Organization

CCBC Leadership


Guido Jenster

Prof. Guido Jenster

Professor of Experimental Urological Oncology
Erasmus MC

g.jenster@erasmusmc.nl

My interests lie in the characterization of novel markers for prostate cancer (PCa) and the identification of genes and pathways responsible for progression of PCa.

John Martens

Dr. John Martens

Associate professor of Medical Oncology
Erasmus MC

j.martens@erasmusmc.nl

My interests lie in translational research in breast and colon cancer.

Leendert Looijenga

Prof. Leendert Looijenga

Professor of Translational Patho-Oncology
Erasmus MC

l.looijenga@erasmusmc.nl

My interests lie in Gonad (testis/ovary/dysgenetic) development, cancer and infertility and also head-, neck -, esophagus -, and pancreatic cancer.

Harmen van de Werken

Dr. Harmen van de Werken

Managing Director CCBC

h.vandewerken@erasmusmc.nl

My main interests lie in computational biology, transcriptional regulation and cancer biology.


CCBC Research Team


Job van Riet

Job van Riet, BSc(Hons)

Bioinformatician/PhD candidate

j.vanriet@erasmusmc.nl

Development and implementation of state-of-the-art algorithms to discover novel biomarkers and elucidating the complex mechanics initiating and driving cancer progression.


Niels Krol

Niels Krol, BASc

(Clinical) Bioinformatician

a.krol@erasmusmc.nl

My main interests lie in the analysis of Ion-Torrent data and molecular diagnostics.


Wesley van de Geer

Wesley van de Geer, BSc

Bioinformatician

w.vandegeer@erasmusmc.nl

Development of computational pipelines to help elucidate cancer mechanisms.

Niels van der Horst

Niels van der Horst

BSc. Student Biomedical Laboratory Research (Final Internship)

Discovery and validation of aberrantly spliced transcript in SF3B1-mutated uveal melanoma patients and cell-lines.

Maurits Unkel

Maurits Unkel

BSc. Student Bioinformatics (Final Internship)

Discovery of novel biomarkers in testicular germline tumors and mapping their respective tumor genome.

CCBC Alumni


Architha Ellappalayam

Architha Ellappalayam

MSc. Student Bioinformatics (Final Internship)

Discovery of methylation patterns in Testicular Germline Cancers.

Wesley van de Geer

Wouter Vork

BSc. Student Bioinformatics (Final Internship)

Continued research into algorithms to identify allelic imbalances in malignant tumor tissue.

René Böttcher

René Böttcher

PhD Student Bioinformatics (Graduated)

Discovery of novel and highly specific biomarkers for prostate cancer by analysing microarray and RNA-Seq data under supervision of Prof. Dr. Guido Jenster & Prof. Dr. Peter Beyerlein

Sandra Albassam

Sandra Albassam

BSc. Student Bioinformatics (Final Internship)

Development of a novel algorithm to identify allelic imbalances in malignant tumor tissue. Pilot study focused on the MCF-7 breast-cancer cell line.

Nilouq Stoker

Nilouq Stoker

BSc. Student Bioinformatics (Final Internship)

Discovery and annotation of novel fusion-gene products in male and female breast cancer using various computational algorithms.

René van der Horst

Jens de Jong

BSc. Student Computer Science (Internship)

Development of an open-source application (with web interface) which builds sophisticated and uniform Bash scripts and pipelines out of YAML-structured files. Termed Python YAML Pipeline Evaluator (PYPE).

Mathijs Scholtes

Mathijs Scholtes

MSc. Student Medical Sciences (Internship)

Continued molecular and functional research into novel and highly specific biomarkers for prostate cancer under supervision of Prof. Dr. Guido Jenster.

René van der Horst

René van der Horst

BSc. Student Computer Science (Internship)

Development of an open-source application (with web interface) which builds sophisticated and uniform Bash scripts and pipelines out of YAML-structured files. Termed Python YAML Pipeline Evaluator (PYPE).