Molecular Geneticist Leuven, Belgium
Since October 2012
Laboratorium for molecular diagnostics of hematological and oncological malignancies, Center for molecular diagnostics, UZ Leuven, Belgium
Tasks: I’m in charge of the daily functioning of 15 people in an accredited environment. I have the final technical responsibility for the molecular results generated in our routine lab. I need to stay up to date with all new genetic findings in the field of hemato-oncology as well as technical developments in the molecular world. I’m involved in the validation and introduction of novel tests/techniques according to the ISO15189.
Postdoctoral scientist of FWO-Vlaanderen
October 2009 --- September 2012
FWO-project at the Center for Human Genetics, KU Leuven: Identification of recurrent genetic aberrations in myeloproliferative neoplasms using an integrated genomics approach.
Analytical thinkingCommunicativeCompetitivenessCritical thinkingEfficiencyIndependenceInterest in knowledgeProblem solvingResponsibilitySelf-confidenceAssertivenessOrganization
Cell biology Labtechnician Scientific writingBiomarkersBiomedical SciencesCancerCancer ResearchCell biologyCell CultureCell SignalingDiagnosticsDNADNA extractionDNA sequencingDrug DiscoveryEnglishEnzyme AssaysFACSFlow CytometryGel ElectrophoresisGeneticsGenomicsGood Laboratory Practice (GLP)Grant WritingGraphPad PrismHematologyHealthcare ReimbursementHospitalsIn vitro diagnostics (IVD)ISOLaboratoryLaboratory ManagementLaboratory ResearchLaboratory TechniquesLeadershipLife SciencesMicrosoft OfficeMolecular & Cellular BiologyMolecular CloningMolecular DiagnosticsMolecular geneticsnext generation sequencingoncologyPatentsPatient Follow UpPatient Screening and RecruitmentPCRpeople managementPersonalized MedicinePresentation SkillsQA complianceQuality ManagementQuantitative PCR (qPCR)real-time PCRrecombinant DNA technologyReport WritingResearchRNA isolationRT-PCRScientific WritingTeachingTroubleshootingWestern Blotting
in from PhD in pharmaceutical sciences in 2009
Pharmacist in from Master in Pharmaceutical sciences in 2005