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Professional in Life Sciences with a strong research record in Immunology and cancer, both on fundamental as well on clinical level. In my future career I would like to work as a liaison between Science and the Health Care Sector.


Current Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    Since March 2014

    Fundamental and applied research in Immunology in the field of cancer (Hepatocellular carcinoma and breast cancer) using patient material, cell culture, mRNA, electroporation technique, vaccinations, real-time PCR, flow cytometry, ELISA


    • Literature review and writing a review and fundamental research paper
    • Guiding PhD- and Master students
    • Jury member of Master students board
    • Operational planning of experiments
      • Collaboration with UZ Brussel for clinical trials
      • Coordination with technicians and PhDs
      • Administrative set up of new research line
        • Preparing informed consent forms, information brochure, clinical trial protocol
        • Compliance with ethical standards of FAGG and ethical commission UZ Brussel

Past Experience

  • PhD student
    September 2009 --- March 2014

    Fundamental and applied research in Immunology in the field of cancer (melanoma) using cell culture, mRNA, electroporation, vaccinations, dendritic cells, DNA isolation, PCR, in vivo experiments, flow cytometry, ELISA


    • Member of operational clinical research team
    • Writing fundamental and review papers (6 first author publication + 9 non first author publications)
    • Presentations of research results on national and international congresses
    • Doctoral thesis entitled: “Autologous dendritic cells and mRNA in cancer immunotherapy”


Self Assessment :
Attention to detailOptimismEfficiencyCollaborationFlexibilityTrustProblem solvingInterest in knowledgeStrategic thinkingProactivityCritical thinkingIndependence


Self Assessment :
Clinical researchPre-clinical research
LinkedIn Assessment :
Cell CulturePCRAnimal ModelsFlow CytometryMicroscopyWestern BlottingimmunotherapyDendritic CellsMolecular & Cellular BiologyIn VitroELISACell biology

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Create SOPs Develop clinical trial protocols Guide students Develop protocols Design case record forms Search literature on clinical trials Interpret data Write papersAssist with experimentsAttend seminarsCollaborate with medical teamConduct university research Create SOPsInteract with physiciansPresent data at congressPublication of articles


  • Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences, General from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2009
  • in from Sint-Jozefsinstituut, Ternat in 2004

Training and Certification

  • Felasa A, B, C in 2009 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    4 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Clinical Project Manager (CPM) Medical Writer
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 4 days per week
  • International:


    Expert has 11 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Malderen, België


Driving License
  • Yes