Research internship - Immunology (30 weeks) Mol, Belgium
November 2014 --- June 2015
Senior internship at SCK•CEN with completion of a master's thesis in the field of space radiobiology. In particular, the harmfull effects of spaceflight on the cell-mediated immunity were evaluated in vitro using spaceflight-analogues on Earth.
Obtained skills: immunocytochemistry, flowcytometry, fluorescence microscopy, cytokine analysis, RNA-extraction, planning experiments and progress meetings, communication and presentation in English.
Research internship proteomics (10 weeks) Diepenbeek, België
January 2015 --- March 2015
Junior internship at the department of proteomics. Testing the potential of archival tissue samples from biobanks as an alternative source for retrospective protein biomarker research.
Obtained skills: protein extraction, Filter-Aided Sample Preparation, mass spectrometry(HPLC-MS/MS), gel-electrophoresis, western blot, data analysis, English writing and presentation.
Research internship cellular morphology (8 weeks) Diepenbeek, België
May 2013 --- June 2013
Bachelor internship with student partner at the department of cellular morphology. Investigating the potential use of human dental pulp stem cells as a novel therapy for peripheral neuropathy.
Obtained skills: cell culture (2D, 3D), stem cell differentiation, neuronal cell isolation, immunohistochemistry, team-based research with student partner.
Attention to detailCritical thinkingFlexibilityResult OrientedIndependenceAnalytical thinkingCommunicative
Biomedical SciencesLiquid chromatographySDS-PAGEFluorescence MicroscopyMicrosoft OfficeProteomicsImmunohistochemistry (IHC)Flow CytometryEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)Cell CultureAnalysis Scientific writingEnglishRNA isolationAseptic ProcessingData Analysis
Skills and Expertise
Cell culture Analytical skills Analyze data Interpret dataAnalyze proteinAseptic processingWritten presentationValidate dataUse western blotting techniqueUse laboratory techniquesUse fluorescence microscopyUnderstand protocolsStatistical analysis
Master of Biomedical Sciences in Clinical Molecular Sciences from Universiteit Hasselt in 2015
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Universiteit Hasselt in 2013
Training and Certification
FELASA C Certification