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 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
  • Supervisor: 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
  • Supervisor: 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
  • Supervisor: 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
  • Supervisor: Martina Summer-Kutmon, Lars Eijssen
  • Internship duration: 18 April – 01 July 2016
  • Final presentation: Presentation_SSiahaija_2016.pdf
  • Thesis:

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
  • Final presentation:
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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
  • Final presentation:
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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
  • Final presentation:
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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
  • Final presentation:
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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
  • Thesis:

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
  • Supervisor: 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
  • Supervisor: 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
  • Supervisor: 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
  • Supervisor: 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
  • Supervisor: 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
  • Supervisor: 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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