Dr Van der Woude is a microbiologist with expertise in the molecular microbiology bacteria and bacterial virulence. Her research programme focuses on Gram-negative pathogens and the occurrence, significance and mechanisms of population heterogeneity. The research lab is based in the Centre of Immunology and Infection, and she is part of the newly established York Biomedical Research Institute. She has a range of national and international collaborations, including with non-biologists and crossing disciplinary boundaries, and works with a small company on vaccine development. In addition to research, Dr. Van der Woude is involved in teaching Phase I Hull York Medical School (Lectures, SSIPs) as well as undergraduate students in programmes administered by Biology, including the Biomedical Sciences programme, which is jointly owned between Hull York Medical School and Biology. She has had a range of administrative roles within the University, the Hull York Medical School and Biology. Her national work includes being a member of RCUK panel(s) and being an external examiner.
Please visit the Centre for Immunology and Infection website for further details, and PURE Research Database for details of Dr. Van der Woude's publications and awards.
View Dr Van der Woude's publications on the PURE Research Database.
Dr Van der Woude welcomes supervision enquiries from prospective students interested in undertaking postgraduate research.