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Ziena Abdulrahman Arts-onderzoeker
Alberto Bardelli
André Bergman
Alina Boca- Eichner

Alina Boca- Eichner

Alina’s educational background is in psychology (BSc) and occupational health psychology (MSc). Being familiar with statistics and datasets, Alina worked in research assistant and data analysis jobs in both commercial and educational environments. At Oncode, Alina assists the Oncode Valorization Team with all necessary (legal) administrative support by performing data entry and data management tasks. In addition, she is responsible for the prevention officer tasks, given her academic background in psychology.

Annemieke Bouwman Phd Student
Alessandro Corsini Phd Student
Adriaan de Groot Phd Student
Antonella Dost Post Doc
Agustin Enciso Martinez Post Doc
Anna Karina Felder Phd Student
Alexander Fish Senior Post Doc
Austin George Bioinformatician
Amir Giladi Post Doc
Alberto Gil Jimenez Phd Student
Alberto Griffa Phd Student
Aurelie Guislain Technician
Annemarie Heijens Scientific Assistant
Anaïs J. C. N. van Leeuwen Technician
Annique Claringbould Phd Student
Anneke Kastelein Phd Student
Anneloes Keijzer Phd Student
Anna Khalizieva Phd Student
Adva Kochavi Phd Student
Aleksandra Kordek Phd Student
Adrian Logiantara Research Technician
Adriana Martinez Silgado Phd Student
Apostolos Menegakis Post Doc
Alba Muniesa Vargas Phd Student
Anna Ostergaard Phd Student
Anthe Janssen Postdoctoral Researcher
Anisha Ramadhin Phd Student
Annemarie Rietman Research Assistant
Alexander Steemers Phd Student
Anouk Stolk Technician
Arezo Torang Phd Student
Anne van Ewijk Data Analyst
Allard van Renterghem Clinical PhD
Anneloes van Duijn Phd Candidate
Alexander Verkennis Technician
Aniek Verstappen Phd Student
Andriy Volkov Phd Student
Annelies Wauters Post Doc
Amber Wezenaar Technician
Amber Zeeman Technician
Anoek Zomer Post Doc
Abdelghani Mazouzi Post Doc
Abhijeet Pataskar Post Doc
Akashdip Singh Phd Student
Akos Gyenis Post Doc
Alex Hoogkamer Bioinformatician
Alex Pines Post Doc
Alex van Vliet Phd Student
Alex Zelensky Assistant Professor
Alexander van Oudenaarden Oncode Investigator
Alexander Turkin

Alexander Turkin

Alexander’s educational background is in physics (BSc) and nanoscience (MSc). His growing fascination for biology and medicine led him to pursue a PhD in biophysics at the University of Groningen. Subsequently, he decided to continue his journey in the Life Sciences branch as a Business Consultant. In this role he was helping both academic and industrial parties to obtain funding, establish partnerships, build consortia, do market research and develop commercialisation plans. At Oncode, Alexander intends to leverage this expertise to support Oncode Researchers with company creation, acquiring funding, establishing collaborations and with other valorization strategies, ultimately creating impact for society.

Ali Can Sahillioglu Phd Student
Allessio Ciurli Phd Candidate
Amanda Andersson-Rolf Post Doc
Amber Liu

Amber Liu

Amber Liu is a Business Developer at Oncode Institute. With a clinical pharmacy background from the University of Toronto, she has taken her patient-centric perspective in scouting for novel innovations in life sciences with high impact potential and supported their commercial development. Prior to Oncode, she developed funding strategies, business cases, conducted market assessments and new business development activities at strategic funding consultancies in The Netherlands. While at a health tech accelerator, her focus was on validating the business case of a given innovation and testing the value proposition with end-users. At Oncode, Amber assists with the translation of research to clinic through qualifying innovations and commercial opportunities, creating and implementing valorization strategies, and fostering stakeholder relations.

Amin Allahyar Post Doc
Ana Moises da Silva Phd Student
Anastassis Perrakis Oncode Investigator
Andrea Murachelli Post Doc
Angela el Hebeishy Phd Student
Angela Helfricht Post Doc
Aniek Martens Phd Student
Anja Raams Research assistant/Technician
Anjo van Heijst
Anko de Graaff Microscope Facility Manager
Anna van Oudenaarden Senior Researcher
Anne Rios

Anne Rios

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Anne Schreuder Phd Student
Annemieke Gennissen Technician
Anne Paulien Drenth Technician
Anniek Zaalberg Phd Student
Anoek Friskes Phd Student
Anouk Jurgens OIO
Antoinette van Weverwijk Post Doc
Anton Venhuizen Phd Student
Antonio Mulero Sanchez Phd Student
Arjan Theil Post Doc
Arne van Hoeck Post Doc
Arnout Schepers Post Doc
Astrid Bosma Lab Manager
Aurelie Boeree Technician
Aysegul Sapmaz Post Doc
Bouke Bentvelsen Analyst
Cecile Beerens Technician
Benthe Doeve Phd Student
Bogac Ercig Post Doc
Birgit Geurts Phd Student
Babette Hoen Phd Student
Bernadette Jeremiasse Phd Student
Björn Kwee Bioinformatician
Bert Beerkens Phd Student
Bas Molenaar Post Doc
Branka Popovic Post Doc
Björn van Sambeek Phd Student
Bas Ponsioen Post Doc
Bas van Steensel

Bas van Steensel

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Bas Wouters Senior Investigator
Bastiaan van Gerwen Technician
Behrad Shaghaghi Post Doc
Bella Banjanin Phd Student
Ben Feringa
Bianca-Olivia Nita

Bianca-Olivia Nita

Bianca van Tol Phd Student
Birol Cabukusta Post Doc
Bjorn van Doodewaerd Technician
Boudewijn Burgering

Boudewijn Burgering

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Bram Thijssen Phd Student
Bram Verhagen Phd Student
Brett Sharp

Brett Sharp

Charlotte van Gelder Post Doc Researcher
Robert Warmerdam Phd Student
Chiara Baggio Technician
Claudia Burrello Post Doc
Clara Elbers Research Manager
Carlota Davo Martinez Phd Student
Lien van der Minne Lab Manager
Cankat Ertekin Technician
Camila Gonzalo Hansen Phd Student
Chi-Hung Hung Phd Student
Celina Honhoff Research Technician
Charlotte Op ‘t Hoog Phd Student
Chih-Yao Chung Post Doc
Clare Isacke
Chiara Jongerius Post Doc
Cansu Koyunlar Post Doc
Carla Kroon-Veenboer Technician
Camilla Labrie Technician
Chao Li Phd Student
Ciro Longobardi Phd Student
Christine Moene Phd Student
Chris Oudmaijer Arts-onderzoeker
Christel Ramirez Phd Student
Caitlin Reichert Technician
Connor Richterich Phd Student
Carlos Urzua Scientific Researcher
Cas van der Horst Research Technician
Christian Valdes Post Doc
Chayenne Veerman Phd Student
Claire Vennin Post Doc
Carlo Vermeulen Phd Candidate
Cami Talavera Ormeño Technician
Can Gülersönmez Post Doc
Carl Figdor

Carl Figdor

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Carlos Sacristan Lopez Post Doc
Cathrin Gräwe Phd Student
Catrin Lutz MSc Student
Cayetano Pleguezuelos Phd Student
Cesca van de Ven Post Doc
Cassio Flemming Phd Student
Charlie Laffeber Technician
Chenlin Feng Phd Candidate
Christina Gontan Post Doc
Chuannan Fan Post Doc
Chun-Pu Lin Phd Student
Claudia Erpelinck Technician
Colette ten Hove

Colette ten Hove

Cora Koehorst

Cora Koehorst

Cora is an experienced management support professional with a background in education and healthcare. She is a PA for the management and responsible for the Oncode office management and support of the Programme Managers.

Daniël Lionarons Post Doc
Daniil Anastasopoulos Phd Student
Daniela Annibali Senior Post Doc
Douwe Bosma Phd Candidate
Daniela D'Empaire Altimari Phd Student
Duco Gaillard Phd Student
Delilah Hendriks Post Doc
Dorine Hintzen Phd Student
Daphne Kaldenbach Research Technician
Dan Kaptijn Phd Student
Daan Kloosterman Phd Student
Danai Kokkinidi Phd Student
Daphne Komninos Phd Student
Daniel Krueger Post Doc
Dimitrios Laskaris Phd Student
Diana Llerena Schiffmacher Phd Student
Domenica Lovecchio Phd Student
Daan van Soest Phd Student
Daniel Miedema Post Doc
Diego Montiel Gonzalez Bioinformatician
Daniel Warmerdam Senior Scientist
Diana Petcu Phd Student
Dhanushika Ratnayake Post Doc
Daria Repkina Phd Student
Dieter Stoker Phd Student
Daniel Taranto Phd Student
Daan van der Es Assistant Professor
Derek Waddell
Daisong Wang Post Doc
Demi Wernaart Phd Student
Dick Zijlmans Promovendus
Daniel Peeper Oncode Investigator
Daniel Vis Senior Post Doc
Daniel Zingg Post Doc
Danielle Bianchi Phd Student
Daniëlle Hulsman Technician
Danny Burg
David Baker Associate Professor
David Livingston
David Pérez Beroccal Phd Student
Desiree Hoving
Despina Xanthakis Technician
Dharjath Shahul Hameed Phd Student
Diana Putavet OIO
Dieuwke Marvin Post Doc
Dik van Gent Senior Investigator
Elham Beyranvand Nejad Postdoctoral Fellow
Ellen Boele Technician
Emma Boertjes Phd Student
Emma Bokobza Phd Student
Emma Bos Technician
Evert de Vries Advisor
Liesbeth de Vries
Elselien Frijlink Phd Student
Emilia Grad Technician
Edwin Heijne

Edwin Heijne

Ellen Wehrens Scientific Writer
Esmée VanVliet MSc Student
Eloïse van Kwawegen Technician
Eugenio Marinelli Phd Student
Emma Minnee Phd Student
Dorien Pastoors Phd Student
Erik Abels Postdoctoral Fellow
Elena Reckzeh Post Doc
Ellen Schrama Technician
Esther ter Linden Phd Student
Efi Tsouri Technician
Eva van Oosten BSc Student
Els Verdegaal Assistant Professor
Emira Visser Phd Student
Emile Voest

Emile Voest

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Evelyne Wassenaar Research Technician
Emmy Wesdorp Phd Candidate
Eduard Klasen
Edvard Beem
Edwin Stigter Metabolomics Facility Manager
Eline Bertrums Phd Student
Eline Elshof Technician
Eline van der Burg Technician
Elize Brolsma

Elize Brolsma

Elize is part of Oncode’s communication team. She has over 10 years of experience in the com-munication industry, both for commercial and non-profit organisations. After obtaining her bache-lor and master degree in communication at Utrecht University, Elize worked as a communication professional at a research institute, PR agency, law firm and internet company. She has a strong focus on external communications and Public Relations. At Oncode - together with her colleagues - Elize produces the monthly newsletters for Oncode Investigators & Researchers and the Oncode digital magazine. She publishes content for the Oncode website and is responsible for all social media channels. She enjoys discussing science with researchers and support them in their outreach.

