Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research
Phone number
+31 (0)222 369 584
PhD student
Universiteit Utrecht
Jaap Sinninghe Damste

Christine Boschman

PhD student


  • Organic Geochemistry
  • Marine Biogeochemistry
  • Intact Polar Lipids

Research interests

Intact polar lipids in the environment, evolution of membrane lipid biosynthesis.

Collecting filters with in situ pumps, Atlantic Ocean

Sedimentsmulticorer.jpgCollecting sediment samples with the multicorer, Atlantic Ocean


2014-2017 M.Sc. Earth, Life and Climate at Utrecht University, focus on Geochemistry and Paleoceanography
2010-2014 B.Sc. Earth Sciences at Utrecht University, focus on Geology and Paleoclimatology 


Linked blogs

Friday 18 August 2017
Expedition STRATIPHYT-17
An ad-hoc cruise where an interdisciplinary team will build on earlier obtained knowledge during the STRATIPHYT project, but where we will also investigate new ideas, and collect samples for others that cannot join the cruise. The team consists of 3…
Wednesday 29 March 2017
NIOZ@Sea: Black Sea cruise
This edition of NIOZ@Sea is a series of blogs from the Black Sea cruise of our scientists on board research vessel Pelagia. The Black Sea is the largest permanently stratified sea in the world. This is ideal to study the structure of microbial…

NIOZ publications

Linked projects

Microbial lipids: Exploring the natural variability of an unique set of cell constituents
Laura Villanueva
European Community || European Research Council
Project duration
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2021