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PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences obtained at KU Leuven.

Experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, protein characterization, scientific writing.


Current Experience

  • PhD Student Leuven, Belgium
    Since October 2010

Past Experience

  • Trainee
    September 2009 --- April 2010
    Intership as part of Master's programme Pharmaceutical Sciences - Drug Development (Major in Industry) at VICOC (Visual inspection centre of competences) Worked on several projects involved in training and development of training kits for the identification of visual defects in vaccine products.

  • Operator - student summer job Sint-Niklaas, Belgium and Temse, Belgium
    August 2008 --- August 2008

    Operator for a company that makes plastic syringes and medical equipment mainly for veterinary use. Part of the job was conducted in cleanroom facilities.

    This job was performed as a student during the summer (mainly august) for three consecutive years (2008-2010)

  • Administrative assistant - student summer job Kallo, Beveren, Belgium
    August 2005 --- August 2005

    Administrative support and quality control for a petrochemical company located near the Antwerp harbor. This job was performed as a student during the summer month (mainly august) for three consecutive years (2005-2007).

    The first year I was part of the technical team and responsible for updating CAD-files and merging old documents into a new system.

    The second year, I performed quality control in the QC lab on plastics created at the company.


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAttention to detailCuriosityEfficiencyInterest in knowledgeOrganization


LinkedIn Assessment :
Protein PurificationBiochemistryX-ray crystallographySmall-Angle X-ray scatteringProtein StructureProtein AssaysProtein-protein InteractionsPCRScientific WritingProtein chemistryEnglishBioinformaticsCell biologymolecular biology

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Guide students Interpret data Lab scale batches Report data Write papersAnalyze proteinCollaborate with project teamConduct literature searchesConduct research at universitiesdrafting grant applicationsManuscript preparation and review


  • Master’s Degree in Major in Industry from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2010
  • High School in Science and Mathematics from Berkenboom Humaniora in 2005

Training and Certification

  • Interactive programming in python (Coursera Online Course) in 2015 Training
  • Languages

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    Self Assessment:
    Full Proficiency
    Elementary Proficiency
    Elementary Proficiency


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Area / Region

Leuven, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes