Group members

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

Honorary academic staff 
Prof. dr. Akim Adegnika

Academic staff on external projects
Koen Stam, MSc
Anna Zawistowska-Deniziak, PhD
Simon Jochems, MSc, PhD
Tamar Tak, MSc, PhD
Dr. Bing-Ru Wu, 
Tom Gasan, PhD
Joana Bras Gomes Nunes, PhD 
Thiago Andrade Patente, PhD 
Graham Heieis, PhD 

Permanent Technical Staff
Ing. Yvonne Kruize
Ing. Alwin van der Ham
Ing. Arifa Ozir-Fazalalikhan 

Technical staff on external projects
Marion König MSc
Frank Otto MSc

PhD fellows
Eline Brombacher MSc
Marije Kuijpers MSc
Yoanne Darelle Mouwenda MSc
Madeleine Eunice Betouke Ongwe MSc
Mikhael Manurung, MD
Dian Amaruddin, MD
Frederike Sonet, MSc
Patrick van der Zande MSc
Marjolein Quik MSc
Josiane Honkpehedji, MD
Farid Kurniawan, MD
Mathilde Chayé MSc
Alice Costain MSc
Luis Almeida, MSc
Ayodele Alabi,MD

Group members Leiden Immunoparasitology 

Dr. Bart Everts (Associate Professor)

  • Dendritic cells
  • Type 2 immune responses
  • Immunometabolism

Dr. Bruno Guigas (Assistant Professor)

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Immunometabolism
  • Macrophages

Dr. 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

Dr. Tamar Tak (Postdoctoral researcher)

  • (Innate) Immunology
  • Cell kinetics, maturation & differentiation
  • Single-cell analysis