News

October 2021

Congratulations Dr. Inge Wortel!

Inge Wortel successfully defended her brilliant PhD thesis "Secrets of T cell collectives". Her thesis was enthusiastically received and got a well-deserved cum laude distinction. Congratulations Inge! We're proud to keep you in our group as a postdoc for the time being. The thesis can be downloaded here.

February 2021

PhD position: Simulating large T cell collectives

Thanks to a Vidi grant from NWO, we have a new PhD position available within our group. Are you excited about modeling and simulation at scale? Then please check out the job description here! We're looking forward to your application.

January 2021

Hanarth Foundation grant for our group

Our group has been awarded a grant by the Hanarth Foundation to investigate the tumor micoenvironment in salivary gland cancer patients using advanced, ML-based imaging methodology. A job advert will be posted shortly, but if you're interested in working on this problem, get in touch!

October 2020

Our group is moving to Radboud University

Johannes got a new position as associate professor with the Data Science group at the Institute of Computing and Information Sciences at Radboud University. Therefore, our group will slowly move to the RU in the coming months and years, while keeping our link with the Radboudumc side.

May 2020

Blog: What if T cells could learn French?

Inge explained her recent paper to a general audience in a blog post on medium.

April 2020

HFSP grant for our group

Our group has been awarded a program grant of 1 million US dollars by The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP), together with our partners Judith Mandl (McGill University, Montreal, Canada) and Daniel Parisi (Buenos Aires institute of Technology, Argentina).

March 2020

New Paper: Learning by T cells

Inge had the first manuscript of her PhD published in the journal Cells: Is T Cell Negative Selection a Learning Algorithm?