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Theses 2023

Thesis cover Shiqi Liu

Isolation and molecular physiology of bacterial persisters

Studies in Bacillus subtilis and Staphylococcus aureus

Shiqi Liu

07 December 2023
Supervisor: S. Brul
Research Group: Molecular Biology and Microbial Food Safety
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Thesis cover Yixuan Huang

Multi-omics of Bacillus subtilis spores and cells sheds new light on bacterial survival

Yixuan Huang

15 November 2023
Supervisors: S. Brul, G. Kramer
Research Group: Molecular Biology and Microbial Food Safety
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Thesis cover Juulke Steven

Uncharted territories

Exploring the role of platelets, pO2 and atypical B cells in the regulation of immune balance

Juulke Steuten

03 November 2023
Supervisor: S.M. van Ham
Research Group: Biological Immunology
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Thesis cover Lin Zhang

Molecular pathology of suicide:

A postmortem study

Lin Zhang

25 October 2023
Supervisors: D.F. Swaab, P.J. Lucassen
Research Group: Brain Plasticity Group
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Thesis cover Yorick van de Grift

Who watches the watchmen?

WNT responsive stem cells and the regulation of their niche ligands

Yorick van de Grift

18 October 2023
Supervisors: R. van Amerongen, M.P. Smidt
Research Group: Developmental, Stem Cell and Cancer Biology
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Thesis cover Yanfei Zhang

Gear shifting in Archaca and Eukarya

Yanfei Zhang

28 June 2023
Supervisors:  H.V. Westerhoff, M. Barberis
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Thesis cover Jiesen Xu

Transcriptional regulation of volatile terpene biosynthesis in tomato type VI trichomes

Jiesen Xu

26 June 2023
Supervisors: Michel Haring, Rob Schuurink
Research Group: Plant Physiology
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Thesis cover Eike Mahlandt

Molecular Tools

to study the role of Rho GTPases in the endothelium 

Eike Mahlandt

21 June 2023
Supervisors: T.W.J. Gadella, J.D. van BuulJ. Goedhart
Research Group: Molecular Cytology
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Thesis cover Mila Bleekemolen

Open Sesame

How a pair of Fusarium effector proteins manipulates plant immunity 

Mila Blekemolen

17 May 2023
Supervisors: M. Rep, F.L.W. Takken
Research Group: Molecular Plant Pathology
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Thesis cover Erik Douma

Replenishing dopamine in Parkinson’s disease 

Tyrosine hydroxylase Ser40 phosphorylation and phosphodiesterase inhibition 

Erik Douma

26 April 2023 
Supervisors: L.P. van der Heide, M.P. Smidt
Research Group: Molecular Neuroscience
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Thesis cover Niels Verstegen

Going beyond your form

T-cell dependent B-cell fate determination

Niels Verstegen

14 April 2023
Supervisors: J.A. ten Brinke, M. Barberis, S.M. van Ham
Research Group: Biological Immunology
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Thesis cover Jana Koers

B cell and antibody differentiation 

the contribution of glycans to repertoire diversification and classification 

Jana Koers

24 March 2023
Supervisors: T. Rispens, S.M. van Ham
Research Group: Biological Immunology
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Thesis cover Saskia de Man

A closer look at WNT/CTNNB1 signaling

Saskia de Man

13 March 2023
Supervisors: M.A. Hink, R. van Amerongen 
Research Group: Developmental, Stem Cell and Cancer Biology
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Thesis cover Max van Hooren

The role of phospholipase C in plant drought tolerance

Max van Hooren

8 March 2023
Supervisors: M.A. Haring, T. Munnik
Research Group: Plant Cell Biology
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Thesis cover Casper Marsman

Regulation of human B cell differentiation

Casper Marsman

9 February 2023 
Supervisors: J.A. ten Brinke, S.M. van Ham
Research Group: Biological Immunology
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Thesis cover Janssen Kotah

Age-dependent impact of early-life stress on glia and synapses 

Substrates for increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease 

Janssen Kotah 

8 February 2023
Supervisors: A. Korosi, P.J. Lucassen
Research Group: Structural and Functional Plasticity of the Nervous System
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Thesis cover Jesse Stoop

Discharging dopamine 

Boosting endogenous tyrosine hydroxylase activity as a treatment for Parkinson's disease 

Jesse Stoop

18 January 2023 
Supervisors: L.P. van der Heide, M.P. Smidt
Research Group: Molecular Neuroscience
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Thesis cover Grace Farmiloe

The impact of repetitive DNA and its guardian proteins on the evolution of neuronal gene regulatory networks

Grace Farmiloe

12 January 2023
Supervisors: F.M.J. Jacobs, M.P. Smidt
Research Group: Evolutionary Neurogenomics
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