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Curriculum Vitae

Research Experience

12/2018 – current Independent Emmy Noether Group leader
Technical University Dortmund, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, co-affiliated with the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Chemical Genomics Centre
07/2014 – 11/2018 MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), Cambridge, UK, 
Postdoctoral Research Associate with David Komander, PhD)
01/2014 – 06/2014 Technical University Munich (TUM), Department of Chemistry, 
Postdoctoral Research Associate with Prof. Dr. Stephan A. Sieber


11/2010 – 12/2013 Technical University Munich (TUM), Department of Chemistry, 
PhD (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stephan A. Sieber)
01/2009 – 10/2010 Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU), 
Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Chemistry, with honours
04/2009 – 09/2009 Stanford University, School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 
Visiting research fellowship (Supervisor: Matthew S. Bogyo, PhD)
10/2006 – 12/2008 Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU), 
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Fellowships, Awards and Community service

2020 Admission into the Young College of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences
2019 Member of the IMPRS-CMB graduate school committee
2018 Emmy Noether research grant awarded by the German research council (DFG)
2017 Mol Cell Poster award at the EMBO meeting on Ubiquitin and SUMO 2017
2014 College Post-doctoral Associate at Jesus College, Cambridge, UK
2014 Hans-Fischer-Prize awarded by the Hans-Fischer-Society
2014 Friedrich-Weygand-Prize awarded by the Max-Bergmann-Kreis
2014 Best Talk Award at EMBO Conference on Chemical Biology, Heidelberg
2014 Emil Erlenmeyer Medal in recognition of an outstanding dissertation at TUM
2013 Travel Award for the meeting of the International Protease Society
2012 Biochemical Journal Award for the best poster presentation, EMBO Conference on Chemical Biology, Heidelberg
2011 PhD Fellowship of the German Chemical Industry Federation (2011 – 2013)
2010 Stipend by the Bavarian Elite Network to attend the 60th Nobel laureate meeting in Lindau, Germany
2006 Admission to the German National Merit Foundation (2006 – 2013)
2006 Admission to Maximilianeum College, Munich (2006 – 2011)
2005 Member of the German Team at the International Chemistry Olympiads in Taiwan and South Korea (2005 & 2006)