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    PneumoBrowse and PneumoExpress made it to the cover of NAR!

    November 14 2018

    Our back2back papers () & () made it to the cover ! It's an artistic rendering by & of correlated gene expression in S.pneumoniae and a section of the newly assembled genome.

    BSc student invasion!

    October 24 2018

    Welcome to Aya, Gilles, Guillaume, Mam Malick and Marina, who are in their 3rd year of biology BSc, doing the 'Experimental Design' course in our lab.

    They will be working with Clement the coming weeks to figure out how CcrZ localizes. Good luck!

    New paper in PLoS Pathogens

    October 12 2018

    Interesting new work by the team of Luisa Hiller, with a small contribution by our lab (Arnau), now out in PLoS Pathogens! We show that a small peptide now called BriC, is under competence control and secreted by ComAB and plays an important role in biofilm formation. Pneumococci without BriC also colonize mice less well. Lot's of things still to learn, but again highlighting the importance of competence development for the pneumococcal lifestyle. Read the original paper here, and a news coverage item here.

    Welcome to first step Master student Olivier!

    October 01 2018

    Olivier will work with Arnau to look in close detail on how competence is regulated. Good luck!

    PneumoExpress also accepted!

    August 06 2018

    PneumoExpress is now also accepted for a back2back publication with PneumoBrowse in Nucleic Acids Research! Big congrats to Rieza, Jelle and Siger for this amazing work. PneumoBrowse is already available online at NAR: https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gky725

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    The Veening lab is interested in understanding fundamental processes in the pneumococcus with the long-term goal to come up with new strategies to prevent and treat pneumococcal infections.

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    Jan-Willem Veening

    Group leader

    Rieza Aprianto

    Post-doc

    Afonso Bravo

    PhD candidate

    Olivier Bützberger

    First step MSc student

    Julien Denereaz

    MSc student

    Arnau Domenech

    Post-doc

    Clement Gallay

    PhD candidate

    Paddy Gibson

    PhD candidate

    Lance Keller

    Post-doc

    Jun Kurushima

    Post-doc

    Xue Liu

    Post-doc

    Renske van Raaphorst

    PhD candidate

    Monica Rengifo Gonzalez

    Lab manager

    Anne-Stéphanie Rueff

    Post-doc

    Stefano Sanselicio

    Post-doc

    Jelle Slager

    PhD candidate

    Dimitra Synefiaridou

    PhD candidate

    Vishwachi Tripathi

    MSc student

    Putri Utari

    Post-doc

    Alice Wallef

    MSc student
    Jan-Willem Veening
    Group leader
    Rieza Aprianto
    Post-doc
    Afonso Bravo
    PhD candidate
    Olivier Bützberger
    First step MSc student
    Julien Denereaz
    MSc student
    Arnau Domenech
    Post-doc
    Clement Gallay
    PhD candidate
    Paddy Gibson
    PhD candidate
    Lance Keller
    Post-doc
    Jun Kurushima
    Post-doc
    Xue Liu
    Post-doc
    Renske van Raaphorst
    PhD candidate
    Monica Rengifo Gonzalez
    Lab manager
    Anne-Stéphanie Rueff
    Post-doc
    Stefano Sanselicio
    Post-doc
    Jelle Slager
    PhD candidate
    Dimitra Synefiaridou
    PhD candidate
    Vishwachi Tripathi
    MSc student
    Putri Utari
    Post-doc
    Alice Wallef
    MSc student

    Latest publications

    High-resolution analysis of the pneumococcal transcriptome under a wide range of infection-relevant conditions.

    Aprianto R, Slager J, Holsappel S, Veening JW, Aprianto R, Slager J, Holsappel S, Veening JW.

    Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 Nov 2. 10.1093/nar/gky750

    Deep genome annotation of the opportunistic human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae D39.

    Slager J, Aprianto R, Veening JW, Slager J, Aprianto R, Veening JW.

    Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 Nov 2. 10.1093/nar/gky725

    Function of BriC peptide in the pneumococcal competence and virulence portfolio.

    Aggarwal SD, Eutsey R, West-Roberts J, Domenech A, Xu W, Abdullah IT, Mitchell AP, Veening JW, Yesilkaya H, Hiller NL.

    PLoS Pathog. 2018 Oct. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007328

    Eavesdropping and crosstalk between secreted quorum sensing peptide signals that regulate bacteriocin production in Streptococcus pneumoniae.

    Miller EL, Kjos M, Abrudan MI, Roberts IS, Veening JW, Rozen DE, Miller EL, Kjos M, Abrudan MI, Roberts IS, Veening JW, Rozen DE.

    ISME J. 2018 Oct. 10.1038/s41396-018-0178-x