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Professional Ambitions are to possess an exciting permanent job in a dynamic research environment, putting into practice my scientific knowledge and work experience. Specialties: biotechnology, biochemistry, molecular biology and structural biology.




Current Experience

  • Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Vilvoorde, Belgium
    Since June 2017

    Supporting the clinical project team in daily study activities and clinical trial conduct by providing administration and project tracking support

  • Entrepreneurial Researcher Vilvoorde, Belgium
    Since September 2016

    Main projects and responsibilities:
    • consultancy in the field of biosciences: molecular biology, biotechnology, drug development

    • setting up new collaborations with pharma, biotech, CROs

    • supporting medical laboratories in their quality control, providing performance reports for instruments

      from Roche Diagnostics
      • developing, testing and optimising a novel measurement device to study biomolecular interactions

    • providing expertise regarding the market, competition, and potential applications of the measurement device as strategic inputs to further optimise the business plan

    • developing a validation strategy for the measurement device, which should lead to a development and a market access roadmap

    • representing the company on national and international fairs and conferences

    • collaborating on grant applications

  • Parental leave
    Since February 2012

Past Experience

  • Scientist, Scientific Researcher, PhD, Brussels, Belgium
    November 2006 --- February 2012

    Doctor in Bio-Engineering Sciences, Ph.D. dissertation: Nanobody aided investigation of beta-2-microglobulin amyloidogenesis

  • Scientist Brussels, Belgium
    November 2006 --- February 2012

  • Scientific researcher, Academic Teacher - Biochemistry
    October 2004 --- October 2006
    Department of Molecular Biology, Institute of Environmental Protection Activities: Provide research in biochemistry and enzymology, studies on protein structure, function and regulation, applied knowledge about specific proteins in pharmacology, cancer treatment. Experience in cloning and gene engineering, biochemistry and molecular biology techniques, cell cultures, ...

  • Researcher
    March 2006 --- May 2006
    Department of Natural Sciences, Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology Hosting professor Johan Thevelein ( Training course in molecular cloning and molecular genetics

  • Technical Assistant
    February 2004 --- September 2005
    Department of Molecular Biology, Institute of Environmental Protection Activities: technical support in experimental work

  • Volunteer Experience Lublin, Poland
    January 1999 --- January 2004

  • Assistant
    November 2003 --- November 2003

  • Volunteer Experience
    January 2001 --- January 2003

    Paramedical and care assistance on holidays for disabled children and adults

  • Volunteer Experience Poland
    June 1998 --- September 2002

    Organizator and executor of summer travel-recreation camps for childern form poor families


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingApproachabilityAssertivenessAttention to detailAuthenticityCollaborationCoordinationCreative thinkingCritical thinkingDependabilityEfficiencyFlexibilityKindnessIndependenceInterest in knowledgeOptimismOrganizationProblem solvingSelf-confidenceSelf-disciplineSociabilityStrategic thinkingTrustWillingness to compromise


Self Assessment :
Biochemistry Cell biology Lab scale batches Labtechnician Negotiation R&D Scientific writingAntibodiesBiological Drug DevelopmentBiotechnologyCell biologyData ManagementDNA extractionDNAEnglishEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)Flow CytometryGeneticsHPLCIn VitroIn VivoLaboratoryLaboratory study designmolecular biologyMolecular & Cellular BiologyMolecular CloningPCRFlow CytometryUnderstand how results translate to practiceUnderstand levels of research evidenceTeam Leadership
LinkedIn Assessment :
Structural BiologyX-ray crystallographymolecular biologyCell biologyCell CultureProtein PurificationProtein ExpressionMolecular CloningEnzyme KineticsBiotechnologyBiochemistryProtein chemistryELISAResearchscienceMicrobiologyWestern BlottingPCRIn VitroLife SciencesDNAImmunologyProteomicsPurificationHPLCProtein EngineeringSDS-PAGEData AnalysisChromatographyScientific Writing

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Develop protocols Guide students Interpret data Report data Write papersAdjust processes and methodsAnalyze proteinAssign activitiesAssist study sitecoordinating research projectsDesign efficiency studyDesign protocolDesign scientific projects (in biology)Written presentationWrite papersWrite protocolsUse western blotting techniqueSupervise techniciansResearch at universitiesPublication of articlesOral presentation


  • PhD in Biological Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2011
  • MSc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in 2003
  • Postgraduate Studies: Diploma in Pedagogy in Pedagogy from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in 2003

Training and Certification

  • Project Management: The Basics for Success. in 2015 Training
  • Diabetes - A Global Challenge in 2015 Training
  • Getting started in cryo-EM in 2015 Training
  • Introduction to Genomic Technologies in 2015 Training
  • BCA/CCP4 Crystallography Course in 2008 Training
  • FEBS Advanced Lecture Course: Analysis and Engineering of Biomolecular Systems in 2010 Certification
  • International School of Biological Magnetic Resonance: Biophysics and Structure to Counter Threats and Challenges in 2010 Certification
  • Scientific Writing and Oral Presentations in 2010 Certification
  • The preparatory course for educators of recreation centers for children and youth in 1999 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    4 weeks
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Antwerp, Belgium Brussels, Belgium Mechelen, Belgium Vilvoorde, Belgium Zaventem, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 3 to 0 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    50%-100% FTE
    BrightOwl employee :    50%-100% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 5 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Vilvoorde, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes