Prof. Dr. Dennis Nurjadi

University Professor and Senior Physician, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Lübeck, Germany

Research interests: Microbiological diagnostics, antimicrobial resistance and bacterial genomics

Prof. Dr. Dennis Nurjadi is a physician with board certification in medical microbiology, virology and epidemiology of infectious diseases. After the completion of his specialist training at the Department of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene of the Heidelberg University Hospital, he was appointed Professor at the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at the University of Lübeck in 2022.

Apart from heading the microbiological diagnostics, the research group led by Dennis Nurjadi work on bacterial genomics and antimicrobial resistance. In this context, his group focuses on molecular epidemiology and genome sequencing to understand the dynamics of the transmission and spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria as well as the underlying mechanisms mediating antibiotic resistance in clinically relevant pathogens.

In PACE-UP, he contributes to various projects revolving around microbiological diagnostics and antimicrobial resistance.