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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.

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BSc Pharmaceutical Sciences, Alexandria University, Egypt. 
MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacognosy), Alexandria University, Egypt. 
PhD  Pharmacy (Chemical and Pharmaceutical Biology), University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
I.I.A.F. (Ingy) Abdallah, PhD
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Postdoctoral Fellow
Microalgae appilcation, Environmental Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Energy and fuel
M.M. Azimatun Nur, M
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PhD student
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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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PhD student
Molcular Genetics, Bacteriology, Medical Microbiology, Infection prevention
dr. ing. G. (Girbe) Buist
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Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics
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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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Professor
Enzyme engineering, redox enzymology
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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PhD Student
Protein Engieering, Enzymology
C. (Chao) Guo, MSc
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Gene Therapy, Gene doping, Prodrugs
prof. dr. H.J. (Hidde) Haisma
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Professor Therapeutic Gene Modulation
Enzyme discovery and engineering, biocatalysis, biotransformation, protein engineering
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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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Program Manager Carbohydrate Competence Center
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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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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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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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Project manager Center for Development and Innovation UMCG
Systems Biology; Molecular Evolution; Protein Network Analysis; Molecular Biology; Biotechnology Engineering.
biocatalysis
enzyme cascades
mechanistic enzymology
protein engineering
directed evolution
catalytic promiscuity
synthetic biology
C-N lyases, aldolases, Michaelases, cofactor-independent oxygenases, nitroreductases
prof. dr. G.J. (Gerrit) Poelarends
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Professor of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
BiotechnologyPharmaceutical BiologyMolecular BiologyAntibiotics 
For more details See Publications in Google Scolar
A. (Alka) Rao
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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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Talent track professor Medical Microbiology
Drinking water microbiology, Microbial genomics
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PhD-student
Antibiotica
Lanthipeptides
Posstranslationele Modification Enzymes
Peptide Design
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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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associated Professor
Protein expression and purification
Protein crystallization and crystallography
prof. dr. D.J. (Dirk-Jan) Scheffers
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Associate Professor Molecular Microbiology
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PhD student
Protein X-ray crystallography
Structural enzymology
Structural biology
Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Biocatalysis
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Molecular genetics, Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Biotechnology, Systems and Synthetic biology
prof. dr. J.W. (Jan-Willem) Veening
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Professor at the University of Lausanne
enzymes, protein engineering, computational protein design, in silico screening
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