Daniel Horke

Group Leader | Assistant Professor

Postbus 9010
Nijmegen, 6500 GL
The Netherlands

Short CV


  • 2003 – 2005: International Baccalaureate, Malvern, UK
  • 2005 – 2009: M.Sci. Natural Sciences (Chemistry+Physics), Durham University, UK
  • 2009 – 2012: PhD, Dept. of Chemistry, Durham University, UK (Advisor: Prof. Jan Verlet)

Research Positions

  • 2013 – 2014: Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, DESY, Hamburg, Germany (Supervisor: Prof. Jochen Küpper)
  • 2014 – 2018: Team Leader, Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, DESY, Hamburg, Germany (Supervisor: Prof. Jochen Küpper)
  • since 2019: Assistant Professor and Group Leader, Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Grants and Awards

  • 2019 NWO Start-up grant
  • 2020 NWO VIDI grant
  • 2020 EFRO-Oost
  • 2021 NWO Roadmap (Co-PI)

Yerbolat Dauletyarov


+31-24 365 3280

Grite Abma

PhD Student

Siwen Wang

PhD Student

Ana Caballo

PhD Student

Olga Duda

PhD Student

Rutger Zijlstra

MSc Student

Mark Reindeers

BSc student

Our group is part of the Spectroscopy of Cold Molecules department and we gratefully acknowledge the support from the entire department, especially from the technical and administrative staff!


Dries KleuskensMSc2020-2021
Ana CaballoMSc2020-2021
Bhargava RamPostDoc2021
Jantijn JenniskensBSc2022
Saskia PietersMSc2022-2023
Roger DhoogeBSc2023
Peter KrügerPostDoc2022-2023
Roger DhoogeBSc2023


Paper in J. Am. Chem. Soc. !

Our work on observing the roaming dynamics in Acetaldehyde is now available in JACS. Many thanks to our great long-time collaborators from Southhampton (Minns group), UCL (Mike Parkes) and also the Artemis facility staff!
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Paper in J. Phys. Chem. Lett. – Editors choice!

Grites work on tautomer separation is now available in J. Phys. Chem. Lett – and has been selected as Editors’ Choice article! Well done Grite, and many thanks also to our collaborators from UCL!
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Measurement time at MeV-UED at SLAC, California

Ana is off to a measurement campaign at the ultrafast electron diffraction facility at SLAC, Stanford (USA), part of a joint collaborative project with the Minns group!
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NWO Physics meeting

Most of the group is off to the NWO Physics meeting in Veldhoven, with poster presentations by Ana and Yerbolat!
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NNV-AMO meeting

The group is off to the annual NNV-AMO meeting in Eggmond an Zee, this time Grite will give a talk about her work on isomer separation!
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