i'm a Research Scientist in Microbiology, focus on mycobacteriology, dedicated in tuberculosis field.
my main Research interest focuses on the development of new Diagnostic tools for tuberculosis, and on the exploration of mechanisms responsible for drug resistance, by phenotypic and molecular approaches, screening of new tb drugs, transcriptomic and proteomic studies. i'm also interest in the study of non-tuberculous mycobacteria.
i'm the co-chair of the international tb Research consortium “eurolactb” (european-latin american-caribbean-tuberculosis) a consortium of 68 recognized scientists working in tuberculosis in europe and in latin america http://eurolactb.strikingly.com/
Since September 2016
I'm an expert in tuberculosis research in the fiedl of new diagnostic tests and drug resistance detection with almost 20 years of experience.
CollaborationCreative thinkingCuriosityDependabilityFlexibilityInnovative thinkingOrganizationResponsibilitySociability
Microbiology Scientific writingBiomedical SciencesClinical researchDiagnosticsDrug DiscoveryInfectious diseasesLaboratory ResearchLife SciencesMicrobiological TechniquesMultilingualPharmaceutical Research
Skills and Expertise
Write papers Write protocolsAssist with experimentsAssist with proceduresAttend at steering committee meetingsAttend investigator meetingAttend seminarsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyClinical data collectionCollaborate with project teamCollect dataCollaborate with principal investigator
PostDoc in Microbiology from Ghent University in 2016