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Stéphanie Bruekers

Stéphanie Bruekers

  • Life Sciences
  • Trainee Patent Attorney

Stéphanie Bruekers studied Molecular Life Sciences (MSc) at the Radboud University Nijmegen. She also carried out research at the University of Cambridge (UK), which focused on keratinocyte single cell differentiation. Subsequently she performed her doctoral studies on the influences of substrate structures on cellular development at the Radboud University in the department of Physical-Organic Chemistry.

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Hereafter, she applied the acquired knowledge at a biotech start-up devoted to the development of synthetic hydrogels for three-dimensional cell culture.

Working experience

  • Trainee Patent Attorney, V.O. (2024)
  • Trainee Patent Attorney, EDP (2020-2023)
  • Scientist, Noviocell (2017-2019)


  • PhD in Physical Organic Chemistry, Radboud University Nijmegen (2017)
  • MSc in Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen (2013)


  • S.M.C. Bruekers, M. Bao, J.M.A. Hendriks, K.W. Mulder and W.T.S. Huck, Scientific Reports 2017, 7, 12308.
  • J. Xie, M. Bao, S.M.C. Bruekers and W.T.S. Huck, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2017, 9, 19630-19637.
  • S.M.C. Bruekers, M. Jaspers, J.M.A. Hendriks, N.A. Kurniawan, G.H. Koenderink, P.H.J. Kouwer, A.E. Rowan and W.T.S. Huck, Cell Adhesion & Migration 2016, 10, 495-504.
  • J. Thiele, Y. Ma, S.M.C. Bruekers, S. Ma and W.T.S. Huck, Advanced Materials 2014, 26, 125-148.
  • S.A Meeuwissen, S.M.C. Bruekers, Y Chen, D.J. Pochan and J.C.M. van Hest, Polymer Chemistry 2014, 5, 489-501.


  • Dutch (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • German (basic)

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