Developmental Biology

The research of the Developmental Biology division focuses on studying biological principles in the context of living, developing multicellular organisms. The division is led by Prof. Dr. Sander van den Heuvel, and is home to several research groups, each with their own research focus.


Sander van den Heuvel
+31 30 253 3573
Padualaan 8
3584 CH, Utrecht
The Netherlands


Mike Boxem
29 October 2015
The European Commission has awarded a grant of four million Euros to the PolarNet project coordinated by Dr. Mike Boxem (Biology).
C. elegans
2 July 2015
The discovery of Professor Sander van den Heuvel and PhD researcher Suzan Ruijtenberg was published in the leading journal Cell
Bont and Sachs
21 April 2015
Second article regarding Seed Money Grants in Life Sciences.


Vlag Universiteit Utrecht
30 October 2019 14:30 - 15:30
PhD defence of Vincent Portegijs