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Current Experience

  • Doctoral Researcher
    Since September 2013

    I am currently investigating the biological effects of progranulin in axonal regeneration and FTLD.

Past Experience

  • Thesis Student
    September 2012 --- June 2013
    Thesis title: 'The role of progranulin in acute neurodegeneration'

  • Courier
    August 2010 --- August 2012
    Drug Delivery during the summer holidays


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingApproachabilityAttention to detailEfficiencyInterest in knowledgeProblem solvingCollaborationIndependenceReaction to stressCommunicativeService orientedFlexibilityResult Oriented


Self Assessment :
Writing Study Procedures and SOPsStandard Operating Procedure (SOP)Cross-functional team leadershipClinical researchPreclinical ResearchGMPGood Clinical Practice (GCP)Laboratory TechniquesLaboratory SkillsGXPMicrosoft WordMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeClinical trialsProject Management
LinkedIn Assessment :
Cell biologyCell CultureMicroscopyBiochemistryPCRMicrobiologymolecular biologyScientific WritingBasketballBlood CollectionELISAFACS analysisLife SciencesImmunoprecipitationWestern BlottingMicrosoft OfficeStatistical Data AnalysisqPCRImmunohistochemistryFluorescence MicroscopyConfocal MicroscopyPeripheral Nerve SurgeryCryosectioning

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Create SOPs Develop protocols Guide students Interact with nurses Interpret data Report data Use a confocal microscopy Write papers Write protocolsStatistical analysisSolve problemsWrite final reportsPlan work to meet objectives and deadlinesInterpret scientific dataInterpret research resultsInterpret data


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Life Sciences from University of Leuven in 2017
  • Master's Degree in Biomedical Sciences, Research from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2013
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Sciences, General from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2011

Training and Certification

  • Summer School in Advanced Light Microscopy in 2015 Training
  • Opleiding Medisch Laboratiorium Technoloog in 2013 Certification
  • Laboratory Animal Science in 2012 Certification
  • Quality Management for Biomedical Laboratories in 2011 Certification


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

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Scientific consultant Junior Consultant Management Consultant senior research associate Research associate Biomedical Scientist Molecular Biologist Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Assay Development Manager Associate Scientist Medical Science Liaison (MSL)
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Bruges, Belgium Ghent, Belgium Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
    BrightOwl employee
  • International:


    Expert has 1 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Heverlee, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes