Marileen Dogterom#


Marileen Dogterom
Email:M.Dogterom 'at' tudelft.nl
Membership Number:4135
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:mdogterom
Elected:2015
Homepage: https://www.dogteromlab.tudelft.nl




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2014 - present Chair Department of Bionanoscience, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology
  • 2014 - present Professor at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology
  • 2000 - present Professor at the Faculty of Sciences, Leiden University
  • 2003 - 2013 Head of Department, FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam
  • 2000 - 2013 Group leader, FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam
  • 1997 - 2000 Project leader (tenure-track), FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam
  • 1994 - 1996 Postdoctoral position at Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill
  • 1992 - 1994 Research Associate at Departments of Physics and Molecular Biology, Princeton University
  • 1990 - 1992 PhD-student at "Service de Physique Théorique", CEA Saclay, France

Fields of Scholarship
  • Biophysics research of the microtubule cytoskeleton
  • Complex reconstitution experiments of cytoskeletal systems
  • Force generation by dynamic microtubules in-vitro and in-vivo
  • Nano-scale measurements of the assembly dynamics of microtubules
  • Optical tweezers-based measurements of actin and microtubule forces
  • Reconstitution of microtubule end-tracking behavior in-vitro
  • Positioning of microtubule asters and spindles due to pushing and pulling forces in "artificial cells"
  • Membrane tube formation by molecular motors

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 Dutch Physica Prize (Yearly Award from the Dutch Physical Society)
  • 2013 ERC Synergy grant (with A. Akhmanova, Utrecht University)
  • 2013 Elected member, European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
  • 2007 VICI Award, NWO Vernieuwingsimpuls
  • 1992 Fulbright Fellowship (NACEE Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • 1991 EMBO Short Term Fellowship (Heidelberg, Germany)
  • 1988 Fellowship from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Rome, Italy)

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