Group members

Permanent Academic Staff
Prof. dr. Maria Yazdanbakhsh
Dr. Bruno Guigas
Dr. Hermelijn Smits
Dr. Erliyani Sartono
Dr. Bart Everts

Academic staff on external projects
Prof. dr. Akim Adegnika

Permanent Technical Staff
Ing. Yvonne Kruize
Ing. Alwin van der Ham

Technical staff on external projects
Ing. Arifa Ozir-Fazalalikhan
Koen Stam

PhD fellows
Eline Brombacher MSc
Marije Kuijpers MSc
Yoanne Darelle Mouwenda MSc
Madeleine Eunice Betouke Ongwe MSc
Frank Otto MSc
Karin de Ruiter MSc
Astrid Voskamp MSc
Patrick van der Zande MSc
Anna Zawistowska-Deniziak MSc
Marjolein Quik MSc

Group members Leiden Immunoparasitology 

Dr. Bart Everts (Assistant Professor)

  • Dendritic cells
  • Type 2 immune responses
  • Immunometabolism

Dr. Bruno Guigas (Assistant Professor)

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Immunometabolism
  • Macrophages

Simon Jochems

  • Immunology
  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Systems immunology
  • Mucosal immunity

Marije Kuipers MSc (PhD student)

  • Immune modulation
  • Extracellular vesicles

Leonard Pelgrom MSc

  • Dendritic cells
  • Immunometabolism

Dr. Hermelijn H. Smits (Associate Professor)

  • Immunology
  • Parasitology
  • Pulmonology