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How to find us prof. dr. J.W.A. (John) Rossen

prof. dr. J.W.A. Rossen

Talent track professor Medical Microbiology
prof. dr. J.W.A. Rossen
+31 50 361 3480 (Secretary)

Prof. dr. John W. A. Rossen has a 30-year history in Molecular Virology and Microbiology, and published more than 190 peer-reviewed articles (H-index 39). He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics & Physics (1989, Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Utrecht University) and a Master of Science in Biology (1991, Faculty of Biology, Utrecht University). In 1996, he obtained a Ph.D. in (Molecular) Virology and Cell Biology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University. His Ph. D. research focused on "Coronavirus – Host Interactions". Since 2004, next to his (fundamental) research, he is actively involved in Molecular Diagnostics and Prevention of Infectious Diseases. As a Professor for Personalized Microbiology, he successfully implemented the use of Next-Generation Sequencing for routine Clinical Microbiology and Infection Prevention. Nowadays, he and his research group focuse on applying metagenomics and metatranscriptomics into Clinical Microbiology and Public Health. He is the immediate past president of the ESCMID Study Group for Genomic and Molecular Diagnostics (ESGMD). From the year 2020, he joined IDbyDNA to further Powering Science & Medicine to Improve Health by Decoding the Unknown. This includes setting the standard for the identification and understanding of microorganisms and their role in human disease. Within his new role, he will focus on Product Strategy (Europe) and Research & Development and Product Development (Global). From March 2020, he is affiliated as an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Pathology of the University of Utah School of Medicine. 

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Last modified:13 July 2020 11.38 a.m.

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Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands

De Brug Mailcode EB80

Job title:
Medical Molecular Microbiologist
+31 50 361 3480 (Secretary)