Current group members

Coming soon (October 2022)

Jan Michiels

Group leader - graduated in 1993

Research interests: All research topics

Teaching assignments

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Maarten Fauvart

Part-time postdoc - graduated in 2008

Research interests: All research topics

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Philip Ruelens

Postdoc - graduated in 2015

Research interests: Persistence

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Liselot Dewachter 

Postdoc - graduated in 2017 

Research interests: Persistence, Bacterial cell cycle control

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Thomas Schalck
Postdoc - graduated in 2021
Research interests: Genetic determinants of ethanol tolerance in E. coli, Oleochemical production 

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Laetitia Van Wonterghem
PhD student
Research interests: Chromosomally-encoded factors involved in conjugation

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Elen Louwagie
PhD student
Research interests: Persistence

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Pieter Berden
PhD student co-supervised by Prof. Liesbet Lagae at imec
Research interests: Antibiotic discovery

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Hanne Put

PhD student
Research interests: Antibiotic discovery

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Sandrien De Smedt

PhD student  
Research interests: Antibiotic discovery

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Giorgio Boccarella

PhD student co-supervised by Prof.

Piet van den Berg

Research interests: Persistence

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Lieze Agten

PhD student  
Research interests: Persistence

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Coming soon (September 2022)

Coming soon (October 2022)

Serge Beullens

Research technician

Research interests: All research topics

Natalie Verstraeten

Sr. staff scientist - graduated in 2011

Research interests: All research topics

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Bram Van den Bergh

Postdoc - graduated in 2016

Research interests: Persistence

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Dorien Wilmaerts

Postdoc - graduated in 2019 

Research interests: Persistence

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Laure Verstraete
PhD student
Research interests: Persistence

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Sang Nguyen
PhD student
Research interests: Persistence

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Paul Matthay
PhD student
Research interests: Oleochemical production

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Celien Bollen

PhD student  
Research interests: Persistence

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Nathan De Boeck

PhD student co-supervised by Dr.

Cristina Villellas at Janssen Pharmaceutica
Research interests: Persistence

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Silke Vercauteren

PhD student  
Research interests: Persistence

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Meesha Katyal

PhD student  
Research interests: Oleochemical production

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Sofie Louwagie

PhD student  
Research interests: Persistence

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For a list of former PhD students and their current occupation click here.