Exploring Tokyo, finding good food and making an attempt at kendo
Places You Like
Any place can be a good place with good company
Where for a big vacation
Somewhere new, maybe the Americas or the Middle East
What are your strong points?
Staying calm, asking questions and improvising presentations
Music: what is some intense music for intense lab work?
Depending on the experiment, either something calming or something to keep you awake
What are people in the lab doing?
Working hard on many different projects
What was surprising about the suga lab
The great scientific freedom to investigate your scientific questions in your own way
Original motivation towards science?
The belief that learning everything we know is infinitely more useless than learning a single thing we didn’t know yet
A few words for future lab mates
Don’t be afraid to ask questions!
Many long days of hard work for an attempt at great results
Education & professional career
B.Sc., College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University
Thesis advisor Prof. Roland Pieters
M.Sc., Drug Innovation, Utrecht University
Thesis advisor Dr. Seino Jongkees
"Urine methanol concentration and alcohol hangover severity."
M. Mackus, A.J.A.E. Van de Loo, G.A.H. Korte-Bouws, R.H.P. Van Neer, X. Wang, T.T. Nguyen, K.A. Brookhuis, J. Garssen, J.C. Verster.
Alcohol, 59, 37-41 (2017)
"Biomarkers of the alcohol hangover state: Ethyl glucuronide (EtG) and ethyl sulfate (EtS). Human Psychopharmacology."
M. Mackus, A.J.A.E. van de Loo, S.J. Raasveld, A. Hogewoning, J. Sastre Toraño, F.M. Flesch, G.A.H. Korte-Bouws, R.H.P. van Neer, X. Wang, T.T. Nguyen, K.A. Brookhuis, A.D. Kraneveld,
J. Garssen, J.C. Verster.
Clinical and Experimental, 32, e2624 (2017)
E-mail… renier"at"chem.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp (change "at" to @)