Teaching

In 2018 I obtained my University Teaching Qualification (UTQ).

Lecturing & Coordination

2015-now

University of Groningen

Coordinator/lecturer:

  • Carbohydrates (BSc Chemistry)
  • Physical Organic and Photochemistry (BSc Chemistry)
  • Organic Chemistry: methods and strategies 2 (MSc Chemistry)

Lecturer:  

  • Bio-organische Chemie (BSc Life Science & Technol. and Biology)
  • Advances in Chemical Biology (MSc Chemistry)
  • Project Development (BSc Honours College)
  • Scientific Integrity (PhD students)

Fall 2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lecturer, Advanced Undergraduate Seminar course in Biology

2007-2012

Leiden University

Daily Supervisor of 11 BSc and MSc students’ research projects

Teaching Assistant in practical courses of the BSc Chemistry

PhD Supervision

2019-present

Pushpa Pushpa (co-supervisor, funded by the Physics of Cancer grant)
Project title: Solid state NMR studies of tumour physical properties

2018-present

Michela Ferrari (PI, funded by the NWO-CCC grant)
Project title: Beneficial exopolysaccharides to reduce infection and expedite recovery in humans and pigs of different ages

2018-present

Michiel Uiterweerd (co-supervisor)
Project title: The lugdunomycins: a new class of polyketide antibiotics with unique chemical scaffold

2017-present

Vincent Leeuwenburgh (co-supervisor, funded by the Young Academy Groningen)
Project title: Developing activity-based probes to dissect and monitor altered metabolism in cancer cells.

2017-present

Liubov Yakovlieva (PI, funded by the VENI grant)
Project title: Exploring bacterial glycosylation as a novel antimicrobial target

2016-present

Mira Holzheimer (co-supervisor)
Project title: Stereoselective synthesis of glycolipids from Mycobacterium tuberculosis and archaea

2016-present

Stella Verkhnyatskaya (PI, funded by the Rosalind Franklin fellowship)
Project title: Design and synthesis of oligosaccharides and glycoconjugates derived from human milk components

MSc & BSc thesis supervision and mentoring

2019-present

Kees de Groot, MSc student (University of Groningen)

2019

Jelle Fok, MSc student (University of Groningen)

2019

Alexander Feinhals, Honours College BSc student (University of Groningen)

2018-2019

Ruben Wagenaar, MSc student (University of Groningen)

2018-2019

Zeynep Su Ziylan, MSc student (University of Groningen)

2018

Daniel Hillary, BSc student (Trinity College Dublin)

2017-2018

Adina Sauciuc, Honours College BSc student (University of Groningen)

2017-2018

Jens Kobesen, BSc student (Hogeschool Groningen)

2017

Gianluca Puglisi, BSc student (University of Milano – Bicocca)

2016-2017

Eline Haring, BSc student (Hogeschool Leiden)

2016

Elmatine Douma-de Vries, MSc student (University of Groningen)