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Personal Details:

Date of birth

27th July 1974

Place of birth

Tübingen (Germany)

Post-Doctoral Career:


Habilitation in Physical Chemistry
at Bielefeld University, Germany


Junior Research Group Leader
Biophysical Chemistry, Bielefeld University, Germany
Mentor: Prof. Dr. Joachim Heberle

2004 - 2007

Helmholtz Young Investigator / Junior Research Group Leader
Structural Biology, IBI-2, Research Center Jülich, Germany


Postdoc at the University of Regensburg, Germany

University Career:

2000 - 2003

PhD at the Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
University of Regensburg, Germany
"Photocycle of the LOV1 Domain of a Phot Blue Light Receptor
Studied by Time-resolved Absorption Spectroscopy"
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Dick


Diploma Degree in Chemistry

1999 - 2000

Diploma thesis at the University of Marburg, Germany:
"Untersuchungen zur Freisetzung von Cytostatika aus
Funktionspolymeren mittels Zweiphotonenabsorption"
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Norbert Hampp

1998 - 1999

Imperial College London, UK

1995 - 2000

Chemistry at the University of Marburg, Germany


Promotionspreis E.ON-Kulturpreis Ostbayern 2004

Third Party Funds Acquired:

DFG Individual Research Grant KO3580/2-1 (-2014)

Principal Investigator DFG Research Unit 1261,
second funding period (-2016)

Principal Investigator DFG Research Unit 1261,
first funding period(-2013)

Principal Investigator DFG Research Unit 526 (-2010)
(together with Prof. Heberle)

Helmholtz Young Investigator Group VH-NG-014 (-2007)
(together with Prof. Heberle)

Professional Organizations:

Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker - Fachgruppe Photochemie

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biophysik

European Photochemistry Association

American Chemical Society

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