Student testimonials 2012 of the Laboratory of Nematology

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The Nematology group has a high focus on education as they are involved a multitude of courses...
Kobus Bosman


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... I was able to show the importance of auxin hormone for root-knot nematodes to cause infection...
Cecilia Ngonyo Wanjau

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... I acquired knowledge in new techniques or different ways to perform this techniques...
Carmen Maria Escudero

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... now I know that C. elegans is a beautiful model organism for human aging and disease
Lucia Luijben

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... preparing my project proposal, get deep into the subject, planning and get clarified with supervisors...
Mahesh Kumar Ramalingaiah

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... I did not have any big problems with my lab work ...
Maciej Daniszewski

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... these results were interesting and promising in genomics
Privilege Tungamirai Makunde

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... I got the opportunity to work on different project and thus broaden my view and got acquainted to work with different projects at the same time
Sonja Warmerdam

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In this research field are Recombinant Inbred Lines (RILs) and Introgression Lines (ILs) often used, to connect natural variation with genetic variation of two most diverse strains of C. elegans
Aafke Aartse

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... I performed virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) on Nicotiana benthamiana plants to knock out those genes ...
Karolina Wlodyga

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... I have carried out a number of greenhouse experiments
Florentine van Noppen

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I was looking for functional and non-functional orthologs of Gpa2 to determine which amino-acids are required for recognition of Rbp-1 by the Gpa2 R-protein
David Braspenning

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I stimulated dendritic cells with certain mushroom extracts (β-glucan extracts and fresh ground extracts) and investigated the response of the dendritic cells
Eva Thijssen

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... this may help us understand better how interpersonal variation influences complex diseases such as cancer
Leontien van der Bent

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During this time I learned a lot from each project
Kelly Heckman

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Different molecular techniques were used to examine presence of different fungal species in the roots
Gerard Dikken

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I think I even fell in love with the (smell of the) greenhouse
Michelle Yang

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The choice for the Nematology group was initiated by the course immunotechnology
Simone Hayen

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Once I got started I actually didn’t want to stop
Jose Bakker

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Through The Netherlands we travelled, my supervisors and me, to obtain sediment samples from different sites
Margot van Malenstein

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The weekly work discussions encouraged me to work harder and always provided some constructive feedback from the members of my research group
Magdalena Mazur

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My thesis project was an exciting journey from plant biotechnology to immunology and back again
Lauri Reuter

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