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For my PhD research, I combine techniques from the fields of Bioinformatics and Microbiology to better understand microbial adaptation. In particular, I study bacteria from the genus Salmonella, and aim to improve our understanding on how they develop antimicrobial resistance and increased pathogenic potential towards humans.
I am supported by a Strategic Basic Reasearch (SB) PhD grant from the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO).
- Tropical Bacteriology Unit, ITM
- Adrem Data Lab, University of Antwerp
Prof. Kris Laukens (UA), prof. Sandra Van Puyvelde (UA), dr. Pieter Meysman (UA), Prof. Jan Jacobs (ITM), dr. Stijn Deborggraeve (msf)
Pratcical assistent for the Bioinformatics course of prof. Kris Laukens at the University of Antwerp (2018 - 2020)
Chair of the 16th ISCB Student Council Symposium* (10-11 July 2020)
Co-Chair of the ISCBSC web team (2020 - ...)
* The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) Student Council (ISCBSC) is an international community of students, PhD students & Junior Postdocs in the fields of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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Systems biological analysis of niche adaptation in resistant and virulent Salmonella pathogens
Cuypers, W., Jacobs, J., Laukens, K. & Van Puyvelde, S.
26/04/18 → 23/06/23
- 1 A2: International peer reviewed article (not A1-type)
Fluoroquinolone resistance in Salmonella insights by whole-genome sequencingCuypers, W. L., Jacobs, J., Wong, V., Klemm, E. J., Deborggraeve, S. & Van Puyvelde, S., 2018, In: Microbial Genomics. 4, 7, 11 p., 195.
Research output: Contribution to journal › A2: International peer reviewed article (not A1-type) › peer-review