KNMP student prize for Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences student Jacqueline Gerritsen
During the congress of the Royal Dutch Association for the Advancement of Pharmacy (Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij ter bevordering der Pharmacie, KNMP) Jacqueline Gerritsen, former student Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences at Leiden University, was awarded the KNMP student prize.
This prestigious prize is presented annually by the KNMP to one outstanding student from each Dutch university offering pharmacy related programs (Leiden, Utrecht and Groningen).
Jacqueline received the prize on the basis of her excellent achievements in research, graduation thesis and overall study results. During her internship at the division of Medicinal Chemistry she has studied G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling in personalized cell lines using xCELLigence methodology. During a second internship at Department of Biological Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge she specialized further in the transactivation of receptor tyrosine kinases by GPCRs.