• · Postdoc positions

    Postdoc: Subwavelength imaging with reconfigurable metasurfaces

    Optical microscopy is a superior method to image small structures with low noise and high throughput, but famously limited by the diffraction limit. Metasurfaces can structure optical near fields with …

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    Postdoc: Nano-mechanical dynamics of single protein-chaperone complexes, studied with optical tweezers and super-resolution fluorescence

    Despite the profound importance of chaperones to all proteins, the principles of their action remain surprisingly mysterious. We know that polypeptide chains fold into complex structures, but how can another …

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  • · PhD positions

    PhD-student: Spatial regulation of cell division in synthetic cells

    Spatial regulation of cell division in synthetic cellsLiving cells have the remarkable ability to autonomously grow, divide and move. The Biological Soft Matter group at AMOLF uses bottom up synthetic …

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  • · PhD positions

    PhD-student: Nano-mechanical dynamics of single protein-chaperone complexes, studied with optical tweezers and super-resolution fluorescence

    Despite the profound importance of chaperones to all proteins, the principles of their action remain surprisingly mysterious. We know that polypeptide chains fold into complex structures, but how can another …

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  • · PhD positions

    PhD-student: Constructing active lipid vesicles: a bottom-up synthetic biology approach to studying phagocytosis

    As a PhD-student in our Physics of Cellular Interactions group headed by Dr. Kristina Ganzinger, you will apply state-of-the-art techniques to measure the dynamic interplay of a model cytoskeleton and …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific internship: Regulating the lifespan of the extracellular matrix

    The interaction of cells with the extracellular matrix (ECM) plays a crucial role in regulating many physiological processes such as wound healing, cancer metastasis and fibrosis. The ECM is a …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: Designing and building a focus stabilization device integrated in a state-of-the-art single-molecule fluorescence microscope

    The design of new instruments is at the heart of experimental physics. Often, commercial solutions lack flexibility or do not meet the requirements of the specific scientific setup. As an …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: Taking a close peak at mammalian membranes: developing a biomimetic model of cell membranes

    As an intern in our Physics of Cellular Interactions group headed by Dr. Kristina Ganzinger, you will develop a protocol to turn cell membranes into supported bilayers amendable to modification …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: Teamwork in active cytoskeletal systems

    The cells in our body are highly complex, soft and responsive machines. They need to be resistant to large external forces but at the same time dynamic, to allow essential …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: 3D printing microscale responsive structures

    The Soft Robotic Matter group at AMOLF is looking for interns at the Master level that will work on the development and testing of a technique to print soft and …

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