Dr Tim Goossens



University                  Doctor in the Biomedical Sciences
Catholic University Louvain (Belgium) (2004 – 2010)

Master in Biotechnology

University of Ghent (Belgium) (1994-1999)


High school              Technical Sciences

Heilig-Grafinstituut, Turnhout, Belgium (1992-1994)


Sint-Jozefcollege, Turnhout, Belgium (1988-1992)


Employment history                                                                                                               

R & D Engineer         Nutriad International
December 2010 – present

Job description: providing technical support to sales teams and coordinating research projects, with a focus on feed additives that support the animal’s gut health


Ph.D.-student            VIB & KULeuven, laboratory of Developmental Genetics

                                 July 2004 – November 2010

Title Ph.D.-thesis: Molecular genetic analysis of Drosophila central brain development and function: from neuroanatomy to locomotor behavior

Scientist                    University of Antwerp, laboratory of Molecular Biotechnology

May 2000 – May 2004

Research topic: Functional analysis of Itm2B, a gene with unknown function, using molecular-biotechnological techniques.


Interim-                     High School Koninklijk Atheneum, Geel, Belgium

teacher                      February 2000 – March 2000

Teacher chemistry, biology and physics