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Staff members with discipline Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

Overview of all disciplines

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s.achinas rug.nl
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Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Applied Microbiology, Protein production.
R. (Rocío) Aguilar Suarez, BSc
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r.aguilar.suarez umcg.nl
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PhD candidate
P. (Patricia) Alvarez Sieiro, PhD
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p.alvarez.sieiro rug.nl
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Lecturer
dr. P. (Peter) Boelen
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p.boelen rug.nl
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researcher
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r.a.l.bovenberg rug.nl
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Honorary professor Synthetic Biology and Cell Engineering
Next generation probiotics
Gut microbiome interaction with host
Anaerobic bacterium
G. (Gabriela) Bravo Ruiseco Sanchez
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g.bravo.ruiseco.sanchez umcg.nl
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dr. J. (Jaap) Broos
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j.broos rug.nl
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Associate professor
Molcular Genetics, Bacteriology, Medical Microbiology, Infection prevention
dr. ing. G. (Girbe) Buist
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g.buist umcg.nl
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Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics
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jingqi.chen rug.nl
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PhD student
J. (Jeroen) Drenth, MSc
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jeroen.drenth rug.nl
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PhD student
biotechnology, microbiology, separation technology, water technology, high througput screening, biochemistry, enzymology
prof. dr. G.J.W. (Gert-Jan) Euverink
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g.j.w.euverink rug.nl
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Professor
Enzyme engineering, redox enzymology
prof. dr. ir. M.W. (Marco) Fraaije
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m.w.fraaije rug.nl
+31 50 36 34345
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Full Professor
Molecular biology: DNA engineering, cloning, library construction. Bioinformatics: advanced proteomic analysis, protein localization prediction, bioinformatics tools development, HPC usage, proteomic and genomic comparative analyses. (Languages: mainly bash and python).
S. (Stefano) Grasso
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s.grasso umcg.nl
+31 50 361 5234
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PhD Student
ing. P. (Pieter) Grijpstra
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p.grijpstra rug.nl
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Protein Engieering, Enzymology
C. (Chao) Guo, MSc
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c.guo rug.nl
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yiming.guo rug.nl
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PhD student
Gene Therapy, Gene doping
prof. dr. H.J. (Hidde) Haisma
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h.j.haisma rug.nl
+31 50 36 38174
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Professor Therapeutic Gene Modulation
- Carbohydrate biochemistry
- Biochemical analytics on carbohydrates (HPAEC-PAD, MALDI-TOF,...)
- Enzyme engineering & characterization
- Biomass degradation & valorization research
L. (Lisanne) Hameleers, MSc
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l.hameleers rug.nl
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PhD student
Engineering of microbial cell factories
Enzyme discovery and characterization
Structural Biology, macromolecular X-ray crystallography
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jack.jansma rug.nl
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PhD student
Enzyme discovery and engineering, biocatalysis, biotransformation, protein engineering
prof. dr. D.B. (Dick B) Janssen
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d.b.janssen rug.nl
+31 50 36 34008
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Professor in Chemical Biotechnology
Analytical chemistry. Carbohydrate & enzyme characterization. Protein and DNA analysis, gene expression and protein purification. Plant biomass.
dr. J. (Janneke) Krooneman
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j.krooneman rug.nl
+31 50 36 39493
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Program Manager Carbohydrate Competence Center
Molecular Genetics
prof. dr. O.P. (Oscar P) Kuipers
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o.p.kuipers rug.nl
+31 50 36 32093
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Professor
Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology, Microbiology, Food Science & Technology, Intellectual Property and Patents , Applied Biocatalysis, Starch, Carbohydrates
prof. dr. M.J.E.C. (Marc) van der Maarel
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m.j.e.c.van.der.maarel rug.nl
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Director Graduate School of Science and Engineering
My main field is biomaterials associated infections in the human body by studying the effect of a modified biomaterial surface  on bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation.
prof. dr. H.C. (Henny) van der Mei
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h.c.van.der.mei umcg.nl
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Full professor
Background

- Microbiology & Biotechnology

- Analytical chemistry (LC/MS based approaches, metabolomics)

Current work within Center for Development and Innovation, UMCG:  

- Project Management Public-Private Partnerships 

- Coordination Public-Private Partnerships Allowance scheme UMCG 

- Project management & Communication BiomarkerBay (www.biomarkerbay.com)

-  Outreach and Societal Impact Support (Team Leader UMCG OASIS project with Anja Smykowski)
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m.e.merlo umcg.nl
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Project manager Center for Development and Innovation UMCG
Biocatalysis, mechanistic enzymology, enzyme cascades, protein engineering, directed evolution, enzyme inhibitors, catalytic promiscuity, synthetic biology
prof. dr. G.J. (Gerrit) Poelarends
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g.j.poelarends rug.nl
+31 50 36 33354
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Professor of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
BiotechnologyPharmaceutical BiologyMolecular BiologyAntibiotics 
For more details See Publications in Google Scolar
prof. dr. W.J. (Wim) Quax
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w.j.quax rug.nl
+31 50 36 32558
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Professor of Pharmaceutical Biology
A. (Alka) Rao
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a.rao rug.nl
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PhD student
Development and implementation of new and rapid m olecular diagnostics tools for infectious diseases.  Special focus on  Next Generation Sequencing, Personalised Microbiology ,  Genomics for Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Resistance.
prof. dr. J.W.A. (John) Rossen
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j.w.a.rossen rug.nl
+31 50 361 3480
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Talent track professor Medical Microbiology
Antibiotica
Lanthipeptides
Posstranslationele Modification Enzymes
Peptide Design
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f.ruijne rug.nl
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PhD-student
Transfection technology
Targetted delivery
Epigenetics
Genetics
Celbiology
Developmental Biology
dr. M.H.J. (Marcel) Ruiters
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m.h.j.ruiters umcg.nl
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associated Professor
Protein expression and purification
Protein crystallization and crystallography
S. (Simone) Savino, PhD
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s.savino rug.nl
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prof. dr. D.J. (Dirk-Jan) Scheffers
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d.j.scheffers rug.nl
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Associate Professor Molecular Microbiology
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j.spoelder rug.nl
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PhD student
Protein X-ray crystallography
Structural enzymology
Structural biology
dr. A.M.W.H. (Andy-Mark) Thunnissen
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a.m.w.h.thunnissen rug.nl
+31 50 36 34380
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Assistant Professor
Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Biocatalysis
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m.trajkovic rug.nl
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A.M. Veenstra-Skirl
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a.m.veenstra-skirl rug.nl
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PhD student
J.P. (Joko Priyanto) Wibowo
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j.p.wibowo rug.nl
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enzymes, protein engineering, computational protein design, in silico screening
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h.j.wijma rug.nl
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researcher
V.S.M.K. (Maaruthy) Yelleswarapu, PhD
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v.s.m.k.yelleswarapu rug.nl
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lu.zhou rug.nl
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PhD student
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