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Current Experience

  • Scientific collaboration and volunteering

    Leuven, Belgium
    Since March 2016

    topic: biocontrol, host-pathogen interaction, innate immunity, an immunological role of angiotensin converting Enzyme.

    activities: Scientific writing (Research proposals and journal articles), publication, presentation, and consultation.

    achievements: published 2 scientific articles on a peer-reviewed elsevier journal (general and comparative Endocrinology), gave an oral talk at an international conference, developed joint Research proposals for a grant application.

    Topic: Biocontrol, host-pathogen interaction, innate immunity, an immunological role of angiotensin converting enzyme.

    Activities: Scientific writing (research proposals and journal articles), publication, presentation, and consultation.

    Achievements: Published 2 scientific articles on a peer-reviewed ELSEVIER journal (General and comparative endocrinology), gave an oral talk at an international conference, developed joint research proposals for a grant application.

Past Experience


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAdaptabilityApproachabilityAttention to detailAssertivenessAuthenticityCommunicativeCreative thinkingCollaborationDependabilityDiligenceFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingSelf-confidenceResult OrientedResponsibility


Self Assessment :
Biochemistry Cell biology R&D Scientific writingAnalytical methodsAntibodiesAseptic TechniquesBiologyBiomarkersBiotechnologieBiotechnologyCell CultureCell SignalingCell EncapsulationChromatographyConfocal MicroscopyData AnalysisData ManagementDNAELISAEndocrinology and metabolismEnglishFluorescence MicroscopyImmunocytochemistry (ICC)ImmunofluorescenceImmunologyImmunoprecipitationIn vitro diagnostics (IVD)In VitroIn VivoLaboratory ResearchLaboratory SkillsLife SciencesLiquid chromatographyMass SpectrometryMetabolismMicrobiologyMicroscopyMicrosoft Officemolecular biologyPeptidesProject ManagementProtein ExpressionProtein PurificationProteinsreal-time PCRrecombinant DNA technologySDS-PAGESPSSStatistical Data AnalysisStem cell researchWestern Blotting
LinkedIn Assessment :
molecular biologyMicrobiologyCell biologyPlant sciencesBiochemistryBiotechnologyLife SciencesAgricultureImmunologyscienceqPCRCell Culture

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Analyze data Develop protocols Guide students Interpret data Molecular Diagnostics Use a confocal microscopy Write papers Write protocolsAnalyze proteinAnalyze data/information to determine potential relationships.Aseptic techniquesAssist with experimentsAssist with proceduresAssist with routine testsAttend investigator meetingAttend seminarsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyBiomarker ResearchCell cultureCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamConduct literature searchesConduct animal studiesConduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.Conduct research at universitiesConduct university research Design scientific projects (in biology)Interpret electrical schematicsInterpret datalifescienceManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewproject managementPublication of articlesPublish scientific projectsR&DUse fluorescence microscopyWrite papersWritten presentation


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biochemistry and biotechnology from University of Leuven in 2015
  • Master's degree in Molecular Biology from KU Leuven and VUB in 2010
  • Bachelor's degree in Plant Sciences from Haramaya University in 2003

Training and Certification

  • Laboratory animal science (40 hours) KU Leuven 2013-2014 in 0000 Certification
  • Mass spectrometry data processing (8 hours) VIB 2012 in 0000 Certification
  • Next generation sequencing users meeting VIB 2012 in 0000 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Account Manager - Life Sciences Associate Scientist Biologist Data Manager Intern Lab Analyst Lab Scientist Laboratory Assistant Laboratory Technologist Molecular Biologist Postdoctoral fellow Post-doctoral Fellow Postdoctoral Research Fellow Postdoctoral Researcher Production Manager Project Manager R&D manager R&D Scientist Research associate Research internship researcher Science teacher Scientific Researcher Scientific Writer Scientific Officer Technician
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Aarschot, Belgium Antwerp, Belgium Brussels, Belgium East Flanders, Belgium Flemish Brabant, Belgium Genk, Belgium Ghent, Belgium Leuven, Belgium Mechelen, Belgium Tienen, Belgium Vilvoorde, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    50-100 % FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    20-40 hours Hours per week
  • International:


    Expert has 6 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Wilsele, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes

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