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).
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)|