Harald Mikkers


  • Senior researcher
  • Virus and Stem cell biology


Harald Mikkers studied Biomedical Sciences at the University of Leiden from 1991 until 1996. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam based on his research performed in the group of Anton Berns at the Netherlands Cancer Institute. After his graduation in 2003 he joined the lab of Jonas Frisen at the Karolinska Institute. In this lab he initiated his current lines of research. In August 2005 he was appointed as a junior scientist in the new Regenerative Medicine Program at the Leiden University Medical Center. This programs links him to the departments of Molecular Cell Biology (Headed by Hans Tanke) and Immunohematolgy (Headed by Wim Fibbe). Harald has received fellowships from the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and the Dutch Brain Foundation (Hersenstichting Nederland).


Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum
Gebouw 2
Kamer R-02-005

Einthovenweg 20
2333 ZC Leiden
Tel: 071 5269668

Postzone S-1-P
Postbus 9600
2300 RC Leiden

E-mail: h.mikkers@lumc.nl