Department of Bioinformatics – BiGCaT

Internships


Available internship projects

Check our list of available student projects if you are interested in performing your internship at our department.


Student Internships


Master internships 2018

2018 – Master Project 1: Generating a workflow for multiple tissue integration and assessing publicly available data

  • Student:Laura van Rooijen
  • University: Master Programme of Systems Biology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Rachel Cavill (DKE), Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 31 October- 30 May 2018
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2018 – Master Project 2: Identifying the biological pathways underlying macrophage polarization

  • Student: Andika Tan
  • University: Master Programme of BioMedical Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Martina Summer-Kutmon
  • Internship duration: 09 April – 12 July 2018
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Bachelor internships 2018

2018 – Bachelor Project 1: The effect of ATRA and 1,25D3 on gene expression in macrophages and the changes on pathway level

  • Student: Lotte Sevenich
  • University:  Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Dr. Susan Steinbusch-Coort
  • Internship duration: 09 April – 06 July 2018
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2018 – Bachelor Project 2: The effect of Vitamin D3 on the epigenome of autoimmune related genes

  • Student: Irene Hemel
  • University:  Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Dr. Susan Steinbusch-Coort
  • Internship duration: 09 April – 06 July 2018
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2018 – Bachelor Project 3: Protein-protein interactions underlying HDAC6 function in the brain

  • Student: Eveline Gerretsen
  • University:  Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Nasim Sangani, Friederike Ehrhart
  • Internship duration: 09 April – 06 July 2018
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2018 – Bachelor Project 4:  Investigating the pathways and regulatory networks involved in macrophage differentiation

  • Student: Roel Olde Damink
  • University:  Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Martina Summer-Kutmon
  • Internship duration: 09 April – 06 July 2018
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2018 – Bachelor Project 5:  Interactive biological pathways for a rare disease: Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome

 
  • Student: Lora Simons
  • University:  Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Friederike Ehrhart
  • Internship duration: 09 April – 06 July 2018
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2018 – Bachelor Project 6:  Making the CYP2E1 AOP interoperable

  • Student: Tim Verbruggen
  • University:  Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Marvin Martens
  • Internship duration: 09 April – 06 July 2018
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2018 – Bachelor Project 7:   Investigation of altered biological pathways in Rett syndrome using systems biology tools

  • Student: Max van Son
  • University:  Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Friederike Ehrhart
  • Internship duration: 09 April – 06 July 2018
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Honours+ Biomarkers Project 2017-2018

  • Students: Delava, R. [DKE], Friesacher, A.[FPN], Hacking, R.[DKE], Held, L.[FPN], Mtshaulana, M.[LAW], Ritter, H.[DKE]
  • University: Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Denise Slenter
  • Internship duration: 30 Oct 2017 – 30May 2018
  • Thesis: Biomarkers_report_20172018
  • Github: https://github.com/DeniseSl22/biomarkers

Master internships 2017

2017 – Master Project 1: Development of a Systems Biology Workflow to understand Gene Expression Data from Vitamin D treated Immune Cells

  • Student: Ardi Cengo
  • University: Master Programme of BioMedical Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Dr. Susan Steinbusch-Coort, Amadeo Muñoz Garcia MSc.
  • Internship duration: 01 Jan – 30 June 2017
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2017 – Master Project 2: Literature thesis on ‘The applicability of breath as a non-invasive drug monitoring method’.

  • Student: Corina Kukurin
  • University: Master Programme Forensic Science, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Denise Slenter, Arjan van Asten (UvA)
  • Internship duration: 07 Sept – 13 Dec 2017
  • Final presentation: Presentation_CorinaKukurin_2017
  • Thesis:Thesis_CorinaKukurin_2017

2017 – Master Project 3: Literature thesis on AOPs from alcohol and MDMA

  • Student: Jelle Broeders
  • University: Master Programme Forensic Science, University of Amsterdam The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Marvin Martens, Denise Slenter
  • Internship duration: 21 Sep – 19 Dec 2017
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Bachelor internships 2017

2017 – Bachelor Project 1: Analysis of genetic variants associated with Body Mass Index

