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biochemist by education, bioinformatician by experience

worked for a long time for Belgian EMBnet Node, to provide informatics support for researchers in molecular biology

more recently acquired experience with software for microarrays and Next Generation Sequencing


Past Experience

  • intern bioinformatician Leuven, Belgium
    October 2015 --- February 2016

    to automate and integrate under GenePattern the RNA-Seq analysis pipeline

  • free-lance teacher
    February 2010 --- January 2013
    courses "basic bioinformatics", EMBOSS, Perl

  • scientific collaborator Anderlecht, Belgium
    March 2011 --- July 2012


    attached to the laboratory of Experimental Medecine, as bioinformatician of a team that does research about diabetes, among other things working for the BetaImage project, to develop new tracers for the measurement of beta cell mass


  • scientific collaborator Etterbeek, Belgium
    August 2010 --- January 2011


    attached to the laboratory of Genome and Networks Bioinformatics, to work for the Ebiomics project, to develop and put on-line course materials in the domain of genomics/proteomics


  • scientific collaborator Etterbeek, Belgium
    December 1992 --- April 2009


    The Belgian EMBnet Node was a common initiative of V.U.B. and U.L.B., financed by the Federal Science Policy, to provide informatic support to scientific researchers in biochemistry/biotechnology in Belgium. I was responsible for user administration, technical help-desk, software maintenance and organization of courses.


  • assistant Etterbeek, Belgium
    October 1985 --- September 1991


    attached to the laboratory for General Chemistry, entrusted with teaching the practicals "introduction to general and organic chemistry", and to the laboratory for Biochemistry, performing research in the domain of chemi- en bioluminescence


  • research fellow Rhode-Saint-Genèse, Belgium
    October 1977 --- May 1982

    employed at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, laboratory for Biochemistry, preparing a doctoral thesis in the domain of protein synthesis



Self Assessment :
Attention to detailCreative thinkingCuriosityInterest in knowledgeKindnessTrust


Self Assessment :
Biochemistry R&D Scientific writingBioinformaticsDNAMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeOxidative stress
LinkedIn Assessment :
BioinformaticsGenomicsmolecular biologyPerlHTMLSequence AnalysisRBiochemistryMicroarray

Skills and Expertise

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Analyze data Guide students Interpret data Write papersAttend investigator meetingAttend seminarsManage front deskManuscript preparationManuscript reviewOral presentationSolve problems


  • doctor in Chemistry (biochemistry) from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 1984
  • licentiate in Chemistry (biochemistry) from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 1977


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Area / Region

Mechelen, Belgium


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