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Interview: ‘The coronavirus pandemic emphasized the importance of my research’

To fight current and future pandemics more effectively, Mirte Pascha closely studies the influenza virus. The corona pandemic underlines the importance of her work.


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Science Café ‘The Greening of Cities – One Health Challenges’

Greening the city brings more ticks, bees and wildlife in our environment, as the keynote speakers shared in their talks. Bringing both positive effects and challenges for for the health of animals, humans and the environment. Futhermore, 10 PhD students pitched their research. Sam Nooij was the winner of the NCOH Pitch award by public vote.

Interview: ‘It is all about the cell’s trash cans’

PhD student Patrick Dekker is working on a drug to kill pathogenic microorganisms. The key? Clocking the trash cans of the pathogenic cells.

NCOH Student Travel Grant

The NCOH awards a number of travel grants to PhD students of NCOH Partners selected to present their abstract at an international One Health-related academic conference.

Interview: ‘To better understand antibiotic resistance, we need to learn more about the metabolism of pathogens’

Pathogens in the lungs can adapt to their environment in order to survive antibiotic treatment. Maik Kok is studying the role of metabolism in this process and the resulting effects on antibiotic resistance.

NCOH Online Science Cafe: The Greening of Cities – One Health challenges – The final program is now available

You and all NCOH scientists are invited to join the NCOH Science Café on 3 June 2021 to get up to speed with the latest developments.

Interview: ‘I feel like an explorer’

Goat farms may specifically host pneumonia-causing micro-organisms. Wouter Lokhorst identifies microbes on these farms to obtain a better insight into causative agents of pneumonia.

Interview: ‘I’m hoping to find a liver cell culture model that behaves similarly to liver cells in a human body’

By developing models that behave a lot like a human liver, Linda van den Berk will be able to study the interaction between liver inflammation and side effects in the liver caused by medicines.