1982 - MSc in biology at University of Amsterdam 1986 - PhD at Wageningen University in the area of plant physiology. The PhD thesis concerns the role of plant hormones in tomato seed development and germination. 1987 - 1990 Cucumber breeding at what is presently Wageningen UR, main topics were powdery mildew resistance and improved rootsystem. 1990 - 1994 Plant biotechnology at Wageningen UR. Main topics genetic modification of tomato to study effect on shoot development 1994 - present Seed physiology at Wageningen UR, performing several projects and cördinating larger research programs on seed technology.
Biography Updated on 15 May 2012