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Dr. Sheshachalam is joining TropIQ

Dr. Sheshachalam has joined the team as a Scientist. He is an experienced cell biologist with a broad expertise in immunology, molecular biology and drug discovery. He obtained his PhD ...
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TropIQ CEO Koen Dechering gives radio interview on the new malaria drug candidate

Dutch national radio (BNR) has conducted an interview with TropIQ's CEO Koen Dechering on the recently published novel malaria drug candidate (see publication here). Listen to the interview here (in ...
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TropIQ-led collaboration develops novel malaria candidate drug

A molecule once designed to cure the skin disease psoriasis appears to be particularly effective against malaria. The antimalarial properties were revealed thanks to one researcher’s inspired hunch when the ...
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TropIQ gains new Assistant Scientist

Mrs. De Bruijn is joining the Team as a Assistant Scientist with a wealth of experience in laboratory techniques in the fields of immunology, cell biology and molecular biology. She ...
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TropIQ gains Business Administrator

Mrs. Bijsterveld is joining TropIQ as a Business Administrator with a strong background in financial management in various different fields of work. In her previous affiliations she acquired higher lever ...
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TropIQ at the ICM Weekend School

TropIQ organised a science workshop at the IMC Weekend School. This is a supplementary school on Sundays for children (aged 10-14) from underprivileged neighbourhoods. Through a three-year course, professionals (volunteers) ...
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New master student at the TropIQ

Ms. Sascha Bezemer is joining the team as our new intern. She is a biology master student with specialisation in health and disease. She is enrolled at Wageningen University and ...
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TropIQ’s CSO, Robert Sauerwein knighted

Robert Sauerwein, CSO of TropIQ, receives a royal decoration for his pioneering work in malaria vaccinology and drug discovery. He receives the distinction of Knight in the Order of the ...
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Scientist Dr. Youri van Nuland is joining the team

Dr. van Nuland is an experienced biochemist with a PhD from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. He is an expert in industrial biotechnology and previously worked on metabolic engineering of ...
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New intern Tom Seijger starting

Mr. Seijger is an undergraduate student at the Saxion University of Applied Sciences in Enschede. He will be doing an internship contributing to projects involving malaria transmission. He will stay ...
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Dr. Marnix Vlot is joining TropIQ as a postdoctoral scientist.

Dr. Vlot has earned his PhD in molecular microbiology at Wageningen University. He specialises in the molecular mechanism of the CRISPR-Cas gene editing system and will apply his skills to ...
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Annemijn Grol joins the team.

Ms. Grol is an undergraduate student at the Avans University of Applied Sciences in Breda. She will be doing an internship contributing to our dengue project. She will stay with ...
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TropIQ on national TV

As a reaction to TropIQs latest study preventing transmission of tropical diseases, published in PNAS in July this year, the Dutch television program EenVandaag (NPO1) presented an item on the ...
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Science Magazine writes about TropIQ’s latest publication.

The scientific journal Science report on TropIQ’s finding that dog’s flea and tick medication could prevent the spread of vector borne diseases like malaria and Zika.Click here to get more ...
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Time Magazine reports on TropIQ’s finding.

The Time Magazine has reported on TropIQ’s finding that veterinary drugs have the potential ...
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TropIQ publishes description of oral insecticides for vector-borne disease control.

Our research shows that, given to humans, insect killing veterinarian drugs can greatly reduce ...
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Rianne van der Laak is joining TropIQs team as a Research Technician

Ms. van der Laak has previously worked in a variety of companies, which allowed her to ...
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Tonnie Huijs is joining TropIQ as an assistant scientist

Mr. Huijs is an expert in tissue culture and assay development. He gained his experience ...
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TropIQ team contributes to discovery of multiple stage malaria compound

New research, with TropIQ contribution, on a compound series active against malaria asexual and sexual stages was published today. Read more here. ...
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TropIQ hosts the Dutch Malaria Day

Once a year malaria research groups in the Netherlands come together to share their newest results, discuss future plans and collaborative efforts. This year this event was organised and hosted ...
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