Sanquin Research and Landsteiner Laboratory, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jaap studied Medical Biology at the University of Amsterdam, followed by a PhD training in the lab of Dr. Peter Hordijk. He finished his thesis in May 2004 and continued his research life in the US. He did his post-doctoral training in the lab of Professor Keith Burridge at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill from July 2004 until July 2006. Currently, he works as an E. Dekker research fellow (Hartstichting) in the department of Molecular Cell Biology at Sanquin Research in Amsterdam, studying signalling pathways that are involved in transendothelial migration of leukocytes.