Technician - Lab for functional cancer genomics and applied bioinformatics, Center for Medical Genetics (UGent)
Principal investigator: prof. Jo Vandesompele (PhD)
I obtained a Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology (HoGent, 1998).
From 1998-2000, I was a technician at Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO) doing screening of antibiotic residues in food. Since 2001, I’m a full-time cancer research technician in the Center for Medical Genetics. I have extensive experience in RT-qPCR, digital PCR, RNA sequencing library preparation, nucleic acid extraction from tissues and body fluids, cell culture, functional cell assays, RNA quality control, amplicon and library fragment analysis, library size selection and C1 single cell analysis.