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PhD candidate seeking to leverage passion and experience as a scientist to facilitate scientific discovery, knowledge growth and impact of life science research in a broader context within an ambitious and motivating international environment.


Current Experience

  • PhD student
    Since October 2010
    Funded by IWT

Past Experience

  • Master student
    January 2010 --- August 2010

  • Master student
    September 2008 --- May 2009


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAssertivenessCollaborationCoordinationCuriosityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeSociability


Self Assessment :
Animal models Biochemistry Cell biology R&D Scientific writingBiotechnologyCell CultureData AnalysisdutchEngineeringEnglishFluorescent microscopyGeneticsImmunohistochemistry (IHC)In VitroLaTeXLife SciencesMicrosoft OfficeMultilingualNeuroscienceProblem-solving methods and troubleshootingProject Management

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Develop protocols execute and publish scientific projects (in biology)Communicative skillsConduct literature searchesInteractive presentation skillsObtain grantsOrganise meetingsPlan work to meet objectives and deadlines


  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences from KU Leuven in 2014
  • Post-graduate degree in Science Communication from KU Leuven in 2013
  • MSc in Clinical Neuroscience from UCL in 2010
  • MSc in Biosciences engineering: Molecular engineering from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2009
  • BSc in Bioscience engineering from KU Leuven in 2007
  • in from Sint-Rita College in 0

Training and Certification

  • LERU Summer School on Research Integrity in 2014 Training
  • Summer School in Science communication in 2013 Training
  • Effective Writing for Life Sciences Research in 2012 Training
  • Radioprotection in 2010 Certification
  • Intellectual Property Management in 2009 Certification
  • Laboratory Animal Science: FELASA B in 2009 Certification

Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • International:


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

Area / Region

Ghent, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes