Ardjan van der Linden

Department of Computational Biology

Eindhoven University of Technology

Ardjan J. van der Linden
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Ardjan van der Linden is a PhD candidate in the department of Computational Biology at the Technical University of Eindhoven. Prior to starting the PhD, Ardjan completed his Bachelors and Masters in Biomedical Engineering under the supervision of Dr. T. F. A. de Greef at the Technical University of Eindhoven. During his masters, Ardjan completed an internship in the Lab of Prof. J. Aizenberg at Harvard University, USA. He subsequently returned to the group of Dr. T. F. A. de Greef where he started his PhD focusing on the characterisation of synthetic genetic networks in a cell-free, microfluidic environment.

Throughout his studies, and during his PhD work, Ardjan has directed his efforts towards the fabrication of multilayered microfludic flow reactors, with the ultimate goal of implementing these devices in the study of novel genetic networks. Utilising microfluidics, he aims to circumvent the limits of conventional cellular approaches within the field of synthetic biology, by creating a highly controllable, out-of-equilibrium environment wherein protein expression can occur, and dynamic systems behaviours can be observed.

Publications

A Multilayer Microfluidic Platform for the Conduction of Prolonged Cell-Free Gene Expression

1Institute for Complex Molecular Systems, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Computational Biology Group, Eindhoven University of Technology, 2Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University, 3Institute of Bioengineering, School of Engineering École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

JoVE 59655

 Bioengineering