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I am highly interested in the field of oncology and more specific in the development of new therapies. I believe in the high potential of anti-cancer immunotherapies and personalized medicine and hope to contribute in the search for innovative strategies to fight cancer.


Current Experience

  • IWT PhD student
    Since September 2011
    Formulation of cancer cell lysate into immunomodulating particles in view of anti-cancer immune-therapy

Past Experience

  • FWO Visiting researcher - Junior Specialist
    May 2015 --- September 2015
    Collaboration with Prof. Aaron Esser-Kahn his lab involving TLR-ligand functionalization of polymeric cancer vaccine particles.

  • Student Job
    January 2004 --- January 2010
    Kitchen, Bar, Waitress


Self Assessment :
CommunicativeSociabilityApproachabilityAdaptabilityAttention to detailCollaborationFlexibilityInterest in knowledgeOptimism


LinkedIn Assessment :
ImmunologyCancerCancer ImmunotherapyscienceDendritic CellsFlow CytometryMicroscopyCell CultureVaccinesCommunicationPolymer ChemistryLife SciencesCellResearchScientific WritingWestern BlottingBiopharmaceuticsGel ElectrophoresisMicrosoft OfficeCell biologyEnglishChemistry

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Communication Create SOPs Develop protocols Guide students Interpret data Report data Analyze data Write papers Write protocolsAdminister supply requestAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyCell culturecollaborate in research projects at universitiesConduct literature searches.Conduct research at universitiesManuscript preparation and reviewOral presentationPlan experimentsPresent data at congressTeach university studentsTeachingUse fluorescence microscopyUse western blotting technique


  • in from Internship Apotheek Sofie Thomaes in 2011
  • Master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences - Drug development from Ghent University in 2011
  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Ghent University in 2009
  • in Science and Math from ASO - Nieuwen Bosch Gent in 2006


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Research Coordinator Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Postdoctoral Researcher Postdoctoral Research Fellow Postdoctoral fellow Post-doctoral Fellow
  • Work From Home:
  • International:


    Expert has 3 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Adegem, Maldegem, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes