Erik van Engelen

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Biography Erik van Engelen


Erik van Engelen

"This world is not ruled by presidents but by bacteria. Bacteria outnumber humans by magnitudes. Since we can’t beat them. Join them!"

After finishing his master degree in Biology with focus on the immune system, Erik succeeded also the study for becoming a veterinarian. After some years working as bovine practitioner, he became lecturer at the Veterinary Faculty, teaching physiology. His PhD thesis focused on the calving process of cows, which can be described as an inflammatory process. About ten years ago, Erik started working at the Animal Health Service as immunologist, however after some years he changed to bacteriology for which he received the Dutch specialization. Erik is involved in several studies on detection and characterization of veterinary important pathogens. This also includes the production and improvement of autologous vaccines, a really promising topic at this moment.

Fields of Expertise

Erik is interested in a variety of bacteria. Micro-organisms that have been most of focus in the recent past are:

  • Bacteriology
  • Cryptosporidium parvum
  • Mycoplasma bovis
  • Tritrichomonas foetus
  • Campylobacter fetus
  • Coxiella burnetii
  • Streptococcus suis

Publications

Erik van Engelen has produced a variety of publications.

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