Himanshu Chhillar – Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. in Life Sciences, University of Delhi
M.Sc. in Botany, Jamia Hamdard

Interests: biotic and abiotic stress, molecular plant immunity, gene regulatory networks, phytohormones
Hobbies: travelling, football

Pei-Min Yeh – Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. in Plant Pathology, Chung-Hsing University
M.Sc. in Plant Science, Taiwan University

Interests: molecular plant immunity, molecular plant science, plant pathology
Hobbies: listening to music, traveling, gardening, clawing

Mieke van Vlaardingen - Graduate (M.Sc. candidate)
B.Sc. in Biology, Leiden University
Intended M.Sc. in Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology, Leiden University 

Interests: molecular biology, environmental sciences, immunology, evolution
Hobbies: swimming, reading

Alex Bos - Education and research staff member (Technician)
B.Sc. in Biotechnology, Hogeschool Inholland

Interests: molecular biology, plant tissue culture, learning new techniques

Hobbies: reading, swimming, gaming, karting

Zhicong (Millar) Huang - Graduate (M.Sc. candidate)
B.Sc. in Economics, Jilin University
Intended M.Sc. in Statistics and Data Science, Leiden University
Intended M.Sc. in Data Science, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Bayesian statistics, deep learning, biostatistics

Hobbies: football, kickboxing, electronic dance music (EDM), traveling

Hoang Hung Nguyen - Plant research assistant (Technician)
B.Sc. in Biology, Freie University of Berlin
M.Sc. in Biology, Freie University of Berlin

Interests: molecular biology, plant immunity, plant genetics, botany

Hobbies: cooking, programming, swimming

Past Members

Yuli Ding, Ph.D. 🇨🇳 Lab manager (2021 - 2022) Current position: editor for iScience, Cell Press
Marc Gebauer 🇩🇪 MSc intern (2021 - 2022) Biology, Leiden University
Bas Leemburg 🇳🇱 MSc intern (2022) Biology, from Wageningen University & Research