J.B.A. Crusius, PhD

Vrije Universiteit Medical Center
Laboratory of Immunogenetics
Van der Boechorststraat 7
1081 BT Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)20 4448280
Fax:    +31 (0)20 4448418
e-mail: b.crusius@vumc.nl

Bart Crusius was born on 4 June 1950 in Amsterdam. In 1969 he started to study Biology at the University of Amsterdam. In 1973 he obtained his degree in Biology with Chemistry as second major. In the years thereafter he followed several preparatory courses in Experimental Oncology and Microbiology. He did practical work at the Department of Molecular Biology, under the supervision of Prof. L.A. Grivell.
From 1987 he started to work as a technician at the Department of Human Genetics at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, participating in several projects. Since the creation of the section Gastrointestinal Immunology in 1992 he works at the Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Immunogenetics, actively participating in several national and international projects. Since 1992 he is head technician of the Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Immunogenetics and has actively participated in the design of the premises to perform immunogenetic and immunological work. In December 2002 he succesfully defended a PhD thesis at the VU University medical center Amsterdam.