  • Student: Rik van Dael
  • University: Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Elisa Cirillo, Martina Summer-Kutmon
  • Internship duration: 07 April – 07 July 2017
  • Final presentation: Presentation_RikvanDael_2017
  • Thesis: Thesis_RikvanDael_2017

2017 – Bachelor Project 2: Developing a prion disease pathway, on the example of Fatal Familial Insomnia

2017 – Bachelor Project 3: Tissue-specific activity of biological pathways

2017 – Bachelor Project 4: The relationship between genes and monogenic rare diseases: creating and analyzing a dataset

2017 – Bachelor Project 5: A systems biology approach to analyse the neural progenitor transcriptome upon Zika virus infection

2017 – Bachelor Project 6: Prader-Willi and Angelman syndrome; a biological pathway for two chromosomal disorders

2017 – Bachelor Project 7: Gene expression in insulin resistance

  • Student: Jules Jacobs
  • University: Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Mirella Kalafati MSc, Dr. Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 10 April – 07 July 2017
  • Final presentation: Presentation_JulesJacobs_2017
  • Thesis: Thesis_JulesJacobs_2017

2017 – Bachelor Project 8:Achieving visualisation of metabolic changes for human tissue with healthy and diseased regions by developing a workflow

2017 – Bachelor Project 9:Extending WikiPathways to Improve Educational Capabilities – Towards “Pathway Stories”

  • Student: Jacob Windsor
  • University: Bachelor Maastricht Science Programme, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors:  Egon Willighagen, Anders Riutta, Fei Yian Yoong
  • Internship duration: 01 February – 01 July 2017
  • Final presentation: Presentation_JacobWindsor_2017
  • Thesis: Thesis_JacobWindsor_2017

2017 – Bachelor Project 10:The effects of valproic acid (VPA) on the symptoms of Rett syndrome


Master internships 2016

2016 – Master Project 1: Studying genetic variations involved in hypertension and their role in biological pathways

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  • Student: Rika Reihs
  • University: Master Programme of Biomedical Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Martina Summer-Kutmon, Elisa Cirillo
  • Internship duration: 4 Jan – 10 June 2016
  • Final presentation: JPT_Presentation_RReihs_2016.pdf
  • Thesis: JPT_Thesis_RReihs_2016.pdf

2016 – Master Project 2: Development of a systems biology workflow to understand gene expression data

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  • Student: Kim Mulders
  • University: Master Programme of Biomedical Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Susan Steinbusch-Coort, Martina Summer-Kutmon
  • Internship duration: 25 Jan – 10 June 2016
  • Final presentation: JPT_Presentation_KMulders_2016.pdf
  • Thesis: JPT_Thesis_KMulders_2016.pdf

2016 – Master Project 3: Development of a systems biology workflow to understand gene expression data

  • Student: Bart Höppener
  • University: Master Programme of Biomedical Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Susan Steinbusch-Coort, Martina Summer-Kutmon
  • Internship duration: 08 Feb – 10 June 2016

2016 – Master Project 4: Evaluation of Microarray Transcriptomics Dataset to characterize the (un)healthy obese

  • Student: Anoopa Pullanhi
  • University: Master Programme Bioinformatics, Manipal University, India
  • Supervisor: Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 07 March – 29 July 2016

2016 – Master Project 5: Processing workflows for RNA-sequencing count tables

  • Student: Satya Shiva Nandeeshwara Prasad Ekke
  • University: Master Programme Bioinformatics, Manipal University, India
  • Supervisor: Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 07 March – 29 July 2016

2016 – Master Project 6: Pathway Analysis on MetaboLights data

  • Student: Garima Thakur
  • University: Master Programme Bioinformatics, Manipal University, India
  • Supervisor: Egon Willighagen
  • Internship duration: 07 March – 29 July 2016

Bachelor internships 2016

2016 – Bachelor Project 1: Investigating the effect of type 1 diabetes mellitus on biological processes

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  • Student: Seth Siahaija
  • University: Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisors: Martina Summer-Kutmon, Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 18 April – 01 July 2016
  • Final presentation: Presentation_SSiahaija_2016.pdf
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2016 – Bachelor Project 2: The biological pathways that are changed in Rett Syndrome

