Nizar Hami

Research technician

Addicted to coffee, loves going to the gym and BJJ

Studies drug screening on organoid model systems

Arne van Hoeck


Bikes, coffee & music

Healthy and cancer genomes

Michiel Boekhout

Postdoc (Marie Curie funded)

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

Studies chromosomes using microscopes

Marianne van der Heiden


Travel, hiking & group therapist

Director of paper affairs

Aśka Przewrocka

Postdoc (Marie Curie funded)

Making art, well designed things, boardsports, and whisky

Stemness and the wrong number of chromosomes

(with Rene Medema, NKI)

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

Katarina Balazova

Master student

 Fantasy lover and owner of too many plants

Studies signaling pathways using biosensors

Ingrid Verlaan

Research technician

Volunteer/ Baritonist in Brass band

Director of organoid cultures

Sascha Brunner


Gym, Swiss mountains, speciality coffee and craft beer 

Telling (spatial) stories with big data analyses

Joris Hageman

PhD student

Loves music and travelling the world

Studies heterogeneity in early cancer

Maarten Huismans

PhD student

Coffee brewing snob and fermenter of tea 

Brews liver biopsies into organoids

Sjors Middelkamp


Craves Friday afternoon beers

Single-cell genome sequencing

Jeanine Roodhart

Medical oncologist

Travel & Foodie

Clinical collaborator

(co-supervisor of Maarten)

Koen Oost

Alumnus (PhD)

Now postdoc in Liberali lab

Jasmin Post

Alumnus (PhD)

Business consultancy

Lotte Bruens

Alumnus (PhD)

Business consultancy

Yannik Bollen

Alumnus (PhD)

Now postdoc at IHB, Basel