Meet the scientists!
University of Nijmegen, Netherlands 1992 – 1994, University of Groningen (PhD), Netherlands, 1996 – 2000
University of Groningen, Netherlands, University of Leiden, Netherlands; University of Oslo, Norway; University of Graz, Austria; University of Vancouver, Canada; Harvard University, Boston, USA; Berlin, Germany
University of Cambridge
Director of Disease Model Core
Favourite Thing: My favourite thing to do in science is to have a stimulation open discussion in the lab with all the tools and equipment around so we can ‘play’ around with different options and experience solutions as we go along with the discussion.
Me and my work
A practical experimental combination
My Typical Day
Inspiring discussions on data and interpretation!
What I'd do with the money
Organize a food and metabolism awareness day in a local community.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Open, Practical, Holistic
Would you rather be a scientist or an athlete? And why?
Scientist, then I have more time to study life ;-)
If you could have a body super power, what would it be and why?
Seeing molecular processes in the body
Which Olympic event would you most like to win? And why?
Mountain biking, a old hobby of mine.
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble in at school?
Hmm not really ;-)
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
Travelled the world and experience different surroundings for science
Tell us a joke.
- Every animal is made for a reason but why are wasps?
- why do some people loose weight quicker than others?
- How many countries have you been to and have been to a different country to do work on science with other
- If you were not a scientist then what would you be?
- Do you think that scientists will ever discover a food product that will end world wide food poverty?
- Why are Rhino’s horns made of the same thing as human’s nails?
- Do we think there is life on other planets?
- why do people have different colour hair
- what inspired you to be a sientist
- haw long have you dremped of being a scince?
- View all my answered questions