Since April 2015
Study Director/Project Manager Extractables and Leachables. Experience: studying extractables and leachables (volatile, semi-volatile and non-volatile organic compounds, elements, ...) of pharmaceutical packaging | project management against strict deadlines | writing quotations, protocols and reports | prediction and determination of novel E&L compounds | E&L compound database entries.
November 2013 --- March 2015
Research topic: Arylpyrrole-based transmembrane transporters for induced chloride conductance regulation in unilamellar vesicles and cells. Experience: patent application | managed a group (10 members) as senior researcher | multi-project management | designed and synthesised small bio-inspired molecules | studied unilamellar vesicles and transmembrane transport | wrote successful grant proposals. Personal development: essential skills for new managers | project management for research staff | negotiation skills | assertiveness skills.
JSPS Research Fellow
November 2011 --- October 2013
Research topic: Development and analysis of new transmembrane anion transporters as therapeutic agents for channelopathies. Achievements: elaborated projects independently and in team | designed and synthesised anion receptors and porphyrin-based macrostructures | studied supramolecular chemistry via UV/Vis, fluorescence and NMR spectroscopy | started international collaborations | published in peer-reviewed journals.
January 2011 --- October 2011
Research topic: Oxacalixarenepyrimidines and selenacalixtriazine-based compounds as anion receptors Achievements: managed multi-track projects | studied host-guest chemistry via UV/Vis and NMR spectroscopy | supervised interns, Master and PhD students | organized and taught practical courses | worked in a multinational team and organized ‘international dinners’ for department members
PackagingClinical DevelopmentPharmaceutical DevelopmentProduct developmentPharmaceutical ManufacturingManufacturing
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Skills and Expertise
project management Analytical skills Write protocolsDesign studies
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2010
Placement in Chemistry from Colby College in 2010
Placement in Chemistry from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) in 2009
Master's Degree in Chemistry from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2006
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