prof. dr. J.W. (Jan-Willem) Veening

Professor at the University of Lausanne


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Phone: +31 50 363 4468Fax: +31 50 363 2368

Research interests

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  1. Quorum sensing integrates environmental cues, cell density and cell history to control bacterial competence

    Moreno-Gámez, S., Sorg, R. A., Domenech, A., Kjos, M., Weissing, F. J., van Doorn, G. S. & Veening, J-W. 10-Nov-2017 In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 12 p., 854

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  2. Transcriptional Repressor PtvR Regulates Phenotypic Tolerance to Vancomycin in Streptococcus pneumoniae

    Liu, X., Li, J-W., Feng, Z., Luo, Y., Veening, J-W. & Zhang, J-R. Jul-2017 In : Journal of Bacteriology. 199, 14, 19 p., UNSP e00054-17

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  3. High-throughput CRISPRi phenotyping identifies new essential genes in Streptococcus pneumoniae

    Liu, X., Gallay, C., Kjos, M., Domenech, A., Slager, J., van Kessel, S. P., Knoops, K., Sorg, R. A., Zhang, J-R. & Veening, J-W. 2017 In : Molecular Systems Biology. 13, 5, p. 1-18 18 p., 931

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  4. Pentapeptide-rich peptidoglycan at the Bacillus subtilis cell-division site

    Morales Angeles, D., Liu, Y., Hartman, A. M., Borisova, M., de Sousa Borges, A., de Kok, N., Beilharz, K., Veening, J-W., Mayer, C., Hirsch, A. K. H. & Scheffers, D-J. Apr-2017 In : Molecular Microbiology. 104, 2, p. 319-333 15 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  5. Neutrophilic NLRP3 inflammasome-dependent IL-1β secretion regulates the γδT17 cell response in respiratory bacterial infections

    Hassane, M., Demon, D., Soulard, D., Fontaine, J., Keller, L. E., Patin, E. C., Porte, R., Prinz, I., Ryffel, B., Kadioglu, A., Veening, J-W., Sirard, J-C., Faveeuw, C., Lamkanfi, M., Trottein, F. & Paget, C. 4-Jan-2017 In : Mucosal immunology. 10, p. 1056-1068 13 p., mi.2016.113

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

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Press / Media
  1. Hoe kan een bacterie de wereld begrijpen?

    Jan-Willem Veening & Sander Doorn, van


    1 media contribution

    Press / Media: Public Engagement Activities

  2. Meeliften op andermans resistentie

    Jan-Willem Veening


    1 item of media coverage

    Press / Media: Public Engagement Activities

  3. Verspreiding antibioticaresistentie blijkt nog ingewikkelder

    Jan-Willem Veening


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  1. Young Academy Introduction speech

    Veening, J. (Invited speaker)

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

  2. EMBO (External organisation)

    Veening, J. (Member)

    Activity: ScientificMembership of network

  3. Antibiotics - Now!

    Veening, J. (Organiser)

    Activity: ScientificParticipation in conference

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  1. Joint Programming Initiative - Antimicrobial Resistance Grant

    Jan-Willem Veening (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  2. Lidmaatschap De Jonge Akademie

    Jan-Willem Veening (Recipient), 25-Nov-2014

    Prize: National/international honour

  3. ERC Starting grant

    Jan-Willem Veening (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

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