2007 - 2011
Dates of Study: Oct 2007 - Sept 2011
Programme: Wellcome Trust 1+3 Programme in Stem Cell Biology
PhD Supervisor: Dr José Silva
Studentship Sponsor: The Wellcome Trust
Thesis Title: Role of the homeodomain transcription factor Nanog in the process of induced pluripotency
Post PhDIn January 2012, Dr Theunissen moved to the laboratory of Professor Rudolf Jaenisch at M.I.T., USA to start his postdoctoral career and was awarded the very prestigious Sir Henry Wellcome Post-doctoral Fellowship.