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I am a successful professional in the life sciences and medical field. I have broad experience with immunohistochemistry, digital pathology, genomics, proteomics, and quality assurance Core competencies: - Immunohistochemistry - Slide scanning (3D-Histech, Aperio) - Image analysis suites (3D-Histech, Aperio, Leica Qwin) - Tissue Micro Array analysis - Digital Pathology - ISO15189, medical laboratories - ISO13485, medical devices industries Key words: Team player, accurate, efficient, organized, social, enthusiastic, motivated, eager to learn, and strong communicative skills


Current Experience

  • Quality Assurance Coordinator/ Biosafety coordinator
    Since April 2013
    Quality Assurance system design/ application and accreditation according to ISO15189, complying with laboratory biosafety regulation.

Past Experience

  • Researcher and Quality Assurance Manager
    March 2012 --- March 2013
    Biormarker discovery and development. TargetMelanoma, MarieCurie research fellow.

  • Research assistant Sr.
    November 2009 --- November 2011
    Clinical staff supporting research assistant. Manage and execute research projects and pilot studies for 8 pathologists at the department of Pathology at the MUMC+ in Maastricht

  • PhD Student
    October 2005 --- October 2009
    Unravelling the role of Arginase1 in the pathogenisis of asthma

  • Research technician
    December 2003 --- September 2005
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease research

  • Research technician
    August 2001 --- November 2003
    Discovering the role of nuclear factor kappa B in the pathogenesis of asthma, using a mouse model of allergic inflammatory lung disease


Self Assessment :
ISO 15189:2012 Animal models Biostatistics Medical devices R&D Scientific writingAllergy and immunologyAntibodiesCAPACancerDNA extractionELISAGermanHospitalsImmunohistochemistry (IHC)ImmunologyIn VivoInflammationLaboratoryMedical DevicesMedical ImagingMicroscopyMicrosoft Officemolecular biologyPathologyPCRProtein ExpressionProject ManagementQuality Assurance (QA)RT-PCRScientific WritingSDS-PAGESOPUnderstanding of regulatory guidelinesWestern BlottingWriting Study Procedures and SOPs
LinkedIn Assessment :
Life SciencesResearchCancerImmunohistochemistry (IHC)MicroscopyImage AnalysisQuality Assurance (QA)ISO 13485Medical DevicesCell CultureWestern Blottingmolecular biologyQuantitative GeneticsImmunologyELISADNASPSSSDS-PAGEProtein chemistryAnimal ModelsRNA isolationR&DData AnalysisEnglishProtein ExpressionLifesciencesClinical researchProteomicsGenomicsPCRBiochemistry

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Create SOPs Design case record forms Guide students Interact with physicians Lab scale batches Molecular Diagnostics Write papers Write protocolsAdjust processes and methodsAseptic techniquesAssess quality process issuesAssure medical qualityBiomarker ResearchCell cultureCoachCollaborate with PI and institution to respond to any audit findings and implement-approved recommendations.Conduct animal studiesConduct literature searchesConduct research at universitiesCoordinate projectsCreate SOPsData validationDetermine needsDevelop protocolsDirect co-workersEvaluate protocolsFollow-up of quality assurance activitiesFollow up projectsFollow-up of external auditsImplement Quality Management System (QMS)Interpret dataLiaise with research teamMaintain Quality Management System (QMS)Manage laboratory proceduresManage Quality Management System (QMS) documentationManuscript preparationNegotiate budget Operate research equipmentOral presentationOrganise meetingsPlan experimentsPresent at steering committeeReview quality policiesSolve problemsStatistical analysisTeachingUse laboratory techniques


  • Ing. (BSc) in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Zoology from Avans Hogeschool Breda in 2002
  • in from kluis geleen in 0


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    12 weeks
  • Work From Home:
  • International:

Area / Region

Hasselt, België


Driving License
  • Yes