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-Clinical project manager assistant in the NeuroTech platform for clinically testing mobile health technologies in order to improve neurology patients quality of life, physicians diagnosis and disease surveillance (CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland).

-Senior scientific researcher in the Laboratory of Molecular Basis of Alzheimer's disease in the Brain and Mind Institute. I was responsible of the project designed to characterize the molecular structure and function of the neural adhesion molecule Neurexin (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland).

-Scientific consultant for the Blue Brain Project contributing to the creation of the Channelpedia database (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland).

-Scientific researcher in neurosciences with focus on brain and cognitive alterations in animal models of neurological diseases and related with aging, drug addiction and neuroinflammation processes.

General and Soft Skills:

  • Management of multicultural team members
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical competencies
  • Team player and collaborative

Clinical Operations Skills:

  • Assist to project manager on clinical operations (ethics, regulatory submissions, project development and close-out).
  • Support stakeholders in decision making and negotiations
  • Knowledge of ICH-GCP principles, GCP certification.

Laboratory Skills:

  • Cellular and Molecular biology
  • Lentiviral production - Biosecurity Level 2
  • Immunohistochemistry and imaging
  • Behavioural Pharmacology (Module 1 RESAL)


Current Experience

  • Clinical Project Manager Assistant - BNF intern
    Since October 2016
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience - NeuroTech

Past Experience

  • Postdoctoral Position
    June 2013 --- December 2015
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Alzheimer's Disease

  • Scientific consultant
    February 2013 --- June 2013
    Neural Microcircuitry Laboratory

  • Lecturer and Researcher
    October 2010 --- October 2012
    Dept. of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology.

  • Wetenschappelijk medewerker
    July 2010 --- August 2012
    Dept. of Phychobiology, Faculty of Psychology

  • Associated Professor
    January 2010 --- January 2012
    Dept. Basic Biomedical Science, Faculty of Sciences.

  • Wetenschappelijk medewerker
    March 2009 --- July 2010
    Dept. of Pharmacology Faculty of Medicine

  • Wetenschappelijk medewerker
    April 2008 --- August 2008
    Dept. Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology.

  • PhD student
    April 2004 --- April 2008
    Dept. Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology.

  • Intern
    March 2006 --- July 2006
    Dept. Behavioral Genetics, Faculty of Life Sciences.

  • Associate technician
    February 2003 --- March 2004

  • Telemarketing
    January 2003 --- January 2004


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCoordinationCreative thinkingEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceInnovative thinkingKindnessOptimismOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResult OrientedSociabilityWillingness to compromise


LinkedIn Assessment :
Animal BehaviorNeuroscienceAnimal SurgeryMolecular & Cellular BiologyFluorescence MicroscopyNeuropharmacologyDendritic CellsOptical MicroscopyHistologyPCRreal-time PCRProtein ExpressionEnzyme AssaysWestern BlottingWorking MemoryDrug TestingAnimal ModelsMemory TestRatsCognitive NeuroscienceCognitionWestern blotMammalian Cell CulturePrimary cell cultureTransfectionPCR primer designLentivirusConfocal Microscopymolecular biologyscience

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Develop clinical trial protocols Develop protocols Guide students Interact with nurses Interact with physicians Interpret data Molecular Diagnostics Report data Search literature on clinical trials Technology research Use a confocal microscopy Write papers Write protocolsAct as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigatorAlzheimerAnalyze data/information to determine potential relationships.Analyze proteinAseptic techniquesAssess business and scientific ethicsassess the needs of the project(s)/program(s) and make changes in process, work flow and/or assignments.Assign activitiesAssist with experimentsAssist with proceduresAssist with site trainingAttend investigator meetingAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyCalculate trial timelinesCell cultureCoach staffcollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCollect dataCommunicationConduct animal studiesConduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.Conduct literature searches.Conduct the trialConduct university research Coordinate projectscoordinating research projectsCreate clinical project documents according to the protocolDesign clinical trialDesign protocolDesign scientific experimentsDetermine needsDevelop protocolsEnsure good clinical practice (GCP)Establish professional relationships with partnersEthics committee submissionsExecute scientific projectsFollow up projectsFollow up training programsGuide staffGuide studentsHandle incidentsInitiate clinical trials Interact with nursesInteract with physiciansInterpret dataInterpret scientific dataLiaise with doctors and other professionals throughout the studyManage laboratory proceduresManage research projectsManuscript preparation and reviewOrganise meetingsPlanning clinical studiesPre-study procedures project management


  • Doctor in Biology in Neurobiology and Behavior from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2008
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Neurobiology and Neurosciences from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2003
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biology, General from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2000

Training and Certification

  • Good Clinical Practices Certification
  • Project Management Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    3 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Assay Development Manager Assistant Professor Associate Scientist associate Clinical Project Manager Biologist Clinical Project Manager (CPM) Clinical Research Manager Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Lab Scientist Laboratory Manager Medical Advisor Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Molecular Biologist Post-doctoral Fellow Postdoctoral Research Fellow Postdoctoral fellow Preclinical Project Manager Preclinical Research Manager Preclinical Scientist Project Assistant Project Manager R&D Scientist Research associate Scientific Researcher Scientist senior research associate Senior Scientist Teacher
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    Account Executive Account Manager Bioinformatician BioStatistician Business Consultant Business Development Manager CEO Clinical Data Architect
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 2 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    50-100% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 17 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Lausanne, Switzerland


Driving License
  • Yes