Self-employed iOS app development.
Counselor Public Health in the Federal Chambre of Representatives.
Genotyping, molecular biology, microbial genome analysis, WGS, assembly and annotation, Genomics, Metagenomics, PCR, Phylogenetics, Bio-informatics (Linux, Python)
Doctor-assistant, Interim docent Microbial genomics.
Specialties: Computational microbiology, WGS analysis, Genomics, Metagenomics, Genotyping and molecular microbiology (PCR, electrophoresis, qPCR, recombinant DNA techniques, ...), bioinformatics (Python, CLCbio, MEGA, Bionumerics, MOTHUR, Linux, ...), prokaryotic phylogeny, ...
Since February 2014
Since April 2012
Doctor-assistant in the lab of microbiology (LM-Gent). Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences (WE10). Molecular analysis of Xanthomonas, Clavibacter, Dickeya, Pseudomonas, Bacillus. Whole genome sequencing of Clavibacter michiganensis. Large quantity WGS for ANI analysis. ANI, orthomcl, BioNumerics, CLCbio, Python, HPC, ... Until 31 March 2015.
January 2001 --- March 2012
Project manager. Responsible for the reference labs Listeria and Neisseria.
July 2009 --- December 2010
Single cell full genome analysis on early T-lymphocytes.
October 2004 --- June 2009
Genotyping, fingerprinting, molecular analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans. Bionumerics.
January 2001 --- January 2002
Protein interactions between HIV-integrase and INI-1.
Analytical thinkingSelf-confidenceProblem solvingOptimismInterest in knowledgeInnovative thinkingIndependenceCuriosityCritical thinkingCreative thinkingCoordinationCollaborationApproachabilityAdaptabilityStrategic thinking
BioinformaticsBiotechnologyDNADNA sequencingEnglishGeneticsIt skillsMicrobiologyMicrosoft Officemolecular biologyMolecular CloningNegotiationPCRProgrammingProject ManagementRT-PCRScientific methodologyScientific Writing
Skills and Expertise
Analyze data Guide students Interpret data Report data Write papersAdjust methodsAnalyze dataAssign activitiesAttend investigator meetingAttend seminarsCoach staffCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCommunicate with investigatorConduct research at universitiesConduct university research coordinating research projectsData analysisData miningDesign studyDevelop software programsDirect co-workersExecute scientific projectsGuide staffInterpret datalifescienceManage study budgetManage study supplyManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewManuscript reviewNegotiate protocol details NegotiationNetworkObserve trends in dataObtain grantsOperate research equipmentOral presentationOrganise meetingsPrepare final reportPreparing referral lettersPresent data at congressPublication of articlesPublish scientific projectsRead medical literatureReport dataResearch at universitiesReview data interpretationShipment of biological specimenSolve problemsStatistical analysisSupervise techniciansWrite papersWritten presentation
PhD in Medical Sciences from Universiteit Antwerpen in 2009
ManaMa in Molecular Biotechnology from Universiteit Gent in 2008
ManaMa in Medical and Pharmaceutical Research from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2004
Master in Biomedical Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2002
Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2000
Middelbare school in Wetenschappen-Wiskunde from Sint-Jozefs College in 1998
Lagere school in algemeen from Basisschool Sint-Pieter in 1992
Training and Certification
Swift 3 in 2017 Training
Python in BioNumerics in 2014 Training
Python in 2013 Training