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Summary

I am a talented and determined scientist with a sound expertise in the fields of Molecular Biology, Oncology, Cell Biology and Pre-Clinical Drug Development. I am also passionate about all the innovations in the Biomedical area. Throughout my PhD and post-Doctorate experiences I built up a long standing expertise in team-oriented and international environment and I developed excellent writing, communication and presentation skills.

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Regulatory Submission Coordinator
    Since January 2016
    • Distribute, track, review, and approve individual site trial master file (TMF) essential documentation at project start • Collect, review, organize, and assemble regulatory submissions • Maintain timelines for study start-up submissions and all subsequent submissions • Provide advice and guidance to internal and external team members to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and requirements • Review pertinent regulations and guides to develop proactive solutions to clinical trial submissions issues and challenges • Collaborate with document center to ensure necessary documentation is present • Train and assist CRAs on the collection of essential documentation for the ongoing phase of the project

Past Experience

  • Post doctoral fellow
    January 2014 --- January 2015
    TECHNIQUES: CRISPR/Cas9, design and optimization of qPCR primers, in vivo work (art. 9 certification), cell-based assays, molecular cloning, SDS PAGE, immunocytochemistry, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and GraphPad Prism PROJECTS & TASKS • Generation of transgenic in vitro and in vivo models to assess the contribution of hypoxic cells to tumor development and response to radiotherapy • Validation of new genes potentially involved into Notch1 pathway • Scientific publications, advising and training of PhD and undergraduate students.

  • PhD student
    January 2010 --- January 2014
    TECHNIQUES cell/bacterial cultures, in vivo experiments, cell-based assays, transfections, molecular cloning, recombinant protein production, PCR, qPCR, SDS PAGE, ChIP, flow cytometry, immunoprecipitations, fluorescent microsopy,Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and GraphPad Prism PROJECTS & TASKS • Characterization of DRAGO, a new potential oncologic therapeutic target using Molecular and Cell Biology techniques and in vivo models • Review of grant proposals, presentations at international conferences • Scientific publications, supervision and training of undergraduate students

  • Research fellow
    January 2008 --- January 2010
    TECHNIQUES cell/bacterial cultures, cell-based assays, transfection & clone selection, molecular cloning, recombinant protein production, PCR, qPCR, SDS PAGE, immunoprecipitations, fluorescent microsopy, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and GraphPad Prism PROJECTS & TASKS • Role of K-Ras mutations in in non-small-cell lung cancer's drug resistance. Employed cell lines and drug regimens mimicking oncologY patients’ condition. • COLLABORATION with Biophysics Department of St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University: influence of extracellular copper concentration on cisplatin uptake and tumor growth in mouse models. • COLLABORATION with the Cancer Chemoprevention Group of the University of Leicester: anticancer properties of a plant-derived flavonoid in mouse models. • Scientific publications, supervision and training of summer students.

Personality

Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAdaptabilityApproachabilityAttention to detailCollaborationIndependenceInterest in knowledgeOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedSelf-confidence

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
molecular biologyScientific WritingCell biologyResearchCell CultureqRT-PCRsciencemouse modelsWestern BlottingIn VivoMolecular & Cellular BiologyCRISPR/Cas9Molecular CloningLife SciencesLiterature ReviewsIn VitroPCRFluorescence MicroscopyImmunocytochemistryPolymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Education

  • PhD in Life and Biomolecular Sciences in Oncology and Cancer Biology from The Open University in 2014
  • Post Graduate Specialization in Pharmacological Research in Oncology and Cancer Biology from Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research in 2010
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biotechnology from Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca in 2008
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Biotechnology from Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca in 2005

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Italian
Native
English
Full Proficiency
Dutch
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    4 weeks
  • Work From Home:
    No
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Maastricht, Netherlands

Others

Driving License
  • Yes