Bram received both his BSc in chemistry and his MSc in molecular chemistry at Radboud University Nijmegen. For his master thesis he joined the Kouwer group in Nijmegen working on the synthesis and analysis of PIC based cryogels, he finished his master’s degree with an internship at GATT Technologies working on poly oxazolines. After graduating, Bram joined the group of prof. Patricia Y.W. Dankers where he is currently working as a PhD student. He will focus on cellular communication via artificial cells and synthetic extracellular matrices.