Gijsje Koenderink

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  1. Personal details
    Prof. dr. Gijsje Koenderink
    FOM Institute AMOLF
    Science Park 104, 1098 XG Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    e-mail:  g.koenderinkATamolf.nl
    phone:   +31-20-7547100
    fax:       +31-20-7547290
    Female; born, 10/10/74, Utrecht (NL), married, two sons.
    Nationality: Dutch (NL)
  2. Appointments
    2014–present  Department head, Systems Biophysics department, FOM Institute AMOLF
    2010–present  Professor (‘bijzonder hoogleraar’) of Biological Soft Matter Physics at the Faculty of Sciences, VU University Amsterdam
    2006–present  Scientific group leader, Biological Soft Matter, FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam Tenured (permanent appointment) since 2011
  3. Education
    2003-PhD in Chemistry, Utrecht University (Netherlands). Thesis title: Rotational and translational self-diffusion in colloidal mixtures, Advisor: Prof. A.P. Philipse
    1998-Master of Science in Chemistry with specialization Colloid & Physical Chemistry, Utrecht University (Netherlands)
  4. Publications and presentations: 65+papers in peer-reviewed journals (H-index: 26); 27+ invited talks at international conferences; currently supervises 6 PhD theses.
  5. Research Fields: cellular biophysics, biopolymers, cytoskeleton, self-organization, rheology/polymer mechanics, mechanotransduction, soft condensed matter physics.
  6. Prizes and Awards
    2013-ERC Starting Grant
    2008-Elected Member of The Young Academy (DJA), part of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), with the aim of selecting the 10 most promising upcoming scientists across all disciplines in the Netherlands, term 2008-2013
    2008-VIDI award, personal grant for promising young scientists, part of the Innovational Research Incentives Scheme of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
    2008-Human Frontier Young Investigator Grant with L. Kreplak (Canada) and J. Plastino (France)
    2004-Marie Curie OIF postdoctoral fellowship (FP6-2002-Mobility-6B)

Publications

  • Jose Alvarado, Michael Sheinman, Abhinav Sharma, Fred C. MacKintosh and Gijsje H. Koenderink, Force percolation of contractile active gels, Soft Matter 13, 34: 5624-5644 (2017)

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  • Lutz Langguth, Agata Szuba, Sander A. Mann, Erik C. Garnett, Gijsje H. Koenderink and A.Femius Koenderink, Nano-antenna enhanced two-focus fluorescence correlation spectroscopy, Sci. Rep. 7, 5985: 1-9 (2017)

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  • Nicholas A. Kurniawan, Thomas H.S. van Kempen, Stijn Sonneveld, Tilai T. Rosalina, Bart E. Vos, Karin A. Jansen, Gerrit W.M. Peters, Frans N. van de Vosse and Gijsje H. Koenderink, Buffers strongly modulate fibrin self-assembly into fibrous networks, Langmuir 33, 25: 6342–6352 (2017)

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  • I.K. Piechocka, N.A. Kurniawan, J. Grimbergen, J. Koopman and G.H. Koenderink, Recombinant fibrinogen reveals the differential roles of α- and γ-chain cross-linking and molecular heterogeneity in fibrin clot strain-stiffening, J. Throm. Haemostasis 15, 5: 938–949 (2017)

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  • Kimon Alexandros Leonidakis, Pinaki Bhattacharya, Jennifer Patterson, Bart E. Vos, Gijsje H. Koenderink, Jan Vermant, Dennis Lambrechts, Maarten Roeffaers and Hans Van Oosterwyck, Fibrin structural and diffusional analysis suggests that fibers are permeable to solute transport, Acta Biomaterialia 47, 25-39 (2017)

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  • Henri C.G. de Cagny, Bart E. Vos, Mahsa Vahabi, Nicholas A. Kurniawan, Masao Doi, Gijsje H. Koenderink, Fred C. MacKintosh and Daniel Bonn, Porosity governs normal stresses in polymer gels, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 21: 217802: 1-5 (2016)

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  • Gijsje H. Koenderink, Building synthetic cells to understand the biophysics of cell shape control, Amsterdam Sci. [2], 4: 22-24 (2016)

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  • A. Sharma, A.J. Licup, R. Rens, M. Vahabi, K.A. Jansen, G.H. Koenderink and F.C. MacKintosh, Strain-driven criticality underlies nonlinear mechanics of fibrous networks, Phys. Rev. E 94, 042407: 1-11 (2016)

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  • Nicholas A. Kurniawan, Bart E. Vos, Andreas Biebricher, Gijs J.L. Wuite, Erwin J.G. Peterman and Gijsje H. Koenderink, Fibrin Networks Support Recurring Mechanical Loads by Adapting their Structure across Multiple Scales, Biophys. J. 111, 5: 1026–1034 (2016)

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  • Corianne C. van den Akker, Michael Schleeger, Anne L. Bruinen, Tanja Deckert-Gaudig, Krassimir P. Velikov, Ron M.A. Heeren, Volker Deckert, Mischa Bonn and Gijsje H. Koenderink, Multimodal Spectroscopic Study of Amyloid Fibril Polymorphism, J. Phys. Chem. B 120, 34: 8809–8817 (2016)

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