Curriculum Vitae

current position

  • Postodctoral Researcher. Carey Lab, Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Lisbon, Portugal,┬ásince 08/2015

post graduation postions

  • Jan 2011 – July 2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Shea Lab, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA


  • Dec 2010 graduation to PhD (Dr. rer. nat.)
  • Jan 2007 – Dec 2010 graduate student, Prof. Hans Joachim Bischof, Dept. for Behavioral Biology, Neuroethology Group, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • Sep 2006 graduation to Diplombiologe (German title, approx. equivalent to MA)
  • Oct 2002 – Sep 2006 undergraduate studies in biology (Hauptstudium), Cologne University, Germany
  • Oct 1999 – Sep 2002 undergraduate studies in biology (Grundstudium), Phillipps University Marburg, Germany
  • Aug 1998 – Sep 1999 civil service at the German Red Cross, Neuss, Germany
  • May 1998 Abitur (general qualification for university entrance)

other scientific activities

  • Review Editor for Frontiers In…
  • Member of the Society for Neuroscience
  • Member of the International Society for Neuroethology

outreach activities

  • August 2013 Follow Your Nose! (general audience talk), Demystifying Science Series, CSHL
  • April 2013 Learning to Smell Each Other (talk to high school students), Great Moments in Science, DNALC
  • September 2012 Exploring the 3rd Dimension (general audience talk), Demystifying Science Series, CSHL