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
Quality Assurance Coordinator/ Biosafety coordinator
Since April 2013
Quality Assurance system design/ application and accreditation according to ISO15189, complying with laboratory biosafety regulation.
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
October 2005 --- October 2009
Unravelling the role of Arginase1 in the pathogenisis of asthma
December 2003 --- September 2005
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease research
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
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
Skills and Expertise
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
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