|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
|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)|
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Location & approach
The campus of TU Dortmund University is located close to interstate junction Dortmund West, where the Sauerlandlinie A 45 (Frankfurt-Dortmund) crosses the Ruhrschnellweg B 1 / A 40. The best interstate exit to take from A 45 is "Dortmund-Eichlinghofen" (closer to Campus Süd), and from B 1 / A 40 "Dortmund-Dorstfeld" (closer to Campus Nord). Signs for the university are located at both exits. Also, there is a new exit before you pass over the B 1-bridge leading into Dortmund.
To get from Campus Nord to Campus Süd by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at Campus Nord and use the H-Bahn (suspended monorail system), which conveniently connects the two campuses.
TU Dortmund University has its own train station ("Dortmund Universität"). From there, suburban trains (S-Bahn) leave for Dortmund main station ("Dortmund Hauptbahnhof") and Düsseldorf main station via the "Düsseldorf Airport Train Station" (take S-Bahn number 1, which leaves every 20 or 30 minutes). The university is easily reached from Bochum, Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Duisburg.
You can also take the bus or subway train from Dortmund city to the university: From Dortmund main station, you can take any train bound for the Station "Stadtgarten", usually lines U41, U45, U 47 and U49. At "Stadtgarten" you switch trains and get on line U42 towards "Hombruch". Look out for the Station "An der Palmweide". From the bus stop just across the road, busses bound for TU Dortmund University leave every ten minutes (445, 447 and 462). Another option is to take the subway routes U41, U45, U47 and U49 from Dortmund main station to the stop "Dortmund Kampstraße". From there, take U43 or U44 to the stop "Dortmund Wittener Straße". Switch to bus line 447 and get off at "Dortmund Universität S".
The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dortmund University. There are two stations on Campus Nord. One ("Dortmund Universität S") is directly located at the suburban train stop, which connects the university directly with the city of Dortmund and the rest of the Ruhr Area. Also from this station, there are connections to the "Technologiepark" and (via Campus Süd) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at Campus Nord and offers a direct connection to Campus Süd every five minutes.
The AirportExpress is a fast and convenient means of transport from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Dortmund Central Station, taking you there in little more than 20 minutes. From Dortmund Central Station, you can continue to the university campus by interurban railway (S-Bahn). A larger range of international flight connections is offered at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is about 60 kilometres away and can be directly reached by S-Bahn from the university station.
The facilities of TU Dortmund University are spread over two campuses, the larger Campus North and the smaller Campus South. Additionally, some areas of the university are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".