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Motivated PhD in life sciences.

Good communication, writing and presentation skills

Background in atherosclerosis, immunology and oncology.

Willing to travel.



Past Experience

  • Ph.D.Student Biomedical Sciences
    September 2011 --- December 2015
    Supervisors: Prof. Erik Biessen and Prof. Esther Lutgens (University of Amsterdam). Research focus: Dendritic cell subsets in atherosclerosis. Achievements: - successfully implemented new techniques in the lab - improved working protocols - acquired travel grant funding - set-up of international rewarding collaborations - effective training of students Skills: Data acquisition, analysis and interpretation, giving oral presentations, report writing, project management, supervision, critical thinking, time management, self-organization, independence, working towards deadlines, and teamwork.

  • Intern
    January 2014 --- February 2014
    Internship at the Division of Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital under supervision of Dr. E. Janssen. Subject: Dendritic cell cross-presentation.

  • Intern
    July 2013 --- August 2013
    Internship at the Experimental Vascular Biology lab, Academic Medical Center (AMC), under supervision of Prof. E. Lutgens, known for her work on CD40 and atherosclerosis.

  • Intern
    April 2012 --- May 2012
    Internship at the Institute for Cardiovascular Preventen (IPEK) under supervision of Dr. N. Gerdes and Prof. C. Weber, a pioneer in the field of cardiovascular diseases.

  • Master student
    January 2010 --- January 2011

  • Youth referee at basketball club Knokke
    January 2005 --- January 2011

  • Intern
    February 2010 --- May 2010
    Internship at the Department of Pathology under supervision of Prof. Esther Lutgens.

  • Member praesidium Pharmaceutical Student Association Free University Brussels
    January 2007 --- January 2009
    Sportpraeses at the Pharmaceutical Student Association of the Free University of Brussels. Main responsibilities: organizing and coordinating sports activities.


Self Assessment :
Critical thinkingCreative thinkingOrganizationIndependenceFlexibilityProblem solvingDiligenceCommunicativeInterest in knowledgeProactivity


Self Assessment :
Scientific writingWriting Study Procedures and SOPs Cell biologyImmunologyoncologyCardiovascular diseasesFlow CytometryMolecular & Cellular BiologyMedical oncology Biomedical Sciences
LinkedIn Assessment :
Flow CytometryPresentation SkillsProject ManagementScientific WritingData AnalysisCritical Thinking

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Oral presentationCommunicate effectively on different company levels Analytical skills Guide students Interpret data Search literature on clinical trials Write papers


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biomedical Sciences from Universiteit Maastricht in 2015
  • Master Biomedical Sciences in from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2011

Training and Certification

  • Medical Immunology in 2013 Training
  • Master Biomedical Sciences Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Medical information Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Medical Advisor Medical Writer Medical Affairs Associate
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Bruges, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes