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The Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research focused on developmental and stem cell biology. It encompasses 20 research groups that perform fundamental and multidisciplinary research, both in healthy systems and disease models.

Since 2008, the institute is affiliated with the University Medical Center Utrecht, advancing the translation of research to the clinic. The Hubrecht Institute has a partnership with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL).

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In 2015, an international assessment committee judged the Hubrecht Institute to be ‘excellent’. Download the assessment report here. (For other documents, see the sidebar on this page.)



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  • Alcohol-derived DNA crosslinks are repaired by two distinct mechanisms

    Hodskinson, M. R., Bolner, A., Sato, K., Kamimae-Lanning, A. N., Rooijers, K., Witte, M., Mahesh, M., Silhan, J., Petek, M., Williams, D. M., Kind, J., Chin, J. W., Patel, K. J. & Knipscheer, P., Mar 2020, In : Nature. 579, 7800, p. 603-608 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • An organoid biobank for childhood kidney cancers that captures disease and tissue heterogeneity

    Calandrini, C., Schutgens, F., Oka, R., Margaritis, T., Candelli, T., Mathijsen, L., Ammerlaan, C., van Ineveld, R. L., Derakhshan, S., de Haan, S., Dolman, E., Lijnzaad, P., Custers, L., Begthel, H., Kerstens, H. H. D., Visser, L. L., Rookmaaker, M., Verhaar, M., Tytgat, G. A. M., Kemmeren, P. & 11 others, de Krijger, R. R., Al-Saadi, R., Pritchard-Jones, K., Kool, M., Rios, A. C., van den Heuvel-Eibrink, M. M., Molenaar, J. J., van Boxtel, R., Holstege, F. C. P., Clevers, H. & Drost, J., 11 Mar 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 1, p. 1310

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Degree and site of chromosomal instability define its oncogenic potential

    Hoevenaar, W. H. M., Janssen, A., Quirindongo, A. I., Ma, H., Klaasen, S. J., Teixeira, A., van Gerwen, B., Lansu, N., Morsink, F. H. M., Offerhaus, G. J. A., Medema, R. H., Kops, G. J. P. L. & Jelluma, N., 20 Mar 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 1, p. 1501

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access