Alumni

Former Biosoft PhD students

Dr. Marina Soares e Silva (2020, PhD thesis 'Structure and dynamics of active actin myosin networks: an in vitro perspective', Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): Product Manager Mendeley Data/RDM (Elsevier)
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Dr. Federica Burla (2020, Cum laude, PhD thesis ‘Tailoring extracellular matrix mechanics’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): managing editor at Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (Elsevier)
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Dr. Agata Szuba (2019, PhD thesis ‘Deconstruction of septin assembly’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Virginia Pensabene's Group ,School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering , University of Leeds
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Dr. Yuval Mulla (2019, PhD thesis ‘The cell: strong, soft matter’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Humboldt Fellow, Bollenbach lab, University of Cologne, Germany
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Dr. Bart Vos (2018, PhD thesis ‘Fibrin structure and mechanics: a journey across scales’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Postdoctoral researcher, Mechanics of Cellular Systems Group, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Münster, Germany
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Dr. Karin Jansen (2016, PhD thesis ‘Extracellular matrix mechanics and implications for cellular mechanosensing’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): Postdoctoral researcher, UMC Utrecht, Department of Pathology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Dr. Jeanette Nguyen (2015, PhD thesis ‘A twisted breakup story: flow behavior of chiral nematic fluids’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): ceramics artist, Paris, France
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Dr. Magdelena Preciado Lopez (2015, PhD thesis ‘In vitro studies of actin-microtubule coordination’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): Scientist at Calico Labs
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Dr. Corianne van den Akker (2014, PhD thesis ‘Amyloids: from molecular structure to mechanical properties’): Bay Area, California, USA
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Dr. Feng-Ching Tsai (2014, PhD thesis ‘Cytoskeletal organization in biomimetic liposomes’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): CNRS researcher, Equipe Bassereau, Institut Curie, Paris, France
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Dr. José Alvarado (2013, PhD thesis ‘Biological polymers: confined, bent, and driven', Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA
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Dr. Izabela Piechocka (2011, PhD thesis ‘Biopolymers: from structural hierarchy to nonlinear rheology’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): research specialist at IPPT PAN (Poland)
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Dr. Marina Soares e Silva (2011, PhD thesis ‘Structure and dynamics of active actin myosin networks: an in vitro perspective’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): Elsevier, Publisher Materials Science
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Martijn de Wild, highschool teacher, Amsterdam areatypo3/

Former Biosoft postdocs

Dr. Cristina Martinez-Torres (2016-2020), Berlin

Dr. Gitta Buskermolen (2019): Programme officer at NWO (Dutch Research Council)

Dr. Anders Aufderhorst-Roberts (2015-2018): Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Engineered Polyproteins, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Leeds, UK

Dr. Viktoria Wollrab (2015-2018): Data analyst, Linatus, Cologne, Germany

Dr. Galja Pletikapic (2015-2017): Senior Scientist Pharmaceutics, ProQR Therapeutics, Leiden

Dr. Tatjana Sentjabrskaja (2017): IT, Senacor Technologies, Bonn, Germany

Dr. Nicholas Kurniawan (2012-2015), Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering & Institute for Complex Molecular Systems, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands

Dr. Adeline Boire (2014-2015): Permanent researcher, INRAE, Research Unit BIA, Nantes, France.

Dr. Brian Gentry (2009-2012): Assistant professor, Hollins University, Roanoke, USA

Dr. Florian Huber (2012-2016): eScience research engineer, Amsterdam

Dr. Björn Stuhrmann (2009-2013): Robert Bosch GmbH, IC & MEMS packaging, Reutlingen, Germany

Dr. Baldomero Alonso Latorre (2012-2013): McKinsey, London, UK

Prof. Dr. Rommel G. Bacabac (2007-2010), Head of the Medical Biophysics Group, Department of Physics, University of San Carlos, Nasipit, Talamban, Cebu City, Philippines