Ellen Hulskotte
Ellen Kaan Phd Student
Ellen Wientjens Lab Manager
Emil Pot

Emil Pot


With an educational background in law, Emil has gained over 25 years of experience as a patent attorney and business developer. In his capacity as business development manager at the Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) he drafted and negotiated licensing, R&D and IP agreements and helped creating two start-up companies. He joined ActoGeniX as general counsel and was responsible for all business development, legal and IP matters. The company raised a total of €45MM in three consecutive financing rounds. Emil is a registered patent attorney, does business development for NLO and acts as CEO of Allero Therapeutics. At Oncode Emil helps to translate fundamental research to the market by developing and executing IP strategies, advising and assisting in company creation and building and maintaining stakeholder relations.

Emilia Pulver Post Doc
Emine Ali Post Doc
Erica van Wuijtswinkel
Ester Frische

Ester Frische

Ester is a biomedical scientist by training with experience in both an academic and a biotech environment. She obtained her PhD in the lab of Hans Bos at the UMC Utrecht. She studied signalling routes in cancer biology and continued this line of research at Galapagos in Leiden. In 2010 Ester moved into scientific project management and is managing director of since 2015. She has been involved with Oncode Institute since its early days and supported the founders in developing the scientific strategy. In her current role as Programme Manager, Ester supports the Scientific Director and Research Management Committee and is responsible for all programmes directly related to supporting research and the link to the clinic. This includes managing dedicated funds for clinical proof of concept projects and large equipment and technology applications.

Eveline Rentmeester Technician
Oncode Events
Evert Bosdriesz Post Doc
Ewart Kuijk Post Doc
Ewout Steyerberg
Floranne Boulogne Technician
Francesca D'Amico Phd Student
Florine de Groot
Fatima De la Jara Ortiz MSc Student
Ferry Eskens
Femke Groenveld Phd Student
Iosifina Foskolou Post Doc
Floris Leenders Technician
Felix Leufkens BSc Student
Floor Stevens Post Doc
Frans ter Brake Phd Student
Fabienne Verburg Technician
Farid El Oualid Senior Post Doc
Felix van der Krift OIO
Fernando Salgado-Polo Phd Student
Flavia Peci Phd Student
Fleur Jochems Phd Student
Franka Rang Phd Student
Fried Zwartkruis Associate Professor
Guillaume Belthier Post Doc
Gabriele Casagrande Raffi Phd Student
Georgy Gomon Physician-researcher
Guizela Huelsz Prince Post Doc
Gert-Jan Kuijntjes Phd Student
Gabriel Marseres Post Doc
Gerdien Mijnheer

Gerdien Mijnheer

Gunja Mishra Post Doc
Giulia Perticari Phd Student
Gaby Schaap Analyst
Gerarda van de Kamp Phd Student
Geert Kops Oncode Investigator
Gerardus van der Zon Technician
Gerbrand van der Heden - van Noort Post Doc
Gian-Luca McLelland Post Doc
Hajar Aglmous-Talibi Research Technician
Harm Brugge Phd Student
Rijndert Ariese Technician
Hristina Hristova Phd Student
Hannah Johnson Technician
Hester Heimans Phd Candidate
Hendrik Messal Post Doc
Hannah Neikes Phd Student
Heta Patel Phd Student
Hidde Verhage Phd Student
Harm-Jan Westra Postdoctoral Researcher
Haiqiu Wu Phd Student
Hannah Garner Post Doc
Hanneke van der Gulden Technician
Hannes Lans Assistant Professor
Hanny Odijk Technician
Hans Clevers

Hans Clevers

Advisor/Guest Researcher at the Hubrecht Institute

Advisor/Guest Researcher at the Hubrecht Institute
Hans Teunissen Technician
Hans Van Leeuwen
Hans Wienk Project Manager
Haojie Jin Post Doc
HarmJan Vos Senior Scientist
Harry Begthel Lab Assistant
Hegias Mira-Bontenbal Post Doc
Helena Viñas Gaza Phd Student
Helene Gleitz Post Doc
Henk Verheul
Hester van Willigenburg OIO
Hidde Boersma
Hugo Snippert Oncode Investigator
Huib Rabouw Post Doc
Ineke Brouwer Post Doc
Irene Zaalberg Phd Student
Ida de Vries Phd Student
Ivan Dikic
Inge van der Werf Post Doc
Iris Mimpen Phd Student
Isabel Mora Martinez Research Analyst
Irene Paassen Phd Student
Irene Salas Armenteros Post Doc
Isabel Sierra Phd Student
Inge Snijders Phd Student
Ilse Spiekman Phd Student
Inga Tharun

Inga Tharun

Inga has a background in biochemistry and acceleration of health innovation. She obtained her PhD from the TU Eindhoven after studying the effects of estrogen-receptor post-translational modifications on protein-protein interactions. Since then she gained many years of experience in accelerating health innovation by managing public private partnerships, advising the Dutch minister of Health on innovation policy and as program manager for the Personal Health Train. Since 2020, she is responsible for the Oncode Open Science program. Inga: “I am honored to lead the Oncode Open Science program since: Open science is the act of taking responsibility of scientists to return insights into society. This strongly aligns with my personal motivation and is right at the heart of the Oncode ambition: Outsmarting cancer.”

Inge van Outersterp Phd Student
Irene van der Haar Technician
Inge Verbrugge Senior Scientist
Ian Bell

Ian Bell


With a background in molecular biology, Ian is an experienced business developer. He has spent 20 years in academic technology transfer at the University of Calgary and University of British Columbia, Canadian provincial and federal governments, industry and as an independent consultant. At Oncode Ian uses his extensive expertise to assess and commercialize life science inventions such as novel therapeutics, antibodies, diagnostics and molecular biology tools; develop IP protection strategies; market and negotiate valorization agreements; create companies and build and maintain academic-industry and stakeholder relations.

