The Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences (EPS)

Boards and Committees

Boards and Committees2021-10-20T08:57:18+01:00

The Board consists of:

  • Prof.dr. L.A.C.Y. (Rens) Voesenek (UU, Chair)
  • Prof.dr. J. (Johan) Memelink (LU)
  • Prof.dr. J. (Jian) Xu (RU)
  • Prof.dr. R.E. (Ronald) Koes (UvA)
  • Prof.dr. M. (Marcel) Dicke (WUR)

The Director of EPS and the Chair of the PhD Council of EPS attend the meetings of the Board

The International Advisory Board (IAB) guards the quality of EPS activities, in particular the research policy and programme, and the educational programme. The IAB consists of six leading scientists in different fields of experimental plant sciences:

The Industry Board (IB) was established to allow industry and science to exchange ideas and goals. The Board also provides an opportunity through its activities to inform candidates of how science is applied in industry. The board advises on research policy and the educational programme.

The IB consists of:

The EPS Research Committee consists of:

  • Prof.dr. G.C. (Gerco) Angenent (Chair)
  • Prof.dr. R. (Remko) Offringa (LU) and Prof.dr. D. (Dolf) Weijers (WUR), coordinators research theme 1
  • Prof.dr. S. (Saskia) van Wees (UU) and E.H. (Erik) Poelman (WUR) , coordinators research theme 2
  • Dr. I. (Ivo) Rieu (RU) and Prof.dr. L. (Leónie) Bentsink (WUR), coordinators research theme 3
  • Dr. M.E. (Maike) Stam (UvA) and Prof.dr. M.E. (Eric) Schranz (WUR), coordinators research theme 4

The Chairman of the PhD Council of EPS attends the meetings of the Research Committee.

The Educational Committee consists of EPS staff-members and PhD candidates:

  • Prof.dr. M. (Marcel) Dicke (WUR, Chair)
  • Dr. A.J.M. (Ton) Peeters (UU)
  • Dr. F.L.W (Frank) Takken (UvA)
  • Dr. J.L. (Janny) Peters (RU)
  • Prof.dr. (Remko) Offringa (LU)

The Chair of the PhD Council of EPS attends the meetings of the Educational Committee.

The PhD Council consists of representatives from all research groups joined in EPS and advises the Board and Committees of EPS both upon request and on their own initiative.

  • Alejandro Thérèse Navarro, chair
  • Martha van Os, secretary
  • Max Frencken, council member
  • Gül Hatinoğlu, council member
  • Zhang Jiang, council member
  • Bram Kamps, council member
  • Thalia Luden, council member
  • Davy Meijer, council member
  • Judit Nadal Bigas, council member
  • Milan Plasmeijer, council member
  • Myrthe Praat, council member
  • Mandy Ravensbergen, council member
  • Gijs Selten, council member
  • Iris Zahn, council member

The PhD Council attends the meetings of the EPS Board, the Research Committee and the Educational Committee and contributes to (new) developments which may affect your PhD experience.

The Postdoc Council consists of representatives from all research groups joined in EPS and advises the Board and Committees of EPS both upon request and on their own initiative.

  • André Bertran, Chair
  • Krešimir Šola, Secretary
  • Scott Hayes, council member
  • Chrysa Pantazopoulou, council member
  • Tatyana (Tanya) Radoeva, council member
  • Natalia Rodríguez, council member
  • Mariana A. Silva Artur, council member
  • Mon-Ray Shao, council member
  • Yang Song, council member
  • Ava Verhoeven, council member

Prof.dr. Gerco Angenent is Director of EPS; as such, he is responsible for all executive affairs concerning EPS.

  • Prof.dr. G.C. (Gerco) Angenent, Director of EPS
  • Dr. I. (Ingrid) Vleghels, Secretary of EPS
  • Dr. S.L. (Susan) Urbanus, PhD Programme Coordinator / PhD Advisor
  • Dr. J. (Juliane) Teapal, Education Coordinator
  • Ms. A. ( Anja) Mosselman, Office assistance