i am a motivated PhD student currently working at the ku leuven in the field of gastro-enterology and i am Planning to finish my phd at the end of this year. at work, people describe me as helpful, a good team-player & a good listener and i seem to absorb information quite fast. personally i like working in teams as i appreciate the input from others and always like to hear a second oppinion.
Since September 2011
PhD student London, United KingdomJanuary 2014 --- July 2014
for my doctoral studies i went to london, united kingdom for a few months to broaden my scientific network and knowledge about afferent nerve recording, a technique to measure afferent nerve activity and effects of certain stimuli (e.g. pressure, inflammatory mediators,...) on nerve activity.
PhD student CanadaJanuary 2013 --- June 2013
for my doctoral studies i went to kingston, canada for a few months to broaden my scientific network and knowledge about afferent nerve recording, a technique to measure afferent nerve activity and effects of certain stimuli (e.g. pressure, inflammatory mediators,...) on nerve activity.
Caretaker at Cardiology unit Antwerp, BelgiumJuly 2009 --- July 2009
in the summer of 2009 i worked at uz antwerp as a Student at the Cardiology unit where i was helping the caretakers with their daily tasks. these tasks involved data-entry, ordering and delivering Food to the patients, helping patients and nurses whenever needed.
i really liked this Student job since i enjoy patient contact.
Administrative Assistant Mechelen, BelgiumJuly 2008 --- July 2008
in the summer of 2008, i worked at sgs belgium for 1 month as a Student where i was mainly performing administrative jobs and data-entry. at that time i was still in my bacherlor years of University but i already wanted to increase my knowledge/exeperience in (bio)medical companies.
AdaptabilitySelf-disciplineProblem solvingInterest in knowledgeOrganizationKindnessIndependenceFlexibilityCritical thinkingCollaborationAttention to detailTrust
Animal models Biochemistry Scientific writingAnimal trialCell CultureData AnalysisELISAEnglishFluorescence MicroscopyGastroenterologyImmunofluorescenceImmunohistochemistry (IHC)In VitroIn VivoInfectious diseasesLaboratoryMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft ExcelRT-PCRSurgery
Skills and Expertise
Analyze data Interact with physicians Write papersAssist with experimentsAttend seminarsData analysisData entryGastrointestinal diseasesInterpret dataInteract with pre-clinical scientistsManage laboratory proceduresPresent data at congressReport dataWrite papers
Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences, General from KU Leuven in 2011
Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences from KU Leuven in 2009