Phytopathologist at Wageningen Plant Research located at Randwijk, Netherlands. Current projects focus on diseases of pome fruit and small fruit crops.
I have a strong interest in the application of plant pathology to improve disease management strategies of fruit crops. Areas of interest include: pathogen detection and dispersal, epidemiology, molecular pathology, and using modern data science for plant disease modelling.
2014-2017 - Postdoctoral Research Associate at Washington State University, Mount Vernon, United States of America - Projects: Fungal diseases on small fruit crops
2010-2014 - Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Pathology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia - Dissertation: Alternaria leaf blotch and fruit spot of apple in Australia
2005-2008 - Bachelor in Applied Science at Hogeschool Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands - Specialty: Biology and medical laboratory research