Nizar Hami

Research technician

Addicted to coffee, loves going to the gym and BJJ

Studies drug screening on organoid model systems

Yannik Bollen

PhD candidate

Cardplayer & armchair philosopher

Genome editing enthusiast

(shared with L. Terstappen, UT)

Michiel Boekhout


Likes wearing t-shirts, into cycling and cell cycle.

Studies chromosomes using microscopes

Jasmin Post

PhD student

Food, drinks and a little exercise

RAS signaling

Petra van Leenen

Research technician

Tea lover and amateur artist

Likes microscopy and genome editing

Julian Buissant des Amorie

PhD student

Running, cycling, hiking and skiing

Rare cell types

Hugo Snippert

Principle Investigator

Loves US sports statistics (MLB & NFL)

More an explorer than a researcher

Suzanne van der Horst


Loves volleyball and goldsmithing

Studies hypermutation in gastric cancers

Maria Heinz

PhD student

Zoo aficionado and constantly freezing

Eavesdropping on cancer cells’ chit-chat

Bas Ponsioen


Linguistic musician

Friends with FRET

Sander Mertens

Research technician

Everything with two wheels

Studies drug screening on CRC organoids

Lotte Bruens

PhD student

Adores dogs

Intrivital imaging of intestinal epithelium

(shared with J. van Rheenen, NKI)

Ingrid Verlaan

Research technician

Volunteer/ Baritonist in Brass band

Director of organoid cultures

Myrna van den Bos

Master student

Duplicated dancing pita bread addict

Studies genetic mistakes during tumor evolution

Joris Hageman

PhD student

Loves music and travelling the world

Studies heterogeneity in early cancer

Koen Oost


now postdoc in Liberali lab