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Current Experience

  • PhD student Antwerp, Belgium
    Since September 2012

    PhD thesis: Adiponectin: Potential therapeutic target for the treatment of muscle wasting in chronic heart failure

  • SFM & Bistro Assistent Zaventem, Belgium
    Since September 2008


Self Assessment :
TrustSociabilitySelf-disciplineResult OrientedResponsibilityAssertivenessAttention to detailAuthenticityCollaborationCommunicativeCompetitivenessCritical thinkingCuriosityDependabilityDiligenceEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeKindnessOptimismOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResiliencySelf-confidenceStrivingService orientedDominanceCoordination


Self Assessment :
Cell biologyAnalysisBiomedical SciencesCardiologyCardiovascular diseasesCell CultureData AnalysisELISAEnglishEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)Ethics submission and approval processFlow CytometryFluorescence MicroscopyGood Laboratory Practice (GLP)Grant PreparationGrant Writinggrant writing and designGraphPad PrismHistologyHospitalsImmunoassaysImmunocytochemistry (ICC)ImmunofluorescenceImmunohistochemistry (IHC)In VitroIn VivoInflammationInformed Consent DocumentsInformed Consent ProcessKnowledge of the drug development processLaboratory ManagementLaboratory ResearchLaboratory SkillsLaboratory TechniquesLaboratory testingLife SciencesMetabolismMicroscopyMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerpointMolecular & Cellular Biologymolecular biologyOutlookPatient recruitmentPCRPhenotype Protein chemistryPowerPointPresentationsProblem SolvingProblem-solving methods and troubleshootingPrinciples and ethics of clinical researchqPCRreal-time PCRResearchRT-PCRSASscienceScientific WritingScientific CommunicationsScientific methodologySDS-PAGESearch literature on clinical trials
LinkedIn Assessment :
Life SciencesscienceCardiologyResearchScientific WritingSPSSJMPLaboratoryRT-PCRELISA

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Develop protocols Guide students Interpret data Interact with physicians Molecular Diagnostics Report data Search literature on clinical trials Use a confocal microscopy Write papers Write protocolsAdjust methodsAdjust processes Adjust processes and methodsAnalyze data/information to determine potential relationships.Archive documentationArchive study documentsArchive trial documentation and correspondence.Aseptic processingAseptic techniquesAssist study siteAssist with experimentsAssist with proceduresAssist with routine testsAttend investigator meetingBiomarker ResearchCell cultureClinical data collectioncollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCollect dataCollect patient forms and questionnairesCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicate with investigatorCommunicationConduct animal studiesConduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.Conduct literature searchesConduct research at universitiesConduct university research Data validationData verificationDesign clinical presentationDesign protocolDesign protocolsDesign scientific experimentsDesign scientific projects (in biology)Design studyDesign study documentsDesign subject consent formDesign the studyDevelop protocolsEnsure good clinical practice (GCP)Informed consent processInterpret analytical resultsInterpret dataInteract with pre-clinical scientistsInteract with physiciansInterpret scientific datalifescienceManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewManuscript reviewMonitor dataNetworkObtain grantsObserve trends in dataOral presentationOptimize assay performanceOperate research equipmentOrganize scientific projects (in biology)Oversee data collectionOversee the process of cell line generationParticipate in medical reviewPatient recruitmentpcrPeople managementPerform routine testsPlan experimentsPlan work to meet objectives and deadlinesPre-study procedures Prepare manuscriptPresent at steering committeePresent data at congressPresent clinical resultsProcure and prepare samplesPublish scientific projectsPublication of articlesRead medical literatureRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeResearch at universitiesResolves queriesReview clinical study reportsReview dataReview data interpretationReview exclusion criteriaReview experimental plansReview inclusion criteriaReview informed consent processReview manufacturing documentationReview medical reportsReview monitoring reportsReview protocolsSupervise analysts and researchersReview reportsReview study protocolsReview the interpretation of dataScreen patientsSearch literature on clinical trialsSet up research projectsShipment of biological specimenSolve problemsSpecimen processingStorytellingStudy-related documentsSupervise data processingSupervise PhD studentsStudy execution planTeach university studentsTeachingTrain on site staffTrain off site staffTrain StaffTranslate clinical research concepts into specific objectivesTranslate customer needs into analytical study proposal/protocolUse fluorescence microscopyUse laboratory techniquesUse western blotting techniqueValidate dataVerify dataWork collaboratively with the other members of the clinical research team Work cross-functionallyWrite documentsWrite papersWrite statistical reportsWritten presentation


  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences -Cardiology from University of Antwerp in 2016
  • Master's degree in Biomedische wetenschappen / Biomedical sciences from University of Antwerp in 2012
  • Bachelor's degree in Biomedische wetenschappen / Biomedical sciences from University of Hasselt in 2010

Training and Certification

  • Certificate of Laboratory Animal Sciences – Federation of Laboratory Animal Science Associations Category C Certification
  • Engels Niveau 4 Certification
  • Engels Niveau 5 Certification
  • Engels Niveau 6 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 1 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Lummen, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes