About me

Dr. Wim Pomp
Born March 7, 1988 in Rotterdam
Physics @ Leiden University, 2006-2013
Scientific Researcher in Tineke Lenstra's group at The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI).


Publications

August 2010: Bachelor thesis, research done in John van Noort's group at Leiden University on Combining TIRF-FRET and magnetic tweezers to study and manipulate nucleosomes.

October 2011: Master research report, research done in Gijsje Koenderink's group at AMOLF on Investigation of collagen polymerization and depolymerization by turbidimetric methods and alignment.

Januari 2013: Master thesis, research done in Thomas Schmidt's group at Leiden University on Probing actin cytoskeleton dynamics using a micropillar array.

December 2017: Doctoral thesis, research done in Thomas Schmidt's group at Leiden University on Physics implications of shape on biological function.


July 2013: Martijn de Wild, Wim Pomp, Gijsje H. Koenderink Thermal Memory in Self-Assembled Collagen Fibril Networks Biophysical Journal 105(1):200-210.

December 2015: Elena Beletkaia, Susanne F. Fenz, Wim Pomp, B. Ewa Snaar-Jagalska, Pancras W.C. Hogendoorn, Thomas Schmidt. CXCR4 signaling is controlled by immobilization at the plasma membrane BBA - Molecular Cell Research 1863(4):607-616.

August 2016: Sven H. C. Askes, Wim Pomp, Samantha L. Hopkins, Alexander Kros, Si Wu, Thomas Schmidt, Sylvestre Bonnet. Imaging Upconverting Polymersomes in Cancer Cells: Biocompatible Antioxidants Brighten Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion Small 12(40):5579-5590.

January 2017: Sven H. C. Askes, Vincent C. Leeuwenburgh, Wim Pomp, Hadi Arjmandi-Tash, Stefania Tanase, Thomas Schmidt, Sylvestre Bonnet. Water-Dispersible Silica-Coated Upconverting Liposomes: Can a Thin Silica Layer Protect TTA-UC against Oxygen Quenching? ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 3(3):322-334.

February 2017: Wim Pomp, Koen Schakenraad, Hayri E. Balcıoğlu, Hedde van Hoorn, Erik H. J. Danen, Roeland M. H. Merks, Thomas Schmidt, Luca Giomi. Cytoskeletal anisotropy controls geometry and forces of adherent cells arXiv.org

October 2018: Wim Pomp, Koen Schakenraad, Hayri E. Balcıoğlu, Hedde van Hoorn, Erik H. J. Danen, Roeland M. H. Merks, Thomas Schmidt, Luca Giomi. Cytoskeletal anisotropy controls geometry and forces of adherent cells PRL 121(17):178101