Hanneke Merkens PhD

Associate Director Education / Business Development Manager

Hanneke studied chemistry at the University of Utrecht and continued her career as a PhD student. Driven by her interest in disease-related research, she worked for 5 years as a postdoctoral researcher at the UMC Utrecht investigating the loading of autoantigens onto HLA molecules in the context of autoimmune Type 1 Diabetes. In the summer of 2015, Hanneke started working with GenDx. Now as an Associate Director Education and Market Development Manager, Hanneke really enjoys the contact with customers and provides assistance when required. Her goal is to answer any customer question together with her team and match demands and expectations with the solutions for HLA typing or chimerism monitoring offered by GenDx.