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I am currently looking for a new challenge in my career.
I have extensive experience with in-vivo as well as in-vitro work, small molecules and biologics.
I have working experience from university, big Pharma and small biotech companies.
All of those make me a experienced polyvalent hands-on person.


Current Experience

  • Senior Associate Scientist Liège, Belgium
    Since May 2017

    In vitro characterisation CP-506

Past Experience

  • Senior Scientist Porto
    May 2016 --- April 2017

    Group leader protein production 

  • Associate Scientist / Safety advisor Zwijnaarde, Ghent, Belgium
    December 2009 --- April 2016

    Internal programs, external collaborations, lead programs: ARGX-110, ARGX-112, ARGX-113

    Assay development , QC , protein expression, purification and quantification .

  • Sr Research Associate / Safety advisor Zwijnaarde, Ghent, Belgium
    April 2007 --- December 2009

    In vivo and in vitro support lead programs and discovery programs. 

  • Lab technician to Associate Scientist Beerse, Belgium
    December 1996 --- April 2007

    Departments: Biochemistry, Compound logistics and formulation; Gastrointestinal Emerging Diseases, Internal Medicine en Pain

    Assay development, automation, compound screening, in vivo assays

  • Research internship Leuven, Belgium
    September 1996 --- November 1996


Self Assessment :
FlexibilityResult OrientedCollaborationAdaptabilityCommunicativeCoordinationResponsibilityAttention to detailCreative thinkingCritical thinkingInterest in knowledgeProblem solving


Self Assessment :
BiotechnologyAntibodiesELISAProteins Animal modelsSDS-PAGE Biochemistry Lab scale batchesWriting Study Procedures and SOPsAssay developmentBiopharmaceuticalsGel ElectrophoresisIn VivoAnimal ModelsQuality Control (QC)Stability TestingRNADNAProtein ExpressionProtein PurificationPhage DisplaySPR BiacoreFlow CytometryImmunofluorescenceMSDCell CultureHPLCAutomationCell Based AssaysreportingLPLC
LinkedIn Assessment :
Life SciencesBiotechnologymolecular biologyPharmaceutical IndustryImmunologyDrug DiscoveryDrug DevelopmentBiochemistryCell CultureCell biologyProtein PurificationResearchELISABiopharmaceuticalsLifesciences

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Adjust processes and methods Create SOPs Develop protocols Analyze dataExecute scientific projects Guide students Report data Technology researchbiotechAnalyze protein Interpret data


  • Bachelor in Biochemistry from KHLeuven in 1996

Training and Certification

  • Safety advisor type III in 2008 Certification
  • Laboratory Animal Science : type B (Belgian Council for Laboratory Animal Science) in 2000 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:


    Expert has 1 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region



Driving License
  • Yes