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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

1 Jan 200521 May 2009

Master of Science, Utrecht University

1 Sep 19981 Mar 2003


  • QR180 Immunology
  • QR355 Virology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Maaike Smelt is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cytomegalovirus Infections Medicine & Life Sciences
Probiotics Medicine & Life Sciences
probiotics Agriculture & Biology
Lactobacillus plantarum Medicine & Life Sciences
Insulin-Secreting Cells Medicine & Life Sciences
T-lymphocytes Agriculture & Biology
Allografts Medicine & Life Sciences
T-cells Chemical Compounds

Research Output 2005 2018

Antimicrobial effects of fruit and flower anthocyanins

Binnema, D. J., Smelt, M., Wever, J., Hageman, J., Wu, X. Y., Onrust, E., Hoekstra, H. E., Sikkema, L. M., Wieleman, D. A., Sibbald-Tsompanidou, E., Harmsen, H. J. M., Parotte, S. S., Lubbers, E. & Wever, J., 27 Mar 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterAcademic

Open Access
Anti-Bacterial Agents

DiAgRaMs: selecting biomarkers for gut-permeability

Smelt, M., 19 Dec 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterAcademic


The role of alloresponsive Ly49+ NK cells in rat islet allograft failure in the presence and absence of cytomegalovirus

Smelt, M. J., Faas, M. M., de Haan, B. J., de Haan, A., Vaage, J. T. & de Vos, P., 2014, In : Cell transplantation. 23, 11, p. 1381-1394

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Natural Killer Cells

Genotypic adaptations associated with prolonged persistence of Lactobacillus plantarum in the murine digestive tract

van Bokhorst-van de Veen, H., Smelt, M. J., Wels, M., van Hijum, S. A. F. T., de Vos, P., Kleerebezem, M. & Bron, P. A., Aug 2013, In : Plant biotechnology journal. 8, 8, p. 895-904

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Lactobacillus plantarum
digestive tract
Gastrointestinal Tract

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Oral presentation

Fruit and flower anthocyanins as novel antimicrobials to combat antibiotic-resistance

Maaike Smelt (Speaker)
26 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

BaMa symposium

Maaike Smelt (Participant)
27 Mar 201828 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference