BACKGROUND

  • Pharmacist/Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences graduated maxima cum laude

2001, Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Belgium

  • Doctor in Pharmaceutical Sciences

2006, Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Belgium

Title of PhD thesis: “Effects of hydroxamate histone deacetylase inhibitors on the expression of connexins in primary cultures of rat hepatocytes”

Promoters: Prof. Vera Rogiers and Prof. Tamara Vanhaecke

  • Laboratory Animal Science Specialist Category C

2008, Universiteit Gent-Belgium

  • European Chemical Risk Assessor

2011, European Toxicology Risk Assessment Training Program

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Former

  • 2001-2006: Doctoral Research Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders-Belgium at the Laboratory of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Belgium

  • 2006-2011: Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders-Belgium at the Laboratory of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Belgium

  • 2011-2016: Assistant Professor at the Laboratory of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Belgium 

Current 

  • Since 2013: Visiting Professor at the Department of Pathology in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science of the University of São Paulo-Brazil

  • Since 2016: Associate Professor at the Laboratory of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Belgium

TEACHING

 Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Belgium

  • Lecturer of the course “Medical Terminology” to Bachelor students in Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Lecturer of the course “Pharmaceutical Physico-Chemistry” to Bachelor students in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel-Belgium

Lecturer of the course “Toxicology in Drug Discovery and Development” to Bachelor students in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques

 

Universidade de São Paulo-Brazil

Lecturer of the course “Comparative and Experimental Hepatology” to Postgraduate students in Veterinary Sciences