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Prof Timo (T. K.) van den Berg PhD

Training

Biochemistry and Cell Biology (cum laude), University of Amsterdam, 1988

Thesis

‘Microenvironments in Lymphoid Tissues’
1992 - Vrije University, Amsterdam

Research interests

My main interest is in macrophages and granulocytes. We are studying fundamental aspects of these cells in the immune system as well as their contributions to disease, including infection, inflammation, atherosclerosis and cancer.

Technology

  • Relevant functional in vitro and in vivo assays
  • Cell culture
  • Flow cytometry and cell sorting
  • (Confocal) microscopy
  • (Deep) sequencing
  • (Quantitative) PCR
  • ELISA
  • Western blotting

Resume

2017-present Professor of Immunotherapy, especially the role of non-specific immunity in tumor reduction, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
2010-present Head Dept of Blood Cell Research, Sanquin Research and Landsteiner Laboratory, AMC, Amsterdam
2007-2010 Head Phagocyte Laboratory, Sanquin Research, Landsteiner Laboratory, AMC, Amsterdam
1997-2007 Group leader, Dept of Cell Biology and Immunology, VUMC, Amsterdam
1994-1997 Postdoctoral fellow, Dept of Cell Biology and Immunology, VUMC, Amsterdam
1993-1994 Postdoctoral fellow, Institute for Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
1988-1992 PhD training, Dept of Cell Biology and Immunology, VUMC, Amsterdam