Enthousiast and flexible professional in Life Sciences.
Current position: European scientific support specialist at BD biosciences.
Extensive research background in immunology and molecular virology (Ghent University, University of Hasselt).
European scientific support specialist Erembodegem, Aalst, Belgium
Since November 2013
Providing scientific expertise and applications support to customers and solving customer escalations.
Translating new technical and scientific developments in comprehensible study material for field service engineers, application specialists and sales representatives.
Organizing basic and advanced training activities on flow cytometry applications for field service engineers, sales representatives and customers.
Providing expertise in the generation of promotional material and activities
Experience in product launch and pre-launch activities
PhD student Ghent, Belgium
October 2007 --- September 2012
Subject: “Effects of the HIV Nef protein on viral replication and pathogenesis”
Expertise in molecular virology and immunology
Managing individual and team research projects
Designing and executing scientific experiments.
Analyzing and interpreting scientific data and reporting scientific results in the form of writing articles and giving several presentations at national and international congresses.
Organizing practical and theoretical courses for bachelor students in medicine and master students in Biomedical Sciences
Guiding bachelor students in medicine and master students in biomedical sciences during the preparation of their thesis.
Reference: Dr. Inge van de Walle +32 (0) 475 71
September 2006 --- June 2007
Master in clinical and molecular life sciences. Thesis: “CD4+CD25HighCD127low regulatory T cell homeostasis and function in healthy individuals and patients with multiple sclerosis”
Flow Cytometry R&DTechnical Support Scientific writingMarketingProject ManagementImmunologyProduct launchVirologyMicrobiology
MarketingMarketing StrategyMedical DevicesMolecular & Cellular BiologyR&DStem cell researchTeachingTechnical SupportInfectious diseasesAllergy and immunologyProject Management Scientific writing
Skills and Expertise
Attend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyProvide trainingProvide scientific inputInterpret scientific dataProvide technical supportEvaluate protocolsSet up research projectsManage research projectsInteract with KOL
Interpret dataWrite papersTeachingRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeR&DProvide trainingPublication of articlesProvide support for scientific and/or technical projectsproject managementPromotional materialsLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredLiaise with research team in order to accurately collect and record dataEvaluate protocolsEstablish relationships with Key Opinion LeadersDevelop training materialsConduct research at universitiesAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyAttend seminarsShare knowledgeProvide scientific inputrespond to scientific / medical inquiries
PhD applicant in Medical Sciences from Ghent University in 2012
Master in Biomedical Sciences from Universiteit Hasselt in 2007
Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences from Universiteit Hasselt in 2006
Training and Certification
Train the trainer course, Wolters Kluwer, Mechelen, Belgium in 2015 Certification
Biogazelle course: qPCR experiment design and data analysis, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium in 2011 Certification
FELASA B; training in Animal welfare and treatment, transnational University Limburg, Diepenbeek, Belgium. in 2007 Certification
Expert has 4 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)