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

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  1. Editorial overview: Bacterial cell regulation: from genes to complex environments

    Veening, J-W. & Tamayo, R., Apr-2018, In : Current Opinion in Microbiology. 42, p. 110-114 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialAcademicpeer-review

  2. Eavesdropping and crosstalk between secreted quorum sensing peptide signals that regulate bacteriocin production in Streptococcus pneumoniae

    Miller, E. L., Kjos, M., Abrudan, M., Roberts, I. S., Veening, J-W. & Rozen, D. E., Oct-2018, In : ISME Journal. 12, 10, p. 2363-2375 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  3. Antibiotic-Induced Cell Chaining Triggers Pneumococcal Competence by Reshaping Quorum Sensing to Autocrine-Like Signaling

    Domenech, A., Slager, J. & Veening, J-W., 27-Nov-2018, In : Cell reports. 25, 9, p. 2390-2400.e3 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  4. Chromosome segregation drives division site selection in Streptococcus pneumoniae

    van Raaphorst, R., Kjos, M. & Veening, J-W., 18-Jul-2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 29, p. E5959-E5968 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  5. Deep genome annotation of the opportunistic human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae D39

    Slager, J., Aprianto, R. & Veening, J-W., 2-Nov-2018, In : Nucleic Acids Research. 46, 19, p. 9971-9989

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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  1. Joint Programming Initiative - Antimicrobial Resistance Grant

    Jan-Willem Veening (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitivelyAcademic

  2. Lidmaatschap De Jonge Akademie

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

    Prize: National/international honourAcademic

  3. ERC Starting grant

    Jan-Willem Veening (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitivelyAcademic

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  1. Young Academy Introduction speech

    Jan-Willem Veening (Invited speaker)

    Activity: Talk or presentationProfessional

  2. EMBO (External organisation)

    Jan-Willem Veening (Member)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of networkAcademic

  3. Antibiotics - Now!

    Jan-Willem Veening (Organiser)

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conferenceAcademic

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Press / Media
  1. How does a bacterium make sense of the world?

    Jan-Willem Veening, Franz Weissing, Sander Doorn, van & Stefany Moreno Gamez


    1 item of media coverage, 1 media contribution

    Press/Media: ResearchAcademic

  2. Hoe kan een bacterie de wereld begrijpen?

    Jan-Willem Veening & Sander Doorn, van


    1 media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement ActivitiesPopular

  3. Meeliften op andermans resistentie

    Jan-Willem Veening


    1 item of media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement ActivitiesPopular

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