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Honesty, reliability, openness and engagement are qualities I hold on to. Words that characterize me are: organization, authenticity, creative thinking, interest in knowledge, resiliency, impulse command, perspective, curiosity, assertiveness and dependability. Mijn belangrijkste competenties zijn: organisatie, authenticiteit, creatief denken, interesse in kennis, stressbestendigheid, bedachtzaam, relativeringsvermogen, nieuwsgierigheid, assertiviteit en betrouwbaarheid. Met mij als werknemer neemt u een enthousiast, geinteresseerd, integer en eerlijk persoon indienst.


Current Experience

  • 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.

  • schrijver
    Since January 2011
    Writing articles about recent research in the field of medical biology.

Past Experience

  • 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.

  • Postdoc
    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.

  • Postdoc
    January 2010 --- December 2011
    Burn injury and its effects on fat metabolism and insulin sensitivity.

  • PhD student
    September 2005 --- September 2009
    Oxygen stress: Effect on pre- and perinatal development and vascular reactivity

  • 'internship'
    January 2006 --- January 2006

  • Research internship
    January 2004 --- January 2004
    Internship "Inhibition of COX-2 by celecoxib in the canine groove model of osteoarthritis."


BrightOwl Assessment :
OrganizationAuthenticityCreative thinkingInterest in knowledgeResiliencyImpulse commandPerspectiveCuriosityAssertivenessDependability
Self Assessment :
IndependenceDependabilityTrustAdaptabilityAssertivenessSelf-confidenceCreative thinkingCuriosityApproachability


BrightOwl Assessment :
LaboratoryPharmacogenomicsNeonatologyRadiation oncologyCell CultureEndocrinology and metabolismToxicologyDiabetesImmunologyoncologySearch literature on clinical trialsData cleaningCell biologyScientific Writing Animal models
Self Assessment :
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
LinkedIn Assessment :
In VivoMicroscopyCellIn VitropharmacologyLife SciencesLifesciencesCell CulturesciencePCRCell biologyImmunohistochemistry (IHC)ImmunologyScientific WritingELISAAnimal ModelsResearchqPCR

Skills and Expertise

BrightOwl Assessment :
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
Self Assessment :
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


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    80-100% FTE
    BrightOwl employee :    80-100% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Eindhoven, Netherlands


Driving License
  • Yes