Rob Schuurman PhD, MolecularVirologist

Rob Schuurman, PhD, is an associate Professor of Virology at the University Medical Center Utrecht and registered Medical Molecular Microbiologist. Rob is a lecturer in the field of Molecular Medical Microbiology. He is a coordinator / collaborator in several international research projects in Europe, USA and Africa, mainly focussing on HIV Drug Resistance and /or the development and application of molecular diagnostics. He is a member of the WHO HIVResNet laboratory working group. Rob has extensive experience in the rolling out of laboratory activities in LMIC and is actively involved in various global projects on quality control of molecular diagnostics.

Dr. Schuurman will oversee the capacity building of the Ndlovu laboratory and the quality control programs.