Doctoral Researcher 3000 Leuven, Belgium
October 2012 --- October 2016
I am a doctoral researcher working at KU Leuven (FWO fellowship). I have expertise in evolutionary ecology, ecotoxicology (pesticides, metals, UV), behavioural ecology, physiological ecology, oxidative stress biology, aquatic ecology, odonatology, entomology.
I further have a strong background in statistics and data-analysis, including regression analysis, ANOVA, mixed modeling, structural equation modeling, principal component analysis, survival analysis, ... using R.
Other skills and competences that I obtained during my PhD are: working independently, project management and planning, working in a team, managing junior PhD researchers and students, teaching practicals, taking responsibility, creative thinking, analytical thinking, working accurately, oral and written communication in English, presenting, networking, ...
CommunicativeCritical thinkingIndependenceResponsibilityAnalytical thinkingAuthenticityDiligenceProblem solving
Biostatistics Animal models Scientific writing R&DAnalytical methodsBiologyCell biologyCoachingCommunication SkillsData AnalysisData ManagementEnglishEnvironmental ScienceGrant Writinggrant writing and designLaboratory SkillsLaboratory testingLeadershipLife SciencesMetabolismMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft WordMolecular & Cellular BiologyOxidative stressPhysiologyPowerPointPresentation SkillsProblem SolvingReport WritingResearchRisk AssessmentSamplingScientific CommunicationsScientific WritingStatistical Data AnalysisTeachingTime ManagementUnderstand levels of research evidence
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Report data Write papersAdjust methodsAnalyze data/information to determine potential relationships.assess the needs of the project(s)/program(s) and make changes in process, work flow and/or assignments.Assist with experimentsAssist with proceduresAssist with routine testsAttend at steering committee meetingsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyAttend seminarsBiomarker Researchcollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCollect dataCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicate with investigatorCommunicationConduct animal studiesConduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.Conduct literature searchesConduct university research Coordinate projectscoordinating research projectsDesign scientific experimentsEvaluate physico-chemical dataEvaluate protocolsExecute scientific projectsExtrapolate dataGuide studentsInterpret analytical resultsInterpret scientific dataManage complexityManuscript preparation and reviewOral presentationPlan work to meet objectives and deadlinesPlan experimentsSet up research projectsSolve problemsStatistical analysisTeach university studentsWrite papers
Master in Biology from KU Leuven in 2012
Bachelor in Biology from KU Leuven in 2010
Training and Certification
Course on Structural Equation Modeling at Université de Sherbrooke (CA) in 2014 Training
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