Sabine Doddema, MIC specialist

Driven advisor and first contact person for our clients 

Continually improving yourself is typical for Sabine. Sabine was trained as a Medical laboratory technician and has recently completed a study in Marketing Management at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen. 

Rob Elzinga, Microbiologist and specialist DNA analyses

Essential link between the laboratory and the advisors

After studying Biotechnology at the NHL Stenden, University of Applied Sciences at Leeuwarden, Rob started working as a project engineer molecular biology at the NHL. Subsequently, he worked as a project engineer in automation at Alliance Technologies. 

Aaltje Joldersma, Specialist molecular biology

Key player at our lab

Aaltje is a cheerful, reliable and hardworking go-getter, who is always ready to help everyone. After her education in Biology and Medical laboratory research at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences with a specialisation in Biotechnology, she started working at Microbial Analysis. 

Elsemiek Croese, Project leader and specialist microbiology

Critical and solution-oriented discussion partner and pragmatic planner

After obtaining a degree in Biology, Elsemiek obtained a PhD in Microbiology and worked as a researcher for Wetsus. In addition, she was a teacher at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences and helped to develop teaching material. 

Herman de Vries, Director

Energetic initiator of new ideas and partner for our customers

Originally Herman was trained as a mechanical engineer with a specialisation in process technology combined with an education in Industrial Engineering and Management.

Rianne Kasper, Molecular analyst

A reliable and indispensable team player who likes to learn new things

After completing her education in Biology and Medical Laboratory research at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen.

Jelmer Bekius, Business developer

Extraverted networker and teambuilder 

After finishing his degree in business economics at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen and an internship regarding the economic feasibility of Swillpower (turning kitchen waste into energy), Jelmer has started working at Microbial Analysis. 

Sytze Keuning, Founder and CEO

People oriented leader and creative innovator with helicopter view

During his childhood on a dairy farm and his master Chemistry Sytze became intrigued by the microbial world and the resourcefulness of nature. 

Friso Postma, Specialist biotechnology

Critical sounding board, systems thinker and tester of new ideas  

Friso studied Marine Biology at the University of Groningen with a specialization in Science, Business & Policy. 

Friso loves to unravel complex biological questions and to translate the acquired knowledge into usable technology.