S.V.N.B. Hooke

Study Association Nanobiology


Cees Dekker surprised with Best Professor Award 2018

On Monday 2 July, Cees Dekker, Professor of Molecular Biophysics at the Faculty of Applied Sciences (AS) , was surprised with the announcement that he will receive the Best Professor Award 2018 on 3 September. “It is a great honour to receive this award, especially because the students and PhD candidates have nominated me”, says Cees Dekker. The Delft University Fund has awarded its prestigious Best Professor prize (in Dutch: Leermeesterprijs) since 1994. A Best Professor is someone who excels in both research and education, and who knows how to inspire and motivate the next generation of Delft engineers. Recipients of the award are reckoned among the top of TU...
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Committee thank you activity

Friday the 15th of June, S.V.N.B. Hooke organised the committee thank you activity for all the people who contributed to the activities organised last year and to the people who gave advice to the board last year. We went to het Kralingse Bos in Rotterdam, where we chilled out and played games like volleyball and the Kubb Viking game. Furthermore, the board served an easy but nutritious meal. The committee thank you present was also given to the attendees: a skipping rope with the Dutch word joke: “Bedankt voor het bijspringen”, which means “Thanks for helping out”, but literally translates to “Thanks for jumping in.” It was a very enjoyable...
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Spinozapremie 2018 Marileen Dogterom

Marileen Dogterom, head of the department of BioNanoScience, has won the Spinozapremie 2018. The spinozapremie is the most important award in Dutch Science. Every year, three or four researchers receive this award. They all receive € 2.5 million to spent on their research. Marileen her research focuses on cytoskeletal polymers. How these polymers are organised and assembled is important for many cellular processes. To reach an understanding of the physics governing the cytoskeleton, her lab does experiments in microfabricated environments and living cells and they perform theoretical modelling. The other researchers that received the award are prof. dr. John van der Oost, prof. dr. Carsten de Dreu and prof. dr....
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Multiple Day Excursion Oxford

From June 8 until June 10 a group of 30 bachelor and master students visited Oxford. We visited multiple departments at the University of Oxford and a company, called Oxsybio. Finally, we also received a lunch lecture in the sun from a former Nanobiology student that finished a master mathematical and theoretical physics in Oxford. Friday 8th  On Friday we divided the group into two so that visiting Oxsybio would become a lot easier. Both groups visited the department of biological physics, Micron (the imaging facility at the university) and Oxsybio. At the department of biological physics, the group received a tour by two PhD students. They explained their research...
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