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Summary

As a PhD in biomedical sciences, I am looking for new opportunities to broaden my horizon and live up to my full potential. I am keen on performing further scientific research in combination with practical organization, as it seems very challenging which drives me as a PhD and research scientist.

Experiences

Current Experience

  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences
    Since November 2011
     Cell culture: human cell line (16 HBE), endothelial cells (HLMVEC), primary human lung epithelial cells, human and murine primary B-lymphocytes/T-lymphocytes o Study the effect of pharmacological drugs in-vitro on monoculture (16HBE) and biculture (HLMVEC+16HBE) o Optimizing cell culture of activated B-and T-lymphocytes and testing new pharmocologial therapies targeting B-and T-lymphocytes  Breeding/genotyping mice IL-17KO/IL-23 KO in specific pathogen free facility  Handling with mice: intraperitoneally and subcutaneous injections, tissue dissection  Techniques: cytotoxicity assay, DNA extraction, PCR, ELISA, FACS, Western blot, Cytometric Bead Array (CBA), Histology (Paraffin/cryo embedding and sectioning, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, H&E staining)  Expertise with light/fluorescence/confocal microscope  Expertise with FACS Array/ FACS Canto  Planning and performing of experiments  Writing and optimizing protocols  Critically analyze data and apply statistical methods  Making orders, retrieving price information  Managing repetitive and sequential tasks/procedures  Being responsible for laboratory equipment & providing technical and practical information to new users  Supervising practica for university students (Immunology, KULAK Kortrijk)  Reporting and presentation of obtained results (national and international conferences)  Writing articles

Past Experience

  • Laboratory Technician
    November 2011 --- November 2012
     Laboratory techniques: ELISA, immunohistochemistry, FACS, Western Blot etc.  Planning and performing of experiments  Writing and optimizing protocols  Making orders, retrieving price information  Managing repetitive and sequential tasks/procedures  Being responsible for laboratory equipment & providing technical and practical information to new users

Personality

Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAdaptabilityFlexibilityCommunicativeCollaborationCritical thinkingEfficiencyProactivityResponsibility

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Biochemistry Cell biologyImmunologyClinical researchCell Culture
LinkedIn Assessment :
HistologyStatisticsMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft WordELISAFluorescence MicroscopyConfocal MicroscopyImmunohistochemistryImmunologyFACSScientific WritingCell biologyCell CultureCellenkweekPCRCelbiologieWestern BlottingImmunologieWetenschapLevenswetenschappenBiotechnologieImmunofluorescenceDNA extractionmolecular biologyscienceResearchBiochemistry

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Develop protocols Interpret data Search literature on clinical trials Technology research Use a confocal microscopy Write papers Write protocolsCell culturePlan experiments

Education

  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences, General from University of Leuven in 2016
  • Bachelor in Laboratory technician from Katholieke Hogeschool Leuven in 0
  • Master in Biomedical engineering from Groep T - Internationale Hogeschool Leuven in 0

Training and Certification

  • Laboratory Animal Science (FELASA) in 2017 Certification
  • Legislation Laboratory Animal Science Certification

Languages

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

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Scientist R&D engineer Process Engineer researcher Quality Engineer
  • Work From Home:
    No
  • International:
    Yes

Publications

    Expert has 5 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes