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Joost Kok and the power of big data

joost kok and his phd studentsLast week Prince Constantijn attended and spoke on the opening of the Leiden Centre of Data Science, the virtual centre for research on big data at Leiden University. Joost Kok, who works at Molepi one day/week,  was also involved and the Leiden University paid special attention to him and his research.

September 10 2014 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

New publication of Maarten van Iterson

Our epigenetics group developed MethylAid, a tool to do Quality Control of 450K data in large-scale populations. This is published in BioInformatics and online now.

August 26 2014 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Interview Joris Deelen in Cicero's August edition

Last June Joris Deelen succesfully defended his thesis and on the occassion of this event he was interviewed by LUMC's magazine "Cicero" in its last issue of August.

August 25 2014 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Would you prefer living like a jackrabbit or like a turtle?

One of Joris Deelen's proposition has been published in the Leiden University Newsletter for alumni. The proposition originated from his thesis ‘Genetic and biomarker studies of human longevity’, which Joris defended successfully with cum laude.

 

July 18 2014 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

BBMRI-NL2.0 receives €10 M grant and the Secretary of Education visits our lab

Yesterday July 1st, the Secretary of Education Sander Dekker visited our lab and got a labtour.

 

July 02 2014 Author: Molecular Epidemiology - Molepi

Joris Deelen graduated CUM LAUDE!

Joris Deelen has defended his thesis yesterday at 25th of June 2014 on his thesis 'Genetic and biomarker studies of human longevity'.joris deelen phd defense ceremony

June 26 2014 Author: MolEpi - Molecular Epidemiology

Joris Deelen will defend his thesis next week (June 25, 2014 @3pm)!

promotie joris deelenOn behalf of Joris Deelen, the Molecular Epidemiology department (MOLEPI) is happy to invite you for his PhD Defense, which is entitled "Genetic and biomarker studies of human longevity"

June 19 2014 Author: Molecular Epidemiology - Molepi

Molepi in Trouw

Last Saturday, May 19th, Molepi organized a return day for their project "Growing Old Together" participants. During this day an evaluation took place about the project itself, the organization of the project, the experiences of the participants and the researchers, the results so far ánd future plans.

May 19 2014 Author: molepi - molecular epidemiology

PhD Defense Anika Vaarhorst May 13, 4.15 PM

promotie anika vaarhorstOn behalf of Anika Vaarhorst, the Molecular Epidemiology department (MOLEPI) is happy to invite you for her PhD Defense, which is entitled: "Genetic and Metabolomic approaches for Coronary Heart Disease risk prediction"...

May 05 2014 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Announcement : Life Science Symposium 2014

Why do we age? What can be done to slow it down?

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These questions will be considered during the Life Science Symposium ‘LIMITS OF LIFESPAN – understanding and countering the causes of ageing’, organized by Study Association LIFE. Learn all about this topic from (inter)national experts on 12 May 2014 in ‘Stadsgehoorzaal’ in Leiden. Speakers with a scientific or business background will elaborate on ageing from the perspective of biomedical sciences, biology, ethics and policy-making. Among others, speakers from MIT and the Max Planck  Institute for Biology of Ageing. Lunch and drinks included. Visit our website http://www.lifesciencesymposium.nl for more information and tickets!

May 05 2014 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

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