Max Planck Fellow Slagboom

Pieternella Eline Slagboom

Max Planck Fellow

Nationality  
Dutch

Scientific Career

2010-presentVice Chair of Department of Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics
2000-presentFull Professor of Molecular Epidemiology at the Department of Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics, Leiden University Medical Center. Head of section of Molecular Epidemiology
1995-2000Group leader at the Department of Vascular and Connective Tissues Research, Gaubius Laboratory, TNO-PG, Leiden
1993-1995Investigator at the Department of Vascular and Connective Tissues Research, Gaubius Laboratory, TNO-PG, Leiden

Education

1986-1993PhD in Biology at the Medical Faculty of Leiden University, The Netherlands, Thesis : Genomic Instability and Ageing
1978-1985MSc in Biology, Biochemistry, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Scientific Activities

2017Member Evaluation Committee ZonMw
2016Organizing committee of Kick off meeting  Dutch Society for Research on Ageing, Leiden, NL
2016Organizing Committee of BBMRI.Nl metabolomics workshop
2016Organizing committee of Lorentz workshop: Translational Aging Research: Challenges and Opportunities, Leiden, NL
2015Chair of the Dutch Society for Research on Ageing (DuSRA)
2015-presentOrganizing Committee of Welcome Trust meetings on Ageing and Metabolism in Cambridge, UK. Chair Prof. L. Partridge
2015-presentOrganizing Committee of Welcome Trust meetings on Ageing and Longitudinal studies in Cambridge, UK. Chair Prof. D. Kuh
2013-2018Member MRC Lifelong Health and Ageing Steering Committee (London, UK)
2012-presentInitiator and Board member of LUMC Sequencing Analysis Support Core (SASC)
2011-2016Coordinator of Large scale FP7-Health EU projects IDEAL (Integrated research on Developmental determinants of Aging and Longevity). Organizing committee of annual meetings and Dissemination Conference
2011-presentChair of LUMC Medical Research Profile on Ageing
2010-2014Co-director of Netherlands Consortium for Healthy Ageing (NCHA). Organizing Committee of National and International NCHA conferences. PI of the Leiden Longevity Study cohort
2009-presentBoard member of BBMRI-NL (Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure). Program leader of the BBMRI Metabolomics consortium
2008Organizing Committee of 6th European Congress of Biogerontology, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
2007-2010Member ZonMW VIDI committee (2 x 2 years)
2007-2010Member of the Scientific Committee (WAC) of the Dutch Heart Foundation
2006-presentSection Editor in Editorial Board of Aging Cell
2003-2005Member of Research Committee ‘Decennium van het Bewegingsapparaat’ (part of the international campaign “The Bone and Joint Decade”)
2000As Professor of Molecular Epidemiology started a new group in Molecular Epidemiology
1995Initiated a new genetic epidemiology group on age-related diseases at TNO