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Leadership and Management Skills Course for Scientists (1-day course), 2019
Course to enable scientists to productively deal with challenges related to interpersonal aspects of doing science. Targeted towards: Developing key communicating skills, Initiate and maintain collaborations, Deal with group dynamics, and Set goals and priorities. by hfp consulting at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. link.
Introduction to Omics Research (4-month online course), 2019
Course about the scope, analysis, and challenges of omics research, at Harvard University, Boston, USA. link.
Course on learning styles, effective instructional strategies, and elements of curriculum design for teaching STEM subjects in higher education – at Harvard University, Boston, USA.link.
Masterclass Vaccinology (2-day course), 2017
Masterclass of the current advances in the development and practice of vaccines. Doorn, the Netherlands.link.
Antibiotic Therapy in Practice (3-day course), 2016
This course covers the basics of antibiotic therapy and the rationale behind the antibiotic treatment regimens of the most relevant infections for medical specialists. Madrid Spain.link.
Diagnostics in Medical Parasitology (2-week course), 2015
Course on the classical (morphology) and recent developments in medical parasitology, such as antigen detection, molecular techniques, sera-diagnostics e.g., Amsterdam Medical Center, the Netherlands. link.
Advanced Immunology (5-day course), 2014
Advanced course on adaptive immunity, innate immune system, traffic & communication and clinical immunology. Utrecht University, the Netherlands. link.
Advanced Infection biology (4-day course), 2013
This course aims to further extend particpant’s knowledge of recent developments in infection biology and to improve the understanding of key scientific questions and approaches in infection biology research. Utrecht University, the Netherlands. link.
Good Clinical Practice (GCP/BROK) (3-day course), 2011
Course about regulations and organization for scientific medical research (WMO), University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands.link.
Re-certified in 2015
Animal Welfare (Art. 9) (2-week course), 2011
Course about facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of laboratory animals and for the quality of animal research, including practical course on animal handling, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.link.
Medical Ethics (3-month course), 2002
Course in biomedical ethics that connects various contemporary issues, such as informed consent, patient autonomy, healthcare e.g., with ethical theory.