People

Principal Investigator: Alireza Mashaghi

Current co-workers

  • Barbara Scalvini (PhD student; Research area: Single-molecule biophysics, Topology, Protein folding, 3D Genome)

  • Huaqi Tang (PhD student; Research area: Immunoengineering & Immunometabolomics, organ chips)

  • Tom Evers (PhD student; Research area: Single cell analysis, force spectroscopy, immunoengineering)

  • Vahid Sheikh-Hasani (Postdoc; Research areas: Single molecule analysis, Single cell mechanics, Protein folding)

  • Mehrad Babaei (PhD student; Research area: Single cell analysis, Reaction networks)

  • Laurens Heling (PhD student; Research areas: Single molecule optical tweezers analysis, protein folding, Nuclear receptor)

  • Vasily Akulov (PhD student; Research areas: Nuclear hormone receptors, Topology, 3D Genome, Optical tweezers)

  • Jonas Berx (Postdoc; Research areas: Circuit topology, Condensates, Reaction networks)

  • Julian Ng (Senior Scientist; Research areas: Single-molecule analysis, Nuclear hormone receptors)

  • Abolfazl Ramezanpour (Senior Research Associate; Research areas: Medical diagnostics, Reaction networks)

  • Sabina Kelly Falke (Master student; Research area: Protein folding dynamics, intrinsically disordered proteins)

  • Maziar Heidari (Research Associate; Research area: Molecular topology, Biomolecular condensates)

  • Vahid Satarifard (Research Associate; Research area: Circuit topology; Genome topology)

  • Azra Husetic (Master student; Research area: Bioprinting and disease modeling)

  • Aina Martí Juan (Master student; Research area: Bioprinting and disease modeling)

  • Ehsan Aslam (Master student; Research area: Protein folding dynamics)

  • Jorn Ticheler (Master student; Research area: Genome topology)

  • Morris van Vliet (Master student; Research area: Protein folding, androgen receptor)


Alumni

Past co-workers (MSc/PhD students, postdocs, and visiting scientists)

  • Rossetto Burgos (PhD student; Research area: Immunopharmacology, Reaction networks)

  • Sara Kališnik (Current position: Assistant Professor at Wesleyan University)

  • Abidemi Junaid (Current position: Scientist at Wyss Institute, Harvard University)

  • Jaie Woodard (Current position: Postdoc at the University of Michigan)

  • Ahmed Ali (Current position: Assistant Professor at Leiden University)

  • Arash Tirnadaz (Current position: Assistant Professor at Bu-Ali Sina University)

  • Wei Yang (PhD student; Research area: Cancer diagnostics, Cancer metabolomics, Immunometabolomics)

  • Elnaz Bani Jamali (External PhD student; Research area: Protein topology; Current position: Postdoc at Karolinska Institutet)

  • Narges Nikoofard (Current position: Assistant professor, University of Kashan)

  • Peter Vach (Current position: Postdoc at Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam)

  • Seetharamaiah Attili (Current position: Research Associate at ‎Kings College London)

  • Philipp Spycher (Current position: CEO and Co-founder Araris Biotech AG)

  • Tayebeh Jadidi (Current position: Postdoc at Osnabrueck University)

  • Laura Groen (Current position: Business & Technology Consultant at Accenture)

  • Mahan Ghafari (Current position: PhD student at Oxford University)

  • Roeland van der Wijk (Current position: System Engineer at LUMICKS)

  • Mojtaba Tefagh (Current position: PhD student at Stanford University)

  • Youness Azimzade (Current position: Postdoc at Oslo Centre for Biostatistics and Epidemiology)

  • Denise Thakoerdat (Master student; Research area: Droplet microfluidic platforms for metabolomics; Currently: CTA submission manager at Johnson & Johnson)

  • Anne van Reeuwijk (Master student; Research area: Organ-on-chips; Currently: Clinical Research Associate at Novo Nordisk)

  • Mert Calis (Master student; Research area: Organ-on-chips, Immunoengineering; Currently: Cell Therapy Specialist at Kite Pharma)

  • Noëlle Bakker (Master student; Research area: Force spectroscopy, Parkinson's disease; Currently: PhD student at Amsterdam UMC)

  • Sanjeevani Lamba (Master student; Research area: Force spectroscopy, Single cell analysis; Currently: Associate Scientist at SeraNovo)

  • Lilia Bouzoraa (Master student; Research area: Organ-on-chips, Robotics; Currently: Intern at InnoGenerics)

  • Felix Boorsma (Master student; Research area: Molecular modelling, Molecular chaperones; Currently: Customer Engagement Manager at Vifor Pharma)

  • Daphne Nesenberend (Master student; Research area: Pharmacophysics, Biomathematics; Currently: PhD student at Leiden University)

  • Olivier van Capelleveen (Master student; Research area: Topology)

  • Patrick Koldenhof (Master student; Research area: Single cell analysis)

  • Daan van Bokkem (Master student; Research area: Single cell analysis)

  • Yingxue Li (Master student; Research area: Single cell analysis)

  • Tessa Fuchs (Master student; Research area: Systems biology)

  • Eman Abdelazem (Research assistant: Single cell metabolomics)

  • Willem Venemans (Project student; Research area: Topology and AI)

  • Yasmine Abouleila (Postdoc; Research areas: Single cell analysis; Current position: Scientist at HUB Organoids)

  • Anatoly Golovnev (Postdoc; Research area: Molecular topology)

  • Twan Hooijschuur (Master student; Research area: Molecular topology, Soft matter)

  • Nadine van de Brug (Master student; Research area: Nuclear hormone receptors)

  • Yosri Ayache (Master student; Research area: Nuclear hormone receptors)

  • Duane Moes (Project student; Research area: Topology, Protein folding, Biomolecular condensates)


Past BSc thesis students

  • 2022: Wouter Bakker, Amber Dijkstra, Joris Bak, Marit van Arkel, Nerin Kyazimova, Morris van Vliet

  • 2021: Amina Begtašević , Danique Biskop, Fiona Liu, Gabi Stralen, Ilham Bachire, Ingmar Volkholz, Martijn Keet, Milad Allahdad, Naomi Hinkert, Rafaela Makrigianni, Yasmine Daoudi, Ymke Brückner

  • 2020: Sven Dijkhuis, Veerle in 't Veld, Thomas Braun, Suzanne Wildeman, Mey van de Kamer, Zosia van Eesteren, Silke Cornelissen, Mai Elkhalek, Da Ding

  • 2019: Femke Heddema, Julia Roks, Feline De Ruijter, Milan de Putter, Bastiaan de Bont, Sobia Laghari, Shareen Ahmed, Boudewijn van Nieuwenhuize

  • 2018: Céline van de Braak, Marlies Oosthoek, Alissa Schurink

  • 2017: Talel Lakhal