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Reader with 25 years experience in nucleic-acid diagnostics, phylogenetics and next-generation sequencing/transcriptomics. Research emphasis on bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum); root and tuber crop virology; whiteflies; fish trematodes. Management of >40 projects including PhD supervision (14 students). Consultancy: establishing molecular-diagnostic laboratories, and assessing suitability of GM crops in developing countries. Teaching: molecular diagnostics, plant pathology and GM crops. Field experience: China, Cyprus, France, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Fluent Dutch, competent French, basic German.