Katja Wolthers PhD M.D. is a medical microbiologist/virologist working in the picornavirus field since 2005. She is an AMC Principal Investigator on Molecular Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Human Parechoviruses and Enteroviruses and project leader of the project "Human rhinoviruses", a collaboration with Crucell Vaccine Institute. She is now coordinator of AIROPico.