four of us (Frank, Bas, Johan and Coco) have visited the lab of Eric van Nimwegen in Basel to see the “Mother Machine” in action and to discuss single-cell growth, regulation of gene expression and many more things. Very useful and enjoyable!
On April the 13th, Evert defended his thesis in front of a committee with Ron Milo for Weizmann, Jack Pronk from TU Delft, Lodewijk Wessels from NKI, Pieter Rein Tenwolde from Amolf, Joost Teixeira de Mattos from the Univ of Amsterdam, and Hans Westerhoff from VU, UvA and Univ of Manchester. Douwe and Frank were
Bas was invited at this rather exclusive -by invitation only- meeting of about 60 PIs and explained the role of heterogeneity and dynamics in metabolism. It was very well received, even though the work was about yeast.