2007

Former student research projects / Internships

Codes after each name indicates: Year of placement_Number_A (=academic student), _B (=polytechnic student), or _C (=guest investigator)

Fleur Schaper, LUMC, BSc biomedical sciences (2007_11_A)   
Period: Dec 2007 – May 2008 (16 weeks)
Place: LUMC
Title: Diagnosis of urinary schistosomiasis by real-time PCR

Sarita van Geest, LUMC, Master Biomedical Sciences (Junior Research Project II), (2007_10_A)
LUMC, Master Biomedical Sciences (Junior Research Project II)
Period: Oct 2007 – June  2008 (28 weeks)
Place: Peru (4 months, winter ’07-‘08) + LUMC (3 months)
Title: Diagnostics and Epidemiology of Strongyloides stercoralis in Peru

Robert Ramak, Polytechnic Leiden, student technician in medical microbiology (2007_9_B)
Period: Sept 2007 – July 2008 (10 months)
Place: LUMC
Title: malaria

Amy Wiersema, LUMC, medical student, (wetenschapsstage), (2007_8_A)
Period: July 2007 – Dec 2007 (14 weeks)
Place: Peru (12 weeks, autumn ‘07) + LUMC (2 weeks)
Title: Diagnostics and Epidemiology of Strongyloides stercoralis in Peru, with emphasis on serology

Caroline Kruyt, LUMC, medical student, (wetenschapsstage), (2007_7_A)  
Period: July 2007 – Feb 2008 (24 weeks)
Place: Peru (12 weeks, autumn ‘07) + LUMC (12 weeks)
Title: Diagnostics and Epidemiology of Strongyloides stercoralis in Peru, with emphasis on DNA detection

Rosanne Edelenbosch, LUMC, medical student, (wetenschapsstage), (2007_6_A)
Period: May 2007 – March 2008 (19 weeks)
Place: Mozambique (12 weeks, summer ‘07) + LUMC (7 weeks)
Title: Infection with intestinal protozoa in Beira, Mozambique: Research comparing different diagnostic methods

Marijke Langenberg, LUMC, medical student, (wetenschapsstage) (2007_5_A)
Period: May 2007 – March 2008 (19 weeks)
Place: Mozambique (12 weeks, summer ‘07) + LUMC (7 weeks)
Title: Comparison of different microscopic methods and PCR for the diagnosis of helminth infections in the slum Inhamudima, Beira, Mozambique.

Dagmar Hepp, LUMC, medical student, (wetenschapsstage), (2007_4_A)
Period: May 2007 – March 2008 (24 weeks)
Place: Mozambique (12 weeks, summer ‘07) + LUMC (12 weeks)
Title: A comparison of conventional diagnostic methods based on faecal examination and real-time PCR in detecting Strongyloides stercoralis and an evaluation of the prevalence of Strongyloides stercoralis in a poor suburb of Beira, Mozambique

Mohammed Mobarak Basheer, Guest investigator - Sudan, (2007_3_C )
Period: May 2007 – July 2007 (2 months)
Place: LUMC
Title: Diagnosis of schistosomiasis in samples from Sudan by real-time PCR"

Michael Dittmar, Politechnic Leiden, student technician in medical microbiology (2007_2_B)
Period: Jan 2007 – June 2007 (5 months)
Place: LUMC
Title: Molecular differentiation of Entamoeba species using reverse line blot"

Klaartje Spee, VU, biomedical sciences, (2007_1_A )
Period: Jan 2007 – June 2007 (5 months)
Place: LUMC
Title: Genotyping of diarrhoea causing protozoa"