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Current Experience

  • Intern (Physiology department)
    Since November 2015

    Internship: 30 weeks

    "Characterization of a rat model for the cardiorenal syndrome."

    Techniques: nephrectomy - intubation - urine and blood collection - histology - immunohistochemistry - ELISA 

Past Experience

  • Intern (Morphology department)
    January 2015 --- March 2015

    Internship: 10 weeks

    "Investigating the angiogenic properties of the β2-adrenergic receptor agonist terbutaline and of mouse mast cell proteases 4 and 6 in spinal cord injury."

    Techniques: Basso Mouse Scale - cell culture - BrdU cell proliferation assay - MTT assay - tube formation assay - western blot - mast cell degranulation - CAM assay

  • Intern (Immunology department)
    April 2014 --- June 2014

    Internship: 8 weeks

    "Determining the effect of interleukin-6 on the nitric oxide and cytokine production, and proliferation of microglia in multiple sclerosis."

    Techniques: cell culture - RNA isolation - PCR - gel electropheresis - transformation of E.Coli cells - BCA assay - western blot - Griess assay - MTT assay - qPCR


Self Assessment :
Attention to detailAdaptabilityCollaborationCommunicativeCritical thinkingCoordinationEfficiencyIndependenceOptimismInterest in knowledgeResult OrientedSelf-disciplineCuriosityIndividualityOrganizationKindnessProactivityProblem solvingApproachabilityService orientedStrivingTrustWillingness to compromise


Self Assessment :
Animal models Cell biology Scientific writingAngiogenesisAnimal HealthAnimal trialAntibodiesBiomarkersBiomedical SciencesCardiologyCell Based AssaysCell CultureCell SignalingCNSElectrophoresisELISAEnglishEntrepreneurshipEthics submission and approval processGrant WritingGraphPad Prismgrant writing and designGrant PreparationHistologyImmunofluorescenceImmunohistochemistryImmunologyIn VitroIn VivoMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft WordMolecular & Cellular BiologyNephrologyNeuroscienceOxidative stressPCRPharmacodynamicsPharmacokineticspharmacologyPresentation SkillsqPCRTeamworkWestern BlottingCell biologyCommunication SkillsContinuous ImprovementEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)Enzyme AssaysEnglishGel ElectrophoresisImmunoassaysImmunohistochemistry (IHC)Laboratory study designLaboratory SkillsLaboratory TechniquesLaboratoryLaboratory ResearchLaboratory testingLife SciencesLifesciencesmolecular biologyNeurologyPharmacodynamicsPharmacokineticsPowerPointPresentationsQuantitative PCR (qPCR)Report WritingScientific CommunicationsScientific WritingScientific methodologyscienceSDS-PAGESocial SkillsStudy proposalsRNA isolationProblem SolvingTime ManagementTroubleshooting

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Adjust methodsAssist with experimentsBiomarker ResearchCell cultureConduct animal studiesCommunicationConduct literature searchesConduct literature searches.Conduct university research Develop business planDevelop clinical hypothesesDevelop study timelinesEthics committee submissionsEthics committee applicationInterpret research results Interpret dataInterpret scientific datalifescienceManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewManuscript reviewOral presentationpcrPrepare final reportRead medical literatureResearch at universitiesReport study conclusionsUse laboratory techniquesWrite documentsWrite final reports


  • Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences - Clinical Molecular Sciences from Universiteit Hasselt in 2016
  • Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences from Universiteit Hasselt in 2014
  • Secondary education in Sciences - Mathematics from Sint-Jan Berchmansinstituut in 2011

Training and Certification

  • FELASA category B Certification
  • FELASA category C Certification


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Professional Proficiency
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Elementary Proficiency

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