Thesis defenses in 2018

Kari Viljami Vienola
Imaging the structure and the movement of the retina with scanning light opthalmoscopy
Promotor: prof. dr. J. F. de Boer
Defense: 24 January 2018
Jeroen Meidam
Substantiating the void – Strong-field tests of general relativity with the first direct detection of gravitational waves & fast likelihood evaluations for future tests 
Promotor: prof. dr. J. F. J. van den Brand, copromotor: prof. dr. C. F. F.  Van Den Broeck
Defense: 7 February 2018
Jona Mijalkovic
Ensemble and single-molecule dynamics of intraflagellar transport in C. elegans
Promotor: prof. dr. E. G. J. Peterman 
Defense: 9 February 2018
Steven V. Beekmans
Minimally Invasive Micro-Indentation
Promotor: prof. dr. D. Iannuzzi 
Defense: 6 March 2018
Aernout P. P. van der Poel
Cold collisions in a molecular synchrotron
Promotor: prof. dr. W. M. G. Ubachs, copromotor: dr. H. L. Bethlem 
Defense: 13 March 2018
Jacco de Vries
Asymmetrieën in gemengde schoonheidsvervallen 
Promotor: prf. dr. M. H. M. Merk, copromotor: dr. J. A. N. van Tilburg
Defense: 14 March 2018
Joris Vincent van Heijningen
Turn up the bass! Low-frequency performance inprovement of seismic attenuation systems and vibration sensors for next generation gravitational wave detectors
Promotor: prof. dr. J. F. J. van den Brand, copromotor: dr. A. Bertolini 
Defense: 26 March 2018
Kinga Sznee
Border and disorder: the supramolecular organization of photosynthetic membrane
Promotor: prof. dr. R. Grondelle, copromotors: dr. J. P. Dekker,  dr. R. N. Frese
Defense: 9 April 2018
Michele Monti
A Theoretical study of circadian clocks and circadian metablism 1
Promotors: prof. dr. P. R. ten Wolde, prof. dr. K. J. Hellingwerkf, copromotor: dr. D. Lubensky
Defense: 12 April 2018
Douwe Kamsma
Acoustic Force Sptectroscopy: From single molecules to single cells 
Promotors: prof. dr. G. J. L. Wuite, prof. dr. E. J. G. Peterman
Defense: 17 May 2018

Johannes Keegstra
Variation and fluctuations in a bacterial signaling network
Promotor: prof. dr. T.S. Shimizu
Defense: 17 May 2018
Mariska van Rosmalen
Viruses under the loop; Their assembly process and capsid stiffness
Promotors: prof. dr. G. J. L. Wuite, prof. dr. W. H. Roos
Defense: 22 May 2018
Yusaku Hontani
Photoreaction dynamics of functional photoreceptor proteins
Promotor: prof. dr. J. T. M. Kennis
Defense: 4 July 2018
Vandana Singh Kushwaha
Kinesin Motor Stepping Challenged; The Impact of Traffic Jams and Temperature
Promotor: prof. dr. ir. E. J. G. Peterman
Defense: 25 September 2018
Bart Vos
Fibrin structure and mechanics; A journey across scales
Promotor: prof. dr. G.H. Koenderink
Defense: 5 October 2018 
Pavel Ma
Role of system-bath interaction timescale in photosynthetic excitation energy transfer
Promotor: prof. dr. R. van Grondelle, copromotor: dr. T. Mancal
Defense: 11 October 2018
Sabrina Cotogno
Polarized partons in hadrons at high energy: the structure of hadrons from single and double parton interactions
Promotor: prof. dr. P. J. G. Mulders; co-promotor: prof. dr. A. Bacchetta
Defense: 15 October 2018
Robert Altmann
Ramsey-comb spectroscopy in the deep ultraviolet for tests of molecular quantum theory
Promotor: prof. dr. K. S. E. Eikema, copromotor: prof. dr. W. M. G. Ubachs
Defense: 13 November 2018

Robert Jan Rengelink
A magic wave length optical dipole trap for high-precision spectroscopy of ultracold metastable helium
Promotor: dr. W. Vassen; co-promotor: prof. dr. W. M. G. Ubachs
Defense: 10 December 2018