Institutions: VU University Amsterdam
I am a beginning PhD student at the VU in Amsterdam and study the heterogeneity of yeast cells at near zero growth conditions. I have a versatile background in Biophysics and Systems Biology.
Institutions: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
I am working at the boundary of wet-labs and mathematical modeling, trying to understand the regulation of the eukaryotic cell cycle. I started working with yeast in a group of Systems Biology (Prof. Edda Klipp, Humboldt University, Berlin). Before that I studied biology, engineering and did research on the nuclear pore complex.
Expertise: Mathematical and statistical modeling, bioreactor models, dynamics of biological networks, dynamics and control of biological networks, parameter estimation, Reactor models, Mathematical modelling, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology
Tools: continuous cultivation, evaluation of process dynamics, DIVA, differential algebraic equations, linux, Material balance based modeling, stimulus response experiments, Microarray analysis, Matlab, Linear equations, ODE, Single Cell analysis, SBML, Model organisms, Transcriptomics, Computational and theoretical biology, Bioinformatics
I'm an engineer at the MPI Magdeburg and I'm working in the field of mathematical modeling, model verification, parameter identification, model analysis and experimental design. I'm involved in two projects, KOsmoBac and PSYSMO.
Kosmobac, WP3, looking at diffusion of macromolecules in vivo (in E.coli cells) and cell responses to osmotic shock using confocal (fluorescence) microscopy especially pulsed - FRAP
Expertise: Systems Biology, regulation of gene expression, Signal transduction in Gram-negative bacteria; Synthetic Microbiology; Single cell gene expression; Regulatory networks; biochemistry; histidine ki..., gene regulation, stress responses, bistability, sporulation, phenotypic heterogeneity, translational control of gene expression, Bacillus subtilis, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology
Tools: Time-lapse fluorescence microscopy Flow cytometry, time lapse microscopy, Molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA), Fluorecence based reporter gene analyses/single cell analyses, PCR, Model organisms, Single Cell analysis, Genetic modification, Genetic analysis, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology
Roles: Project Coordinator
The Veening lab is interested in phenotypic bi-stability in Streptococcus pneumoniae and its importance in virulence of this human pathogen.