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Summary

Young researcher devoted to Life Sciences, with interests in science communication, scientific journalism, tech transfer.

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Marketing intern
    Since April 2015
    Internship in marketing and communication

  • Doctoral student
    Since August 2012
    Structural biology of plant chaperone.

  • Graduate researcher
    Since January 2012

Past Experience

  • Assistant researcher/Traineeship
    December 2011 --- July 2012
    Department of Forest Pathology, lab assistant

  • MSc Student
    September 2010 --- July 2012
    MSc in Biotechnology of natural resources and plant genomics Worked on pathogenicity determining signaling pathways in a plant pathogenic fungus H. annosum. Molecular and cellular biology.

  • Assistant researcher/Traineeship
    September 2008 --- July 2010
    - Biochemical compounds extractions for GC/MS quantification; - Plant tissue cultures; - Flow-cytometry.

  • BSc in Biotechnology
    October 2006 --- July 2010
    Variety of bio-related courses (both lecture and labs) concerning basic molecular, biochemical, physiological, genetic, engineering concepts in micro-organisms, plants and animals; as well as biotech related disciplines on production methodologies for product of biological origin for the industry.

  • Call centre operator
    October 2007 --- February 2008
    Contact with current clients on matters concerning their financial relations with the company; product advertisement and others

Personality

Self Assessment :
ApproachabilityAttention to detailInterest in knowledgeOrganizationResponsibilityService orientedStrategic thinking

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Scientific writing
LinkedIn Assessment :
TeamworkLearningDeterminedCaringOpen MindedProtein chemistryLaboratoryBiochemistryLifesciencesBiotechnologyMicrobiologyStructural BiologySDS-PAGEProtein PurificationPCRCell Signalingmolecular biologyLife SciencesCell biologyWestern BlottingProtein Expression

Education

  • Master's degree in Biotechnology from University of Helsinki in 2012
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biotechnology from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski in 2010
  • Secondary in Biology and Chemistry from National School of Maths and Science, Sofia, Bulgaria in 2006

Training and Certification

  • Français - B1 Certification
  • TOEFL iBT Certification

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes