Dr. Francy Crijns

Senior Lecturer / Researcher Project Leader AMiCi | Antimicrobial Action & Detection

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netherlands
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Organization

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences Department of Beta Sciences and Technology Heerlen, The Netherlands

Francy.crijns@zuyd.nl | +31454006730 | www.zuyd.nl

Main activities of the department

Applied research on assessment of AMC in healthcare Education of laboratory technicians (Biomedical Science/Chemistry)

Role in AMiCI

Chair of the AMiCI Action

Dr. Minna Keinänen-Toivola

Project manager

samk
fi
dr-minna-keinanen-toivola

Organization

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Technology, WANDER Nordic Water and Materials Institute, Rauma, Finland.
Minna.Keinanen-Toivola@samk.fi | +358447103063| | http://www.samk.fi

Main activities of the department

Education and expert activities on water quality, hygiene and risk management. Applied research on microbial hygiene in indoor environments.

Role in AMiCI

Vice Chair of the AMiCI Action

Dr. Birgit Teunissen

Business Development & Research Management

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netherlands
dr-birgit-teunissen

Organization

Chemelot Innovation & Learning Labs Biology & Diagnostics, Geleen, Netherlands

Birgit.Teunissen@chillabs.nl | +31 6 396 02 312 | www.chillabs.nl

Main activities of the department

CHILL helps SMEs with innovation; experienced in evaluating antimicrobial properties of a large range of materials and in developing (molecular) assays for environmental monitoring.

Role in AMiCI

MC member. WG2 leader

Professor Colum Dunne

Senior Investigator

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Prof. Colm Dunne, Director of Research, Graduate Entry Medical School at the 2ND Annual Atlantic Corridor Student Research Conference 2015 held at the The Graduate Entry Medical School at the University of Limerick.

Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters.

Organization

Graduate Entry Medical School
University of Limerick
Castletroy
Limerick
V94 T9PX
Ireland

colum.dunne <at>ul.ie| +353(0)61234703 | http://www.ul.ie

Role in AMiCI

MC member; Work Group 4 Lider

Kazimierz Murzyn

Managing Director Klaster LifeScience Krakow

lifesciensce
flaga-pl
kazimierz-murzyn-amici

Organization

Foundation Klaster LifeScience Krakow
Lifescience Park
Krakow, Poland.
kmurzyn@lifescience.pl | +48 504 106 466 | www.lifescience.pl

Main activities of the department

Facilitation and coordination of regional life science innovation
ecosystem focused on health an quality of life.

Role in AMiCI

MC member
WG 5 Leader.

Dr. Hülya Ölmez

Senior Researcher

mam
turkey
dr-hulya-olmez

Organization

TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center Biomaterials and Biosensors Research Group, Material Institute Kocaeli, Turkey

Hulya.Olmez@tubitak.gov.tr | 0090 262 6773041 | www.mam.gov.tr

Main activities of the department

Implant design, nanofabricated implant surfaces, infection control in medical devices, biosensors, biofilms.

Role in AMiCI

MC member.
WG1 leader.

Prof. Bill Keevil

Director of the Environmental Healthcare Unit

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uk
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Organization

University of Southampton Centre for Biological Sciences Southampton, United Kingdom.

cwk@soton.ac.uk | +44 2380 594726 | www.southampton.ac.uk/biosci/about/staff/cwk.page

Main activities of the department

Detection, physiology and eradication of pathogens and biofilms in the environment, the built environment and clinical practice.

Role in AMiCI

MC member.
WG2 and 4.
WG2 Vice-leader.

Dr. Anne Kahru

Head of the Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology, Resesarch Professor of Estonian Academy of Sciences

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estonia
dr-anne-kahru

Organization

National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics
Lab. of Environmental Toxicology
Tallinn, Estonia.

anne.kahru@kbfi.ee | +372 6 398 373 | http://kbfi.ee/environmental-toxicology

Main activities of the department

Nanotoxicology, nanoexotoxicology, in vitro toxicology, microbiology, environmental pollutants, development of in vitro assays for analysis of antimicrobial compounds and evaluation of safety. (Keywords: nAg, nCuO, nMeOx; luminescent bacterial biosensors, nanotoxicology, nano-ecotoxicology (algae, Daphnia, Vibrio fischeri), toxicity libraries for QSARs)

Role in AMiCI

MC member, WG2 and WG3.

Dr. Merja Ahonen

Senior researcher

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flaga-pl
dr-merja-ahonen

Organization

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Technology, WANDER Nordic Water and Materials Institute, Rauma, Finland.
Merja.Ahonen@samk.fi | +358447103061| http://www.samk.fi

Main activities of the department

Education and expert activities on water quality, hygiene and risk management. Applied research on microbial hygiene in indoor environments.

Role in AMiCI

MC member substitute.

Dr. Theofilos Papadopoulos

Dr Vet Med, MSc, MPH, PhD Research Fellow- Antimicrobial Research

nagreff
gr
dr-theofilos-papadopoulos

Organization

National Agricultural Research Foundation
Veterinary Research Institute
Thessaloniki, Greece.
vfontain@ulb.ac.be | +32.2.650.52.96 | theofilos23@vet.auth.gr | +306974046768 | http://vri.gr

Main activities of the department

Applied research in infectious diseases and Public Health.

Role in AMiCI

MC member.