Director of Research & Development
Coline Gerritsen is the Director of Research & Development at Winclove Probiotics, a Dutch company on a mission to improve quality of life of people around the world through premium probiotics. Holding a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Wageningen University, she brings 15+ years’ experience in both classical and molecular microbiological tools. Her focus spans traditional and next-generation probiotic micro-organisms, their interactions with the human host and translation of that knowledge in probiotic food supplements. In her current role, she heads R&D from strain discovery to establishing quality controls on finished products. She oversees a spectrum of pre-clinical to clinical studies, contributing significantly to Winclove’s innovative and independent approach to probiotic research.