Research staff Virology

Research staff Virology

Bredenbeek

Dr. P.J. (Peter) Bredenbeek (Assistant Professor)

  • Molecular biology of positive-stranded RNA viruses
  • Flaviviruses
  • Immunobiology of flavivirus infections
  • Vaccines
Claas

Dr. E.C.J. (Eric) Claas (Molecular Medical Microbiologist, Molecular Diagnostics)

  • Etiology of respiratory and gastrointestinal infections
  • Clinical relevance of molecular diagnostics
  • Innovation in the molecular diagnostic workflow
  • The role of NGS in diagnostic microbiology
Feltkamp

Dr. M.C.W. (Mariet) Feltkamp (Associate Professor of Medical Virology; HPV and polyomavirus expert)

  • Medical Virology
  • Human polyomavirus (HPyV) infection, epidemiology and pathogenicity
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer screening and vaccination
  • Social media, twitter handle @MarietFeltkamp
Alexander Gorbalenya

Prof. Dr. A.E. (Alexander) Gorbalenya (Professor Emeritus, PI Bioinformatics and virus evolution)

  • Origin and evolution of RNA and DNA viruses
  • Virus taxonomy
  • Molecular mechanisms of proteolytic processing in viruses
  • Structure and function of nidovirus enzymes
Hemert

Dr. M.J. (Martijn) van Hemert (Assistant professor, PI Molecular virology and antiviral strategies)

  • Moleculaire virologie
  • RNA virus-gastheer interacties
  • Chikungunya virus onderzoek
  • Zika virus onderzoek
  • Ontwikkeling antivirale middelen
Kikkert

Dr. Ir. M. (Marjolein) Kikkert (Associate Professor, PI Innate immunity and immune evasion)

  • Molecular virology and cell biology of RNA virus infections
  • Antiviral innate immunity
  • Viral innate immune evasion
  • Development of antiviral strategies
Kroes

Prof. Dr. A.C.M. (Louis) Kroes (Professor, Head of Department)

  • Diagnostics and treatment of van viral infections
  • Infections in immunocompromised patients
  • Human herpesviruses
  • Parvovirus B19
Snijder

Prof. Dr. E.J. (Eric) Snijder (Professor, PI Molecular biology of +RNA viruses and antivirals)

  • Moleculaire biologie en evolutie van +RNA virussen
  • RNA virus-gastheer interacties
  • Antivirale medicijnontwikkeling en resistentie
  • Nidoviruses (arteri- en coronavirussen)
foto Ann

Dr. A.C.T.M. (Ann) Vossen (Associate Professor, PI Congenital cytomegalovirus infection)

  • Clinical Virology
  • Cytomegalovirus and Herpes simplex virus
  • Antiviral resistance
  • Congenital Cytomegalovirus infections
Ben van der Zeijst 2018

Prof. Dr. B.A.M. (Ben) van der Zeijst (Professor Emeritus)

  • Vaccine development
  • Vaccination
  • Cytomegalovirus infections