For best experience please turn on javascript and use a modern browser!

Members and contact

Here you can find an overview of our members. We strive for a good representation of PhDs and PDs over all the SILS Research Themes, so there is always a familiar face to be found. For any questions, problems or comments you are welcome talk to one of our members, as well send an email to: SILS-council@uva.nl . We are currently looking for new members! Let us know if you're interested.

Reinofke van de Vis (chair)

Reinofke is a PhD candidate in Molecular Neuroscience.

Ms R.A.J. (Reinofke) van de Vis MSc

Faculty of Science

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Elisa Consoli 

Elisa is working on the Train2Target project for the designing of new-generation antibiotics, in particular she is dissecting the BAM complex, essential for all Gram-negative bacteria.
Elisa is a PhD candidate at the BCB group, under the supervision of Tanneke den Blaauwen. She has been the chair of the PhD council from 2018-2020. 

Ms E. (Elisa) Consoli MSc

Faculty of Science

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Yorick van der Grift

Yorick is a PhD candidate in Developmental, Stem Cell and Cancer Biology.

Mr Y.B.C. (Yorick) van de Grift MSc

Faculty of Science

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Niels Nouse

Niels is a PhD candidate in the Molecular Biology and Microbial Food Safety group. In collaboration with the Wageningen Food and Biobased Research institute he works on the upgrading of syngas fermentation products into high-value chemicals.

Mr N. (Niels) Nouse MSc

Faculty of Science

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Lisa Teichmann

Lisa is a PhD candidate studying the de novo acquisition of antibiotic resistance in E. coli with the supervision of Benno ter Kuile and Stanley Brul in the Molecular Biology and Microbial Food Safety group. Her project focuses on the impact of different cellular stress responses on the development of resistance upon exposure to sublethal levels of antibiotics.
Lisa is also SILS/FNWI representative in the Central PhD Council of the UvA. 

Ms L. (Lisa) Teichmann

Faculty of Science

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Tanne van der Wal

Tanne is a PhD candidate in Developmental, Stem Cell and Cancer Biology. She uses advanced microscopy techniques to elucidate molecular mechanisms of Wnt signalling.

Ms T. (Tanne) van der Wal MSc

Faculty of Science

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Tineke Banda

Tineke is a PhD candidate in Molecular Biology and Microbial Food Safety.
She is also the SILS representative in the Faculty PhD Council.

Ms T.K. (Tineke) Banda MSc

Faculty of Science

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Nienke Koopman

Nienke is a PhD candidate in Molecular Biology and Microbial Food Safety.

Ms N. (Nienke) Koopman MSc

Faculty of Science

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Sébastien Jaupitre

Sébastien is a PhD candidate in Plant Hormone Biology.

Babette Vlieger

Babette is a PhD candidate at Molecular Plant Pathology.

Ms B.V. (Babette) Vlieger MSc

Faculty of Science

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences