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Actively looking for best projects in biotechnology to live my passion as a researcher. I might also be interested to work as project manager, clinical researcher or associate.


Current Experience

  • PhD student
    Since September 2009
    Environmental and bacterial characteristics determining the competitive behavior of 2,6-dichlorobenzamide (BAM)-degrading bacteria in biofilms treating BAM polluted groundwater.


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityTrustStrategic thinkingService orientedKindnessFlexibilityInterest in knowledgeCreative thinkingDiligenceCollaborationAttention to detailAnalytical thinkingWillingness to compromise


Self Assessment :
R&DAllergy and immunologyBiotechnologyClinical researchBiomarkersConfocal MicroscopyDatabase design and maintenanceCell CultureCell biologyDNA extractionELISAFluorescence MicroscopyGood Manufacturing Practice (GMP)BioinformaticsEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)ImmunofluorescenceImmunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell biologyFlow Cytometry LabtechnicianVirologySDS-PAGEMicrobiologyPCRHPLCmolecular biologyMATLAB (matrix laboratory)ICH GCP guidelinesProtein ExpressionRT-PCR Biochemistry BiostatisticsAntibodies Scientific writingBiochemistryCancerImmunologyGeneticsDNA sequencingMicrosoft OfficeMolecular CloningProject ManagementScientific methodologyWestern Blotting
LinkedIn Assessment :
MicrobiologyPCRHPLCScientific WritingSDS-PAGEMolecular CloningBiochemistryBiotechnologyPlant Tissue CultureGenomics

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Create SOPs Develop protocols Interpret data Molecular Diagnostics Use a confocal microscopy Search literature on clinical trials Write papersConfocal microscopy Technology researchEnsure good clinical practice (GCP)lifescienceManage laboratory proceduresWrite protocolsOffice management


  • Ph.D. in Microbiology from KU Leuven in 2015
  • Master’s Degree in Industrail Biotechnology from Bharathiar University in 2008
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biotechnology from Madurai Kamaraj University in 2006

Training and Certification

  • Human genetics KU Leuven in 2015 Certification


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

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Project Manager (CPM) Postdoctoral Researcher Project Manager Scientist Junior Recruitment Consultant Medical Writer
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 2 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    38-40% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    38-40 Hours per week
    BrightOwl employee :    38-40% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Leuven, Belgium


Driving License
  • No