Bas Surewaard

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Full Member

Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases


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Bas Surewaard is a basic scientist working predominantly in the area of infection and immunity with a focus on the wild microbiome. His overall research objectives are to understand host-pathogen interactions during bloodstream infections, including the early immune response to infection and to identify the critical molecular mechanisms mediating bacterial pathogenesis in a wild microbiome background. He is collaborating with pharmaceutical companies to find novel treatment options to treat bacterial diseases and he has been funded by fellowships from CIHR, AIHS and the European Marie Curie actions.