Microbes are true
team players

PLATFORM COORDINATORS

Prof dr. H. Smidt

Heads the Molecular Ecology Group at the Laboratory of Microbiology of Wageningen University, where research aims to identify, understand and predict structure, dynamics and functionality of diverse natural and man-made microbial ecosystems.

Dr. R. Kleerebezem

Is Associate Professor at the Department of Biotechnology at Delft University of Technology, a group which is worldwide leading in research on cultivation, system analysis and functional development of microbial ecosystems.

Dr. A.A.M. Langenhoff

Is Associate Professor at the Department of Environmental Technology of Wageningen University, a group which has a strong background in research and development of natural technologies for recovery and reuse of pollutants.

Dr. P.J. Schaap

Leads the Computational Biology group at the Laboratory of Systems and Synthetic Biology of Wageningen University, a multidisciplinary team with experts in the fields of Genomics, Bioinformatics and Applied Statistics.

ASSOCIATED STAFF

Dr. M. Suarez Diez

Is Associate Professor at the Laboratory of Systems and Synthetic Biology of Wageningen University, which aims at elucidating and modelling interactions among microbes and between microbes and their environment.

Dr. C. Furlan

Is a lecturer and expert in proteomics at the Laboratory of Systems and Synthetic Biology of Wageningen University.

Prof. dr. T.J.G. Ettema

Is chairholder of the Labratory of Microbiology at Wageningen University. He also leads a research group focusing on the diversity and evolution of microbial life on Earth

RESEARCH STAFF

Dr. G.R. Stouten

Is Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Biotechnology, and is expert in parallel cultivation of microbial communities.

Dr. J.J. Koehorst

Is a staff member of the Computational Biology group, is an expert in FAIR data approaches to large scale genomics, and has obtained hands-on experience in applying Semantic Web technology in the Life Science domain.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT STAFF

J.F. Melenhorst, BSc

Is technical research assistant at the Laboratory of Microbiology at Wageningen University and has experience in high-throughput screening methods and robotics.

L. Vandionant, BSc

Is technical research assistant in the Molecular Ecology Group of the Laboratory of Microbiology (WUR) and has experience in molecular techniques to quantify microbial composition.

J. Zamudio, MSc

Is research assistant at the Department of Environmental Technology with expertise in data analysis and chemical analysis using chromatographic techniques and NMR.

UNLOCK OFFICE

H. van den Top

Is financial support officer at the Laboratory of Microbiology of Wageningen University. Within UNLOCK, she is responsible for all kind of support tasks.

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J. Elzinga

Is PhD candidate at the Laboratory of Microbiology of Wageningen University. Within UNLOCK, she's responsible for the website, social media and other dissemination and communication activities.

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