Ies Nijman Manager Sequencing Facility
Ilana Berlin Assistant Professor
Inês Ramos Post Doc
Inge de Krijger Post Doc
Inge Snoeren Research Technician
Ingrid Boeree
Ingrid Jordens Post Doc
Ingrid van der Heijden Technician
Ingrid Verlaan Technician
Irene van Dijken Phd Student
Isabel Guerreiro Post Doc
Isabel Mayayo Peralta Phd Student
Ivar van Galen Phd Student
Jitske Bak Phd Student
Jamie Barnett Post Doc
Jeroen van den Berg Post Doc
Joris Bos Phd Student
Juliane Buhl Post Doc
Julia Busselaar Phd Student
Joana Carvalho Moreira de Mello Researcher
Jasmijn Linssen Phd Candidate
Julia-Star Darnold Researcher in training
Jurrian de Kanter Phd Student
Jeff DeMartino Phd Student
Jeroen De Ridder

Jeroen De Ridder

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Jarno Drost Oncode Investigator
Johanna Erbani Post Doc
Florijn Dekkers Post Doc
Fred Falkenburg
Jiayou He Phd Student
Vanessa van Ham Technician
Job Kesselaar Phd Student
Jolanda Kooiman Research Technician
Jos Meeussen Phd Student
Jim Middelburg Phd Student
Jasmine Montenegro Navarro Research Analyst
Jelmer Niewold Research Technician
Jan Pieter Daan Visser Analyst
Joanna Przewrocka Post Doc
Joshua Peterson Bioinformatician
Jeroen Punt
Joel Rüegger Phd Student
Jessie Kroonen Post Doc Researcher
Joyaditya Saha Phd Student
Jorieke Salij Coordinator Translational Research - UPORT
Jasper Sanders Phd Student
Janin Schokolowski Phd Student
Jurian Schuijers Investigator
Jet Segeren Post Doc
Jelle Storteboom Post Doc
Josep Tabernero
Joske Ubels Phd Student
Joske Ubels Post Doc
Jelte Van de Vaart Phd Student
Joris van de Haar Post Doc
Johanna Veldman Post Doc
Joost Wijnakker Phd Student
Jing Xu Analyst
Jacco van Rheenen Oncode Investigator
Jacques Neefjes

Jacques Neefjes

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Jan Hoeijmakers

Jan Hoeijmakers

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Jan Schellens
Jan Paul Medema Oncode Investigator
Jara Bouma Phd Candidate
Jasmin Post Phd Student
Jasper van Genugten Phd Student
Jawahar Kopparam Post Doc
Jeanine Roodhart Clinician Scientist
Jeffrey Boeren MSc Student
Jelle de Vries Technician
Jeroen Bugter OIO
Jeroen Essers Senior Researcher
Jeroen Kneppers Phd Student
Jiang Chang Phd Student
Jianhui Sun Phd Student
Jimmy Akkermans Technician
Jingchao Wu Post Doc
Jitendra Badhai Post Doc
Joachim Boers MSc Student
Joao Neto Phd Student
Joe Verity-Legg Phd Student
Joep Sprangers OIO
Johan van de Gronden
Johan Van Es Research Associate
Johannes van Dam Post Doc
Jonne Raaijmakers Associate Staff Scientist
Jop Kind Oncode Investigator
Joris Hageman OIO
Joris Pothof Post Doc
Jos Jonkers Oncode Investigator
Jos Urbanus Analyst
Josi Peterson Technician
Judith Boer Senior Post Doc
Julia Houthuijzen Post Doc
Julia Yemelyanenko Lyalenko Research Technician
Julian Buissant des Amorie Phd Student
Julie Nonnekens Assistant Professor
Julien Champagne Post Doc
Jurgen Marteijn Oncode Investigator
Katarina Balázová Phd Student
Kaspar Bresser Post Doc
Katherine Cameron Technician
Kris de Klerk
Krijn Dijkstra Post Doc
Khaled Essa Phd Student
Kate Jo-Ann Feller Phd Student
Kristiaan Lenos Post Doc
Kaylee Keller Postdoctoral Fellow
Kelly Mordente Phd Student
Koen Scheerders
Konstantinos Sofiadis Post Doc
Konstantina Strepi Phd Student
Kim van der Zande Phd Student
Karlijn Verkerk Phd Student
Karen Thijssen Research assistant/Technician
Karen Vousden
Karianne Schuurman Technician
Karin de Visser Oncode Investigator
Kat Moore Bioinformatician
Kathy Jastrzebski Scientific Staff Member
Katrien Berns Associate Staff Scientist
Kiek Verrijp Technician
Kim de Luca Phd Candidate
Kim Vrijland Technician
Kimberly Smit Research Analyst
Koichi Sato Post Doc
Koos Boering
Krista Joosten Post Doc
Lidia Atencia Taboada Phd Student
Lorena Andrade Ruiz Phd Student
Leonie Apperloo Technician
Lucia Barbadilla Martinez Phd Student
Liting Chen Phd Student
Levi Colijn Technician
Lise Dauban Post Doc
Lisanne Den Hartigh Research Analyst
Linda de Bruin Technician
Lisanne Nijman Research Technician
Leandro Ferreira Moreno Post Doc
Lude Franke Oncode Investigator
Lisa Griffioen Research Assistant
Laura Heitman Oncode Investigator
Lisa Den Hollander Phd Student
Lulu Huang Phd Student
Lucca Derks Phd Candidate
Lieke Lamers Technician
Lindsay Leek Phd Student
Leonela Luce Phd Student
Lars ter Morsche Phd Student
Luan Nguyen Phd Student
Lisanne van Rooijen Technician
Luca Santuari Post Doc
Luuk Schipper Phd Student
Laurianne Trabut Research Technician
Luuk Van Hooren Post Doc
Lotte Verleng MD-PhD student
Louis Vermeulen

