Kevin Batenburg (FGA) receives poster prize at DNM 2018

18 June 2018

At the Dutch Neuroscience Meeting (DNM), PhD student Kevin Batenburg won the poster prize for his poster on the development of a human three-dimensional screening platform of tau pathology.

As a member of the Molecular Neurodegeneration Group, Kevin develops a new system to study tau pathology in human neurons and astrocytes. For this, he utilizes stem cell-technology, three-dimensional culturing and advanced microscopy techniques. His poster highlighted the 3D-culturing of human neurons, and the efficacy of virtual-reality glasses for depth perception of fluorescent data.