Laura van Niftrik
Track 1 | Biology of molecules, cells and tissues | Radboud University, NL
Professor van Niftrik obtained her PhD on a joint project between Delft University of Technology and Radboud University. After being a guest researcher for 2 years at Utrecht University, she returned to Radboud University as an assistant professor followed by a full professorship in microbial cell biology & biochemistry. Her research interest and expertise focuses on linking structure to function in non-model microorganisms with environmental, biotechnological or medical relevance. The research of her group contributes to resolving society’s grand challenges in sustainable health, climate change, water management and resource recovery.