Field of interest:
Tim Kuijpers was born on February 8th, 1988 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. He got his bachelor degree in the field of biomedical engineering at the University of Technology in Eindhoven. For his master degree, he joined the research group of computational biology at the department of biomedical engineering at the same institution. During his master program, he worked on the network based analysis of human hepatic cells, to identify clinical relevant genotype-phenotype differences from liver biopsies in subgroups of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease patients. After finishing his master thesis, he visited the Mardinoglu lab at the Science for life laboratory in Stockholm, Sweden. Here he worked on the identification of liver cancer specific FASN inhibitors through coexpression network analysis.
In November 2016, he started working as a PhD student at Toxicogenomics Department of Maastricht University.