Wouter received his training at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Here he obtained a B.Sc.and M.Sc. in Human Movement Sciences (2008-2015), followed by a M.Sc. in Clinical and Molecular Neurosciences (2014-2016). He performed his doctoral research at the University of Groningen, obtaining his PhD degree in Molecular Cell Biology in 2021. Wouter continued his research in 2022 with a position as postdoctoral scholar at the Jarosz lab, at the department of Chemical and Systems Biology. Here he pursues his interest in the molecular forces underlying proteomic adaptation of cells and systems in development and disease. Outside of Stanford, Wouter is an avid sportsman, and likes cooking, hiking, birding, and in general loves to enjoy nature and wildlife with his wife Mardi.

Honors & Awards

  • Rubicon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dutch Research Council (10/01/2022 - 09/30/2024)

Professional Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (2021)
  • Master of Science, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (2015)
  • Bachelor of Science, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (2013)
  • Ph. D., University of Groningen, Molecular Cell Biology (Thesis title:The Impact of Genotoxic Stress on Protein Homeostasis) (2021)
  • Master of science (Cum Laude), University of Groningen, Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences (Specialization: Clinical and Molecular Neuroscience) (2016)
  • Master of science, University of Groningen, Human Movement Sciences (2015)
  • Bachelor of science, University of Groningen, Human Movement Sciences (2012)

Stanford Advisors