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Experiences

Current Experience

  • Biology Director
    Since September 2008
    Interface valorisation platform, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Team manager of a group dedicated to develop new immunosuppressive compounds and to perform in vivo assays for biotech companies, Leuven, Belgium.

Past Experience

  • Head of preclinical development
    April 2007 --- July 2008
    Installation of the start-up of which the goal is using the RNA interference technology as a new anti-cancer therapy, in vitro and in vivo work to demonstrate efficiency and the properties of siRNA as anti-cancer compounds

  • Preclinical research scientist
    July 2005 --- March 2007
    Development and using of animals models to screen efficacy of immunomodulator compounds and PK parameters, Leuven, Belgium

  • In vivo oncology researcher
    March 2004 --- January 2005
    Development of animal models to test toxicity and efficacy of new anticancerous compound, Paris, France

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Animal models Biochemistry Cell biology R&DActions and modes of action of drugs in the human speciesActions and modes of action of human physiologyAssay developmentBiologyBiomedical SciencesBiotechnologieBiotechnologyBudget ManagementCancerCancer ResearchCell Based AssaysCell biologyCell CultureCell SignalingDrug DiscoveryEnglishExperimentationFlow CytometryGrant WritingGrant Preparationgrant writing and designGraphPad PrismImmunoassaysImmunologyIn VitroIn VivoInflammationLaboratoryLaboratory ManagementLaboratory ResearchLaboratory study designLaboratory SkillsLife SciencesLifesciencesMammalian Cell CultureMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft WordMicrosoft Projectmolecular biologyMolecular & Cellular BiologyMS ProjectNew Drug Application (NDA)oncologyPatentsPCRpeople managementPharmaceutical ResearchPharmaceutical SciencesPharmaceuticalsPharmaceuticsPhysiologyPotency assaysPre-clinical researchPreclinical developmentPreclinical ResearchProject CoordinationProject ManagementProject PlanningqPCRreal-time PCRResearchscienceSmall moleculesStudy proposalsStudy outcomes and outcome measuresStudy protocolsT cellsTranslational MedicineTranslational Research
LinkedIn Assessment :
Recherche translationnelleProject ManagementPharmacologieOncologieImmunologieIn VitroIn VivoBiotechnologieBiochimie

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Develop protocols Receptor Pharmacology Technology research Write protocolsCell culturecollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamConduct animal studiesComplete study proceduresConduct literature searchesCoordinate projectscoordinating research projectsDesign protocolsDesign scientific experimentsDesign scientific projects (in biology)Design studiesDesign studyInteract with pre-clinical scientistsInterpret research resultsInterpret scientific dataLiaise with research teamlifescienceManage laboratory proceduresManage multiple projectsManage projects resourcesManage research projectsmanaging a small teamOrganise meetingsOral presentationpcrproject managementPublication of articlesR&DSet up research projectsSetup of research equipmentUse laboratory techniques

Education

  • Doctorat in Biologie Santé Biotechnologie, spécialité Immunologie, signalisation et Cancer from Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III in 2004

Training and Certification

  • Work with laboratory animals in 1999 Certification

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
French
Native
English
Full Proficiency

Area / Region

Leuven, Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes