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Summary

With my expertise in cell biology and neurosciene I entered the biotech world to fulfil my curiosity about drug discovery. As Research Quality Manager I experienced how drug development for CNS diseases and diabetes is performed and I further developed multitasking and organizational skill to meet deadlines. I am strongly interested in the validation of novel drugs at a very high quality level. As a person, I am eager to lear, result-driven and independent as I enjoy intellectual challenges.

Experiences

Current Experience

  • chair of the ethical committee
    Since December 2016

  • QHSE Manager
    Since December 2015
    Management of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Past Experience

  • Doctor Assistant
    June 2012 --- November 2015
    Studying the role of the presynaptic endo-lysosomal system on neuronal communication and neuronal survival

  • PhD student
    April 2008 --- September 2012
    I unraveled the role of a novel unstudied RabGAP protein, Skywalker, in neuronal communication.

  • Technician
    September 2007 --- March 2008
    Microsocopy and imaging

  • Master student
    January 2006 --- January 2007
    Quality management of drug discovery and contract research departments; process, method and training stardization and validation; follow up of animal wellbeing, lead in general lab efficiency, maintain and implement business resilience.

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
BiochemieGenéticaqPCRBiotechnologieMedicijnonderzoekmolecular biologyLifesciencesScientific WritingCell biologyTeachingDrosophila geneticsCell CultureMicrobiologyStatisticsCellWestern BlottingdutchEnglishMicroscopyPCRFrenchElectrophysiologyDrug DevelopmentProjectmanagementWetenschap

Education

  • Doctor of biomedical sciences in Biomedische wetenschappen (Biomedical Sciences) from KU Leuven in 2012
  • PhD biomedical sciences in Cell biology from KU Leuven in 2012
  • Master biomedical Sciences in Immunology from KU Leuven in 2007
  • Master of biomedical sciences in Biomedische wetenschappen (Biomedical Sciences) from KU Leuven in 2007

Training and Certification

  • Doctor in de Biomedische Wetenschappen Certification

Area / Region

Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes