CV

Positions

since 2020: Group leader (SNSF Ambizione), Neuroimmunology/Mundt group, Institute of Experimental Immunology

2016-2020: Postdoctoral fellow, Inflammation research/Becher group, Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich (Switzerland)

2012 – 2016: Research associate, Chair of Immunology/Groettrup group, University of Konstanz (Germany)

Education

2012 - 2016: PhD in Immunology (final grade: summa cum laude), Konstanz Research School Chemical Biology (KoRS-CB), University of Konstanz (Germany)

2009 - 2011: MSc in Life Science, University of Konstanz (Germany)

2006 - 2009: BSc in Life Science, University of Konstanz (Germany)

Fellowships and Awards

Supervision of junior researchers

  • PhD students as supervisor (2) or co-supervisor (2), master students (5)

Teaching activities

  • Bio430 Immunology Block Course, University of Zurich (Switzerland), Course organisation and teaching (from 2016)

  • Lecture for pharma company (invited speaker): “Algorithm guided high-dimensional data analysis using R” – Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Allschwil (Switzerland) (05/2019)

  • Lecture in Immunology (invited speaker): “Characterization of CNS APCs - who tells encephalitogenic T cells they have arrived?” - University of Konstanz (Germany) (12/2018)

  • Advanced Immunology course (6-weeks, yearly),University of Konstanz (Germany): Course organisation and supervision of Master students (2012-2016)

Professional services and activities

  • Member of PhD thesis committees (UZH)

  • Member of hiring committees (UZH)

  • Topic Editor: Frontiers of Immunology and Neurology (Research topic: CNS Myeloid Cell Function in Health and Disease)

  • Referee: Nature Neuroscience, Neuroscience letters, Scandinavian Journal of Immunology

Memberships in Scientific Societies

  • SYIS - Swiss Young Immunologists Society (active member)

  • SSAI - Swiss Society for Allergology and Immunology

  • ISNI - International Society of Neuroimmunology

  • EMDS: European Macrophage and Dendritic Cell Society

Collaborations

  • PD Dr. Bettina Schreiner, University Hospital Zurich (Switzerland)

  • PD Dr. Michael Basler, University of Konstanz (Germany)

  • Dr. Christian Keller, Lünemann Lab, UKM Münster (Germany)

  • Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Allschwil, (Switzerland)

  • KEZAR Life Science (United States)