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13 May 2019

Gijsje Koenderink new professor at Bionanoscience department

The Bionanoscience research department of the Faculty of Applied Sciences has appointed Gijsje Koenderink as a new professor. Koenderink currently works at the AMOLF institute, where she is head of the Living Matter department and group leader of the Biological Soft Matter group. She will start on September 1, 2019.

19 December 2018

NWO grants collaborative Cryo-microscopy development by Hoogenboom (ImPhys) and Jakobi (BN)

NWO has announced that it has decided to fund the 810 k€ collaborative project CRYO3BEAMS led by Jacob Hoogenboom (ImPhys). The project, which further involves Arjen Jakobi (BN) and industrial partners Delmic and Demcon-Kryoz, is funded within the High-Tech Systems and Materials (HTSM) Topsector call.

29 November 2018

ERC Consolidator grant for Chirlmin Joo and Pouyan Boukany

This year, two ERC Consolidator grants have been awarded to TU Delft researchers. Both these researchers work at the Faculty of Applied Sciences. Dr. Pouyan Boukany from the Department of Chemical Engineering wants to learn when, how and why metastatic tumour cells detach form a tumour. Dr. Chirlmin Joo from the Department of Bionanoscience wants to develop a new gene editing tool based on a system found in a single-celled organism.

21 November 2018

Hyun Youk selected as EMBO Young Investigator

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has selected Hyun Youk and 25 other life science researchers within their first four years as group leaders to become EMBO Young Investigators. Youk will join an active network of 102 current and 314 past Young Investigators and will receive support from EMBO during the foundation of their first independent laboratory.

15 November 2018

Marie-Eve Aubin-Tam en Monique van der Veen awarded NWO Athena Prize 2018

Dr Marie-Eve Aubin-Tam and Dr Monique van der Veen, both of the faculty of Applied Sciences at the TU Delft, will receive the NWO Athena Prize 2018 at the CHAINS chemistry conference on 4 December.

25 September 2018

Hyun Youk joins CIFAR Global Scholars network

Hyun Youk (Bionanoscience) has been selected as one of the 12 early career researchers who will join the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program. Youk will receive a prestigious two‐year term with 100,000 dollar in research support.

12 September 2018

NWO Spinoza Prize for Delft bionanoscientist Marileen Dogterom

Marileen Dogterom, Professor of Bionanoscience at TU Delft, has been awarded the NWO Spinoza Prize; the highest award in Dutch science. Dogterom carries out research into the dynamics in living cells and leads a consortium which is aiming to build an entirely artificial cell.

05 September 2018

Marileen Dogterom named Society Fellow of the Biophysical Society

Marileen Dogterom (Bionanoscience) is one of seven people who will be designated as Society Fellows of the Biophysical Society.

02 July 2018

Cees Dekker surprised with Best Professor Award 2018

On Monday 2 July, Cees Dekker, Professor of Molecular Biophysics at the Faculty of Applied Sciences (AS), was surprised...

28 May 2018


What is invisible and will kill millions of people in thirty years' time? Answer: bacteria. Years of excessive use of antibiotics have enabled certain bacteria to evolve in a way that has become impossible to treat. A small group of researchers at TU Delft is working hard to find a solution.