Tom Coenye, PhD
Tom Coenye, PhD
Professor
Ghent University

Tom leads the Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Microbiology at Ghent University (Belgium). His research focusses on microbial biofilm formation, the evaluation of novel strategies to prevent or eradicate biofilms, and the molecular basis of tolerance and resistance in biofilms. In addition, in his research group host- and microbiota directed approaches to treat bacterial infections and detrimental processes in the host due to infections are explored. He is one of the founding senior-editors of the journal ‘Biofilm’. For his work he received several awards and in 2019 and 2020 he was included on Clarivate’s list of Highly Cited Researchers.