Rolf Boelens is the coordinator of iNEXT, he is full professor of biomolecular NMR spectroscopy and since 2000 he is a director of the infrastructure for biomolecular NMR at Utrecht. Since 2007 he is board member of the Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research. In 2014 he was appointed head of the Department of Chemistry of Utrecht University. In 2011 and 2012 he was visiting professor at the universities of Kyoto and Strasbourg. His research group at Utrecht University studies structure and dynamics of protein and protein-DNA complexes involved in gene regulation, transcription and DNA repair.