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Current Experience

  • Doctoral Researcher
    Since June 2016

Past Experience

  • PhD student
    September 2011 --- June 2016
    Thesis: Placental tissue as a molecular 'footprint' for in utero exposure to fine particles

  • Scientist
    April 2015 --- May 2015
    Isolating highly pure mitochondria from placental tissue and to characterize mitochondrial function in the placenta.

  • Scientist
    January 2013 --- June 2013
    To study gene-specific DNA methylation patterns that could link in utero exposure to environmental pollutants and disease phenotypes.

  • President
    January 2008 --- January 2009
    I was responsible for the general and financial management of the student association.


LinkedIn Assessment :
molecular biologyqPCRDevelopmental BiologyEnvironmental EpidemiologyEpigeneticsGene ExpressionScientific WritingTeamworkFluorescence MicroscopyBiochemistryGeneticsEpidemiologyEnvironmental ScienceLife SciencesCell biologyResearch


  • Doctor in Biomedical Sciences in from Universiteit Hasselt in 2016
  • Master's degree in Environmental Health Sciences from Universiteit Hasselt in 2011
  • Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences, General from Universiteit Hasselt in 2009

Training and Certification

  • Laboratory Animal Science: FELASA B Certification
  • Radiation Protection Certification

Area / Region

Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium


Driving License
  • No