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Dynamic, creative and passionate about data solutions, analysis and computational methods for the development of Life Sciences solutions, I’m seeking a position to apply and develop my talents in a multi-disciplinary and international environment or freelance missions in data analysis and tool/pipeline developments. As experienced training instructor, I also offer personnalized training in Bioinformatics, Biological data mining, integration and analysis, Network Science, Database Managment Systems (SQL, NoSQL:Neo4j).


Current Experience

  • Senior Scientist Systems Biology Ghent, Belgium
    Since January 2011

    Development of new and creative approaches for the analysis of complex traits, Management of Systems Biology strategies for crop enhancement projects. Data Integration and Systems Biology analysis (across ‘omics’ datasets e.g. GWAS, QTL, transcriptomics, metabolomics, text mining…). Assistant Group Leader.

    Data management (SQL, Neo4j), Scripting, Methodologies and Data Scouting, Data Analysis, Data Intepretation, Workpackage Leader

Past Experience

  • Course Instructor Lille, France
    May 2004 --- November 2015

    Pasteur’s Lille Training: The different areas of Bioinformatics – 2004 to 2015

                Basic Learning in Bioinformatics: Biological databases, sequence comparison and alignment, sequence annotation and primer design.

    Pasteur’s Lille Training: Bioinformatics database – 2004, 2006 and 2010

                Creation, Storage and Querying of a database

  • Bioinformatician - Scientific Programmer Ghent, Belgium
    February 2008 --- December 2010

    Algorithm and software development, Bioinformatics analysis, Data Integration and Data Mining

  • Bioinformatics Research Officer Lille, France
    September 2007 --- February 2008
    Applied Genomics and Transcriptomics Studies Laboratory. Setting up and development of tools for the analysis of transcriptomic data. Installation and development of the database and analysis support : BASE2.

  • Bioinformatician Master Internship Lille, France
    September 2005 --- August 2007
    Setting up of a method for operon prediction using microarray data and development of a software for annotation of operonic structures. Development and maintenance of the database and analysis support: BASE.


Self Assessment :
Interest in knowledgeInnovative thinkingOptimismProblem solvingResponsibilityAttention to detailAnalytical thinkingAdaptabilityEfficiencyFlexibility


Self Assessment :
BioanalysisBioinformaticsComputational BiologySystems BiologyData AnalysisData ManagementDatabasesDatabase design and maintenanceStatistical Data AnalysisIt skillsPresentation SkillsGenomics

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Organize scientific projects (in biology)Design scientific projects (in biology)Analyze data/information to determine potential relationships.Conduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.Data miningDesign database Ensure data integrityInterpret scientific dataWork with coordination and data management teamsmanaging a small teamCreates a collaborative team environmentCoordinate projectsInteract with statisticians


  • Advanced Master in Bioinformatics from University of Rouen in 2007
  • Master in Genomics and Proteomics from Université des Sciences et Techniques de Lille in 2005
  • Post Graduate in Biological Analysis from Université des Sciences et Techniques de Lille in 2002

Training and Certification

  • Business Simulation in 2015 Training
  • Intercultural communication in 2014 Training
  • Soft skills in 2013 Training
  • Project Management in 2012 Training
  • Languages

    BrightOwl Assessment:
    Self Assessment:
    Full Proficiency
    Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Locations I am interested in:
    Brussels, Belgium Ghent, Belgium Kortrijk, Belgium Lille, France Paris, France
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
  • International:

Area / Region

North of France, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes