About me


I mainly work on inference and analysis of microbial networks. My focus lies on emergent properties, such as hub species, modules and motifs. In addition to accurate detection of such properties, I want to better study microbial dynamics to learn how these properties arise.

Outside my office, I enjoy gardening and am learning how to sail.


In 2021, I successfully defended my doctorate and started working at Biome Makers as a senior bionetwork analyst. Here, I focus on directly applying scientific insights to large-scale data.

In 2017, I became a doctoral student at the lab of Karoline Faust. My research focuses on the development of new analytical tools for microbial networks, and topics of interest include compositional data analysis, network theory and ‘omics tools.

During my time at Wageningen UR, I studied machine learning, sensor technology and a bit of Python in addition to the regular biology curriculum. Moreover, I was a member of the iGEM 2016 Wageningen team, where I coordinated wiki construction and researched pathogens of the parasitic honeybee mite Varroa destructor.


The Hugo theme for this website was adapted from the hugo-coder-portfolio theme developed by Yusuke Ishimi, which was in turn adapted from the hugo-coder theme by Luiz de Prá. Special thanks to the original developers and all others who contributed to this project!