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Current Experience

  • FWO postdoctoral fellow

    Since October 2014

Past Experience

  • Postdoctoral fellow

    September 2012 --- September 2014
    scientific Research: knowledge of literature, making hypotheses, - hands-on experiments, Analysis and interpretation of results - report results and problems - Communication: Lab meetings, attending (inter)national congresses and seminars - writing Research proposals for fellowships and grants - guidance of fwo PhD student - management of team project

  • Postdoctoral fellow / Odyssey Fellow

    August 2008 --- August 2012
    - scientific Research: responsible for different projects (hypotheses, experiments, and analyzing and interpretation of data - management of international multicenter study: proposals for funding (fellowship and grant), writing protocols for ethical committees, consultation and Negotiation about collaborations for patient samples, report data - Communication: five Publications in international journals, oral or poster Presentations at different (inter)national meetings - Teaching: summerstudent - writing proposals for fellowships and grants, (funded: e.g. baef honorary fellowship en fulbright honorary grant, odyssey fellowship and Career developmental project award) - budget management of funding - participation in Postdoctoral association at the institute: responsible for international subcommittee and organizing seminars related to international issues - organization of two scientific symposia - international networking

  • PhD student

    March 2004 --- July 2008
    - scientific Research: set up hypotheses, performing experiments, analyzing data, taking conclusions - Communication: several Publications in international journals, oral or poster Presentations at (inter)national meetings conferences

  • Research associate

    July 2003 --- December 2003
    - scientific Research: execution of preliminary experiments - preparation for application for phd fellowship


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingApproachabilityAttention to detailCollaborationCompetitivenessCritical thinkingCuriosityEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeKindnessOrganizationProblem solvingProactivityResiliencySelf-disciplineTrust


LinkedIn Assessment :
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)molecular biologyCell biologyCell CultureMicroscopyAnimal ModelsWestern BlottingqPCRConfocal MicroscopyFluorescence MicroscopyCellProject ManagementProposal WritingGrant WritingTeaching

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Develop protocols Guide students Interpret data Lab scale batches Report data Technology research Use a confocal microscopy Write papersAdjust processes and methodsAnalyze proteinAssist with experimentsAttend seminarsCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCommunicate with investigatorConduct literature searchesConduct research at universitiesConfocal microscopycControl protocol versionsCoordinate with the ethics commiteecoordinating research projectsCreates a collaborative team environmentDesign scientific projects (in biology)Document data collection systemdrafting grant applicationsObtain grantsExecute scientific projectsCancerManage laboratory proceduresManage projects resourcesManuscript preparation and reviewNetworkOral presentationOrganise meetingsPresent data at congressPublication of articlesUse western blotting techniqueWork under specific instructions


  • Licentiate degree (Master) in Biomedical Sciences, General from KU Leuven in 2003
  • Candidate (bachelor) in Biomedical Sciences from KU Leuven, KULAK in 2001


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

Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 1 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:


    Expert has 16 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Herent, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes

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