Louis Vermeulen

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Lea Weiss Phd Candidate
Li You Post Doc
Laurien Zeverijn Phd Student
LE (Larry) Zhang Phd Student
Laura Bornes Phd Student
Laura Serini Phd Student
Laura Timmerman Phd Student
Laura van 't Veer
Laura Zeinstra Technician
Leendert Looijenga
Leila Akkari

Leila Akkari

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Lennert Janssen Advisor
Leonie Smeenk Post Doc
Li Li Phd Student
Lianne Bogers
Lianne Bogers
Linda van den Berg
Linde Meyaard Oncode Investigator
Liqin Wang Postdoctoral Fellow
Lisa Koob Technician
Lisa Maassen Research Technician
Lisanne de la Fonteijne Technician
Livio Kleij Post Doc
Lodewyk Wessels Oncode Investigator
Lorina Gjonaj Post Doc
Louise Janssen Phd Student
Luca Braccioli Post Doc
Lucas Bruurs Post Doc
Lydia Smits Technician
Merle van Gelder Phd Student
Maryam Akbarzadeh Post Doc
Masami Ando Kuri Post Doc
Maria Azkanaz Phd Student
Maj-Britt Buchholz MSc Student
Matthijs Baars Data Scientist
Mario Barrera Roman Research Analyst
Moritz Bauer Post Doc
Max Betjes MSc Student
Menno Boon Phd Student
Maartje van der Heijden Phd Student
Martina Celotti Phd Student
Maksim Chelushkin Phd Student
Mengnuo Chen Post Doc
Marnix de Groot Technician
Marleen Dekker Technician
Marit de Kort Phd Student
Marit de Wissel Technician
Matheus Dos Santos Dias Post Doc
Mathias Eder Phd Student
Martina Färber Technician
Mark Gorris Post Doc
Marian Groot Koerkamp Research Technician
Mirjam Hoekstra Post Doc
Maarten Huismans Phd Student
Mirjam Huizenga Phd Student
Mila Ilic Phd Student
Marij Welters Assistant Professor
Marjolein Kes Phd Student
Michiel Kleinnijenhuis Computational Scientist
Maarten Klunder Phd Student
Maria Konijnenberg Phd Student
Maryna Korshevniuk Phd Student
Minh Chau Luong Boi Research Technician
Maria Valeria Lattanzio Onderzoek in opleiding
Maria Lopez Cascales Postdoctoral Researcher
Mikhail Magnitov Phd Student
Mark Mensink Phd Student
Marius Messemaker Phd Student
Marta Moreno Gonzalez Phd Student
Micha Muller Phd Student
Mariel Brok Research Technician
Miao Ping-Chien Oncode Investigator
M.P. Ganpat Maroussia Phd Student
Maarten Paul Postdoctoral Researcher
Maximilian Raas Phd Candidate
Michelle Robers
M.S. van Driel Phd Student
Michael Schubert Post Doc
Marjolein Sluijter Technician
Miha Sorovic Phd Student
Mo Staal Phd Student
Michael Meister Phd Student
Max Trauernicht Phd Student
Marloes van Amerom
Monique van der Kooij
Mario van der Stelt

Mario van der Stelt

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Marjolein van Sluis Postdoctoral Researcher
Marit van Elsas Phd Student
Mariëlle Veldhuizen

Mariëlle Veldhuizen

Business Coordinator

With more than fifteen years work experience as legal secretary and paralegal in a corporate, commercial environment, Mariëlle provides the Oncode Valorization Team with all necessary le-gal administrative support.

Business Coordinator
Mani Venkatesan Postdoctoral Fellow
Mark Verheul Technician
Martijn Verkuilen Phd Student
Martijn Vochteloo Phd Student
Monique van der Wijst Assistant Professor
Maartje Witsen Phd Student
Monika Wolkers Oncode Investigator
Marjolein Dijkema Technician
Xuhui Ma Post Doc
Maaike Lambers Phd Student
Maarten Bijlsma Research Assistant
Maarten Hekkelman Programmer
Maarten van Dinther Technician
Maayke Kuijten Post Doc
Madelon Maurice Oncode Investigator
Maria-Teresa Alejo Vinogradova Phd Student
Manouche Hetzler

Manouche Hetzler

Marc Pages Callego Phd Student
Marcel de Haas Technician
Margreet Westerlaken Technician
Maria Birkisdottir Phd Student
Maria Tresini Post Doc
Maria Vougioukalaki OIO
Mariangela Sabatela Phd Student
Marie Bannier Phd Student
Marieke van den Ven Post Doc
Mariëlle Harlé
Marielle Hijmans Senior Technician
Marije Havermans Technician
Marijke Baltissen Technician
Marina Gorostiola Gonzalez Phd Student
Marjolein Baar Phd Student
Marjolein Bakker Technician & Clinical Trial Assistant
Marjolein Schluck Phd Student
Marjon Verstegen Lab Manager
Mark Pieters

Mark Pieters

Mark Dings Phd Student
Mark van Roosmalen Bioinformatician
Marleen Kok
Marlieke Jongsma Postdoctoral Fellow
Marlinde Smit

Marlinde Smit

Marlinde is a programme manager at Lygature. After completing her biomedical studies at the University of Groningen, she did a Phd at the Pediatric Oncology department in the UMCG. Marlinde is passionate about oncology research and loves to bring people together and organize and manage projects. As a programme manager for Oncode, Marlinde supports Oncode researchers to translate their findings into the clinic. By organizing clinical workshops, she brings researchers and clinicians together to explore how fundamental research can address unmet clinical needs. She also focuses on the clinical proof-of-concept programme used to fund pre-clinical and clinical projects. She coordinates a team of experts to support and advice Oncode Researchers and clinicians who together applied for funding.

