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Jolanda Smit appointed adjunct professor of Medical Microbiology

13 December 2011

On December 1 2011, Dr. J.M. Smit was appointed adjunct professor of Medical Microbiology, in particular concerning Experimental Virology, at the University Medical Center Groningen.

Smit will focus her research in Experimental Virology on understanding the molecular mechanisms of infection and immune responses of Flaviviruses, in particular the Dengue Virus.

Jolanda Smit (Delfzijl, 1975) studied Biotechnology at the Hanzehogeschool Groningen. In 2002 she defended her thesis (cum laude) entitled “Mutational analysis of receptor interaction and membrane fusion activity of sindbis virus”. She was appointed as researcher at the department of Medical Microbiology at the UMCG in 2002. Smit has received research grants from various funding agencies, including the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the US based Pediatric dengue vaccine initiative.

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