Dr. Jitske Jansen
Group Leader Target Validation

Dr. Jitske Jansen is the Group Leader Target Validation at SequantrixTM. She is the awardee of the TOPX Female2Follow Rising Star in Science Award 2022. Jitske has been instrumental in developing complex organoid model systems and has been a Group Leader for Translational Kidney Research at the Institute of Experimental Medicine and Systems Biology at Uniklinik RWTH Aachen. Previously, she was Assistant Professor at Radboud University and Post-Doc at Utrecht University and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (Australia) and was awarded several prestigious personal grants during the past years. Jitske received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands and she received the Young Investigator Award from the Federation of European Pharmacological Societies for her Ph.D. research.