BrightOwl Loader Loading


Current Experience

  • Junior Faculty
    Since February 2014

Past Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research associate
    September 2008 --- December 2013
    Working on AAV for gene therapy applications

  • Senior scientist
    January 2006 --- July 2008
    Applied research, product development

  • Product specialist
    January 1989 --- January 1994
    Sales, marketing, technical support, training


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAttention to detailCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityDependabilityKindnessResiliencyInterest in knowledgeInnovative thinking


LinkedIn Assessment :
Protein chemistryGene therapyLifesciencesVirologyMolecular geneticsmolecular biologyResearchLife SciencesBiotechnologyBiochemistryPCRCell CulturescienceWestern BlottingqPCRDNAProtein ExpressionGenomicsProtein PurificationMolecular CloningIn VitroBioinformaticsMicrobiologyTransfectionAnimal ModelsSDS-PAGEMolecular VirologyLinuxPythonPhylogenetics

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Write papersWrite documentsWrite final reportsVerify dataUse laboratory techniquesUse fluorescence microscopyUse content management systemsTeach university studentsSupport due diligence assessmentsSupervise PhD studentsSolve problemsSetup of research equipmentSet up research projectsReview protocolsResearch at universitiesPublish scientific projectsPresent data at congressPrepare manuscriptPlan experiments


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biotechnology from University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2006
  • DEA in Biologie appliquée à la nutrition et aux bioindustries from Université Henri Poincaré (Nancy I) in 1989

Training and Certification

  • Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life Certification
  • Bioinformatics: Introduction and Methods 生物信息学: 导论与方法 Certification
  • China (Part 1) - The Political and Intellectual Foundations of China Certification
  • China (Part 10): Greater China Today: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong Certification
  • China (Part 2) - The Creation and End of a Centralized Empire Certification
  • China (Part 3): Cosmopolitan Tang: Aristocratic Culture Certification
  • China (Part 4): A New National Culture Certification
  • China (Part 5): From Global Empire to Global Economy Certification
  • China (Part 6): The Manchus and the Qing Certification
  • China (Part 7): Invasions, Rebellions, and the End of Imperial China Certification
  • China (Part 8): Creating Modern China: The Birth of a Nation Certification
  • China (Part 9): Communist Liberations Certification
  • Fundamentals of Immunology Part 1 Certification
  • Genomic and Precision Medicine Certification
  • How Viruses Cause Disease Certification
  • Introduction to Bioethics Certification
  • Introduction to Linux Certification
  • Introduction to Music Production Certification
  • Introduction to Philosophy Certification
  • Jazz Appreciation Certification
  • Philosophy and the Sciences Certification
  • The Data Scientist’s Toolbox Certification
  • The Science of Happiness Certification
  • Virology I: How Viruses Work Certification
  • Vital Signs: Understanding What the Body Is Telling Us Certification
  • Will China Rise as a Disruptive Force? The Insiders’ Perspective Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Full Proficiency
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:

Area / Region

Rockville, MD, United States


Driving License
  • Yes