  • Student: Kamiel van Heijden
  • University: Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences (Human Movement Sciences), Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisor: Friederike Ehrhart
  • Internship duration: 18 April – 01 July 2016
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2016 – Bachelor Project 3: Gene regulation by multi-walled carbon nanotubes in human lung fibroblasts

  • Student: Joost Bouwmeester
  • University: Bachelor Biomedical Life Sciences (Human Movement Sciences), Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisor: Linda Rieswijk
  • Internship duration: 18 April – 01 July 2016
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2016 – Bachelor Project 4: The difference between stem cell-derived beta cells derived from type 1 diabetic patients and non-diabetics

  • Student: Roel Gheis
  • University: Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisor: Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 18 April – 01 July 2016
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2016 – Bachelor Project 5: Genetic variations and differential expression at genomic loci in the 5-HTT serotonin transporter region

  • Student: Gino Wubben
  • University: Biomedical Life Sciences, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisor: Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 18 April – 07 July 2016
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2016 – Bachelor Project 6: Identifying gene expression and epigenetic changes in (sphingolipid related) genes in patients with Alzheimer’s disease versus controls

  • Student: Richard Maes
  • University: Molecular Life Sciences/Medicine, Maastricht University, NL
  • Supervisor: Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 01 March- 08 July 2016
  • Final presentation: Presentation_RMaes_2016.pdf
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Master internships 2015

2015 – Master Project 1: Developing NanoQSAR descriptors

  • Student: Miguel Correa Marrero
  • University: Master Programme of Bioinformatics, Wageningen University & Research Center
  • Supervisor: Egon Willighagen, Bart Smeets
  • Internship duration: 18 May – 31 Aug 2015

2015 – Master Project 2: The effect of vitamin D supplementation on gene expression in humans

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  • Student: Claire Lemmens
  • University: Master Programme of Biomedical Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Susan Steinbusch-Coort, Martina Summer-Kutmon
  • Internship duration: 02 Feb – 12 June 2015
  • Final presentation: JPT_Presentation_CLemmens.pdf
  • Thesis: JPT_CLemmens.pdf

2015 – Master Project 3: Integration of Transcriptomics and GWAS Data to Study the Biological Processes Involved in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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  • Student: Manuel Alejandro Gonzalez Hernandez
  • University: Master Programme of Biomedical Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Martina Summer-Kutmon, Elisa Cirillo, Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 02 Feb – 12 June 2015
  • Final presentation: JPT_Presentation_Manuel.pdf
  • Thesis: JPT_ManuelGlez.pdf

Bachelor internships 2015

2015 – Bachelor Project 1: Development of a systems biology workflow to understand gene expression data

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  • Student: Tessa Lebbink
  • University: Maastricht University, Bachelor Biomedical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Susan Steinbusch-Coort, Bart Smeets
  • Internship duration: 20 Apr – 03 Jul 2015

2015 – Bachelor Project 2: The effect of Vitamin D3 on the (epi)genome at pathway level.

  • Student: Kim de Nooijer
  • University: Bachelor Health Science, Biology & Health, Maastricht University
  • Supervisors: Susan Coort, Martina Summer-Kutmon
  • Internship duration: 07 Apr – 03 Jul 2015

2015 – Bachelor Project 3: The effect of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on the gene expression in bronchial epithelial 2B cells.

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  • Student: Marloes Poort
  • University: Bachelor Biomedical Sciences, Maastricht University
  • Supervisors: Lars Eijssen, Bart Smeets
  • Internship duration: 20 Apr – 03 Jul 2015

2015 – Bachelor Project 4: Visualization of Type 1 Diabetes mellitus GWAS data in biological pathways

2015 – Bachelor Project 5: How are drugs regulating biological pathways?

2015 – Bachelor Project 6: Effect of TiO2 nanotubes on the gene expression of aortic endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle cells.

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Master internships 2014

2014 – Master Project 1: microRNA pathway statictics

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  • Student: Christian Oertlin
  • University: Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • Supervisors: Lars Eijssen, Martina Summer-Kutmon, Susan Coort
  • Internship duration: 1 Sept 2014 – 20 Mar 2015
  • Blog: http://plugins.pathvisio.org/mipast/

2014 – Master Project 2: Connecting PathVisio and WikiPathways to Expression Atlas

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