Marloes Blotenburg Phd Student
Marta San Martin Alonso Post Doc
Martijn Vromans Technician
Marvin Tanenbaum Oncode Investigator
Masaki Akita Post Doc
Matilde Galli CGC Investigator
Maureen Galmes-Spit Assistant Professor
Maximilian Madern Phd Student
Merlijn Witte Technician
Michael Hadders Post Doc
Michael Vaninsberghe Post Doc
Michela Maresca Phd Student
Michiel van der Vlist Post Doc
Michiel Vermeulen Oncode Investigator
Michiel Boekhout Postdoctoral Fellow
Midory Thorikay Analyst
Miguel Martinez Ara Phd Student
Miriam Koopman
Momkai Editor
Monique Mulder Post Doc
Muriëlle Sark
My Anh Truong Phd Student
Myrthe Jager Post Doc
Ninouk Akkerman Phd Student
Nina Bakker Phd Student
Nils Bessler Phd Student
Nina Becx Phd Student
Nicolas Camviel Post Doc
Natasja Costermans Post Doc
Nina De Groot Research Technician
Nils Eickhoff Phd Student
Niels Groenen Research Technician
Nandhini Kanagasabesan Technician
Noud Klaassen Phd Student
Naz Kocabay Technician
Nicolas Leveille Post Doc
Nikki Loof Technician
Natalia Ortiz Phd Student
Nunno Padrao Phd Student
Nhung Pham Post Doc
Nune Schelling-Kazaryan Phd Student
Nikolina Sostaric Bioinformatician
Nina van Lil Phd Student
Nordin Zandhuis OIO
Nanne Aben Phd Student
Natasha van Eijkelenburg
Nelleke Goense Phd Student
Nick Landman Phd Student
Nico Lansu Senior Technician
Nicolaas Boon Phd Student
Nicole van Vliet Technician
Nicolle Besselink Lab Manager
Niels Keijzer Phd Student
Nils Visser Post Doc
Ningqing Liu Post Doc
Noor Bakker Phd Student
Oscar Bril Phd Student
Olga Isaeva Phd Student
Olga Blomberg Phd Student
Pedro Batista Tan Phd Student
Christianne Groenveldt Phd Student
Paula Cané Gasull Phd Student
Pierangela Chiafele Research analyst
Patrick Deelen Postdoctoral Researcher
Paulina Gasecka Post Doc
Paul Hekking Technician
Pauline Lanting Phd Student
Pranav Mehta Phd Student
Paula Ruibal Project Manager
Pim Rullens Phd Student
Pascale Schafrat Phd Student
Paula Sobrevals Alcaraz Data Analyst
Pin-Rui Su Phd Student
Pim van der Helm Phd Student
Paul Workman
Pascal Jansen Technician
Paul de Koning
Paul Geurink Assistant Professor
Peter de Keizer Post Doc
Peter Krijger Post Doc
Peter ten Dijke

Peter ten Dijke

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Peter van Kerkhof Post Doc
Peter Zeller Post Doc
Pim Toonen Analyst
Puck Knipscheer Oncode Investigator
Qian Wang Post Doc
Qing Yu Phd Student
Romy Paap Research Technician
Rafaela Alves de Oliveira Phd Student
Roderick Beijersbergen
Razvan Borza Phd Student
Rob Bosman Postdoctoral Researcher
Rik Remmers Phd Student
Rene Classens Research Technician
Leonie De Klerk Phd Student
Reza Ghadiri Rad Phd Student
Rico Hagelaar Technician
Robin Jansen Phd Student
Rongfang Liu Technician
Richard Marais
Rishov Mukhopadhyay Phd Student
Roy Oelen Research Assistant
Rana N. Ozdeslik Sahilioglu Postdoctoral Researcher
Rana Ramadan Phd Student
Roy Straver Post Doc
Raphael Collot Phd Student
Ruben van Boxtel Oncode Investigator
Ravian van Ineveld Post Doc
Robin van der Weide Post Doc
Ren Xie Phd Student
Raymond Kooij Technician
Rebeca Uceda Castro Phd Student
Rebekka Schneider Oncode Investigator
Reinier van der Linden Technician
Remco Nagel Lab Manager
Renata Brandt Technician
René Bernards Oncode Investigator
René Kuijten
René Medema

René Medema

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Reuven Agami

Reuven Agami

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Richard Marais
Ritse Mann
Rob Klompmaker Lab Manager
Robbert Kim Post Doc
Robbie Joosten Senior Post Doc
Robert van Es Technician
Robin Geene Research Analyst
Robin van der Weide Phd Student
Rodrigo Leite de Oliveira Senior Scientist
Roebi de Bruijn Bioinformatician
Roel Hammink Post Doc
Roel Janssen Bioinformatician
Roel Janssens Technician
Roel Wester Phd Student
Roger Mulet Lazaro Phd Student
Ron Mathijssen
Roland Kanaar

Roland Kanaar

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Roxanne van der Sluijs Phd Student
Ruben Boers MSc Student
Ruben Geerdink Phd Student
Ruiqi Han Post Doc
Rupa Banerjee Post Doc
Rutger Ozinga MSc Student
Ruth Wong

