Assistant Professor Structural Chemical Biology and Head of X-Ray Crystallography at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.
04/12 – 05/17
Group Leader ‘Therapeutic Transcriptome Modifications’ at the Chemical Genomics Centre - CGC in Dortmund, Germany.
04/10 – 04/12
PostDoctoral DAAD Fellow and UWA Honorary Research Fellow in Dr. Archa Fox’s group at the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) in Perth, Australia.
04/09 – 04/10
PostDoc in Dr. Christian Ottmann’s group at the Chemical Genomics Center (CGC) in Dortmund (Germany).
04/08 – 04/09
PostDoc in at the Max–Planck–Institute for Molecular Physiology in Dortmund (Germany), Dr. Eva Wolf’s group (Clock Proteins).
08/04 – 04/08
PhD student at the Max–Planck–Institute for Molecular Physiology in Dortmund (Germany), Dep. I Structural Biology, Dr. Eva Wolf's Lab (Clock Proteins), ‘Structural and biochemical analyses of PAS-domain interactions in the clock proteins Drosophila PERIOD and Maus PERIOD2’.
11/03 – 05/04
Diploma thesis, Ruhr–University Bochum, Dep. for Cell Biology, Prof. H.–W. Kunau, Schliebs Lab, ‘Comparative characterisation of the PTS1–receptors from Homo sapiens, Saccharomyces cerevisiae und Trypanosoma brucei’.
10/02 – 12/02
Internship at the Welcome Trust Biocentre, Dundee, Scottland, Division of Gene Regulation and Expression, Prof. Angus I. Lamond.
1999 – 2004
Biochemistry Study at the Ruhr–University Bochum.
- protein engineering via INCYPRO
- structural biology on transcriptional complexes
- protein-protein & protein- RNA modulations
- Secretary of the Dutch Crystallographic Society (NVK),
since 2018 to present.
- Member of German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM),
since 2010 to present.
- Member of the German Society for Cell Biology (DGZ,
since 2011 to present.