Postdoc researcher, dept. of Medical Physiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, 2014
Octopus investment project (1 year): ‘Efficacy and safety of PA-6, a new drug for treating atrial fibrillation’. Planning and conduction of experiments in dedicated large animal models (dogs with chronic AV block and goats with AF).
Scientific advisor, Bacteriologisch Adviesburo (NEN-EN-ISO/IEC 17025:2005), Ermelo, 2010 - present
‘On call’ consultant/advisor (zero hours contract). Design of protocols suitable to submit for NEN-EN-ISO accreditation for new acquired techniques or analyses. Overall advisory role concerning protocols, analyses, transfer of knowledge, and specific questions or requests made by clients.
• Design and testing of a protocol and/or work instruction for serotyping of Salmonella (agglutination reaction according to the White-Kauffmann-Le Minor scheme) in order to acquire ISO/TR 6579-3 accreditation. The Dutch Council of Accreditation assigned accreditation in February 2014.
• Co-organizer and instructor of the course ‘Kennismiddag Microbiologie & Wetgeving’ for QA managers (November 30, 2014).
• Review and update the quality manual for the annual inspection audit (November 2009 - January 2010).
PhD candidate, dept. of Medical Physiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, 2010 - 2014
Thesis title: Is it safe? Adverse drug effects and cardiac arrhythmias.
Date of defense: February 6, 2014.
Promotor: Prof. dr. M.A. Vos; Copromotor: Dr. M.A.G. van der Heyden.
Lab technician, Bacteriologisch Adviesburo (NEN-EN-ISO/IEC 17025:2005), Ermelo, 2003 - 2010
Performance and evaluation of microbiological analyses.