Casimir Research School's 10th Anniversary



11:00 - 20:00 hrs


At the beach near The Hague (after registration, you will receive info on the exact location by e-mail)



All Casimir staff, postdocs, PhD students and students of the Casimir pre-PhD track are cordially invited to celebrate our tenth anniversary at the beach near The Hague. At noon, prof. dr. Marileen Dogterom will discuss with us the question 'Can we create an artificial cell?'. Her lecture is followed by a presentation by the artist and Delft-alumnus Theo Jansen, who will show us his newborn creatures (click on the picture in the below).


'Life on the beach'

  11.00  Departure from Leiden/Delft to The Hague

  12.00  Marileen Dogterom 'Can we create an artificial cell?'

  13.00  Lunch break

  13.30  Theo Jansen ´Creating new forms of life’

  15.00  Various activities on the beach

  17.00  Dinner at the beach

  20.00  Return to Leiden/Delft



Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to register anymore. If you want to be placed on our waiting list, please contact Charlotte Laurense.


 The location is easy reachable by car (free parking) or public transport (bus or tram). After registration, you will receive an e-mail with the directions. Please indicate in the registration form if you will arrange your own transportation, or if we need to do that for you.


We hope to see you all on July 15th!