Born: 25. April 1963
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Campus North, Institute of Functional Interfaces (IFG);
Group leader Microbiology/Molecular biology
|1982-1988||Academic study of biology at the University of Kaiserslautern (D)|
|1988||Diploma at the University of Kaiserslautern|
|1988-1991||Dissertation at the Max-Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg with a dissertation grant of DECHEMA/Frankfurt|
|1991||Graduation at the University of Heidelberg|
|1991||Microbiological quality control in food industry (Eichbaum Brauereien Mannheim)|
|1992-1993||Postdoc at the Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Research, Gatersleben (D); Department of Bacteria Genetics|
|1993-1995||Postdoc at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg; Department of Advanced Tumor Virology.|
|1995-2000||Scientific Researcher at the WFM Wasserforschung Mainz Ltd.; Leading scientist of BMBF research projects about biofilms and antibiotic resistances.|
Leader of the Microbiology/Molecular Biology working group at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - Campus North at the Institute of Functional Interfaces (IFG).
|Since 2015||Honorary professor at Hochschule Mannheim|
biofilms, resistance mechanisms, population analyses, stress mechanisms in bacteria, molecular biology concepts to evaluate disinfection strategies, gene expression in bacteria in natural and technical processes.
|2001||Symposium Award 2001 for Disinfection & Hygiene of the University of Wageningen/The Netherlands|
|since 2005||Lectureship at the University of Applied Science Mannheim; Title: Environmental Biotechnology (Master study)|