Thijs Kooi is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Radiology. He obtained his B.Sc. degree in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Groningen in 2010 and his M.Sc. degree in the same field from the University of Amsterdam in 2012 (Cum Laude). He worked as a visiting research student at Keio University, Japan for 8 months and as a research assistant at the A*STAR Bioinformatics Insitute in Singapore for 6 months. In April 2013, he started his Ph.D. on Computer Aided Diagnosis of breast cancer at DIAG. He is supervised by Prof. Dr. Nico Karssemeijer and funded by a grant from the Dutch Cancer Society (KWF).