The mission of the Amsterdam institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases (AII) is to develop knowledge and expertise to prevent, diagnose or treat infectious diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer.
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Mission and vision

The Amsterdam UMC Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases (AI&I) is dedicated to unravel the complexities of the immune system in disease as well as healthy state and infectious diseases.

Mission: Our mission is to foster groundbreaking research, stimulate innovation, and translate discoveries into tangible benefits for human health. We do so by empowering and leveraging the specific strengths of our two scientific programs, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, while also actively fostering synergy between these programs and connecting with our strategic partners and other institutes.

Vision: Our vision is of a world where science transcends boundaries, where infectious diseases no longer pose insurmountable challenges, and where in-depth immunological insights in inflammatory processes, autoimmune diseases and cancer lead to new horizons via novel clinical interventions.

Directors of AII

Program Leaders Immunology program

Program Leaders Infectious diseases program

Support staff of AII

Yvonne Duiker

Tine Sibbing

Judith Lubbers - Glim

Esmée Vesseur

Business Development team

Dilek Yusuf

Pieter Slijkerman

Wim Meijberg

Committees of AI&I

Annual Meeting & Seminars Committee
Prof.dr. Derk Amsen
Committee members: Prof. dr. Tanja de Gruijl, Dr. Vanessa Harris, Dr. Henk Schallig and Henry de Vries

PR & Public Outreach Committee
Chair: t.b.a.
Committee members: Dr. Lotte de Winde, Febe van Maldegem and Esmée Vesseur

Core Facilities Committee
Chair: t.b.a.
Committee members: t.b.a.

Valorisation Committee
Chair: Prof. dr. Conny van der Laken
Committee members: Prof. dr. Rosalie Luiten

Collaboration & Synergy Committee
Chairs: t.b.a.
Committee members: t.b.a.

Educational Programs, Courses & Talent Development Committee
Chair: Dr. Bianca Blom
Committee members: Dr. Jeroen den Dunnen, Dr. Juan Garcia Vallejo, Tessa van Horrik MSc, Dr. Yvonne Pannekoek, Dr. Nicole van der Wel and Dr. Eddy Wierenga

Grants & Stipends Committee
Chair: Dr. Joke den Haan
Committee members: Dr. Elena Rampanelli

Postdoc committee
Commitee members: Dr. Alsya Affandi, Dr. Merijn Bijlsma, Dr. Melissa van Gool, Dr. Kwinten Sliepen, Dr. Myrthe van Delft and Dr. Fleur Peters

PhD student committee
Committee members: vacancy

Technician committee
Committee members:
Nienke Haverkate MSc, Tanja Kaptein MSc, Laura Kruijssen MSc, BEng Katarina Olesek, BEng Kim Schipper and BEng Sander Spiekstra

Facts & Figures of AI&I