Ronald van Kesteren

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Prof. dr. Ronald van Kesteren obtained a MSc in Biology at the University of Leiden in 1990 and a PhD in Neuroscience at the VU University Amsterdam in 1994. He received post-doctoral training in the labs of Prof. Naweed Syed and Prof. Andy Bulloch (University of Calgary, Canada) and Prof. Wijnand Geraerts (VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

He was awarded post-doctoral fellowships from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).


Team leader at the CNCR (2003 – present)
Head of the CNCR high-content microscopy facility (2005 – present)
Director of the VU University Biomedical Science bachelor program (2016 – 2022)