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Microbiota Medicine & Life Sciences
Oligosaccharides Medicine & Life Sciences
Synbiotics Medicine & Life Sciences
Bacteria Medicine & Life Sciences
Prebiotics Medicine & Life Sciences
rRNA Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Milk Hypersensitivity Medicine & Life Sciences
Probiotics Medicine & Life Sciences

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Steven Aalvink, B AS

  • MolEco - Education/Research Technician

Person: Technical

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Wilma Akkermans-van Vliet

  • MolEco - Education/Research Officer

Person: Technical

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Ran An, MSc

Person: PhD-student


Research Output 2018 2019

Akkermansia muciniphila ameliorates the age-related decline in colonic mucus thickness and attenuates immune activation in accelerated aging Ercc1 -/Δ7 mice

van der Lugt, B., van Beek, A. A., Aalvink, S., Meijer, B., Sovran, B., Vermeij, W. P., Brandt, R. M. C., de Vos, W. M., Savelkoul, H. F. J., Steegenga, W. T. & Belzer, C., 8 Mar 2019, In : Immunity and Ageing. 16, 1, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
B-Lymphoid Precursor Cells
Anti-Inflammatory Agents

Anaerobic fungal communities differ along the horse digestive tract

Mura, E., Edwards, J., Kittelmann, S., Kaerger, K., Voigt, K., Mrázek, J., Moniello, G. & Fliegerova, K., Mar 2019, In : Fungal Biology. 123, 3, p. 240-246

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

fungal communities
digestive tract
3 Citations (Scopus)

Antibiotics-induced monodominance of a novel gut bacterial order

Hildebrand, F., Moitinho-Silva, L., Blasche, S., Jahn, M. T. T., Gossmann, T. I., Heuerta Cepas, J., Hercog, R., Luetge, M., Bahram, M., Pryszlak, A., Alves, R. J., Waszak, S. M., Zhu, A., Ye, L., Costea, P. I., Aalvink, S., Belzer, C., Forslund, S. K., Sunagawa, S., Hentschel, U. & 4 othersMerten, C., Patil, K. R., Benes, V. & Bork, P., 1 Jan 2019, In : Gut.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Anti-Bacterial Agents


Genome assembly of a novel psychrotolerance bacterium, Trichococcus ART1 .

Parshina, S. (Creator), Strepis, N. (Creator), Aalvink, S. (Creator), Nozhevnikova, A. N. (Creator), Stams, F. (Creator), Machado de Sousa, D. (Creator), Wageningen University, 13 Jun 2018


Aspergillus niger N402 derivatives grown with different supplements

Odoni, D. I. (Creator), Vazquez Vilar, M. (Creator), van Gaal, M. (Creator), Schonewille, T. (Creator), Martins dos Santos, V. (Creator), Tamayo-Ramos, J. A. (Creator), Suarez Diez, M. (Creator), Schaap, P. (Creator), Wageningen University, Laboratory of systems and synthetic biology, 29 Jun 2018


Genome sequence of Propionibacterium JV5

Vaidya, J. D. (Creator), Hornung, B. V. H. (Creator), Smidt, H. (Creator), Edwards, J. (Creator), Plugge, C. (Creator), Wageningen University, 11 Aug 2018


Activities 2017 2018

  • 1 Oral presentation
  • 1 Public lecture/debate/seminar

Domesticated equines differ in their faecal microbiota

J.E. Edwards (Speaker), A. Schennink (Contributor), F. Burden (Contributor), S. Long (Contributor), D.A. van Doorn (Contributor), W.F. Pellikaan (Contributor), J. Dijkstra (Contributor), E. Saccenti (Contributor), H. Everts (Contributor), H. Smidt (Contributor)
17 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Detmer Sipkema - Are sponges full of bacteria?

D. Sipkema (Speaker)
23 Nov 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar