Marit van Gils

Marit van Gils, a promising AIDS researcher at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, has been awarded the Beijerinck Premium 2017.

Marit van Gils (1982) studies how our immune system responds to HIV infections and uses this knowledge to develop new HIV vaccines. Her work has been published in leading journals. Van Gils studied in Groningen, received her PhD in Amsterdam and has worked in New Zealand, South Africa and the United States (California).