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    Rieza's PhD defense!

    July 13 2018

    Rieza will defend his thesis entitled: Quantifying the transcriptome of a human pathogen: Exploring transcriptional adaptation of Streptococcus pneumoniae under infection-relevant conditions.

    Where? Aula Groningen

    When? Friday the 13th of July at 14:30h

    Welcome to Aya, summer intern!

    July 06 2018

    Welcome to Aya Iizuka, 2nd year BSc student who is doing a summer internship under the supervision of Xue!

    Eavesdropping in bacteriocin signaling now out in ISME journal!

    June 18 2018

    The latest of our long-standing collaboration with the Rozen lab now out in on crosstalk in pneumocin QS signaling:

    Inaugural lecture 14 June 2018

    June 14 2018

    Jeudi 14 juin 2018, 17h15
    Amphithéâtre du Biophore | UNIL-Sorge | Lausanne

    Introductions

      • >  Prof. Nicolas Fasel
        Vice-Doyen de la Faculté de biologie et de médecine de l’UNIL

      • >  Prof. Jan Roelof van der Meer
        Directeur du Département de microbiologie fondamentale

    Leçon inaugurale

     'De la bactérie inoffensive au redoutable pathogène: Approches de biologie synthétique pour décrypter l’infection à pneumocoques'

    > Jan-Willem Veening
    Professeur ordinaire à la Faculté de biologie et de médecine de l’UNIL

     

    L’entrée est libre. La manifestation sera suivie d’un apéritif.

     

    Staph aureus CRISPRi CozE preprint now published!

    June 10 2018

    Morten's team (with a small contribution by us) established a very robust CRISPRi system for Staphylococcus aureus and then using that to show that staph has not 1 but 2 CozE-like proteins. The work shows that CozE proteins mediate control of cell division in S. aureus and S. pneumoniae, likely via interactions with key cell division proteins such as EzrA.The work is now online at Molecular Microbiology (preprinted at BioRxiv first).

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    Research

    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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    Teaching

    We host BSc and MSc students for their lab rotations, are involved in various practical workshops and teach in several undergraduate courses.

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    Alumni

    Meet our former team members here.

     

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    Resources

    • You can find links to most of our data here, our collaborators, as well as our Addgene and BGSC pages. Also, see some useful pages for things to do around Lausanne.
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    Join Us!

    We are always interested in motivated people. So contact us for possibilities to work in the lab!

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    Contact

    How to find us, contact us and send stuff to us.

     

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    Job openings

    We are hiring!

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    Equipment

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    Jan-Willem Veening

    Group leader

    Rieza Aprianto

    Post-doc

    Afonso Bravo

    PhD candidate

    Guillaume Cerckel

    Master 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

    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
    Guillaume Cerckel
    Master 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
    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

    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.

    ISME J. 2018 Jun 13. 10.1038/s41396-018-0178-x

    CozEa and CozEb play overlapping and essential roles in controlling cell division in Staphylococcus aureus.

    Stamsås GA, Myrbråten IS, Straume D, Salehian Z, Veening JW, Håvarstein LS, Kjos M.

    Mol Microbiol. 2018 Jun 8. 10.1111/mmi.13999

    Editorial overview: Bacterial cell regulation: from genes to complex environments.

    Veening JW, Tamayo R.

    Curr Opin Microbiol. 2018 Apr. 10.1016/j.mib.2018.01.005

    Quorum sensing integrates environmental cues, cell density and cell history to control bacterial competence.

    Moreno-Gámez S, Sorg RA, Domenech A, Kjos M, Weissing FJ, van Doorn GS, Veening JW.

    Nat Commun. 2017 Oct 11. 10.1038/s41467-017-00903-y