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Kristof (K) van Avondt

Department
Immunopathology
E-mail
k.vanavondt@sanquin.nl
Training

Immunology

Research interests
Neutrophils and their function in inflammation and immunity
Technology
  • Cellular and molecular assays
  • Protein purification
  • Flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy, Western blot, qPCR
  • Cloning technology
  • Microbiology
Resume

2015-present Postdoc at the Dept of Immunopathology, Sanquin Research, Amsterdam
2009-2014 PhD student, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht
2006-2008 MSc Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
2003-2006 BSc Bio-engineering, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Other professional activities

Van Avondt K, van der Linden MAM, Naccache PH, Egan DA, Meyaard L. Signal Inhibitory Receptor on Leukocytes-1 (SIRL-1) limits the formation of neutrophil extracellular traps, but preserves intracellular bacterial killing. J Immunol. 2016 Jan Submitted

Van Avondt K, van Sorge NM, Meyaard L. Bacterial immune evasion through manipulation of host inhibitory immune signaling. PLoS Pathog 2015; 11(3):e1004644.

Van Avondt K, Fritsch-Stork R, Derksen RH, Meyaard L. Ligation of signal inhibitory receptor on leukocytes-1 suppresses the release of neutrophil extracellular traps in systemic lupus erythematosus. PLoS One 2013; 8(10):e78459.

Steevels TA, van Avondt K, Westerlaken GH, Stalpers F, Walk J, Bont L, Coffer PJ, Meyaard L. Signal inhibitory receptor on leukocytes-1 (SIRL-1) negatively regulates the oxidative burst in human phagocytes. Eur J Immunol 2013; 43(5):1297-308.

Publications
Sanquin publications
Other publications

Coffelt SB, Kersten K, Doornebal CW, Weiden J, Vrijland K, Hau C-S, Verstegen NJ, Ciampricotti M, Hawinkels LJ, Jonkers J and de Visser KE. IL-17-producing γδ T cells and neutrophils conspire to promote breast cancer metastasis. Nature 2015; 522(7556):345-8.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25822788

Last edited on: 21 April 2016
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