Current lab members

Bas van Steensel

Bas van Steensel

Research Group Leader (NKI)

Adjunct Professor (Erasmus University Medical Center)

Eva Brinkman

Eva Brinkman, Ph.D. student

New approaches to study DNA double strand break repair

Laura Brueckner

Laura Brueckner, Ph.D. student

Chromatin context effects

Tom van Schaik

Tom van Schaik, Ph.D. student

Nuclear compartmentalization

Christ Leemans

Christ Leemans, Ph.D. student

Bioinformatics of TRIP and other data

Joris van Arensbergen

Joris van Arensbergen, Post-doc

Genome-wide assays to query promoter and enhancer function

Ludo Pagie

Ludo Pagie, Bioinformatician

Bioinformatics: support, algorithm development

Ruben Schep

Ruben Schep, Ph.D. student

New approaches to study DNA double strand break repair

Marcel de Haas

Marcel de Haas, technician

Genomics technologies

Daan Peric Hupkes

Daan Peric Hupkes, technician

DamID, Single-cell DamID

Marloes van der Zwalm

Marloes van der Zwalm, technician

Scrambling the mouse genome


Federico Comoglio

Federico Comoglio, Post-doc

Enhancer-Promoter specificity



Stefano Manzo

Stefano Manzo, Post-doc

Topoisomerases and genome organization


Ezequiel Miron

Ezequiel Miron, Post-doc

Development of systems for targeted separation of 3D chromatin contacts


Miguel Martinez Ara

Miguel Martinez Ara, Ph.D. student

Enhancer-Promoter specificity



Alumni and their current jobs











years name then now
2003-2004 Ben Abbas Technician technician, Delft Technical University
2002-2005 Martin Lodén Postdoc biotechnology expert, MRC Holland
2001-2006 Frauke Greil PhD student independent entrepreneur
2003-2006 Celine Moorman Postdoc Research Coordinator, Dutch Cancer Society
2003-2007 Elzo de Wit PhD student group leader, Netherlands Cancer Institute
2004-2007 Lars Guelen Postdoc scientist, MSD Animal Health Nederland
2006-2007 Greg Hogan Fulbright Scholar PhD student, Brown lab, Stanford
2003-2008 Maartje Vogel PhD student clinical geneticist, NKI
2004-2011 Wendy Talhout Technician technician, Free University
2008-2010 Katy Kolodziej Postdoc clinical trial coordinator
2005-2011 Ulrich Braunschweig PhD student postdoc, Blencowe lab, the Donnelly Centre, Toronto
2008-2011 Guillaume Filion Postdoc research group leader, Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona
2009-2011 Dominika Bijos PhD student PhD student, UK
2007-2012 Joke van Bemmel PhD student postdoc, Gribnau lab, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
2008-2012 Wouter Meuleman PhD student postdoc, Kellis Lab, MIT
2008-2013 Alexey Pindyurin Postdoc research group leader, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Novosibirsk
2009-2013 Arantxa Rosado Technician technician, Filion lab, CRG, Barcelona
2008-2014 Jop Kind Postdoc research group leader, Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht
2011-2014 Carolyn de Graaf Postdoc postdoc, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne
2010-2014 Mario Amendola Postdoc postdoc, Généthon, Paris
2012-2016 Sandra de Vries Technician technician, Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht
2014-2017 J. Omar Yanez Cuna Postdoc Synpromics, Edinburgh
2012-2017 Tao Chen PhD student postdoc, FMP, Berlin