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Guido Lopes dos Santos Santiago
Scientific consultant – Microbiologist (PhD)
Guido has a Bachelors’ degree in Biology (2004) and a Master degree in Biotechnology (2006) both obtained at Ghent University. After his studies he gathered experience in medical genetics at the Centre for Medical Genetics (Ghent University Hospital) and experience in plant genetics at Bayer CropScience. In 2008 he started a doctoral research at Ghent University (Faculty of Medicine, Department Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology & Immunology) on the dynamics of the vaginal microbiota. In 2012 he promoted to Doctor in Biomedical Sciences. Guido was an invited expert on the workgroup “Fecal Microbiota Transplantation” of the Superior Health Council (FOD Volksgezondheid). His expertise: Human microbiota & microbiota research using classical microbiology techniques (e.g. culturing) and molecular techniques (e.g. PCR, Next generation sequencing).