- since 10/2009
Professor for Organic Chemistry / Chemical Biology, Leipzig University
- 10/2001 - 09/2009
Junior Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany, Department of Molecular Biology (Director: Prof. Dr. Axel Ullrich).
- 10/1998 - 07/2001
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Peter Vogt at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, USA.
- 02/1997 - 09/1998
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Kim Janda at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, USA.
- 10/2003 - 11/2008
Habilitation in “Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry”, Technical University of Munich (Prof. Horst Kessler)
- 09/1993 - 10/1996
Ph.D. studies in the group of Prof. Dr. Dieter Enders, RWTH Aachen, Germany.
- 10/1987 - 03/1993
Studies of Chemistry at the University of Cologne, Germany. Diploma thesis with Prof. Dr. Emanuel Vogel.