Ruth Wong

Ruud Delwel Oncode Investigator
Shaima Abdalla Phd Student
Simona V. Antonova Post Doc
Selami Baglamis Phd Student
Suzanne Beerthuijzen Technician
Sanne Boekestijn Technician
Shalom Borst Pauwels Phd Student
Sascha Brunner Data Analyst
Suzanne Castenmiller Technician
Sander de Kivit Post Doc
Sam de Blank Technician
Sarah Derks Oncode Investigator
Sofia Doulkeridou Research Technician
Steven Eleonora Phd Student
Suraya Bergsma-Elfrink Post Doc
Susanna Plugge Phd Student
Susan Gasser
Sebastian Gregoricchio Post Doc
Sjoerd van der Burg Oncode Investigator
Shanna Handgraaf Phd Student
Saman Honarnejad
Saskia Santegoets Post Doc
Sanne Bootsma Phd Student
Soumela Kasperiouk
Susana Kuhn Technician
Sabine Bosman Phd Candidate
Simona Lafirenze Phd Student
Sangho Lim Post Doc
Silke Lochs Phd Candidate
Sanne van Neerven Phd Student
Sylvie Noordermeer Oncode Investigator
Sjoukje Oosting
Stephen Johannes Orsel Research Technician
Sinejan Ozcan Phd Student
Su Min Pack Researcher
Simone Punt Project Manager
Stephani Schmitz Phd Student
Sarina Shabso Post Doc
Sanket Shelke Technician
Stefan Sleijfer
Sabine Tejpar
Susan van Hal-van Veen Analyst
Stephanie van Dam Phd Student
Stieneke van den Brink Technician
Serena Vegna Post Doc
Subramanian Venkatesan
Saskia V. Vijver Phd Student
Sam Willemsen Phd Student
Sora Yang Post Doc
Sabina van der Zanden Postdoctoral Fellow
Sabina van Doeselaar Phd Student
Saharla Ahmed

Saharla Ahmed

Saharla has over 10 years’ experience of business development and early-stage financing of life science technologies. Before joining Oncode, Saharla worked as a life sciences and business consultant, helping academic and SME clients to obtain funding, establish partnerships, perform market research and develop commercialisation plans. Prior to that, Saharla worked in the Innovations Division of the Wellcome Trust in the U.K., where she was responsible for manging an international portfolio of translational research programmes, contributing to and designing project and IP strategy, licensing intellectual property and helping to secure venture capital or other external investment. Saharla has a BSc in Genetics and a MSc in Intellectual Property Law, both from Queen Mary University of London.

Samy Kefalopoulou Phd Candidate
Sander Barnhoorn Technician
Sander Boymans Bioinformatician
Sander Canisius Associate Staff Scientist
Alexander Mertens Technician
Sandra de Vries Technician
Sara Mainardi Post Doc
Sarah Moser Phd Student
Sarra Merzouk Post Doc
Saskia van den Bergh Technician
Peter Thijssen Support Staff
Sebastiaan Schieven Phd Student
Serena Bruens Phd Student
Sharon Christensen Phd Student
Shobhit Dhawan

Shobhit Dhawan


Shobhit is the Fund Manager of Oncode Oncology Bridge Fund. Prior to joining Oncode Bridge Fund, he was an early stage investor at UvA/AMC Ventures for 4 years, where he made investments in tech and life science spin offs from the two institutions. Before UvA ventures, Shobhit supported early stage ventures with fundraising and business strategy at ACE incubator in Amsterdam. He trained as a pharmacologist at the University of Oxford and started his drug discovery career at Pfizer UK. Shobhit holds a PhD in immunology from the University of Amsterdam.

Shun-Hsiao Lee Post Doc
Simon Linder Phd Student
Simone van de Weerd Phd Student
Sippe de Vries Phd Student
Sjoerd Tjalsma Phd Student
Sjors Middelkamp Post Doc
Sofía  Ibáñez Molero Phd Student
Sophie Gerritse
Spiros Pachis Phd Student
Stan Kaye
Stanley van Herk  Technician
Stefan Hutten Phd Student
Stefan Prekovic Senior Postdoc Fellow
Stefano Manzo Post Doc
Stijn Fuchs Research Technician
Sudha Suriyamurthy Phd Student
Susan Zwakenberg Technician
Susanne Bruekner Phd Student
Susanne Lens Oncode Investigator
Suzan Stelloo Post Doc
Suzanne van der Horst Post Doc
Suzanne Weijers Phd Student
Thomas van Ravesteyn Postdoctoral Researcher
Tom Schoufour Phd Student
Tsolere Arakelian Postdoctoral Researcher
Tim Arnoldus Phd Student
Thomas Battaglia Phd Student
Tatiana Blokhina Phd Student
Tineke Buffart Senior Scientist
Tsai-Ying Chen Phd Student
Ting-Chung Chou Phd Student
Tom de Wit Research analyst
Tim Dielen Research Technician
Theodore Grenier Post Doc
Tim Heemskerk Phd Student
Themis Liolios Phd Student
Terezinha de Souza Post Doc (bioinformatician)
Teja Rus
Tesa Severson Associate Staff Scientist
Tong Shen Guest Researcher
Tim Stohn Phd Student
Tom van Leeuwen Analyst
Tatum van Maanen Phd Student
Tom van der Wel Phd Student
Tom van den Bosch Postdoctoral Fellow
Tijs van Lieshout Phd Student
Tessa van Schooten Phd Student
Thorbald van Hall Assistant Professor
Timothy Wells
Timo Wendel Post Doc
Torben Wriedt Technology Expert
Tale Sliedrecht

Tale Sliedrecht

Tale is a molecular biologist by training with a background in both public and private organizations. After completion of his PhD in the lab of Geert Kops at the UMC Utrecht, Tale became team lead at Janssen Biologics in Leiden. In 2015 Tale combined his experience in both public and private organizations and became Programme Manager at Lygature, a not for profit organization specialized in the management of Public Private Partnerships (PPP), here he has managed multiple large European PPP in the area of drug discovery and development. Oncode creates, delivers and supports its programmes in partnership with Lygature, it is through this partnership that Tale enforced the Oncode General Support Team as Programme Manager Corporate Operations.

