Arthur (AF) Svendsen PhD


Stem Cells; Aging; Bioinformatics

Research interests

Molecular and functional characterization of Hematopoietic stem cell identity.


  • Primary hematopoietic cultures
  • ATAC/ChIP/RNA-seq
  • Flow cytometry
  • Molecular biology


2022 – present Junior Group Leader at Sanquin, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016 – 2022 PhD at Department of Biology of Aging at the European Research Institute for the Biology of aging (ERIBA)/ University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands
2014 – 2016 MSc Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Innovation (MPDI) at University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) / University of Groningen (UG), Groningen, The Netherlands
2010 – 2015  BSc Pharmacy/Biochemistry at São Paulo State University (UNESP), Araraquara – SP, Brazil