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Koen van den Dries postdoc

In 2015, Koen van den Dries accepted a postdoc position in the group of prof. Alessandra Cambi where he now works as a senior postdoc within the Cell Biology Department of the Radboudumc in Nijmegen. Since November 2017, he is enrolled in the Radboudumc Galilei track for talented postdocs.

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Koen van den Dries postdoc

Koen van den Dries (14-12-1983) obtained his PhD in Medical Sciences from the Radboud University Nijmegen in 2012 under the supervision of prof. Carl Figdor. After his PhD, he moved to the United States where he worked as a postdoc in the group of prof. Martin Schwartz at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven. In 2015, he accepted a postdoc position in the group of prof. Alessandra Cambi and he now works as an assistent professor within the Cell Biology Department of the Radboudumc in Nijmegen. Since November 2017, he is enrolled in the Radboudumc Galilei track for talented postdocs.
 
His primary research interest focuses on unraveling the nanoscale organization and dynamics of actin-based cytoskeletal structures important for cell migration using cutting-edge quantitative bio-imaging techniques.

Publications 

Super-Resolution Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy (SR-CLEM) Reveals Novel Ultrastructural Insights Into Dendritic Cell Podosomes. Joosten B, Willemse M, Fransen J, Cambi A, van den Dries K. Front Immunol. 2018

Substrate stiffness influences phenotype and function of human antigen-presenting dendritic cells. Mennens SFB, Bolomini-Vittori M, Weiden J, Joosten B, Cambi A, van den Dries K. Sci Rep. 2017 
 
Actomyosin-dependent dynamic spatial patterns of cytoskeletal components drive mesoscale podosome organization. Meddens MB, Pandzic E, Slotman JA, Guillet D, Joosten B, Mennens S, Paardekooper LM, Houtsmuller AB, van den Dries K, Wiseman PW, Cambi A. Nat Commun. 2016

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Cell Biology

Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences

Our main aim is to achieve a greater understanding of the molecular mechanisms of disease. By integrating fundamental and clinical research, we obtain multifaceted knowledge of (patho)physiological processes. read more