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Current Experience

  • PhD student
    Since October 2006
    Identification of RIPK1 substrates in Necroptotic cell death Cellular and biochemical assay development Recombinant protein production (E. Coli, Sf9 insect cells) Data analysis Biological pathway analysis and construction Scientific writing Guiding bachelor and master thesis students Molecular cloning (Ligase-cloning, gateway cloning, In-fusion cloning) Signal transduction in cell death (immunoprecipitation, siRNA, shRNA, lentiviral transduction, transfection, western blot, qPCR)

Past Experience

  • Marie Curie Early Stage Research Training (ONCOTRAIN)
    May 2005 --- July 2006
    Analysis of the contibution of palmitoylation and farnesylation to the oncogenic potential of H-Ras


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOptimismProblem solvingResiliencyResponsibilityService orientedTrustWillingness to compromiseCoordinationFlexibilityKindnessOrganizationAdaptabilityStrategic thinking


LinkedIn Assessment :
Assay developmentCell biologymolecular biologyCell CultureWestern BlottingBiotechnologyGeneticsFlow CytometryImmunohistochemistryResearchPCRCellTissue CultureCell Based AssaysProtein ExpressionBioinformaticsLife SciencesBiochemistrySequence AnalysisscienceqPCRMicroscopyConfocal MicroscopyArduinoIn VitroDNAFluorescence MicroscopyProtein PurificationPerlData MiningImmunoprecipitationTransfectiononcologyCancer ResearchData AnalysisImmunofluorescenceSDS-PAGEProtein Kinases


  • Master of Molecular Biotechnology in Medical Biotechnology Option from Ghent University in 2006
  • Bio-engineer in Cel-& Gene Biotechnology from University of Leuven in 2004
  • Bachelor in Bio-engineering in Bio-Engineering from University of Antwerp in 2001
  • in from lyceum antwerpen in 0

Training and Certification

  • Laboratory Animal Science (FELASA C) Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Associate Scientist Biomedical Scientist Business Consultant Business Development Manager Data Manager Data Reviewer Engineer Junior Consultant Junior Scientist Lab Scientist Laboratory Engineer Laboratory Technologist Lecturer Manager Molecular Biologist Post-doctoral Fellow Postdoctoral fellow Postdoctoral Research Fellow Postdoctoral Researcher Process Engineer Project Engineer Project Leader Project Manager R&D engineer R&D Scientist Research Assistant Research associate Research fellow researcher Science teacher Sciences & Maths teacher Sciences & Maths teacher Scientific Associate scientific collaborator Scientific Researcher Scientist Senior Associate Scientist senior research associate Senior Scientist Teacher
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    80-100% FTE
    BrightOwl employee :    80-100% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 9 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

De Pinte, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes