since March 2018
Young Investigator Group Leader at the Research Center for Infectious Diseases (ZINF)
University of Würzburg
Topic: RNA Biology of Clostridium difficile

2017 -2018       
Postdoctoral fellow at Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig
Laboratory of Prof. Petra Dersch
Project: Identification of regulatory RNAs in Clostridium difficile

Postdoctoral fellow at University of California at Davis, Davis, USA
Laboratory of Prof. Andreas J. Baumler
Project: Metabolic strategies of Salmonella enterica during growth in the inflamed gut

Doctoral student at the Robert-Koch Institute, Wernigerode
Supervisor: Gottfried Wilharm
Project: Yersinia enterocolitica YscV: Characterization of an essential component of the type-III-secretion system.

Diploma at the Robert-Koch Institute, Wernigerode
Supervisor: Prof. Helmut Tschäpe
Project: Prevalence and expression of the virulence-associated effector protein SptP in Salmonella enterica

Research internship at Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin
Laboratory of Prof. Thomas Walther
Project: Role of aminopeptidase A mediated conversion of angiotensin II in water and alcohol consumption

Research internship at Institute of Physical Chemistry, Martin Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg
Laboratory of Prof. Alfred Blume
Project: Interactions between lipid monolayers and positively charged peptides

Study of Biology, Martin Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg

2018                    Förderpreis, German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM)
2016                    ASM PostDoc Travel Grant, American Society for Microbiology
2014                    Bogs Scholarship, The German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina