Postdoc stipend laureates 2017

For the call AI&II Postdoc Stipends 2017 we received 25 applications and 12 researchers were invited for the interview round on 23 May. These three researchers have been selected and awarded one of the AI&II Postdoc 2017 stipends:

  1. Michaela Wenzel, department of Bacterial Cell Biology, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, UvA
    Title research proposal: Aiming at the interface – Challenging the Bacterial Cell Envelope with Antibiotics
  2. Tom Groot Kormelink, department of Experimental Immunology AMC
    Title research proposal: Bridging innate and adaptive immunity: mast cells shape dendritic cell-driven immune responses
  3. Suzanne Bal, department of Experimental Immunology AMC
    Title research proposal: The role of ILCs in corticosteroid (in)sensitivity

Congratulations!

Travel grant laureates 2017

From left to right: Yassine Bouatou, Martijn Riool, Maartje Dijkstra, Nina Hertogs en Dieke van Dinther From left to right: Yassine Bouatou, Martijn Riool, Maartje Dijkstra, Nina Hertogs en Dieke van Dinther

  • Anne Musters to visit the European Workshop for Rheumatology Research (EWRR) in Athens
  • Charlotte Blokhuis to visit the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle
  • Daniela van Santen to visit the International Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis Observational Databases (WHOD) in Lisbon
  • Martijn Riool to visit the Gordon Research Conferences on Antimicrobial peptides in Ventura (CA, USA)
  • Nina Hertogs to visit the Keuystone Symposium on Viral Immunity: Mechanisms and Consequences in Santa Fe
  • Alessandra Tammaro to visit the Keystone symposia- Injury, inflammation and fibrosis in Utah
  • Yassine Bouatou to visit the 2017 Banff-SCT Joint Scientific Meeting in Barcelona
  • Anna Schorcht & Philip Brouwer to visit the Keystone Symposia on HIV Vaccines in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA
  • Maikel Boot to visit the ASM Conference on Tuberculosis: Past, Present and Future in New York
  • Maartje Dijkstra to visit the 21st International Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis Observational Databases (IWHOD) in Lisbon
  • Martin Singer to visit the 8th Biennial Meeting of the Chlamydia Basic Research Society 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
  • Sophie Dusoswa & Sophie Horrevorts to visit the Keystone conference on Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy in Whistler, Canada
  • Lenneke Cornelissen to visit the 12th Jenner Symposium Translational Glycobiology – From Bench to Bedside in Dubrovnik
  • Martine Caris to visit the 27th European Congress of Clinical Mircrobiology and Infectious Diseases in Vienna
  • Sanne Duinkerken to visit the Skin Vaccination Summit 2017 in Leiden
  • Melissa Newling to visit the Keystone Symposia Conference: Type I Interferon: Friend and Foe Alike in Banff, Canada
  • Ivo Hansen to visit Keystone Symposia Conference X5: Pattern Recognition Signaling: From Innate Immunity to Inflammatory Disease in Banff, Canada
  • Dieke van Dinther to visit the CSIC meeting on dendritic cells and macrophages 2017 in Madrid
  • Maroeska Burggraaf to visit the Gordon Research Conference & Seminar: Microbial Adhesion & Signal Transduction in Newport, USA
  • Myrthe de Laat to visit the ISAP - ESCMID Conference on Anti-Infective pharmacokinetics (PK)/pharmacodynamics(PD) in Vienna
  • Tjitske van Engelen to visit the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Vienna
  • Melissa van Gool to visit the 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Investigation (ESCI 2017 Conference) in Genoa
  • Armando van Bruggen to visit the Keystone Symposium on Integrating Metabolism and Immunity in Dubin
  • Vincent van Winden to visit the GRC: Microbial adhesion & signal transduction, Conference & Seminar, Salve Regina University in Newport, USA
  • Roel Achterbergh to visit the 22st International society for Sexually transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) in Rio de Janeiro
  • Martijn van Rooijen to visit the STI and HIV World Congress in Rio de Janeiro
  • Anna Kroeze to visit the Keystone Symposia Cell Death and Inflammation in Dublin
  • Kin Ki Jim to visit The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Vienna
  • Marijne Heeren to visit the EAS 2017, the EACR-AACR-SIC Special Conference 2017 in Florence
  • Tamara Rusman to visit the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology, The European League Against Rheumatism congress (EULAR congress) in Madrid

Work visit grant laureates 2017

  • Elena Rampanelli to visit Prof. Dr. J. Ting at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA to work on Bioactive lipids and NLRX1 as guardians of mitochondrial health
  • Sophie Dusoswa to visit Dr. Marike Broekman and Prof. Dr. Xandra Breakefield at Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, USA to work on Tumor associated carbohydrates in glioblastoma immune escape: New targets for check-point inhibition?
  • Alba Torrents de la Peña to visit Dr. Andrew B. Ward at the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA to work on the structure-based design of soluble HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein vaccines