CV in het Nederlands
Name: Rudolf Nico Penninkhof,
Date: December 4, 1975
Address: Maj. Gen. Simondsstraat 39
8281 CE, Genemuiden, The
tel +31 644828914
Recently graduated biologist, specialized in molecular biology and
bioinformatics. Highly motivated to find solutions to complex scientific
issues, using different advanced fields of research such as bioinformatics.
Looking forward to learning new skills and applying the latest scientific
knowledge and personal insights in an ever evolving scientific environment.
1996- 2002 Msc. Biology WUR, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Molecular Ecology (5 months):
“Isolation and characterization of three dominant strains from microbial
Application of different
selection methods and analysis tools such as DGGE, PCR and anaerobic
Main Supervisor: Dr.
Bacterial Genetics (6 Months):
“Filling gaps in the pirimidine metabolism”
characterization of an ubiquitous protein family; several genes have been
cloned and overexpressed. The resulting proteins were
purified and tested.
1990- 1996 VWO Almere college, Kampen
chemistry, biology and economy.
2002-2005 Small business manager, making photographic tile and
The skills were learnt in
San Diego (www.phototileandstone.com)
and production of custom order tile and aluminum pieces was started in the
Consultant for a new
location of Phototileandstone in Las Vegas (2005).
This was combined with
various temporary jobs in The Netherlands.
2002 Internship Bioinformatics: Genome annotation of
Lactobacillus plantarum (4 months).
NIZO food research Ede, CMBI Nijmegen, The
Annotation of sugar transport proteins in the
first Dutch genome sequence.
For this project many software sources for
linux and windows were used, as well as some custom programming in
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Roland Siezen.
2001 Internship Bioinformatics: prediction of gene
function (3 months).
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany.
Sequence annotation project at the bioinformatics division of van
Peer Bork. Prediction of protein structure and function based on complete
genome sequences and metabolic data.
Supervisor: Dr. Martijn
2003 Ferry employee, Arriva, Genemuiden The Netherlands.
1999 Research Associate (literature research) Water
supply company Amsterdam.
- Different (bio)molecular techniques such as:
Cloning • PCR
gels • Percoll Density
Analysis • Enzyme assays
• DNA sequencing
• SDS/Page protein assays
techniques • Spectroscopy
Broad scientific knowledge; giving the ability to learn and apply new
Excellent bioinformatician; adept in windows, linux and moderate programming
- Flexible, driven and motivated to work in a team.
Languages: Fluent Dutch and English, fair German and French.
Licensed for driving, diving, typing etcetera.