Group leaders

  • dr. M.P. (Marc) Baggelaar

    Assistant Professor
  • The use of chemical proteomics strategies to study protein lipidation and small molecule - drug interactions
  • We develop and apply magnetic resonance-based approaches to unravel complex molecular systems in vitr0, in situ & in vivo.
  • The computational structural biology group develops bioinformatics and computational approaches to predict and model biomolecular interactions at atomic level.
  • Masters Coordinator Bioinformatics and Biocomplexity; UIPS DI PhD programme coordinator; Bioinformatics in the field of Proteomics Research
  • prof. dr. F.G. (Friedrich) Förster

    Professor
    Academic Director
  • The lab innovates cryo-EM approaches to study the biogenesis and quality control of proteins at cellular membranes
  • Understanding of molecular mechanisms based on 3D protein structures by cryo-EM and crystallography
  • Research interests are in technology development for proteomics and mass spectrometry applied to immunology and pharmaceutics
  • dr. S.C. (Stuart) Howes

    Assistant Professor
  • We use correlative light and electron microscopy to study cellular stress responses and cytoskeleton structures.
  • dr. H. (Hugo) van Ingen

    Assistant Professor
  • The van Ingen team uses modern NMR methods to investigate the molecular basis of chromatin function
  • The Janssen lab uses structural biology, biophysical and cellular techniques to disentangle intercellular signaling and adhesion mechanisms in our tissues.
  • dr. A.I.P.M. (Toon) de Kroon

    Associate Professor
  • We investigate the mechanisms governing membrane lipid homeostasis in the reference eukaryote S. cerevisiae.
  • dr. M.H. (Martin) Lutz

    External Cooperation Coordinator
  • Crystal structure determinations of small-molecular and macromolecular compounds
  • prof. dr. S.G.D. (Stefan) Rüdiger

    Professor
    Head of Department
  • Protein damage control: new molecular strategies for protein aggregation diseases such as Alzheimer or Huntington, exploiting the cellular chaperone machinery
  • dr. R.A. (Richard) Scheltema

    Associate Professor
  • The Scheltema lab develops structural proteomics techniques and applies them to uncover structural details for protein complexes relevant to health&disease.
  • dr. T. (Tessa) Sinnige

    Assistant Professor
  • My lab studies the molecular mechanisms of protein aggregation in vivo using the model organism C. elegans
  • dr. J. (Joost) Snijder

    Assistant Professor
  • We study virus-host interactions with structural proteomics techniques
  • dr. K.E. (Kelly) Stecker

    Assistant Professor
  • My research applies innovative mass spectrometry approaches to understand protein regulation in cancer, with a focus on immune-tumor cell signaling
  • Cellular structural biology of fertilization: our group combines cryo-electron microscopy with light microcopy to unravel the molecular basis of fertilization