From left to right: Tom, Alireza, Cornelius (Hankemeier group), Barbara, Abidemi, Wei, Edinson (Fleming group), Arash, Huaqi
September 2018: Tom joins our laboratory as a new PhD student. Welcome!
July 2018: Barbara joins our laboratory as a new PhD student. Welcome!
June 2018: Many congrats to Celine, Alissa, and Marlies for successful completion of their BSc projects.
May 2018: We successfully organised the 2018 LACDR Spring Symposium! Thanks to all our invited speakers! Also congrats to the best poster prize winners!
April 2018: Many congrats to Dr. Mehmet Doğrusöz for his PhD defence! I was honoured to be on his PhD assessment committee!
April 2018: Welcome to Celine, Alissa and Mariles! They will be working on exciting topics for their BSc internships in our group.
April 2018: Many congrats to Denise for her MSc thesis defence!
February 2018: Many congrats to Dr. Vahid Sheikhhasani for his PhD defence!
January 2018: Many congrats to Mert and Anne for successful completion of their MSc thesis!
January 2018: Alireza Mashaghi was named "Discoverer of the Year"!
December 2017: Mashaghi Lab won a major NWO grant (1.08 million Euros)! The grant will boost our single-cell research.
December 2017: Alireza Mashaghi is nominated for the CJ Kok prize for his contributions to "Single-molecule analysis of biomolecular structure and dynamics".
November 2017: Our paper on "Pharmacological targeting of ROS reaction network in myeloid leukemia cells monitored by ultra-weak photon emission" got accepted for publication in Oncotarget. Special congrats to Rosilene!
September 2017: Our paper on "On the role of topology in regulating transcriptional cascades" has appeared in PCCP. Warmest congrats to Mahan for this achievement!
July 2017: Our paper on "Topology of internally constrained polymer chains" has appeared in PCCP. Special congrats to Maziar and Vahid!
July 2017: Paul Miggiels received best poster award at the HPLC conference in Prague.
May 2017: Alireza Mashaghi is appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at Fudan University.
March 2017: LACDR (Leiden University) is ranked 17th world wide by 2017 QS world university ranking.
December 2016: Our paper on "Small heat shock proteins sequester misfolding proteins in near-native conformation for cellular protection and efficient refolding" has appeared in Nature Communications.
November 2016: Alireza Mashaghi is appointed as Chief Scientific Advisor at Longwood Biology Inc., Boston.
November 2016: Our paper on "Alternative modes of client binding enable functional plasticity of Hsp70" is published in Nature. See also News and Views by Qinglian Liu & Elizabeth A. Craig in Nature on our work.
August 2016: Sara Kalisnik moved to Brown University as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
August 2016: Alireza Mashaghi was appointed as an Adjunct Faculty member of Basir Eye Research Center.
May 2016: Mahan Ghaffari was admitted to q-bio summer school.
February 2016: Maziar Heidari attended CECAM workshop in Italy.
July 2016: Alireza Mashaghi was appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Biophysics at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics (IBB).
January 2015: Our paper on "Experimental phase diagram of negatively supercoiled DNA measured by magnetic tweezers and fluorescence" is now online at Nanoscale.
November 2014: Alireza Mashaghi was appointed to the editorial board of NanoResearch.