prof. dr. O.C.M. Sibon
Ody C.M. Sibon (PhD)
Vidi and Vici laureate.
Coenzyme A, pantothenate kinase associated neurodegeneration, Drosophila melanogaster, neuroacanthocytosis.
MSc Medical Biology, University of Utrecht, 1989
In situ hybridization; an electron microscopic study, University of Utrecht, 1994
Ody Sibon is currently a full professor at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, where she is studying the fundamental mechanisms underlying/ leading to age-related neurodegeneration. She is using Drosophila melanogaster, mammalian cell and mice models for this work. In 2002 she received a Vidi grant and in 2011 a Vici grant from the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). She is involved in several European consortia studying and treating rare diseases.
In 1995-1997 she was a postdoctoral fellow at the State University of Stony Brook, New York, at the Department of Biochemistry, under Prof. W.E. Theurkauf. She was awarded an NWO talent-fellowship for this research.
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