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Current Experience

  • Scientific Director Belgium
    Since September 2013

    Responsible for preclinical and early clinical development of immune programs for chronic viral infections.

    Oversight/ management of various immune programs from Discovery through to proof-of-concept clinical trials.


Past Experience

  • Associate Professor United States
    January 2008 --- July 2013

    Principal Investigator/faculty.

    Lab focused on immune regulation during chronic viral infection.

    Research funded by several NIH grants.

  • Assistant Professor United States
    July 2001 --- December 2007

    Co- directed Research and Development Lab for HIV Vaccine Trials Network.

  • Post-doctoral Fellow United States
    December 1997 --- June 2001

    Use of SIV non-human primate model for development of HIV vaccines.

  • Post-doctoral Fellow United Kingdom
    June 1995 --- June 1997

    Studying the immune mechanism of penicillin allergies 


Self Assessment :
Animal models Cell biologyImmunoassaysImmunologyVaccinesimmune modulation

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Analyze data Create SOPs Develop protocols Develop clinical trial protocols Guide students Interact with physicians Interpret data Search literature on clinical trialsAdvise on strategyAseptic techniquesAttend investigator meetingCoach staffCollaborate with medical teamCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicate with investigatorCommunicate with sponsor


  • Ph.D. in Biology from University of York in 1994
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Pharmacology from University of Leeds in 1990


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Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Senior Director
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  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
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