Gijsje Koenderink head of Systems Biophysics department
On July 1,2014, Gijsje Koenderink has been appointed head of the AMOLF Systems Biophysics Department.
Koenderink succeeds Marileen Dogterom, who moved to the TU Delft in January. Bela Mulder was interim head of the department from January to July.
Gijsje Koenderink started her group Biological Soft Matter at AMOLF in 2006. She is a professor at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Recently, she was awarded an ERC Starting Grant to start a research program aimed at understanding the physical basis of active cell shape control.