Let’s go Viral


October 7, 2022

About Dasja

Dasja is Professor of Viral Pediatric Infectious Diseases. She works at the Academic Medical Center of the Amsterdam University Medical Centers.

After finishing her PhD in 1996, Dasja obtained her post-graduate degree in pediatrics after which she subspecialized to become a pediatric infectious disease specialist-immunologist at the Amsterdam UMC in 2005. In 2010 she obtained her Master degree in Business Administration at the Rotterdam School of Management.

As a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, she encounters the daily consequences of these diseases for the children as well as their families. This is Dasja’s continuing driving force to combine her clinical work with research and education.

Besides her love for science, Dasja is a  great art lover and collector. She also enjoys cycling, eating good food and being surrounded by friends. She is married to Sander van Deventer and together they have three children – Mischa, Sascha and Zina.


Would you like to attend Dasja’s inauguration and/or the party on October 7th? Then register below!


Location Inauguration

Dasja’s inauguration will take place at the Old Lutheran Church in Amsterdam.


16:00 walk in
16:30 start inauguration
17:15 reception



Singel 411

1012 WN Amsterdam

Party location

Dasja will host her party at the Supperclub, an extravagant club which is located in the heart of Amsterdam.


20:00 party starts
01:00 party ends


Singel 460
1017 AW Amsterdam 


Thinking of a gift for Dasja? She would be very happy if you could make a donation to Giro 555 to support the people of Ukraine.