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Ilse is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Clinical Genetics, section Community Genetics, EMGO+ Institute, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam.


Previous research experience

Postdoc at the Centre for Health Protection (RIVM) and Toxicogenomics (Maastricht University)

In vivo embryotoxicogenomics
Elucidation of critical pathways of embryogenesis and molecular signatures of embryotoxicity using an integrated systems toxicology approach

PhD position at the Laboratory for Health Protection Research (RIVM) and  the department of Health Risks, Analysis and Toxicology (Maastricht University)

Developmental Immunotoxicity Testing for Hazard Identification:
Test Protocols, Exposure windows, and Parameter Sensitivity

Evaluated the relevance of additional parameters in regulatory guidelines for toxicity testing to improve hazard identification and subsequent risk assessment concerning the developmental immunotoxic potential of chemicals.



ERT - Postgraduate Education in Toxicology (European Registered Toxicologist)

MSc - Biomedical Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen (Master: Toxicology, Minor: Medical Microbiology)