‘Distiguished’ Scientist Siezen visits UC Davis, California
27 Aug 2012
Roland Siezen of the Bacterial Genomics group at the CMBI (UMC St. Radboud) in Nijmegen will visit the Food Science and Technology Department of the University of California, Davis, USA. Host scientist will be Dr. Maria Marco. Roland Siezen will be accompanied by NBIC PhD student Lex Overmars of the CMBI, Nijmegen. You can follow Roland and Lex by reading their blog.
The visit is part of the Distinguished Visiting Scientist stipend has been awarded by NGI-NBIC to Prof. Dr. Roland Siezen for the period 2010-2013. He will visit international host institutes to set up new collaborations in genomics and bioinformatics of food- and health/disease-related bacteria, in particular in relation to microbial diversity. This will also involve exchange and developments of bioinformatics tools and databases. These host institutes at universities in South Africa and USA are of high international reputation, with excellent scientific infrastructure and computational facilities.