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I have four years experience in cancer research concentrating on hematology (T-ALL and multiple myeloma) but also venturing in breast cancer and glioblastoma. Our lab was newly established and focuses on the emerging field of ribosomal defects in cancer.


Current Experience

  • PhD student
    Since September 2012

    My research focuses on the role of ribosomal defects in multiple myeloma.


    Laboratory for Disease Mechanisms in Cancer

    Oncology Department

    Faculty of Biomedical sciences

    KU Leuven


    On site collaboration with

    Laboratory of Hematology and Immunology (HEIM)

    Myeloma Center Brussels - Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

    Brussels, Belgium

Past Experience

  • Teaching assistent
    February 2015 --- March 2015
    Supervising 3rd bachelor students biomedical sciences during cell culture practical course. Evaluating students for both practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

  • Master student
    September 2011 --- June 2012
    Research group of Neuroplasticity and Neuroproteomics Biology department, Faculty of Science KU Leuven


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailAuthenticityCollaborationCritical thinkingCuriosityDependabilityDiligenceIndependenceIndividualityInterest in knowledgeResiliencyResponsibility


LinkedIn Assessment :
Cell Culturemouse modelsmolecular biologyRNAiqPCRPCRFlow Cytometry

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Guide students Develop protocols Interpret data Report data Write papers Write protocolsAdjust methodsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyCell cultureCoachConduct animal studiesConduct literature searchesDesign protocolsDesign scientific experimentsPlan experimentsPlan work to meet objectives and deadlinesTeach university studentsSupervise PhD studentsSupervise techniciansSolve problemsSearch literature on clinical trials


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biomedische wetenschappen (Biomedical Sciences) from KU Leuven in 2016
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biochemistry and biotechnology from KU Leuven in 2012
  • Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and biotechnology from KU Leuven in 2010

Training and Certification

  • Good Clinical Practice in 2016 Certification
  • Laboratory Animal Science - Felasa B in 2012 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
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Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Postdoctoral Researcher Postdoctoral fellow
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    Expert has 1 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Leuven, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes