Budd RC, Huber SA, Buskiewicz IA.  The Role of Sex Differences in Autophagy in the Heart During Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Myocarditis. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 7(2):182-91
2014 Koenig A, Buskiewicz IA, Fortner KA, Russell JQ, Asaoka T, He YW, Hakem R, Eriksson JE, Budd RC. The c-FLIPL cleavage product p43FLIP promotes activation of ERK, NF-?B, caspase-8 and T cell survival. J Biol Chem. 10;289(2):1183-91
2014 Buskiewicz I, Koenig A, Moussawi M, Budd RC, Huber SA. Cellular FLIPshort increases susceptibility to myocarditis from Coxsackievirus B3. PLOS One. 2014 May 9;9(5):e96156.
2012 Buskiewicz IA, Koenig A, Huber SA, Budd RC. Caspase-8 and FLIP regulate RIG-I/MDA5-induced innate immune host responses to picornaviruses. Future Virol. 2012;7(12):1221-1236.
For a complete list of Andreas Koenig's publications, please visit PubMed.