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Hendrikus Tanke

Name
Prof.dr. H.J. Tanke
Telephone
+31 71 526 9201
E-mail
h.j.tanke@lumc.nl

Until December 2017 Professor and Head of the Department Molecular Cell Biology, member board LUMC Division 4, coordinator research profile Biomedical Imaging. Additional professorship Science Faculty Leiden (since 2012), Medical Delta professor at TU Delft (2013) and member of the executive board of Genomescan (spin-off LUMC).

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Until December 2017 Professor and Head of the Department Molecular Cell Biology, member board LUMC Division 4, coordinator research profile Biomedical Imaging. Additional professorship Science Faculty Leiden (since 2012), Medical Delta professor at TU Delft (2013) and member of the executive board of Genomescan (spin-off LUMC).

Analytical Cytology

Chair: Analytical Cytology. Development and application of advanced microscopical methods and fluorescence technology to unravel the molecular composition of normal and diseased cells in order to develop novel diagnostic methods and therapeutic approaches.

Academic career

Doctoral degree Bochemistry Utrecht Univeristy (1976). PhD in 1983: University Leiden, titel:
'Cytochemical and Cytometric Methods for DNA and RNA analysis (Promotor: P. van Duijn, J.S. Ploem)'.

1987-1992: visiting professor Universiteit Brussel, Bologna, Urbino en Hannover;

1992: appointed as professor of Analytical Cytology in  Leiden. Title inauguration speech: 'Cells under the microscope: from looking at form to measuring molecules'. 

Additional appointments as professor at the Science Faculty Leiden and TU Delft, respectively in 2012 and 2013

Prizes and honourable appointments

  • CE-Alken-Award ('German Urology’) in 1982
  • NWO Pioneer award (VICI grant) in 1989
  • Membership services award 'International Society for Advancement of Cytometry' in 2008
  • 'Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw' at retirement in 2017

  • Faculteit Geneeskunde
  • Divisie 5
  • Moleculaire Celbiologie

Work address

LUMC Research Building
Einthovenweg 20
2333 ZC Leiden
Room number S1-P

Contact

Publications

  • Boerhaave Museum Lid Raad van Advies
  • GENOMESCAN chief cientific officer
  • TU Delft Professor Medical Delta/ Bionanoscience Group
  • Casimir research school Delft-Leiden co-director
  • Institute of Biology Leiden member advisory board
  • Universiteit Leiden Professor bioimaging

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