• · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: Living cells as information-processing machines

    Biochemical networks consisting of proteins and DNA are the analog computers of life. In this project, you will investigate how these networks allow living cells to process information reliably.Living cells, …

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  • · PhD positions

    PhD-student: Directed 3D nanofabrication with electrochemical scanning probes

    Confined electrochemistry has the potential to create highly pure and crystalline nanostructures with controlled 3D geometry at low temperatures. However, so far, this has remained out of reach due to …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship/Master thesis project: Development of microfluidic device for detecting immune cell interactions for combating antimicrobial resistance

    Representative models of host-pathogen interactions during the course of infection require studying in vitro (e.g., cell culture) or in vivo (e.g., serum, blood) systems, leading to complex samples consisting of …

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  • · Postdoc positions

    Postdoc:The biophysics of single proteins within protein-protein complexes, studied using optical tweezers and single-molecule fluorescence

    We are recruiting for a single-molecule biophysics project, in which integrated optical tweezers and single-molecule fluorescence are central. Our lab has pioneered the use of optical tweezers to detect how …

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  • · PhD positions

    PhD-student: The biophysics of single proteins within protein-protein complexes, studied using optical tweezers and single-molecule fluorescence

    We are recruiting for a single-molecule biophysics project, in which integrated optical tweezers and single-molecule fluorescence are central. Our lab has pioneered the use of optical tweezers to detect how …

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  • · Group leaders

    Tenure-track group leader / Assistant Professor: Designer Matter

    The research institute AMOLF (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) is looking for a tenure-track group leader in the field of Designer Matter. In this emerging field, scientists from different disciplines, including physicists, …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: Modelling confined plectonemic DNA

    Cell division is one of the hallmarks of life. To achieve this, cells must not only duplicate the genetic information carried in their chromosomes, but also properly divide the latter …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: Modelling microtubule organization in tip-growing cells

    Microtubules are one of the key components of the cytoskeleton of all higher organisms. Their versatility in adapting to different cellular functions is underpinned by their unique stochastic dynamical behaviour.

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: Understanding Regulation of Actin Dynamics

    Actin filaments are one of the key components of the cytoskeleton of all higher organisms. They form dynamic networks involved in mechanical integrity, motility and transport. Our group is interested …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: Crystal Structures by Design

    Can we program particles to self-assemble into regular crystal structures by properly designing the interactions between these particles? This is a question that belongs to a novel class of inverse …

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