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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PhD student

The group of Prof. dr. Geert Kops currently has a vacancy for a PhD student full time (38 hours/week) to work on: The role of chromosomal instability in cancer Description of the project: Approximately 70% of all human tumors are aneuploid, which strongly correlates with tumor grade, metastasis and poor patient prognosis. One of the possible causes for aneuploidy is chromosomal instability (CIN), however very high levels of CIN cause cell death. Therefore CIN is not only thought to be…

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PhD Student

The group of Prof. Dr. Catherine Rabouille currently has a vacancy for a PhD student full time (38 hours/week)   Project description Cells react to environmental stress by forming non-membrane bound pro-survival stress assemblies that store and protect key cellular components. Recently, we have identified a novel pro-survival stress assembly, the Sec bodies that forms in Drosophila S2 cells upon amino-acid starvation (Zacharogianni, M., A. Aguilera, J. Smout, T. Veenendaal, M.van Oorschot and C. Rabouille. 2014. A reversible non-membrane bound…

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