Joran Michiels

Joran Michiels

Trainee patent attorney

  • Immunoglobulin
  • Biotechnology
  • Gene therapy
  • Oligonucleotide
Dutch and English

Joran joined NLO in January 2018.



Joran has an extensive background in life sciences and biotechnology. His main areas of expertise are microbiology, genetics and molecular biology.



Joran earned an MSc in bioscience engineering from KU Leuven in Belgium with a specialisation in cell technology and genetic engineering in 2013. In 2017, he went on to earn a PhD in microbiology from the same university. His PhD research focused on the evolution and mechanisms of antibiotic tolerance in pathogenic bacteria. Joran has authored and co-authored various publications in international scientific journals.

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