Animal Welfare Officer Amsterdam, Netherlands
Since June 2017
Everything around experimental animals: from advising on licenses, to advising on experimental procedures, audits, training, welfare issues, approval of working protocols according to licensed projects, etc. In the NKI it all surrounds cancer research.
Advising Scientist Amsterdam, Netherlands
Since January 2017
Advising scientist about license applications for experimental animal research. Furthermore, I had a series of interviews with all theme leaders from the newly founded Cancer Center Amsterdam, to result in up-to-date and internet compliant texts on the CCA's website.
Board member (bestuurslid), communication
Since February 2014
Coordination of and advising about official communication from and within the VOI.
Since January 2011
Writing articles about recent research in the field of medical biology.
Animal Welfare Officer Nijmegen, Netherlands
August 2016 --- December 2016
The job contains everything around experimental animals: from advising on licenses, to advising on experimental procedures, audits, training, welfare issues, approval of working protocols according to licensed projects, etc.
February 2012 --- January 2014
Ionizing radiation-induced metastasis: detection of early stage lung tumors and investigating the effect of statins on lung tumors in this early stage.
January 2010 --- December 2011
Burn injury and its effects on fat metabolism and insulin sensitivity.
September 2005 --- September 2009
Oxygen stress: Effect on pre- and perinatal development and vascular reactivity
January 2006 --- January 2006
January 2004 --- January 2004
Internship "Inhibition of COX-2 by celecoxib in the canine groove model of osteoarthritis."
OrganizationAuthenticityCreative thinkingInterest in knowledgeResiliencyImpulse commandPerspectiveCuriosityAssertivenessDependability
LaboratoryPharmacogenomicsNeonatologyRadiation oncologyCell CultureEndocrinology and metabolismToxicologyDiabetesImmunologyoncologySearch literature on clinical trialsData cleaningCell biologyScientific Writing Animal models
Pulmonary diseasesMedical oncology NeonatologyEndocrinology and metabolismProject ManagementActions and modes of action of human physiologyTeamworkGood Laboratory Practice (GLP)BiopharmaceuticalsInterventional RadiologySurgical InstrumentsDiabetesoncologyCell CulturePCRScientific methodologyLaboratoryLifesciencesImmunologyIn VitroMicrosoft OfficeEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)Scientific WritingScience CommunicationCommunicationpre-clinical studyAnimal ModelsGermanRespiratoryPreclinical regulations and practicespharmacologyCancerImmunohistochemistry (IHC)Cell biologyscienceMicrosoft Excelmolecular biologyLife SciencesMultilingualdutchEnglishAllergy and immunologyStatistical considerations in design and analysisPrinciples and ethics of clinical researchPharmacogenomics (study of genetic variation)Randomization and blindingInterpret systematic reviewsSearch literature on clinical trialsUnderstand levels of research evidenceAuditingRegulatory affairs Animal models
Skills and Expertise
Coordinate with the ethics commiteeEthics committee submissions Analyze data Oxidative stressPre-natal developmentCollaborationEdit dataInteract with physiciansDesign the study Write protocolsConduct research at universitiesInteract with pre-clinical scientistsTeachingInterpret data Perinatal development
Provides the appropriate technical and organizational supportSupervise and/or distribute trial supplies, including the trial drug Review the interpretation of dataRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeput together a succesful ethics committee applicationPrepare sound articles for publicationPerform specimen processing and shipment of biological specimen duties.perform Data verificationperform Data validationTeach university studentsWork collaboratively with the other members of the clinical research team Manuscript preparation and reviewEthics committee submissionsCreates a collaborative team environment Receptor PharmacologylifescienceWrite protocolsWork with the PI to manage the day-to-day activities of the study including problem solving and protocol management.Work under specific instructions to assist with routine tests, experiments, and proceduresperform data entryperform Data codingCoordinate with the ethics committeeConduct research at universitiesConduct literature searches.Conduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.collaborate in research projects at universitiesAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyAnswer, transfer and handle incoming calls as needed.Analyze data/information to determine potential relationships.Create Standard Operating Procedures for each study or clinical trial.Design the studyDevelop protocolsObserve and report trends in data/information.manage dose-response relationshipsLiaise with research team in order to accurately collect and record dataInteract with pre-clinical scientistsInteract with physiciansExtrapolate resultsEdit dataDirect co-workers to achieve resultscientific writingscience communication communication
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Neonatology, Pharmacology, vascular biology from Universiteit Maastricht / Maastricht University in 2009
MSc in Biology from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2005
BSc in Medical Biology from Hogeschool Rotterdam in 2003
Training and Certification
stable isotope NIH course in 2010 Training
proefdierkunde in 2009 Certification
working with radioactive substances, functionaris B in 2009 Certification