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 A highly reliable and self-motivated PhD graduate who has international experience and a long track

record of skillfully planning and managing different projects. Proven strengths in time management,

organizing, multi-tasking and prioritizing heavy workloads. High integrity and professionalism when

communicating with professionals at all levels. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Perseverant, proactive,

flexible, creative and innovative. Able to work independently and in a team environment. GCP, First Aid

and FELASA-C certified.


Past Experience

  • Scientific collaborator
    April 2016 --- March 2017


    • Administrative support for the organization of: study programs for doctors in training (ASO), congresses (e.g. OB 2016 and SOE2017), meetings (e.g.11th Annual Meeting 2016) and clinical trials (e.g. application for the Ethical Committee).

    • Clinical data management/analysis.

    • Editorial support (scientific journals).

  • PhD researcher
    October 2010 --- September 2014

    Responsible for managing a project and providing support to other



     • Communication: effective presentations, papers and reports on a regular basis. Writing proposals to obtain funding (i.e. award obtained from the FWO: a PhD fellowships and a grant for participation in an international congress).

    • Experimental protocols: designing, planning and budgetmanagement.

    • Practical work: animal care, behavioral experiments, blood sampling, DNA extraction, PCR for sex determination, hormone extractions and data analysis.

    • Teaching and mentoring: supervisor of 3 trainees, 2 bachelor students and co-promotor of 1 master student. Provided lectures for master students and talks in seminars.

  • Scientific Researcher
    January 2010 --- September 2010


    • Communication: effective presentations and reports on a regular basis. Writing proposals to obtain funding (i.e. award obtained from the FWO: a 2-year PhD fellowship).

    • Experimental protocols: designing and planning.

    • Practical work: animal care, behavioral experiments, blood sampling, DNA extraction, PCR for sex determination and data analysis.

  • Freelance Science Writer
    August 2005 --- August 2006

    Writing articles about biology related topics for the magazine Correo del maestro (, magazine for primary and secondary school teachers.

  • Collaborator / Assistant
    January 2003 --- January 2006

    • “The Science and Technology week” (stand) (IIBCE).

    • “The open IIBCE day” (stand and children stand) (IIBCE).

    • “The 1st Latin American Congress of Arachnology” (University of the Republic and IIBCE).

    •  “The VII Workshop of Zoology” (University of the Republic).


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAssertivenessAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCoordinationCreative thinkingCritical thinkingEfficiencyInterest in knowledgeProactivityProblem solvingResult OrientedStrategic thinkingTrust


Self Assessment :
Biostatistics R&D Scientific writingAnalysisAnalytical methodsAnimal HealthAnimal trial

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Interpret data Report data Search literature on clinical trials Write papers Write protocolsAdjust processes and methodsAdministrative supportAdvise on strategyAnalyze data/information to determine potential relationships.Develop strong internal relationships with stakeholdersDevelop ICH/GCP compliant processesDetermine availability of facilities and equipment at the siteDetermine statistical analysis Design the studyDesign scientific projects (in biology)Design scientific experimentsDesign protocolsDesign post-marketing surveillance studyDesign clinical trialData verificationData miningData entryCreates a collaborative team environment


  • Ph.D. in Biology from University of Antwerp in 2014
  • Master of Science in Biology from University of Leiden in 2009
  • Bachelor / Licentiate in Biology from University of the Republic in 2006

Training and Certification

  • Animal Welfare Officer in 2017 Certification
  • Introduction to Regulatory Affairs in the EU (RAPS) in 2017 Certification
  • Good clinical practice in 2016 Certification
  • Dale Carnegie Immersion in 2015 Certification
  • European first aid (2 certificates) in 2015 Certification
  • FELASA-category C in 2011 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Science teacher scientific collaborator Scientific Associate Scientific Researcher Scientific Writer Scientist Senior Clinical Project Manager (CPM) Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Senior Project Manager (PM) Statistician (Consultant)
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 1 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl employee
  • International:


    Expert has 17 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Antwerp, Belgium


Driving License
  • No