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PhD in biomedical sciences with background in cellular biology, cellular signalling and genetics. Comprehensive knowledge in key areas of neurodegeneration and epileptic disorders as well as systems/computational biology. Experienced in advising and succesfully applying computational biology to various aspects of drug discovery and development (incl. disease modelling, target identification, patient stratification and pharmacogenomics).


Current Experience

  • Senior Principal Scientist in Bioinformatics
    Since August 2014

  • Principal Scientist in R&D Informatics
    Since March 2010

Past Experience

  • Senior scientist in High Throughput Screening
    December 2006 --- August 2010

  • Pre-clinical Research Manager
    September 2005 --- November 2006
    I managed the pre-clinical in vitro & in vivo R&D in order to develop a new protein-based adjuvant for tolerance-inducing immunotherapy against allergic diseases. I left this position in the aim of acquiring people managment functions within R&D in pharma industry.


LinkedIn Assessment :
BioinformaticsComputational BiologyGeneticsNeuroscienceDrug DiscoveryTranslational MedicineR&DTarget IdentificationBiomarker DiscoveryPharmaceutical Industrymolecular biologyClinical DevelopmentIn VivoCell biologyLifesciencesGenomicsCell SignalingBiotechnologyData ScienceScientific ManagementpharmacologyNeurodegenerative DiseaseDecision SupportBiostatisticsHigh Throughput Screening (HTS)BiochemistryDrug DevelopmentCellAssay development


  • PhD in Biology & Biomedical sciences from Université catholique de Louvain - de Duve Institute in 2005
  • Master in Health Sciences from Université catholique de Louvain in 2004
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in biomedical sciences in Biology from Université catholique de Louvain in 2001

Training and Certification

  • Data Analysis Certification


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