Researcher

Tom Defoirdt

Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Bacteriology
    • Microbiology not elsewhere classified
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Bacteriology
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Aquaculture
    • Sustainable fishery management
Expertise
gene regulation in bacteria bacterial signalling and detection systems Bacterial pathogens virulence virulence factors and virulence regulation host-pathogen interactions Ecology and evolution of bacterial pathogens Management of bacterial activity antivirulence therapy Aquatic (marine) microbiology vibrios Blue biotechnology