since 2004
Professor (C3)
Institute for Molecular Infection Biology
University of Würzburg

2002-2003
Heisenberg fellow of the DFG
Max-von-Pettenkofer Institute
LMU Munich

2001-2002
Heisenberg fellow of the DFG
Institute for Molecular Infection Biology
University of Würzburg

1999
Habilitation

1997-2000
Junior group leader
Research Center for Infectious Diseases
University of Würzburg

1993-1997
Project leader
Research Center for Infectious Diseases
University of Würzburg

1989-1993
Dissertation
University of Würzburg

1983-1989
Studies of Biology in Frankfurt/Main and Würzburg