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Summary

The experience acquired during my MSc. studies and employment in a pathology laboratory enables me to apply the rigorous scientific methodologies of a research environment in real-world situations. I have extensive experience in the field of cellular and molecular biological research, having published several peer-reviewed articles in international journals. I am self-motivated and detail-oriented.

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Software Quality Assurance Consultant
    Since December 2014
    Software QA consultant for DIKAR, employed on the Eskom Medupi Power Station project as a consultant to Parsons Brinkerhoff, responsible for the verification and validation of web-integrated applications. Tasks include software requirements review, preparation of applicable test cases, execution of tests, reporting of defects and preparation of test reports.

Past Experience

  • Requirements Management Consultant
    November 2013 --- November 2014
    Development of a regulatory requirements platform within a product life-cycle management tool, ensuring that the company complies with all regulatory requirements.

  • Student Medical Technician
    January 2010 --- January 2011
    Medical technician (HPCSA registered) in a Clinical Pathology laboratory (Unitas hospital), responsible for conducting pathology and hematology assays (casualties and wards). Experience in using the Beckman Coulter DxC 600, Elecsys Cobas, ACL Elite, Kryptor, CellDyn and AxSym systems.

  • Research Assistant (Department of Physiology)
    January 2008 --- December 2008
    Research assistant to Dr. M. Coetzee (polyunsaturated fatty acids and bone remodelling), lecturing of practical classes for third year students.

  • Sales Assistant
    January 2005 --- January 2007

Personality

Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingApproachabilityAttention to detailCritical thinkingCuriosityDiligenceEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeKindnessProblem solvingReaction to stressResponsibilityResult OrientedSelf-disciplineSociability

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Human Physiology Cell biologyCell CultureCell SignalingMammalian Cell CultureMolecular & Cellular BiologyCell Based AssaysMicroscopyFluorescence MicroscopyFlow CytometryProtein Expression Scientific writingMedical writingEnzyme AssaysEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)HematologyPathology labsQuantitative PCR (qPCR) Labtechnician BiostatisticsIn VitroDatabase design and maintenanceRegulatory RequirementsSoftware Documentation
LinkedIn Assessment :
Human PhysiologyMolecular & Cellular Biologymolecular biologyScientific WritingScientific PapersProfessional PublicationsMammalian Cell CultureFlow CytometryMicroscopyCellular AssaysFluorescence MicroscopyConfocal MicroscopyElectron MicroscopyPolarized Light MicroscopyCell Viability AssaysSpectrophotometryHematologyClinical PathologyPCRELISANucleic Acid ExtractionDNA electrophoresisCytotoxicityscienceResearchCellLaboratoryCell CultureLife SciencesIn Vitro

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Cell culture Analytical skills Analyze data Interpret data Report data Write papersAseptic techniquesBiomarker ResearchConduct literature searchesConduct research at universitiesDesign IT solutionsDesign scientific experimentsDesign studiesDevelop training materialsExecute scientific projectsInterpret scientific dataManuscript preparation and reviewOperate research equipmentPresent data at congressProvide medical rationale of diseasePublication of articlesR&DResearch at universitiesSet up research projectsSpecimen processingTeach university studentsUse laboratory techniquesUse fluorescence microscopyUse western blotting techniqueWrite papers

Education

  • Master's Degree in Human Physiology from University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria in 2013
  • Bachelor's Degree in (B.Sc. Hons.) Cellular Physiology from University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria in 2007
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Physiology from University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria in 2006
  • in from Hoërskool Centurion in 2002

Training and Certification

  • Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials Certification

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Afrikaans
Native
English
Full Proficiency
Dutch
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Doctoral Researcher PhD researcher Field Clinical Research Specialist Research Assistant Research associate Research Technician Scientific Researcher Student Researcher
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Alkmaar, Netherlands Almere, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands Den Helder, Netherlands Haarlem, Netherlands Heerhugowaard, Netherlands Hoorn, Netherlands Leiden, Netherlands Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Work From Home:
    No
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
    BrightOwl employee
  • International:
    Yes

Publications

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

Area / Region

Alkmaar, Netherlands

Others

Driving License
  • Yes