Don Klinkenberg did his MSc at the University of Amsterdam, in Medical Biology. He got his PhD at Utrecht University, on mathematical models for the spread of Classical Swine Fever. After his graduation, he worked at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Utrecht University, first as a postdoc and then as a Lecturer. In this position he employed mathematical models and statistics to work on various topics: a high diversity of pathogens, and many different applied and fundamental research questions.
At the Center of Infectious Disease Control, Don works on the analysis of infectious disease data using mathematical and statistical methods.