Mission Statement

We develop and validate methods for organizing, summarizing and visualizing complex biological data for systems biology through the integration of bioinformatics and biostatistics.

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Lumped systems biology model of the fate of polyphenols in the human body as used in Nutrikinetics studies (from the thesis of Ewoud van Velzen).

Johan Westerhuis extends collaboration with NWU Faculty of Natural Sciences' School of Physical and Chemical Sciences.

Johan Westerhuis

"At present the NWU does not have a senior expert in the field of Bioinformatics, which is essential for unlocking metabolomics information. This is where Prof Westerhuis will make his contribution as extraordinary professor..."Read more

Johan Westerhuis receives publication awards

Johan Westerhuis received two Metabolomic Society publication awards, the 2013 Highest Download Award and the Pre-2013 Best Paper Award.

Johan Westerhuis extraordinary professor at North-West University in Potchefstroom (South Africa)

Johan Westerhuis

Johan Westerhuis was recently appointed extraordinary professor at North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa. In his position as extraordinary professor he will be the promotor of Mari van Reenen MSc who studies the metabole effects of acute alcohol abuse. The picture shows Johan Westerhuis (right) with Mari van Reenen (left) and her co-promotor professor Carools Reinecke of NWU.