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Ben Berkhout, PhD


Amsterdam University Medical Centers
Full Professor, Infectious & Inflammatory Diseases & Medical Microbiology

Dr. Ben Berkhout was trained as molecular biologist and obtained his PhD in 1986 at the University of Leiden. After 5 year of postdoc research abroad (Harvard Medical School and NIH) he joined the University of Amsterdam. He is member of many international science committees and editorial boards. His research interests include basic RNA studies (structure and function of HIV-1 RNA) and applied research (CRISPR-Cas CURE for HIV-AIDS, novel gene expression switches and live-attenuated vaccine designs).

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