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Summary

I have shown myself to be self-motivated, committed and determined in achieving my goals, come what may. I have also demonstrated negotiating and organizing skills, a firm sense of responsibility and my capacity to work hard under pressure. I possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and am able to relate to a wide range of people. SKILLS: Adaptable, flexible and willing to learn as well as trustworthy, honest, reliable and keen to develop my understanding and acquire new skills through employment.

Experiences

Past Experience

  • QA assistant Oudenaarde, Belgium
    November 2015 --- February 2016

    - specifying quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers
    - investigating and setting standards for quality/health and safety
    - ensuring that manufacturing processes comply with standards at both national and international level
    - working with operating staff to establish procedures, standards, systems and procedures
    - writing management/technical reports and customers’ charters
    - determining training needs
    - performing internal audits

  • Scientist Ukkel, Belgium
    April 2011 --- June 2014

    - Research: perform and optimize several cell biological and molecular techniques for a
    new sample type (oral fluid from pigs)
    - Execute experimental studies in experimental and practical-oriented facilities.
    - Several publications in peer-reviewed international scientific journals.
        • The Veterinary Journal 197 (2013) 224–228
        • BMC Veterinary research 2014, 10:134 doi:10.1186/1746-6148-10-134
        • Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 2015, Vol. 27(1) 47–54
        • PLoS ONE 10/2015; 10(10):e0139586.
    - Active participation in several national and international symposia.
       o Oral presentations
          • ESVV 2012 - Madrid
          • Communicatie groep Virologie - Brussel
          • WVC 2013– Prague
          • Epizone 2013 – Brussels
          • IPVS studiedag – Tervuren
          • IPVS 2014 - Mexico
       o Posters
          • ESPHM 2013 - Edinburgh (3 posters)
          • BELVIR 2013 – Brussels
          • IPVS 2014 – Mexico

  • Lab Technician Aalst, Belgium
    February 2009 --- March 2011

    - Perform sample testing: ELISA, PCR, isolation of bacterial colonies, detecting antibiotic resistance, direct identification of parasite infection

  • Veterinarian
    July 2006 --- March 2009

Personality

Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCritical thinkingFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledge

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
Veterinary MedicineVirologyResearchELISAPCRWestern BlottingPRRSImmunologyLifesciencesmolecular biologySwine Influenza VirusOral fluidsVeterinaryAnimal ModelsIn VivoscienceCell Culture

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
ELISAUse western blotting technique Molecular Diagnostics Write papersvirus isolationvirus titrationifaipmaclassical PCRqRT-PCR

Education

  • DVM in Veterinary Medicine from UGent in 2006
  • High School Diploma in Wetenschappen-Wiskunde from Koninklijk Atheneum Halle in 1997

Training and Certification

  • Inleiding tot de levensmiddelenmicrobiologie in 2015 Training
  • Interne auditor HACCP - BRC - IFS - ISO 22 000 in 2015 Training
  • ISO 22000-norm / FSSC 22000 standaard in 2015 Training
  • Praktische benadering van de basisvoorwaarden en het HACCP-plan in 2015 Training
  • Working in a project environment: the art of success in 2013 Training
  • QBase plus – Biogazelle in 2012 Training
  • Languages

    BrightOwl Assessment:
    Self Assessment:
    Dutch
    Native
    English
    Full Proficiency
    French
    Professional Proficiency
    German
    Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

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

Publications

    Expert has 4 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Herne, Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes