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Alexander van Oudenaarden

Alexander van Oudenaarden performed his PhD research in the field of experimental solid state physics at Delft University of Technology. He obtained his PhD degree in 1998 and received the 'Andries Miedema' Award for best PhD-research in the field of condensed matter physics in the Netherlands. From 1998 to 1999, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University collaborating with Steven Boxer and Julie Theriot. He joined the MIT faculty in 2000. In 2001, he was named an Alfred Sloan Research Fellow, a Keck Career Development Professor in Biomedical Engineering, and received the NSF CAREER award. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2004. In 2008 he was promoted to full Professor of Physics at MIT and received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship and the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award. Since 2009, he has been the director of the NIH/NCI-funded Physical Sciences-Oncology center at MIT. In 2012 he started as director of the Hubrecht Institute and was awarded an ERC Advanced Investigator award and NWO VICI award.

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Alexander van Oudenaarden, PhD
Professor of Quantitative Biology
of Gene Regulation
Hubrecht Institute
Uppsalalaan 8
3584 CT  Utrecht
The Netherlands

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