Mr Steven Van Gucht PhD
Head of Viral Diseases
Steven Van Gucht started his career at Sciensano in December 2005 as Scientific Co-worker at the National Reference Laboratory of Rabies. He was nominated as Head of the Service of Viral Diseases in 2010. Since 2014, he is also appointed as Visiting Professor at the Laboratory of Virology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University.
Before his career at Sciensano, Steven Van Gucht was a Doctoral Researcher at the Laboratory of Virology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University. He obtained a PhD in Veterinary Sciences in 2005 and a Master in Veterinary Medicine in 2000, both at Ghent University. In 2007, he obtained the FELASA Cat. C certificate in Laboratory Animal Science at Ghent University.