Stefan P.W. de de Vries
  • Radboud University Medical Centre
Research fields
  • Microbiology
Personal information


Ph.D., Laboratory of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Current position

Research associate, Bacterial Infection Group, Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom


  1. Riesle, S., de Vries, S., Stubbs, S., Amponsah-Mensah, K., Cunningham, A. A., Wood, J., & Sargan, D. (2016). The complete mitochondrial genome of Epomophorus gambianus (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) and its phylogenetic analysis. Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources
  2. Earl, J. P.*, de Vries, S. P.*, Ahmed, A., Powell, E., Schultz, M. P., Hermans, P. W., Hill, D. J., Zhou, Z., Constantinidou, C. I., Hu, F. Z., Bootsma, H. J. and Ehrlich, G. D. (2016). Comparative Genomic Analyses of the Moraxella catarrhalis Serosensitive and Seroresistant Lineages Demonstrate Their Independent Evolution. Genome Biol Evol 8(4): 955-974. *Contribute equally to this work
  3. de Vries, S. P., Gupta, S., Baig, A., L'Heureux, J., Pont, E., Wolanska, D. P., Maskell, D. J. and Grant, A. J. (2015). Motility defects in Campylobacter jejuni defined gene deletion mutants caused by second-site mutations. Microbiology 161(12): 2316-2327.
  4. de Vries, S. P. and Bootsma, H. J. (2014). Differential gene expression of Moraxella catarrhalis upon exposure to human serum. Genom Data 2: 312-313.
  5. Mobegi, F. M., van Hijum, S. A., Burghout, P., Bootsma, H. J., de Vries, S. P., van der Gaast-de Jongh, C. E., Simonetti, E., Langereis, J. D., Hermans, P. W., de Jonge, M. I. and Zomer, A. (2014). From microbial gene essentiality to novel antimicrobial drug targets. BMC Genomics 15: 958.
  6. de Vries, S. P., Rademakers, R. J., van der Gaast-de Jongh, C. E., Eleveld, M. J., Hermans, P. W. and Bootsma, H. J. (2014). Deciphering the genetic basis of Moraxella catarrhalis complement resistance: a critical role for the disulphide bond formation system. Mol Microbiol 91(3): 522-537.
  7. de Vries, S. P., Eleveld, M. J., Hermans, P. W. and Bootsma, H. J. (2013). Characterization of the molecular interplay between Moraxella catarrhalis and human respiratory tract epithelial cells. PLoS One 8(8): e72193.
  8. de Vries, S. P., Burghout, P., Langereis, J. D., Zomer, A., Hermans, P. W. and Bootsma, H. J. (2013). Genetic requirements for Moraxella catarrhalis growth under iron-limiting conditions. Mol Microbiol 87(1): 14-29.
  9. Zomer, A.*, de Vries, S. P.*, Riesbeck, K., Meinke, A. L., Hermans, P. W. and Bootsma, H. J. (2012). Genome sequence of Moraxella catarrhalis RH4, an isolate of seroresistant lineage. J Bacteriol 194(24): 6969. *Contribute equally to this work
  10. Langereis, J. D., Stol, K., Schweda, E. K., Twelkmeyer, B., Bootsma, H. J., de Vries, S. P., Burghout, P., Diavatopoulos, D. A. and Hermans, P. W. (2012). Modified lipooligosaccharide structure protects nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae from IgM-mediated complement killing in experimental otitis media. MBio 3(4): e00079-00012.
  11. Davie, J. J., Earl, J., de Vries, S. P., Ahmed, A., Hu, F. Z., Bootsma, H. J., Stol, K., Hermans, P. W., Wadowsky, R. M., Ehrlich, G. D., Hays, J. P. and Campagnari, A. A. (2011). Comparative analysis and supragenome modeling of twelve Moraxella catarrhalis clinical isolates. BMC Genomics 12: 70.
  12. Schaar, V., de Vries, S. P., Perez Vidakovics, M. L., Bootsma, H. J., Larsson, L., Hermans, P. W., Bjartell, A., Morgelin, M. and Riesbeck, K. (2011). Multicomponent Moraxella catarrhalis outer membrane vesicles induce an inflammatory response and are internalized by human epithelial cells. Cell Microbiol 13(3): 432-449.
  13. de Vries, S. P., van Hijum, S. A., Schueler, W., Riesbeck, K., Hays, J. P., Hermans, P. W. and Bootsma, H. J. (2010). Genome analysis of Moraxella catarrhalis strain BBH18: a human respiratory tract pathogen. J Bacteriol 192(14): 3574-3583.
  14. de Vries, S. P., Bootsma, H. J., Hays, J. P. and Hermans, P. W. (2009). Molecular aspects of Moraxella catarrhalis pathogenesis. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 73(3): 389-406.
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