As part of Utrecht University’s Faculty of Science the lab is integrated within the Departement of Pharmaceutical Sciences and part of the Chemical Biology & Drug Discovery division. The lab is located in the David de Wied building. Internships for Bachelor and Master students are available through Konjoin!

Lab members

Balthasar A. Heesters

Assistant professor

Martijn Breeuwsma

PhD candidate
  • MSc, Utrecht University (MCLS)
  • BA, Hogeschool Utrecht

Igor R. Sweet

PhD candidate Boons group
  • MSc, Utrecht University (Drug Innovation)
  • BA, Utrecht University (CPS)

Current Students

Maria Pla Gran

Master student
  • BSc, University of Utrecht

Marijn H. Lamain

Master student
  • BSc, University of Utrecht

Melissa Ripamonti

Master student
  • BSc, University of Milano-Bicocca

This could be you

Bachelor/Master student
  • BSc, Awesome University

Alumni

Samuel Feldmann

Bachelor student
2022 - 2023

current role:
Bachelor student CPS

Ilias Taghaout

Master student
2022 - 2023

current role:
Master student Leiden University

  • BSc, Maastricht University

Reinier L. van der Palen

Laboratory technician
2021-2022

current role:
analyst

  • BA, Fontys Hogeschool Eindhoven

Lynn Vermeer

Master student
2021-2022

current role:
Master student MCLS

  • BSc, Maastricht University

Kyah van Megesen

Master student
2020-2021

current role:
PhD candidate UMC Utrecht

  • MSc, University of Amsterdam
  • BSc, University of Amsterdam

Milou Valk

Master student
2016-2017

current role:
PhD candidate Sanquin

  • MSc, University of Amsterdam
  • BSc, University of Amsterdam
Thesis supervision
Patrick de Graaf, 2023
Jan-Willem Langenbach, 2023
Yijun Hu, 2022
Julia de Lang, 2022
Lian Grafhorst, 2022
Luc Krimpenfort, 2022
Kevin Hooijschuur, 2021
Master students
Julian Köhler, 2013
Paul Oranje, 2011
(Summer) Internships
Sanne Wiersma, 2019
Richella Sambo, 2019
Jesper Verbruggen, 2018
Anne Carroll, 2010

Administrative Support

Josch Kuhlmann supports us (and the rest of CBDD) with administrative tasks.