Tanja Nagel
Teresa Robert-Finestra MSc Student
Teri Willey
Tesfay Godefa Junior Researcher
Teun van den Brand Phd Student
Thijn Brummelkamp Oncode Investigator
Tianshu Gui Phd Student
Tim de Back Phd Candidate
Tineke Lenstra Oncode Investigator
Tisee Hau Technician
Titia Meijer Phd Student
Titia Sixma Oncode Investigator
Tom Cremer Phd Student
Ton Rijnders

Ton Rijnders

Institute Management

Ton Rijnders holds a PhD in molecular biology. He joined the Dutch pharmaceutical company Organon in 1986 and moved to the position of Vice President Research in 2003. After the acquisition of Organon by Schering-Plough in 2007, Ton was appointed VP Discovery and Site Head Oss and continued this position after the merger of Merck and Schering-Plough. In 2011 Ton co-founded TI Pharma, a public private partnership in drug discovery, and acted as its Scientific Director. He continued this work after the merger of CTMM and TI Pharma into Lygature in 2016. Ton currently holds the position of General Director at Oncode Institute. By combining individual excellence and collaborative development, Oncode works towards innovative cancer treatments. He uses his experience to bring together the great minds of cancer research in The Netherlands.

Institute Management
Ton Schumacher

Ton Schumacher

Oncode Investigator

Oncode Investigator
Tracey Faase

Tracey Faase

With an educational background in business economics and over 25 years of experience, Tracey is a financial controller with a demonstrated history of working within international corporations and diverse branches, including both profit and non-profit. She is skilled in accounting, internal controls and financial reporting. At Oncode Tracey provides the necessary financial support to give insight into the funding streams and the corresponding reporting requirements along with assisting with the annual statements and stakeholder reporting. She also provides support with updating and maintaining the internal procedures and controls.

Uri Ilan Phd Student
Vivek Bhardwaj Post Doc
Vanessa Botha Researcher in training
Victoria Cruz Researcher
Vinícius Franceschini dos Santos Bioinformatician
Vincent Gaggioli Phd Student
Vera Maria Poort Phd Candidate
Venda Mangkusaputra PhD Researcher
Vivek Muniraj Scientific Researcher
Victor Tiroille Post Doc
Vincent Van Batenburg Phd Student
Vivien Veninga Phd Student
Vera Weeda Technician
Valérie Wouters Phd Student
Veerle Fleskens

Veerle Fleskens

Business Developer

Veerle is a molecular biologist by training, specialized in molecular immunology. She obtained her PhD from Utrecht University at the University Medical Center Utrecht, followed by postdoctoral research at King’s College London. After several years as a life sciences and business consultant, she joined Oncode Institute as Business Development Manager. Here she supports Oncode Investigators to develop valorization strategies and translate their scientific findings to truly benefit society. Furthermore, she uses her expertise to initiate public-private partnerships and provide support for funding applications to all Oncode Researchers.

Business Developer
Veerle Geurts Technician
Veerle Lammers Technician
Veronica Garzero Research Technician
Vesna de Jong

Vesna de Jong

Vesna is a Digital Content Manager at Lygature, and is responsible for all things digital at Oncode. Originally from Slovenia, where she finished her MA in English language and literature, life led her to the Netherlands. Vesna has more than 10 years of experience in translation and localization, and has gained extensive experience of digital communications while working for one of the biggest online travel agencies.

Virginie Stévenin Post Doc
Vishva Dixit
Vito Pol Technician
Wim de Jonge Post Doc
Wouter Driever Phd Student
Weixin Liao Phd Student
Wim Pomp Research Assistant
Wendy Nagel
Wilbert Vermeij Post Doc
Wilbert Zwart Oncode Investigator
Willianne Vonk Senior Post Doc
Wilma Hoevenaar Phd Student
Wouter de Laat Oncode Investigator
Xue Chao Post Doc
Xin Lei Researcher
XinXin Liu Phd Student
Xuesong Wang Phd Student
Xabier Vergara Ucin Phd Student
Yongxin Liang Phd Student
Yvonne Tiersma Research Technician
Yanling Xiao Assistant Professor
Yao Yao Phd Student
Yang Hao Phd Student
Yike Huang Phd Candidate
Yuen Fung Tang Research Analyst
Yuqing Jia Phd Student
Yuva Oz

Yuva Oz

Business Developer

Over 17 years of experience in Molecular Biology, Yuva completed her MSc. degree at EMBL Heidelberg and conducted her PhD research on the topic of Chromatin and Biomedical Genetics at Hubrecht Institute as a Marie-Curie fellow. Interested in clinical aspects of the research, she joined to oncology specialized clinical research organization SMS-oncology, gaining experience both in clinical trial management (early phase paediatric and adult trials) and Business Development aspects. At Oncode, she is driving the industry engagement programme to enable new alliances and collaborations between Oncode and biopharma to fast-forward research and innovation. Furthermore, working closely with Oncode Investigators, she supports technology, clinical and IP assessments for efficiently translating fundamental research into clinical benefit. She is the founder and designer at Art 4 Science, a scientific visualization – graphic design company.

Business Developer
Yuval Malka Post Doc
Yves Leestemaker Phd Student
Yvette van Loon Technician
Yvette Stijf-Bultsma Technician
Yvonne Rijksen Research Technician
Zowi Huinen Phd Student
Ziqin Tang Phd Student
Zheng Xue Post Doc

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