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Curriculum Vitae

Professional experiences and education

  • PhD project, Marie-Curie early researcher funding (2015-2018) University of Warwick, UK.
Prof. Orin Courtenay
Developing new diagnostic tools to identify super-spreaders of Leishmania in dog populations
Modelling predictions and Leishmania control programmes in Brazil

  • Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), Seattle, USA. Collaboration for PhD project (2017)
Dr. Steven Reed & Dr. Malcolm Duthie
Developing new diagnostic tools to identify super-spreaders of Leishmania in dog populations

  • InBios International Company, Seattle, USA. Collaboration for PhD project (2017)
Dr. Syamal Raychaudhuri
Prototype of rapid diagnostic test on Leishmania super-spreaders

  • Institut Pasteur of Cayenne, French Guiana. Internship of 4 months (2015)
Dr. Eliane Bourreau
Impact of Leishmania virus on the immune response against Leishmania guyanesis

  • Laboratory of Immunology and Microbiology, University of Namur, Belgium (2014-2015)
Prof. JJ. Letesson & Dr. Eric Muraille
Characterization of Brucella melitensis infection in mice using an intradermal mode
  • Master in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Namur, Belgium (2013-2015) 
  • Exchange year abroad in the Erasmus programme (EU) at University of Uppsala, Sweden (2013)

Skills

  • Languages
French (mother tongue)
Dutch (mother tongue)
English (fluent)
  • Transferable skills in science (Postgraduate Certificate)

Leadership and decision making (2018)
Project management (2017)

Writing skills (2015-2018)
Communication workshops (2015-2018)

Mathematical modelling (2016-2017)
Statistical analysis (2015-2016)

Bioethics, (2015-2018)
Animal handling (2013-2014),
Radioactivity and biosafety lab work, (2013-2014)

  • Extra-curricular activities
School of Life Sciences and Warwick Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research (WIDER)
Volunteering - Assistance to disabled persons - ALS LIGA Belgium (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
Hobbies: travelling, hiking and reading.