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biomedical engineer

Sandra Coecke, Belgian biomedical engineer. Achievements include patent for genetically engineered cell lines and their uses in particular for neurotoxicity testing. Recipient European prize for the Replacement of Animal Experimentation, 1994.

Background

Coecke, Sandra was born on June 23, 1966 in Willebroek, Antwerp, Belgium. Arrived in Italy, 1996. Daughter of Robert Coecke and Yolande Janssens.

Education

Diploma in chemical & agricultural engineering, Free University Brussels, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Free University Brussels, 1994.

Career

Research assistant Free University Brussels, 1989-1992. Manager in vitro toxicology Janssen Pharmaceutica, Beerse, Belgium, 1992-1996. Manager in vitro toxicology laboratory European Commission Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for genetically engineered cell lines and their uses in particular for neurotoxicity testing.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Referee for in vitro toxicological journals, since 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Children: Deia Housen, Mira Housen.

father:
Robert Coecke

mother:
Yolande Janssens

children:
Deia Housen Coecke

Mira Housen Coecke