Curriculum Vitae

Cur­ri­cu­lum Vi­tae

2003 Diplom, Zoology, Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, Germany
2008 PhD, Zoology, Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, Germany
2010 Postdoctoral, Zoology, Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, Germany
2010-2011 Postdoctoral, Beckmann Institute, UIUC Illinois, USA
2010-2018 Postdoctoral, Department of Zoology, University of Cologne
2018 Habilitation, Zoology, University of Cologne
2019-2020 Guest lecturer, Department of Zoology, University of Cologne
2019 Research Assistant, Department of Animal Physiology, University Kassel
2019 Young Research Group Leader “Single cell analysis within neuronal networks”, Graduate school “clocks” at the University Kassel
2021 Umhabilitation, Zoology, University Kassel


2021-2025Principle Investigator of an applied an DFG-funded Research Training Group (GRK 2749/1): Biological clocks on multiple time scales
2022Gerätefond QSL-Mittel 2022 Praktika Universität Kassel
2020-2023DFG funded project (NE-911/5-1): Die circadiane Uhr der Madeira Schabe (in Cooperation with M. Stengl)

DFG funded project (NE-911/3-1): Weiterentwicklung massenspektrometrischer Detektionsverfahren zur Analyse von Neurotransmittern/Neuromodulatoren aus idenifizierbaren Neuronen der Taufliege Drosophila melanogaster

2010-2011DAAD Postdoctoral Fellow/Visiting scientist (SN; D/09/51168) at Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2004Fellowship from the Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation (visiting scientist at USDA, Tx, USA in the laboratory of Dr. Nachman and Texas A&M in the lbratory of Prof. Dr. Russel)



Awarded for best publication in the Journal “Physiological Entomology“ in the time period 2011-2012 by the Royal Entomological Society (Co-autors: W. Hertel, M. Eckert)

2009Awarded for best PhD thesis at the Biological Pharmacological Faculty at Friedrich-Schiller University Jena