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Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Peter Vandamme    Funding partner: BOF-UGent
01/09/2013 to 31/08/2017

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Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Kurt Houf    Funding partner: BOF-Joint PhD
09/01/2014 to 09/01/2017

The project studies the mechanisms underlying settling and persistence of pathogens in biofilms and to identify gene targets that facilitate inter-specific synergistic and antagonistic effects. This will facilitate the understanding of the interactions of pathogens within a multi-species setting...

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Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Paul De Vos    Funding partner: UGent-BOF
01/01/2013 to 31/12/2016

With Bacillus azotoformans a strain that is (theoretically) are capable of both DNRA and denitrification, and with in addition an unexpected redundancy for nitrous oxide production, is at our disposal. This bacterium may finally allow the identification of differentiating...

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Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Paul De Vos    Funding partner: CSC
01/01/2013 to 31/12/2016

With Bacillus azotoformans a strain that is (theoretically) are capable of both DNRA and denitrification, and with in addition an unexpected redundancy for nitrous oxide production, is at our disposal. This bacterium may finally allow the identification of differentiating...

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Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Peter Vandamme    Funding partner: Damien Foundation
01/01/2014 to 31/12/2016

String test: a new tool to improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis and the detection of drug resistance in children

Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Anne Willems    Funding partner: GOA-BOF
01/01/2011 to 30/11/2016

The combination of high biodiversity in complex, multilevel food webs and pronounced small-scale heterogeneity in abiotic, biotic and functional features makes marine sediments ideal model systems for studying biodiversity-ecosystem function relations in both in situ...

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Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Kurt Houf    Funding partner: BOF
01/09/2012 to 30/09/2016

Despite thorough disinfection protocols and hygiene monitoring during food production and processing, human pathogenic bacteria often persist in food related environments and on food. The foodborne pathogenic bacteria Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella enterica,...

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Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Peter Vandamme    Funding partner: Flander's FOOD
01/04/2014 to 31/03/2016

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Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Anne Willems, Prof. Dr. Paul De Vos    Funding partner: FWO
01/01/2012 to 31/12/2015

In continental Antarctica, where ecosystems are dominated by microorganisms and the food webs are relatively simple, the main primary source of organic carbon (and energy) and fixed nitrogen for microbial communities is generally thought to be photosynthesis by cyanobacteria. In this...

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