Myriam Claeys

Department of Biology

Ghent University


Member of the UGent TEM-Expertise

center (life sciences)



2017: memorandum of understanding is signed between UGent University and the national Scientific Center of Marine Biology Vladivostok, Russia.


Dr. Vladimir V. Yushin, Head of Laboratory of Embryology, National Scientific Center of Marine Biology, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia, is zoologist specialised on ultrastructural study of invertebrates with focus on morphology, development and gametogenesis in nematodes. Dr. Yushin visited the NRU for the first time in 1998 for several years and since 2010 this visits have been annual focused on transmissiain electron microscopy studies



2017: SPRF, Self Pressurised Rapid Freezing: an alternative cryo-fixation method for nematodes


The SPRF method invented by Dr. Jan Leunissen is further developped for nematodes in the NRU.

papers: see nrs. 61 and 70 in the publication list



2005: Van Hopplynus Instruments NV (Distributor Leica Microsystems)