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i am a professional in Biotechnology, currently i’m finishing my phd. what i love about biotech is how it brings products/solutions to the market. as a hands-on and very enthusiastic person, i love coordinating projects and stimulating all partners involved. therefore i would like to continue my Career as a Project Manager/post doc in the market introduction of new innovative biotech products. 



Current Experience

  • PhD student

    Since September 2012

    working experience

    2012-present doctoral Researcher in Life Sciences and Medicine, vib-irc, ghent

    • running 4 projects simultaneously
    • various interdisciplinary collaborations with pharmacology and Physics departments. 
    • presenting at international conferences. 
    • writing and reviewing grant proposals.
    • guiding students for thesis project 1 and 2 in the master of science of Biochemistry and Biotechnology 


    scientific expertise:


    primary Cell Culture, cell induction, ELISA, Western blot, Flow Cytometry, manipulation and breeding of transgenic mice, back-crossing of mice, Genotyping, qPCR, induction and assessment of inflammatory and autoimmune mouse models, Histology, histopathological scoring of Inflammation grade, osteoclastogenesis.


    SDS-PAGE, Immunoprecipitation.


    µct-scanning of tibiae of mice.


    SPSS, genstat, imagej and fiji for Analysis of µct scans, basics of r, Excel, GraphPad Prism, qbase plus, Photoshop and illustrator.


    Grant Writing, very good presentation skills, Student guidance.



    2012-present Doctoral researcher in Life Sciences and Medicine, VIB-IRC, Ghent

    • Running 4 projects simultaneously
    • Various interdisciplinary collaborations with pharmacology and physics departments. 
    • Presenting at international conferences. 
    • Writing and reviewing grant proposals.
    • Guiding students for thesis project 1 and 2 in the Master of Science of Biochemistry and Biotechnology 




    Primary cell culture, cell induction, ELISA, western blot, flow cytometry, manipulation and breeding of transgenic mice, back-crossing of mice, genotyping, qPCR, induction and assessment of inflammatory and autoimmune mouse models, histology, histopathological scoring of inflammation grade, osteoclastogenesis.


    SDS-PAGE, immunoprecipitation.


    µCT-scanning of tibiae of mice.


    SPSS, Genstat, ImageJ and Fiji for analysis of µCT scans, basics of R, Excel, Graphpad Prism, qBase plus, Photoshop and Illustrator.


    Grant writing, very good presentation skills, student guidance.



Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAdaptabilityCollaborationCommunicativeCoordinationCuriosityEfficiencyOptimism


Self Assessment :
Animal models Biochemistry Cell biology R&D Scientific writingAllergy and immunologyAntibodiesBacteriologyBioinformaticsBiomedical SciencesBiotechnologieBiotechnologyCell Based AssaysCell CultureCell SignalingChemistryDesign of Experiments (DOE) ELISAElectrophoresisEnglishEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)Flow CytometryGel ElectrophoresisGood Laboratory Practice (GLP)Grant WritingGraphPad PrismHistologyImmunoassaysImmunohistochemistryImmunoprecipitationImmunologyIn VitroIn VivoInflammationLaboratory Animal MedicineLaboratory ResearchLaboratory study designLaboratory TechniquesMicrobiologyMicroscopyMicrosoft ExcelMolecular & Cellular BiologyPhotoshopPresentation SkillsPublic SpeakingQuantitative PCR (qPCR)RheumatologyRNA isolationScientific WritingSocial SkillsStatisticsT cellsTeam BuildingWestern Blotting
LinkedIn Assessment :
HistologyFlow CytometryELISAGood presentations skillsmolecular biologyResearchEnglishscienceImmunity and inflammationMouse models of inflammatory diseasesGrant WritingGuiding studentsReal-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR)Western blot

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Interpret data Guide studentsCollaborate with medical teamCollaborate with principal investigatorCommunicate effectively on different company levels


  • Master of Science (MS) in Biomedical Sciences, Immunology and Infection from UGent in 2012
  • Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences from Ghent University in 2010
  • in from Nieuwen Bosch in 0000


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Elementary Proficiency
Full Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Post-doctoral Fellow R&D Scientist Associate Scientist Laboratory Manager Medical Writer Project Manager Research associate Scientific Researcher Scientific Writer
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Brussels, Belgium Erembodegem, Aalst, Belgium Ghent, Belgium Melle, Belgium Merelbeke, Belgium Zwijnaarde, Ghent, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
  • International:

Area / Region

Ghent, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes

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