Gijs Kuenen

Prof.dr. J.G. Kuenen

ancillary activities
-Geen nevenwerkzaamheden -

2016-01-01 - 2018-01-01

publications
Fermentative Bacteria Influence the Competition between Denitrifiers and DNRA Bacteria

peer reviewed : Y

Frontiers in Microbiology (2017) 13 pages , p.

authors

  • Eveline van den Berg
  • Marina P. Elisario
  • Gijs Kuenen
  • Robbert Kleerebezem
  • Mark C.M. van Loosdrecht
Role of nitrite in the competition between denitrification and DNRA in a chemostat enrichment culture

peer reviewed : Y

AMB Express (2017) 7 pages , p.

authors

  • Eveline van den Berg
  • Jules Rombouts
  • Gijs Kuenen
  • Robbert Kleerebezem
  • Mark C.M. van Loosdrecht
DNRA and Denitrification Coexist over a Broad Range of Acetate/N-NO3− Ratios, in a Chemostat Enrichment Culture

peer reviewed : Y

Frontiers in Microbiology (2016) 12 pages , p.

authors

  • Eveline van den Berg
  • Marissa Boleij
  • Gijs Kuenen
  • Robbert Kleerebezem
  • Mark van Loosdrecht
Life in the ultrabasic: study of novel hydrogen-utilizing Betaproteobacteria from a continental serpentinization site

peer reviewed : Y

Nature Communications (2014) 12 pages , p. 1-12

authors

  • S Suzuki
  • JG Kuenen
  • K Schipper
  • S van der Velde
  • S Ishii
  • A Wu
  • DY Sorokin
Colorless Sulfur Bacteria

peer reviewed : N

The Prokaryotes Prokaryotic Physiology and Biochemistry (2013) 662 pages , p. 555-588

authors

  • G Muijzer
  • JG Kuenen
  • LA Robertson

editors

  • E Rosenberg
  • EF DeLong
  • E Stackebrandt
  • F Thompson
Geochemistry and geobiology of a present-day serpentinization site in California: The Cedars

peer reviewed : Y

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (2013) 19 pages , p. 222-240

authors

  • PL Morrill
  • JG Kuenen
  • OJ Johnson
  • S Suzuki
  • A Rietze
  • AL Sessions
  • ML Fogel
  • KH Nealson
Halophilic and Haloalkaliphilic Sulfur-Oxidizing Bacteria

peer reviewed : N

The Prokaryotes Prokaryotic Physiology and Biochemistry (2013) 662 pages , p. 529-554

authors

  • DY Sorokin
  • HL Banciu
  • LA Robertson
  • JG Kuenen
  • MS Muntyan
  • G Muijzer

editors

  • E Rosenberg
  • EF DeLong
  • S Lory
  • E Stackebrandt
  • F Thompson
Microbial diversity in The Cedars, an ultrabasic, ultrareducing, and low salinity serpentinizing ecosystem

peer reviewed : Y

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2013) 6 pages , p. 15336-15341

authors

  • S Suzuki
  • Shunichi Ishii
  • A Wu
  • A Cheung
  • A Tenney
  • G Wanger
  • JG Kuenen
  • KH Nealson
Physiological and genomic characterization of microorganisms in actively serpentinizing The Cedars springs

peer reviewed : N

(2012)

authors

Application of anammox for N-removal can turn sewage treatment plant into biofuel factory

peer reviewed : Y

Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining (2011) 5 pages , p. 237-241

authors

  • JG Kuenen
  • B Kartal
  • MCM van Loosdrecht

Biography

  • 2006 - present
    Emeritus and part-time professor of General and Applied Microbiology, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • 2006 - present
    Visiting Scientist at the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, USA
  • 2001 -2005
    Part-time professor of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Leiden University, The Netherlands
  • 1997 - 2005
    Chairman of the Department of Biotechnology and Chairman of the Section Industrial and Environmental Microbiology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • 1993 - 1997
    Chairman of Department of Microbiology and Enzymology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology
  • 1988 - 1990
    Dean of the Faculty of Chemical Technology and Materials Science, Delft University of Technology
  • 1980 - 1987
    Chairman of Department of Microbiology and of Department of Microbiology and Enzymology, Delft University of Technology
  • 1980 - 2005
    Full professor of General and Applied Microbiology, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology
  • 1967 - 1980
    Scientific officer, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, Groningen University, The Netherlands
  • 1972
    PhD Groningen University, The Netherlands, 'Colourless sulphur bacteria in tidal mudflats', supervisor: Prof. H.Veldkamp
  • 1966
    MSc Biochemistry and Microbiology, Groningen University, The Netherlands

 

 

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Research interests

  • Physiology, ecophysiology and environmental role of sulphur oxidizing bacteria
  • Physiology, ecophysiology and environmental role of nitrifying, denitrifying bacteria
  • Physiology, ecophysiology and environmental role of anammox bacteria
  • Application of sulphur producing bacteria in waste water purification
  • Application of nitrifying, denitrifying and anammox bacteria in waste water purification

Teaching activities

  • BSc and MSc programmes: general microbiology, microbial (eco)physiology, environmental microbiology
  • International Advanced Courses: microbial physiology, microbial ecology
  • Supervised 43 PhD’s until 2008