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● business-savvy Physiology and Metabolism Scientist specialized in metabolic phenotyping Research with real-world business experience and strong Innovation-driven, collaboration-oriented and entrepreneurial mindset. ● 5+ years of experience in: handling of Animal models (mice) and In Vivo metabolic phenotyping ■ work with Cell cultures and In Vitro metabolic phenotyping ■ molecular biology techniques ■ MicroscopyAnalysis, interpretation and reporting of data ■ presentation of Research findings ■ compiling project reports and manuscript in English. ● 10+ years of experience in: ■ Project ManagementBusiness Development ■ work in international teams ■ Project Management and administration ■ budget Planning ■ customer and government liaisons ■ running projects with strict deadlines. ► keen interest in management of early Drug Discovery and development: target identification, target Validation, high throughput screens (HTS), adme/tox related transporter Assays. ► willing to build up expertise in providing scientific support to patent lawyers, regulatory issues, Advertising/Health claims substantiation and in performing scientific due-diligence. to know more about what i can do for your organization, call me at my mobile +34 635 935 511 or add me in skype (skype id: petarbio)


Current Experience

  • Seeking Industrial post-doc ● Associate Scientist ● Scientist I ● Research Scientist position

    Since February 2016
    willing to relocate within europe Willing to relocate within Europe

Past Experience

  • Graduate researcher in Nutrigenomics and Personalised Nutrition

    October 2010 --- February 2016
    ● expanded the knowledge on the role of retinoblastoma protein in metabolic regulation ● collaborated with and performed two Research stays at 2 Research groups in spain and switzerland. ● first author of 6 Publications in q1 peer-reviewed journals (Diabetes, american journal of Physiology endoncrindology and Metabolism, journal of cellular Physiology, cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, plosone, Publications list available at ). ● presented the experimental findings at 4 international meetings. ● provided hands-on Training in molecular biology methods to 4 master students and 1 visiting PhD student. ● introduced 5 novel techniques in the Lab. keywords: 2d/3d Cell Culture, Cell Culture, vector design, Molecular Cloning, Protein Expression, Protein Purification, RNA interference, shrna, protein Interactions, western-blot, Immunoprecipitation, Immunofluorescence, Fluorescence Microscopy, Confocal Microscopy, cellular Assays, functional Assays, signaling pathways, facs, Flow Cytometry, Transfection, transduction, DNA/rna purification, rt-qPCR, SOP, lentivirus, retrovirus, proximity-ligation assay, kinase assay

  • Production Manager, Head of Research and Development

    February 2007 --- June 2009
    ● managed the production process of a company with 50+ workers and 20+ products; trained 30+ workers on work safety and Food hygiene; supervised a qc Lab. ● developed 8 concepts for new products and achieved a 100% implementation of the ISO 22000 certification plan. ● represented the company at 7+ international expos and established direct contacts with 15+ functional ingredients´ suppliers, leading to reduction in company´s expense on commissions.

  • Self-employed | Small Business Owner (Bakery) (Bulgaria)

    February 2002 --- November 2006
    • started a company (small bakery) that increased its assets by 500% in 5 years. • managed the production process by Training and working with a team of 4 pastry-chefs. • responsible for the legal Compliance and Sales of the company.

  • Bioinformatician

    January 2000 --- March 2001
    project lead and coordination for development of an epitope-prediction Bioinformatics Software prototype, currently used by several companies within the Drug Discovery domain.


LinkedIn Assessment :
Project ManagementProblem SolvingData AnalysisScientific PresentationAssay developmentMetabolic phenotypingNutrigenomicsPreclinicalMetabolismEnergy metabolismCell CultureCellular metabolismGlucose metabolismMetabolic SyndromeObesityPhenotypic screeningAnimal ModelsIn VitroIn VivoPre-clinical StudiesBioactive CompoundsMetabolic modulatorsqPCRBiotechnologyLife SciencesResearchCell biologyGenomicsPCRscienceEnglishFood ScienceBioinformaticsProduct developmentGlucose homeostasismolecular biologyProtein ExpressionELISAProductionAnimal handlingISO 22000Western BlottingFELASABulgarianBiochemistryspanishNutritionMicroscopy


  • PhD in Nutrigenomics and personalised nutrition from Universitat de les Illes Balears in 2016
  • Master in Nutrigenomics and personalised nutrition from Universitat de les Illes Balears in 2010
  • Master in Food chemistry from Plovdiv University in 2009
  • Bachelor in Biotechnology from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski in 2004
  • Nurse in Veterinary Medicine in Veterinary Medicine from Secondary School of Veterinary Medicine, Kostinbron, Bulgaria in 1997

Training and Certification

  • FELASA Cat. C in 2011 Certification


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Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    4 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Associate Scientist Lab Scientist Postdoctoral Researcher Preclinical Scientist Preclinical Research Manager Assay Development Manager Manager Molecular Biologist Post-doctoral Fellow R&D Scientist Scientific Advisor Senior Associate Scientist Senior Scientist
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Valencia, Spain


Driving License
  • Yes

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