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Doris Vandeputte, PhD Department of Gastroenterology Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders Leuven, Belgium

Doris Vandeputte, PhD

Title: “Stool consistency is strongly associated with gut microbiota richness and composition, enterotypes and bacterial growth rates.”

Gut. 2016 Jan;65(1):57-62. doi: 10.1136/ gutjnl-2015-309618. Epub 2015 Jun 11

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Doris Vandeputte obtained a Master of Science in Bio-engineering Sciences in 2012 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. With the support of an IWT grant, she started a PhD in the lab of Prof. Jeroen Raes at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and defended her work entitled ‘Covariate identification in the human gut microbiome’ in April 2017. During her PhD, Doris set up, analyzed, and evaluated multiple projects and guided several master thesis students. She gained experience in microbial metabolism, ecology, statistical procedures and coding in an open-source environment. Doris is (co)-author of several papers in the gut microbiome field, published in renowned journals like Gut (3), Nature (1), Science (1), Nature Microbiology (1) and FEMS (1).


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