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Marco van Eijk

Assistant professor / director of education

Name
Dr. M.C. van Eijk
Telephone
+31 71 527 4771
E-mail
m.c.van.eijk@lic.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0001-7751-4112

 

More information about Marco van Eijk

Curriculum Vitae

Personal information

Nationality:   Dutch
Date of birth:   24 June 1970

Education

2018   PhD, Department of Cell Biology and Histology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 21 November 2000. Thesis title: “Regulation of germinal center B cell apoptosis”.
Advisors: Prof. R. van Noorden and Prof. M. Kapsenberg
1994   BSc in Medical Biology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Current and previous research positions

2022 – now    Director of education BSc Life Science and Technology, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, The Netherlands
2022 – now    University Teacher 1, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, The Netherlands
2018 – 2022   University Teacher 2, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, The Netherlands
2015 – 2018   Postdoctoral researcher, Leiden Institute of Chemistry/University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2003 – 2015   Postdoctoral researcher, Medical Biochemistry, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2002 – 2003   Macrozyme B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000 – 2002   Tanox Pharma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Grants, awards, recognitions since 2016

  • Nominated teacher of the year by SV LIFE (2020/2021; 2022/2023)
  • Nominated teacher of the year by TU Delft category “non-TNW faculty teaching in a TNW programme” (2020/2021)

Contribution to teaching and supervision

  • Course for MSc Chemistry at Leiden University: Integrated Cell Biology
  • Course for BSc LST at Leiden University/TU Delft: Cell Biology
  • Course for BSc LST at Leiden University/TU Delft: Life Sciences
  • Course for BSc LST at Leiden University/TU Delft: Molecular Cell Biology and Immunology, including the practical course
  • Course for BSc LST at Leiden University/TU Delft: Molecular Genetics and Gene Technology
  • Coordinator Pre-University and Pre-class programme at Leiden University
  • Teaching in Pre-University and Pre-Class programme at Leiden University
  • Supervision of bachelor and master students

Co-promotor of 6 PhD students since 2016. Currently co-supervising 2 PhD students

Other current responsibilities since 2016

  • Education committee BSc LST 2020-2022
  • Budget holder Bsc LST 
  • Admission committee BSc LST
  • Bi-annual educational director meeting with Dean Prof. H. Bijl

Teaching vision

  • Modern life science and technology curriculum
  • Programme offers a close connection between theory and practice. Practical programmes allow further development of theoretical components and soft skills
  • Up too date teaching programme is guaranteed as top research is integrated 

Publication record including five recent representative publications

58 papers, H-index 32 (Web of Science) 

Full publication record: Leiden University

  • M. van Eijk, J.M.F.G. Aerts. The unique phenotype of lipid-laden macrophages. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22, 4039-4054. DOI: 10.3390/ijms22084039
  • M. van Eijk, M.J. Ferraz, R.G. Boot, J.M.F.G. Aerts. Lyso-glycosphingolipids: presence and consequences. Essays in Bioch. 2020, 64, 565-578. DOI: 10.1042/EBC20190090
  • M.J.C. van der Lienden, P. Gaspar, R. Boot, J.M.F.G. Aerts, M. Van Eijk. Glycoprotein non-metastatic protein B: an emerging biomarker for lysosomal dysfunction in macrophages. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 66-86. DOI: 10.3390/ijms20010066
  • M.J. Tol, M.J.C. van der Lienden, T.L. Gabriel, J.J. Hagen, S. Scheij, T. Veenendaal, J. Klumperman, W.E. Donker-Koopman, A.J. Verhoeven, H. Overkleeft, J.M. Aerts, C.A. Argmann, M. van Eijk. HEPES activates a MiT/TFE-dependent lysosomal-autophagic gene network in cultured cells: A call for caution. Autophagy. 2018, 14, 437-449. DOI: 10.1080/15548627.2017.1419118
  • L. Wu, J. Jiang, Y. Jin, W.W. Kallemeijn, C.-L. Kuo, M. Artola, W. Dai, C. van Elk, M. van Eijk, G.A. van der Marel, J.D.C. Codée, B.I. Florea, J.M.F.G. Aerts, H.S. Overkleeft, G.J. Davies. Activity-based probes for functional interrogation of retaining β-glucuronidases. Nat. Chem. Biol. 2017, 13, 867-873. DOI: 10.1038/nchembio.2395

 

 

 

Assistant professor / director of education

  • Science
  • Leiden Institute of Chemistry
  • LIC/Chemical Biology

Work address

Gorlaeus Building
Einsteinweg 55
2333 CC Leiden
Room number DE1.15

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