The Hubrecht Institute

The Hubrecht Institute is research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), situated on Utrecht Science Park "The Uithof" of the largest university in the Netherlands (Utrecht). Research focuses on developmental and stem cell biology.

The Hubrecht Institute is led by a board of directors, consisting of Prof. Alexander van Oudenaarden (director), Prof. Jeroen den Hertog ( deputy director research) and Dr. Mariëtte Oosterwegel (managing director). Presently there are 19 research groups with a total of about 220 employees.

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Postal address

  • P.O. Box 85164
  • 3508 AD UTRECHT
  • The Netherlands

Utrecht

Utrecht is the beating heart of the Netherlands and a lively university city with charming outdoor cafés, trendy hotspots, friendly restaurants and numerous cultural events. Utrecht is a dynamic city and is the ideal size to explore the centre by bike or on foot, yet expansive enough to enjoy modern architecture, trendy shops and interesting museums for days on end.

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1853

1853

Birth of Ambrosius Arnold Willem Hubrecht

1916

1916

Foundation of the Hubrecht Laboratorium

1960

1960

Moving to the "Uithof"

2016

2016

100 years Hubrecht Institute

"The mission of the Hubrecht Institute is to perform cutting-edge research in developmental biology and stem cell research"

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Working at the Hubrecht Institute is working at one of the best research institutes in the world. Interested?

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Postdoc

The group of Prof. Dr. Niels Geijsen and Dr. Richard Sherwood currently has a vacancy for a Postdoc full time (38 hours/week) To work on High-throughput genomic approaches to stem cell differentiation Description of the project: We seek a postdoctoral fellow to help lead a new program in CRISPR-based genomic screening in stem cells. Work in our lab focuses on using high-throughput genome editing approaches and computer modeling of resulting genomic data to understand how transcription factors dictate embryonic stem…

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PhD students

The Hubrecht Institute participates in the Cancer, Stem cells & Developmental biology* (CS&D) PhD program of Utrecht University. A large number of PhD students is trained at the institute to prepare them for their doctoral degree. An extensive number of courses is offered through the CS&D.

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