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Jannie Borst group


Jannie Borst

Group leader

Personal details


Most research activities of Jannie Borst's group have been transferred to the LUMC from July 1, 2019.

Jannie Borst obtained a Master in Biology with Chemistry at Leiden University in 1980. She did the major part of her PhD work at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School in Boston, under supervision of biochemist prof. Cox P. Terhorst. She came back to The Netherlands to work with immunologists dr. Jan E. de Vries and dr. Hergen Spits and obtained her Ph.D. degree from Leiden University in 1985. In 1987, she started her independent career with the aid of a 5-year personal fellowship from The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research. In 1992, she obtained a staff scientist position at the NKI-AVL and in 2002 she became the head of the Division of Immunology. In 1999, she was appointed professor in Experimental Oncology at the University of Amsterdam. In 2009, she was presented with the Van Loghem career award of the Dutch Society of Immunology and in 2012, she was elected EMBO member.

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