March 2015 ERC Starting grant, €1.500.000,- . (ComBact, How Complement Molecules kill Bacteria)
Feb 2013 Co-applicant on a €800.000,- Eurostars grant together with Pepscan Therapeutics and Bicycle Therapeutics
(#E7679, BAIT, Bicycle Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics).
Oct 2011 €100.000,- Aspasia-grant from NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research).
Nov 2010 €800.000,- personal VIDI-grant NWO (#917-11-379).
Nov 2008 European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) long-term fellowship (#ALTF 382- 2008).
Jan 2007 €200.000,- personal VENI-grant NWO (#916-76-037).
Awards and prizes
Oct 2016 Selected as EMBO Young investigator programme – http://www.embo.org/news/press-releases/2016/twenty-five-life-scientists-join-embo-young-investigator-network
Oct 2014 Young Investigator Award for Research in Complement. XXV International Complement Workshop, Rio, Brazil.
May 2011 €15.000,- Eppendorf award for Young European Investigators.
2004-2006 Travel and excellence grants from: XXIst International Complement Workshop, Beijing, China; 3rd Workshop on Complement Associated Diseases, Rhodes, Greece; Dutch Society for Immunology (NVVI). 22nd Koepel Conference, UMC Utrecht; ISSSI travel grant from I&I Utrecht