Krom, B.P.

+31 20 59 80402
acta ( mondgezondh )
Assistant Professor


  • Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry

Professional interests

  • Microbial biofilms
  • Interspecies interactions
  • Quorum sensing

Professional employment history

2011 - presentAssistant Professor (dept. Preventive Dentistry, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam)
2006 - 2011 Assistant Professor (dept. Biomedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen)
2004 - 2006 Postdoctoral Fellow (dept. Biomedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen)
2002 - 2004 Postdoctoral Fellow (dept. Microbiology and Immunology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC, USA) 
2002PhD Molecular Microbiology (Groningen University)
1998 MSc Molecular Biology of Fungi (Groningen University)

Selected scientific publications

Tariq M., Bruijs C., Kok J., Krom B.P. Link between culture zeta potential homogeneity and Ebp in Enterococcus faecalis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Apr;78(7):2282-8. 

Ariani N., Vissink A., van Oort R.P., Kusdhany L., Djais A., Rahardjo T.B., van der Mei H.C., Krom B.P.
Microbial biofilms on facial prostheses. Biofouling. 2012 Jul;28(6):583-91. 

Zhu J., Krom B.P., Sanglard D., Intapa C., Dawson C.C., Peters B.M., Shirtliff M.E., Jabra-Rizk M.A
. Farnesol-induced apoptosis in Candida albicans is mediated by Cdr1-p extrusion and depletion of intracellular glutathione. PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e28830. 

Jarosz L.M., Ovchinnikova E.S., Meijler M.M., Krom B.P.
Microbial spy games and host response: roles of a Pseudomonas aeruginosa small molecule in communication with other species. PLoS Pathog. 2011 Nov;7(11):e1002312.

Jarosz L.M., Krom B.P.
Rapid screening method for compounds that affect the growth and germination of Candida albicans, using a real-time PCR thermocycler. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Nov;77(22):8193-6.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (from 1999 until now)