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independent, well-organized, creative and inquisitive Food Scientist with Research experience in Protein Chemistry and antioxidants by means of UV and Fluorescence Spectroscopy, (u)HPLC and SDS-PAGE


Past Experience

  • Doctoral researcher in applied biological sciences Melle, Belgium

    February 2012 --- February 2016

    focus on amino acid oxidation in meat Proteins (thiol oxidation, carbonylation, hydroxylation) and effects of synthetic and natural antioxidants.

    title ph.d. thesisProtein oxidation in meat products: effects of apple phenolics during storage and digestion

    promotors: prof. dr. ir. stefaan de smet and dr. ir. katleen coudijzer



  • Research internship Copenhagen, Denmark

    March 2013 --- April 2013

    development of spectrophotometric method for quantification of thiol oxidation in meat Proteins.

  • Research internship Cáceres, Spain

    April 2012 --- June 2012

    Training of HPLC method and Experiment on effects of apple phenolics on carbonylation of myofibrillar Proteins.

  • Research associate Melle, Belgium

    March 2011 --- February 2012

    flanders’ Food project on correlation between physico-chemical and sensory Analysis of meat products.


  • QA assistant Koekelare, Belgium

    October 2010 --- February 2011


    • GMP and HACCP implementation and control
    • costumer complaints
    • support reception and orders

  • Student Internship New Delhi, Delhi, India

    July 2009 --- October 2009

    internship for master thesis in cooperation with oxfam (belgium) and fair trade original (the netherlands)

    title master thesis: implementation of a Food Safety system in a noodle factory in india

    promotor: prof. dr. ir. mia eeckhout


Self Assessment :
IndependenceOrganizationCreative thinkingAnalytical thinkingCritical thinkingEfficiencyFlexibilityInterest in knowledgeProblem solvingResult OrientedStrategic thinking


Self Assessment :
Biochemistry R&D Scientific writingAnalytical ChemistryAnalytical methodsAnalytical proceduresAnalytical techniquesCharacterizationChromatographyChemistryData AnalysisElectrophoresisEnglishEnzyme AssaysGel ElectrophoresisHPLCIn VitroLife SciencesMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft WordOxidative stressPeptidesPilot scale batchesPresentation SkillsProtein chemistryProteinsR&DSASSDS-PAGESpectroscopy Lab scale batches

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
protein chemistryprotein oxidationantioxidantsspectroscopy(U)HPLCSDS-PAGEscientific writingscientific presentations


  • Ph.D. in Applied Biological Sciences from Ghent University in 2017
  • Master in Applied Bio-engineering: Food-industry from Hogeschool Gent in 2010


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

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Associate Scientist Chemical Analyst Engineer Lab Scientist Laboratory Engineer Laboratory Manager Postdoctoral fellow Postdoctoral Research Fellow Post-doctoral Fellow Project Assistant Project Engineer Project Manager Project Leader R&D engineer R&D manager R&D Scientist Research associate Research fellow researcher Scientific Associate Scientific Researcher Scientist Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Aalst, Belgium Ghent, Belgium Wetteren, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    80-100% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 5 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Schellebelle, Wichelen, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes

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