Maaike Rijkers PhD

Project Manager R&D

Maaike studied Life Science and Technology at the university of Delft and Leiden. After her graduation, she did a PhD at Sanquin Blood Supply in Amsterdam, where she studied several aspects of platelet transfusion. During her research on the effect of anti-HLA alloantibodies on platelet survival upon transfusions, Maaike became very interested in the HLA system. In June 2019, Maaike joined GenDx as QA/RA associate. Her goal is to use her scientific knowledge in combination with her organized and accurate working mentality to help guarantee the high quality of GenDx products and contribute to their global availability.