Since 2007: Head of public relations at the MPI of Neurobiology. After the merger in 2022, joint head of communications of the subsequent MPI for Biological Intelligence
2004 - 2007 University of Bristol, UK, postdoctoral research
2004 State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart, Germany, volunteer position
2003 Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg, Germany & Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, research fellow
1994 - 2002 Julius Maximilians University Würzburg, doctoral student
1992 - 1994 Justus Liebig University Giessen, studies in biological sciences & "Vordiplom"
1990 - 1992 University of Texas at El Paso, studies in biological sciences & German "Abitur"