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I’m a biochemist, looking for the opportunity to join an innovative team, tackling interesting and challenging problems, preferably within the food industry. I'm convinced that I can make important contributions to a team with my ability to approach problems with a bird's eye view and my analytical, problem solving mindset while staying eager to learn and improve.!


Current Experience

  • PhD Student
    Since October 2009

    • Managing and scheduling personal research projects independently
    • Collaborating on research projects and lab organization with (international) colleagues and technicians
    • Reporting research results by presenting to small specialized and large diverse groups as well as writing scientific reports

Past Experience

  • Teaching Assistant Leuven, Belgium
    October 2009 --- September 2015

    • Mentoring several (international) master and bachelor students during their thesis or internship, including determining the scope and timing of their project and evaluating (lab) work and reports
    • Lecturing groups of 20-40 students and organizing, guiding and evaluating practical sessions in Dutch and English
    • Representative for PhD students in the “Permanente Onderwijs
      Commissie” (POC) of the faculty of Science and secretary of the POC Biochemistry and Biotechnology


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingCoordinationCritical thinkingIndependenceInterest in knowledgeProblem solving


LinkedIn Assessment :
molecular biologyBiochemistryCell biologyScientific WritingPCRscienceMicroscopyLifesciencesBiotechnologyExperimentationEnzyme AssaysPhysiology


  • PhD in Biochemistry from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2015
  • Master in Biochemistry and Biotechnologie from University of Leuven in 2009
  • Bachelor in Biochemistry and Biotechnologie from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2007
  • in from Montfort College Rotselaar in 2004


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    R&D manager R&D Scientist Scientific Researcher Project Manager Product Developer
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
  • International:


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

Area / Region

Leuven, België


Driving License
  • Yes