Research

Research group

Environmental Ecology & Applied Microbiology (ENdEMIC)

Expertise

  • Ronnie Willaert (PhD in Applied Biological Sciences, research professor) has an extended expertise in yeast research (Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Candida albicans and C. glabrata) and single-molecule biophysics (high-resolution microscopy, i.e. confocal laser microscopy, AFM, force spectroscopy, and dip-pen nanolithography), yeast space biology research and hardware development, protein science (yeast adhesins), cell (yeast) immobilisation biotechnology, fermentation technology, brewing science and technology, and mathematical analysis (bioinformatics, mass transport and fluid flow modelling).