Sabine Spijker

Full Professor
Team Leader

Prof.dr. Sabine Spijker obtained a MSc in Molecular Neurobiology in 1994 and a PhD in Neuroscience at the VU University Amsterdam in 1999. She received post-doctoral training at the IGBMC in Strasbourg (EMBO long-term fellowship, Marie Curie), and at the VU University Amsterdam.

She was recently awarded a Vici grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) to expand on her research into the molecular basis of maintained depression.

Her current positions are:

Team leader (since 2004)
Full professor, initiated by the Fenna Diemer Lindeboom program (since 2012)
Program leader of the Amsterdam Neuroscience program ‘Mood, Anxiety and Psychosis’ (since 2014)
Member of the Animal Welfare committee (since 2006)
Editor-in-Chief of Amsterdam Science, a magazine for outreach of our research (since 2014)

Contact info

Address:WN-C356
Telephone:+31 (0) 20 59 87111
E-mail:s.spijker@vu.nl