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Researcher: Jan Peter van Pijkeren

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Areas of Expertise
  • Confectionary science
  • Dairy science
  • Food fermentation
  • Food engineering
  • Food safety
  • Nutrition
  • How intestinal bacteria interact with their host
  • Design and development of biotherapeutics to prevent or treat acute and chronic human diseases
Web Site Jan Peter van Pijkeren's Department of Food Science Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
USPTO Published Applications
Recent Publication(s)
  • Exploiting crispr-cas immune systems for genome editing in bacteria. Barrangou R, van Pijkeren JP. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2016 Feb;37:61-8. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2015.10.003. Epub 2015 Nov 26. Review.

  • Supplementation of saturated long-chain fatty acids maintains intestinal eubiosis and reduces ethanol-induced liver injury in mice. Chen P, Torralba M, Tan J, Embree M, Zengler K, Stärkel P, van Pijkeren JP, DePew J, Loomba R, Ho SB, Bajaj JS, Mutlu EA, Keshavarzian A, Tsukamoto H, Nelson KE, Fouts DE, Schnabl B. Gastroenterology. 2015 Jan;148(1):203-214.e16. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2014.09.014. Epub 2014 Sep 16.

  • Crispr-cas9-assisted recombineering in lactobacillus reuteri. Oh JH, van Pijkeren JP. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014;42(17):e131. doi: 10.1093/nar/gku623. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

View Jan Peter van Pijkeren's publications at Google Scholar.
Recent Artistic Works
  • University of California San Diego, Medicine, Bioengineering
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
  • Rush University Medical Center, Medicine
  • University of Southern California, Pathology
  • University College Cork, Cork Cancer Research Centre
  • VA San Diego Healthcare System, Medicine
  • Université Catholique de Louvain, St Luc University Hospital
  • J. Craig Venter Institute
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E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-890-2640
Current University UW–Madison
Department Food Science
Title Assistant Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 209, 105 Babcock Hall
Address Line 2 1605 Linden Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, Biotechnology, 1999
Master's Degree M.S., Leiden University, Biology, 2002
PhD Ph.D., University College Cork, Microbiology, 2007
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