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Food Medicine & Life Sciences
Listeria monocytogenes Medicine & Life Sciences
Fermentation Medicine & Life Sciences
Lactobacillus plantarum Medicine & Life Sciences
Bacillus cereus Medicine & Life Sciences
Growth Medicine & Life Sciences
Spores Medicine & Life Sciences
Biofilms Medicine & Life Sciences

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Tjakko Abee

Person: Academic

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Rijkelt Beumer

Person: Other

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Alexander Dank, MSc

Person: PhD-student


Research Output 1955 2020

1 Citation (Scopus)

Bacterial folate biosynthesis and colorectal cancer risk: more than just a gut feeling

Kok, D. E. G., Steegenga, W. T., Smid, E. J., Zoetendal, E. G., Ulrich, C. M. & Kampman, E., Jan 2020, In : Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 60, 2, p. 244-256 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
colorectal neoplasms
Folic Acid
folic acid
Colorectal Neoplasms
Open Access
solid state fermentation
protein concentrates
Nutritive Value

Risk assessment of Clostridium perfringens in Cornish pasties in the UK

Gkogka, E., Reij, M. W., Gorris, L. G. M. & Zwietering, M. H., 1 Feb 2020, In : Food Control. 108, 106822.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Clostridium perfringens
risk assessment
probabilistic risk assessment

Projects 1989 2019


A novel hybrid kinase is essential for regulating the σB-mediated stress response of Bacillus cereus.

de Been, M. W. H. J. (Creator), Tempelaars, M. (Creator), van Schaik, W. (Creator), Moezelaar, R. (Creator), Siezen, R. J. (Creator), Abee, T. (Creator), Wageningen UR, 17 Dec 2009


Analysis of germination and outgrowth of sorbic acid-stressed Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579 spores.

van Melis, C. (Creator), Nierop Groot, M. (Creator), Tempelaars, M. (Creator), Moezelaar, R. (Creator), Abee, T. (Creator), Wageningen University and Research Centre, 1 Nov 2010


Activities 2005 2019

Webinar 'The Integration of Omics in Microbiological Risk Assessment'

Marcel Zwietering (Organiser), Heidy den Besten (Speaker)
27 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in or organising a workshop, seminar, course

The comparison of different types of sampling plans: Why to have so many different types?

Marcel Zwietering (Speaker)
23 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Variability and uncertainty are a reality; but decisions need to be discrete

Marcel Zwietering (Speaker)
24 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Press / Media

Mogen vieze schoonmaakdoekjes bij de gewone was?

Marcel Zwietering


3 Media contributions

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Kerstdiner hamsteren en invriezen? 'Maak nu al een stoofschotel'

Marcel Zwietering


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment


The Elmer Marth Educator Award

Marcel Zwietering (Recipient), 24 Jul 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


The International Leadership Award

Marcel Zwietering (Recipient), 24 Jul 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Anniversaries and Special Events