Welcome to the Marileen Dogterom group in the Department of Bionanoscience in the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University of Technology.

The assembly, force generation and organization of cytoskeletal polymers lies at the basis of many essential cellular processes. The research objective of this group is to gain a quantitative understanding of the physics behind these cytoskeleton-based processes. This is achieved through a combination of in vitro experiments in simplified physically and biochemically controlled microfabricated environments, theoretical modelling and, increasingly, experiments in living cells.

Read more about the Zwaartekracht program Building a Synthetic Cell and the European Synthetic Cell initiative.

Marileen Dogterom

Group leader

Short Bio

Medical Delta Professor (Leiden Institute of Physics)

Personal Assistant: Esther Bruining-Fransen (telephone: +31 (0)15 27 82058)


15 July 2022
Congratulations to Kaj Verheij for his BEP thesis!

08 July 2022
Congratulations to Tessel Huibregtsen for her BEP thesis!

08 July 2022
Congratulations to Sjoukje van Wieren for her BEP thesis!

27 January 2022
Congratulations to Thibaud van Eupen for his BEP thesis!

13 December 2021
Congratulations to Celine Alkemade for her PhD thesis!

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