BaseClear: Alex van Belkum
Alex van Belkum has been appointed as CSO of Dutch contract research organization BaseClear. Previously, he spent more than a decade at BioMérieux, where he held roles that included R&D director, corporate VP of microbiology, CSO, and scientific director of the data analytics department. Prior to that, he was a staff member of the Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Therapy at Erasmus University Rotterdam, and he is a former professor of molecular microbiology at Erasmus University Medical Center. Van Belkum holds a PhD in biochemistry and molecular microbiology.