Esther Aarts, PhD (cv.pdf)

1999-2002

Bachelor medical Biology

Radboud University

2002-2004

Master Neurobiology

Radboud University

2004-2008

PhD student Cognitive Neuroscience

Radboud University, Donders (DCC + DCCN)

2008-2010

Post-doc

Radboudumc (psychiatry) + Donders (DCCN)

2010-2012

Niels Stensen Fellow

University of California, Berkeley

2012-

Veni + AXA fellow

Radboud University, Donders (DCCN)

2013-

Senior Researcher: Food & Cognition

Radboud University, Donders (DCCN)

For an overview of our projects, click here.

 

I am happy to collaborate with the following researchers:

  • Motivational and Cognitive Control: Prof. Roshan Cools
  • Narcolepsy: Dr. Ruth van Holst (AMC Amsterdam + Donders) and Dr. Sebastiaan Overeem (Sleep centre Kempenhaeghe)
  • Gut microbiome: Dr. Alejandro Arias Vasquez (Radboudumc, dpts psychiatry, genetics and cognitive neuroscience) and Dr. Sacha van Hijum (bacterial genomics)
  • Nutrition: Prof. Kees de Graaf, Dr. Paul Smeets, Dr. Ondine van de Rest, Dr. Jeanne de Vries, Dr. Monica Mars (Dept. Human Nutrition, Wageningen University)
  • Rodents: Dr. Amanda Kiliaan (Radboudumc, dpt Anatomy) and Dr. Judith Homberg (Radboudumc, dpt cognitive neuroscience)
  • Mindfulness: Prof. Anne Speckens (Centre for Mindfulness, RadboudUMC)
  • Stress-related eating behavior: Prof. Tatjana van Strien (Behavioral Science Institute, Radboud University) and Prof. Karin Roelofs (Behavioral Science Institute + Donders)
  • UC Berkeley 2010-2012: Prof. Mark D'Esposito, Dr. Deanna Wallace, Dr. Jorg Bahlmann, Dr. Rob White, Dr. Caterina Gratton, Jason Vytlacil (Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley)