Dr. Cristina García Timermans

Telephone number: 
+32 9/264 59 76
Postdoctoral staff


  • PhD in Bioscience Engineering, CMET, UGent, Belgium
  • Master Approaches Interdisciplinaires du Vivant, Centre des Recherches Interdisciplinaires, Université Paris Descartes, France
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Biochemistry, University of Navarra, Spain


BIOSTABLE project: deliver safe drinking water now and in the future in Flanders

Project coordination

Selected key publications: 
Raman spectroscopy-based measurements of single-cell phenotypic diversity in microbial populations . Cristina García Timermans, Ruben Props , Boris Zacchetti, Myrsini Sakarika , Frank Delvigne and Nico Boon (2020) MSPHERE.
Discriminating bacterial phenotypes at the population and single‐cell level : a comparison of flow cytometry and Raman spectroscopy fingerprinting Cristina García Timermans , Peter Rubbens , Jasmine Heyse , Frederiek-Maarten Kerckhof , Ruben Props , Andre Skirtach , Willem Waegeman and Nico Boon (2020) CYTOMETRY PART A.
Label-free Raman characterization of bacteria calls for standardized procedures. Cristina García Timermans , Peter Rubbens, Frederiek-Maarten Kerckhof , Benjamin Buysschaert , Dmitry Khalenkow , Willem Waegeman , Andre Skirtach and Nico Boon (2018) JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS.
Stripping flow cytometry : how many detectors do we need for bacterial identification? Peter Rubbens , Ruben Props , Cristina García Timermans, Nico Boon and Willem Waegeman (2017) CYTOMETRY PART A.