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i am a Biomedical Researcher with in depth experience in molecular and Cell biology, and knowledge in Immunology and oncology. during my phd and previous years of Research, i have developed excellent Analytical Skills, to work both independently and in a team and to find solutions to problems and technical issues. on top on managing different tasks during my doctoral studies i always found important to broaden my expertise by finding new challenges and i consider myself as enthusiastic and resourceful self-learner. i am now in current pursue of exciting opportunities in the life science industries where i can be a valuable asset thanks to my technical Flexibility, analytical mind and the ability to create a friendly environment to work.


Past Experience

  • PhD Candidate Brussels, Belgium

    November 2012 --- October 2017

    phd thesis on the Characterization of follicular helper t cells and chemokines involved in their recruitement and activation in human breast Cancer.

    thesis successfully defended on the 3rd of october, 2017.

     i have:

    • designed and performed experiments.
    • analyzed and interpreted data.
    • wrote reports and scientific articles.
    • presented data at national and international scientific conferences in oral/poster format.
    • worked in an English and French speaking environment.

    i've presented my results in international scientific congresses, such as impakt and aacr, and i've won a travel grant from genentech for my abstract, presented at aacr 2016 in boston, ms.

    published a scientific article about part of the thesis (jci insight, 2017. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.91487), other two articles are in preparation.

  • Research fellow Milan, Italy

    November 2011 --- November 2012

    fellowship. group of andrea brendolan, phd.
    division of experimental oncology, lymphoid organ development unit

    Characterization of the role of oncogenic transcription factors and Cell populations in the development of secondary lymphoid organs;
    study of stromal cells development in secondary lymphoid organs in a mouse model of chronic b cells leukemia (cll). in this project my duties were:

    • responsible for designing, performing and analyzing experiments.
    • contributing to other projects as Expert in Flow Cytometry and Confocal Microscopy.
    • participating in results Analysis and discussion.
    • responsible for some administrative tasks, such as materials and reagents orders

    a scientific article on the project is currently in revision, in collaboration with a PhD student


Self Assessment :
Attention to detailCuriosityInterest in knowledgeResult OrientedSelf-confidence


Self Assessment :
Animal models Cell biologyBiomedical SciencesBiotechnologyCancer ResearchCell CultureConfocal MicroscopyDNA extractionELISAEnglishFACSFluorescence MicroscopyGel ElectrophoresisGraphPad PrismImmunofluorescenceImmunologyMicrosoft OfficeMolecular & Cellular BiologyPCRPhotoshopProblem SolvingProtocolQuantitative PCR (qPCR)T cellsSPSSScientific WritingScientific methodologyRT-PCRRNA isolation
LinkedIn Assessment :
Cell CultureMolecular & Cellular BiologyColtura cellulareBiologia molecolarereal-time PCRDNA extractionqPCRBiologia cellulareAnimal ModelsMulti-color Flow CytometryELISAImmunofluorescenzaCelluleAcido desossiribonucleicoBiochimicaPCRImmunofluorescenceRNA isolationConfocal MicroscopyWestern blotBiotecnologGenCell biologyModelli animaliScienze naturaliIsolamento di RNAEstrazione di DNAMicroscopio confocaleCellWestern BlottingBiotechnologyScrittura scientificaImmunologiaScienzaRicercaImmunoistochimicaCitometria a flusso

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Control data Use a confocal microscopy Write papers Write protocolsAssist with experimentsCell cultureConduct literature searchesConduct literature searches.Conduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.Design scientific experimentsDesign scientific projects (in biology)Develop protocolsPresent data at congressRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeUse fluorescence microscopyUse laboratory techniquesWrite papers


  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Université Libre de Bruxelles in 2017
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Biotechnology from University of Milan in 2011
  • Master's Degree in Medical Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine from University of Milan in 2011

Training and Certification

  • Flow Cytometry in 2015 Training
  • Introduction to microscopy in 2015 Training
  • Fundamental Statistic Methods in 2016 Certification
  • Introduction to R in 0000 Certification


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

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Associate Scientist Biologist Biomedical Scientist Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Medical Writer QC Specialist R&D Scientist Scientific Writer
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Australia Belgium France Italy Switzerland UK USA
  • Work From Home:
  • International:


    Expert has 4 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes

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