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Current Experience

  • Visiting Research Scientist
    Since June 2015

    Link between academic partner and NTRC. Execution of experiments to support NTRC projects.

  • Investigator
    Since June 2015

    Project management, scientific communications, assay development, and training of personnel.

    Oncology research in a cross-functional team: Drug discovery for the two (immuno) oncology targets. Search for bio-marker, in vitro and in vivo validation. Setting-up of molecular oncology methods to follow the effect of novel compounds on tumor cells and tumor immunity. Support for pre-clinical studies at CROs.

Past Experience

  • PhD student
    October 2011 --- April 2015
    Utilising mouse models of lung cancer to recapitulate the human disease with increased chromo- some instability. Characterisation of the effect of Mad2 over-expression on lung tumorigenesis and analysis coping mechanisms. Mechanistic analysis on mouse derived primary cells.

  • Research Assistant
    July 2011 --- October 2011
    Activation and survival of human pDCs by transcriptional regulation and protein-protein interaction.

  • Master student
    January 2010 --- June 2011
    Activation and survival of human pDCs by transcriptional regulation and protein-protein interaction.

  • Bachelor Student
    April 2007 --- August 2007
    Search for homology sequences between different reptile species. 


Self Assessment :
IndependenceCuriosityCreative thinkingAnalytical thinkingProactivityProblem solvingCommunicative


Self Assessment :
Animal models R&D Scientific writingAnalytical methodsApplicationsBiological Drug DevelopmentBiomarkersBiomedical SciencesBiopharmaceuticalsBiotechnologyCancerCancer ResearchCell Based AssaysCell SignalingCellular Product DevelopmentConfocal MicroscopyDiagnostic marketDiagnosticsDNADrug development processEnglishEntrepreneurshipAllergy and immunology
LinkedIn Assessment :
Cancer ResearchLung CancerImmunologymolecular biologymouse modelsMouse HandlingCell CultureTime-lapseImmunofluorescenceImmunohistochemistryFluorescence MicroscopyFlow CytometryConfocal MicroscopyqPCRMolecular CloningCell biologyTransfectionProtein ExpressionImmunoprecipitationRT-PCRRNA isolationCell SignalingWestern BlottingFACSAnimal Models

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Molecular Diagnostics Analytical skills Develop protocols Interpret data Report data Search literature on clinical trials Write protocols Write papersAdjust methodsCollect dataCollaborate with project teamCommunicate effectively on different company levelsConduct literature searchesCoordinationDesign studyDevelop protocolsInteract with ethics committeeInterpret scientific dataLiaise with research teamlifescience


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Molecular Biology from Heidelberg University in 2015
  • Master's degree in biomed, control of cell fate from Université de Montpellier in 2011
  • Bachelor's degree in Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology from Université de Montpellier in 2009
  • Associate’s Degree in Biochemistery Bio-engineering from Université de Bourgogne in 2007


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    5 weeks
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • International:

Area / Region

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Driving License
  • Yes