B.Sc. & M.Sc.
Molecular Sciences, Wageningen University, 1988-1993.
Chlorophylls and Carotenoids in Oxygenic Photosynthesis, VU University Amsterdam, Promotors: van Grondelle & van Amerongen, 1993-1998.
Dept. of Chemistry, UC San Diego, Advisor: W.E. Moerner 1998-1999.
Dept. of Chemistry, Stanford University, Advisor: W.E. Moerner 1999-2000.
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, VU University Amsterdam, Advisor: C.F. Schmidt 2000-2003
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, VU University Amsterdam, Full professor since 2013.
NWO/ALW Puls postdoc, 2000.
NWO/ALW VIDI, 2002.
NWO/Physics VICI, 2011.
VU University Research Chair, 2013.
Diverse course in B.Sc. and M.Sc. Physics & Medical Natural Sciences
Former programme director B.Sc. and M.Sc. Medical Natural Sciences 2010-2014.
Co-founder of LUMICKS b.v. a single-molecule instrumentation company.