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i graduated as a bio-Engineer option cell and gene biotechnology in 2004 and obtained a phd in Veterinary Sciences (Molecular Virology, Cell biology, Immunology) in 2010. i have 4 years working experience as a Scientist and Laboratory manager in an ISO 17025 accredited Laboratory. i am currently working as a Laboratory manager in a biopharmaceutical company.



job interests: r&d/Laboratory environment (eg biopharmaceutical companies, development of Diagnostic Assays, Diagnostic laboratories,...), either in a scientific, qa/qc or project coordinating role.


Current Experience

  • Laboratory Manager

    Zwijnaarde, Ghent, Belgium
    Since November 2016

Past Experience

  • Veterinary laboratory expert Torhout, Belgium

    September 2014 --- January 2015


  • Scientist & Laboratory Manager Ukkel, Belgium

    January 2011 --- August 2014


    • management of a team of Laboratory technicians within an ISO 17025 accredited Quality System
    • organization, data-Analysis and reporting of proficiency Testing according to iso 17043
    • review and implementation of procedures and sops, logging of deviations, performing root cause and impact analyses, applying corrective and preventive actions
    • preparation of internal and external audits
    • coordination of the development, management and Commercialization of a serum/milk biobank
    • coordination of Veterinary diagnosis in belgium: Consulting both internal and external partners on a regularly basis, Problem Solving
    • preparation and chairmanship of meetings with the stakeholders
    • certification and batch release of Veterinary Diagnostic ELISA kits meant for the belgian market
    • participation in national and international symposia for reference laboratories

  • Doctoral researcher - Laboratories of Virology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Merelbeke, Belgium

    September 2005 --- March 2010


    • experience with scientific Research in a bsl-2 environment
    • Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals
    • active participation in several national and international symposia
    • guidance of thesis students
    • organization of practical Laboratory exercises for students: Cell based and molecular techniques


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCoordinationFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeProactivityProblem solving


Self Assessment :
Cell biology Labtechnician R&DAntibodiesBiopharmaceuticalsBiotechnologyCell biologyCell CultureConfocal MicroscopyCommunication SkillsData AnalysisDiagnosticsDNADNA extractionELISAEnglishFlow CytometryFluorescence MicroscopyGeneticsICH GCP guidelinesIn VitroImmunoprecipitationImmunofluorescenceImmunologyInfectious diseasesLaboratoryMicroscopyMicrosoft OfficeMicrobiologyMolecular & Cellular BiologyMolecular CloningPCRpeople managementPeptidesPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)Protein ExpressionQuality Assurance (QA)Scientific methodologySDS-PAGESOPTransfectionTroubleshootingValidationVirologyWestern Blotting
LinkedIn Assessment :
ELISACell CultureFlow CytometryWestern Blottingmolecular biologyVirologyimmunofluorescence and confocal laser scanning microscopyCell biologyCellPCRImmunologyDNAAssay developmentTransfectionscienceLife SciencesLaboratory


  • PhD in Veterinary Sciences (molecular virology, cell biology, immunology) from Ghent University in 2010
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Bioscience Engineering, option Cell and Gene Biotechnology from Ghent University in 2004

Training and Certification

  • ISO17025 for the laboratory: training to become internal auditor in 2014 Certification
  • Quality assurance in PCR techniques in 2014 Certification
  • Introduction to monitoring clinical trials according to ICH-GCP guidelines in 2005 Certification


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Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Research Scientist Scientist Research Assistant Research Scientist Associate Scientist Laboratory Engineer Laboratory Manager Lecturer Lab Scientist Molecular Biologist QA Engineer QA Officer QC/QA Manager researcher Scientific Researcher
  • Work From Home:
  • International:


    Expert has 8 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Sint-Amandsberg, Ghent, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes

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