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Experiences

Current Experience

  • Laboratory Technician in the Laboratory for Neurofibromatosis Research
    Since January 2016
    Perform standard cell and molecular biology techniques, also on patient samples including: - cell culture - PCR - qRT-PCR - cloning - sequencing Experience with mice is a plus Document, compile, and assist with the interpretation of experimental data Adjust experimental protocols to ensure project completion in a timely fashion Meticulous, detail-oriented, well-organized, independent and self-motivated, yet able to work as part of a research team

Past Experience

  • Laboratory Technician: Neurodegeneration, Neurodevelopment
    January 2014 --- December 2015
    Perform standard cell and molecular biology techniques including: - PCR - qRT-PCR - cloning - Western blots - cell culture - transfections - immunostaining Experience with mice is a plus, particularly related to the isolation of neuronal cultures and dissection of mouse brains Document, compile, and assist with the interpretation of experimental data Adjust experimental protocols to ensure project completion in a timely fashion Meticulous, detail-oriented, well-organized, independent and self-motivated, yet able to work as part of a research team Excellent knowledge of English, good knowledge of Dutch is a plus

  • Laboratory Technician
    March 2013 --- October 2013
    * Performing microbiological analysis * Perform calibration and maintenance tasks on apparatus * Analysis and interpretation of production samples and incoming raw materials * Reporting of data after analysis * Administrative tasks, backup stock management, additional analysis, ... * Industrial hygiene measures

  • Laboratory Technician Microbiology
    February 2013 --- March 2013
    Analysis of dairy products by, among others: - pH measurements - Stripe vaccinations - Vitamin C analysis - ...

  • Quality Control Laboratory Technician
    August 2012 --- September 2012
    - Analysis and interpretation of the production samples of the units Blending & Filling. - Interim analysis and interpretation of storage samples. - Analysis and interpetation of incoming raw materials. All of these quality controls should be carried out strictly in accordance with written test procedures and work instructions of the quality control and while doing them, always taking into account the strict safety standards. During this whole process, you communicate with your fellow technicians and all other departments within the plant to which the status of the analyzed samples should be transmitted. Due to the fact that plenty of people and services are waiting for the results of an analysis it is extremely important to have good communication skills and the ability to work under pressure .

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
NeuroscienceAnimal ScienceDissectionCell CultureNeuronsResearchFirst AidMicrosoft OfficeData AnalysisMicrosoft Excelmolecular biologyscienceProject ManagementStatisticsPowerPointEnglishMicrosoft WordBacteriologyFood MicrobiologyQuality ControlFTIRMicrobiologyLaboratory SkillsAnimal WelfareBiosafetyBiologyDNA ligationDNA quantificationWestern BlottingTransfectionBacterial TransformationELISAGel ElectrophoresisAgarose Gel ElectrophoresisMicroscopyFluorescence MicroscopyPCRLaboratoriumtakenCelbiologieLevenswetenschappenBiotechnologieGenética

Education

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biologie: Evolutie- en Gedrag from Universiteit Antwerpen in 2012
  • Proefleider in Laboratory Animal Sciences from Proefdierkunde voor Proefleiders in 2012

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Dutch
Native
English
Full Proficiency
French
Elementary Proficiency

Publications

    Expert has 1 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Leuven, Belgium

Others

Driving License
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