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Curriculum vitae

  • since 2017
    Vice-spokesperson of the DFG-funded Research Training Group 2213 "Membrane Plasticity in Tissue Development and Remodelling
  • 2017 - 2019
    Head (komm.) of the Institute of Physiological Chemistry at the Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • since 2014
    Professorship (W2) and Head of the Molecular Neurobiology Group, Institute of Physiological Chemistry, Philipps University Marburg
  • 2010
    Positive evaluation W1 professorship, 1st phase (habilitation equivalent)
  • 2008 - 2014
    Professorship (W1) and Head of the Neurobiology/Neurophysiology Research Group at the TU Kaiserslautern
  • 2005 - 2007
    Postdoctoral researcher at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) - Mouse Biology Unit in Rome (Italy), Laboratory Dr. Walter Witke
  • 2004 - 2005
    Research assistant at the ZMNH, University of Hamburg, laboratory Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Jentsch
  • 2000 - 2004
    PhD at the Centre for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH), University of Hamburg with Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas J. Jentsch; thesis topic: Investigation of the function of K-Cl cotransporters using knock-out mice
  • 1999 - 2000
    Diploma thesis at the Department of Developmental Biology and Molecular Pathology, University of Bielefeld with Prof. Dr. Harald Jockusch; thesis topic: Expression of ADAMs 11, 22 and 23 in the mouse CNS
  • 1998
    Research internship at the Institute of Neurobiology (IFN) Magdeburg with Prof. Dr. Eckart D. Gundelfinger
  • 1994 - 1999
    Biology studies (diploma) at the University of Bielefeld; subjects: neurobiology, cell and developmental biology, animal physiology and neuropsychology