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Analytical Chemist, with specialization in bio-Analysis. more than 6 years of Research experience in the Biotechnology field. finishing a phd in Bioscience engineering. experience in the Characterization of Protein-receptor interaction processes and in bioassay development for the ultrasensitive quantification of Protein Biomarkers. author and co-author of international peer-reviewed papers on these topics. interested in multidisciplinary R&D work, preferentially within an international environment. specialties: -R&D -bioassay development (Immunoassays, aptamer-based Assays) -binding kinetics (spr, force-induced dissociation) -Biochemistry (surface biofunctionalization) -magnetic microparticles


Current Experience

  • PhD candidate - Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher

    Since September 2011
    Nanotechnology-based in-vitro Diagnostics: - Characterization of bioreceptors (i.e. DNA aptamers, Antibodies) with different techniques (i.e. surface plasmon resonance (spr), force-induced dissociation, biolayer interferometry (bli)) - biofunctionalization of sensor surfaces (i.e. magnetic microparticles, gold substrates, polystyrene substrates) - bioassay (i.e immunoassay) and new Diagnostic tools development Nanotechnology-based in-vitro diagnostics: - Characterization of bioreceptors (i.e. DNA aptamers, antibodies) with different techniques (i.e. Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR), Force-induced dissociation, Biolayer Interferometry (BLI)) - Biofunctionalization of sensor surfaces (i.e. magnetic microparticles, gold substrates, polystyrene substrates) - Bioassay (i.e immunoassay) and new diagnostic tools development

Past Experience

  • Visiting Researcher

    February 2013 --- March 2013
    exploration and optimization of different strategies for attaching DNA-aptamers to magnetic microparticles.

  • Visiting Researcher

    January 2012 --- June 2012
    application of magnetic tweezers to the study of the force-induced dissociation of Protein-Protein and DNA-Protein complexes.

  • Assistant Scholar

    September 2009 --- August 2011
    development of magnetic particle based electrochemical Biosensors for the detection of pathogenic Bacteria.


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityCommunicativeCollaborationEfficiencyProactivityResult OrientedInterest in knowledgeResponsibilityFlexibility


Self Assessment :
R&D Biochemistry Scientific writingAnalytical ChemistryAssay developmentEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)ImmunoassaysFluorescence MicroscopyMicrosoft OfficeBiomarkersBiotechnologyMagnetic particles
LinkedIn Assessment :
BiotechnologyBiosensorsMagnetic ParticleMicrofluidicsScientific WritingWritten & Oral Presentation SkillsElectrochemistryBioassayAptamersBiochemistryImmunoassaysR&DscienceResearchChemistry


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Bioscience Engineering from University of Leuven in 2015
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Chemical, Biochemical and Structural Analysis from Universidad de Oviedo in 2011
  • Licentiate degree in Analytical Chemistry from Universidad de Oviedo in 2010
  • IB diploma programme in from International Baccalaureate Organization in 2005


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Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium


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