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dhr. dr. J.A.J. (Hans) Breeuwer

  • Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica
  • Bezoekadres
    Science Park A
    Science Park 904  Amsterdam
    Kamernummer: C3.208
  • Postadres:
    Postbus  94240
    1090 GE  Amsterdam
    T: 0205257745

Research Interests

  • Evolutionary and ecological genetics of speciation
  • Evolution of host-symbiont associations
  • Genetics of reproductive systems
  • Phylogeny and phylogeography of mites and insects
  • Conservation genetics

Main projects

  • Genetics of post zygotic reproductive isolation in spider mites
  • The role of Wolbachia symbionts in speciation of the spider mite genus Tetranychus
  • Evolutionary genetics of Wolbachia -induced parthenogenesis in thelytokous mites of the genus Bryobia
  • Evolutionary genetics of thelytokousreproductioninthe Brevipalpus mite- Cardinium symbiont system
  • The role of gut micro-organisms in thrips host plant adaptation and thrips biotype formation
  • Conservation genetics of the grass snake Natrix natrix in the Netherlands


Bachelor program:
Genetics and Evolution
Evolutionary Genetics and Ecology
Conservation Biology
Bachelor Thesis
Master program:
MSc Forensic Science

MSc Ecology and Evolution


  • H. Staudacher, M. Kaltenpoth, J.A.J. Breeuwer, S.B.J. Menken, D.G. Heckel & A.T. Groot (2016). Variability of bacterial communities in the moth Heliothis virescens indicates transient association with the host. PLoS One, 11:e0154514.









  • H. Breeuwer, V.I.D. Ros & T.V.M. Groot (2012). Cardinium: the next addition to the family of reproductive parasites. In E. Zchori-Fein & K. Bourtzis (Eds.), Manupulative tenants: bacteria associated with arthropods (Frontiers in microbiology, 1) (pp. 207-224). Baco Raton, FL: CRC Press.
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