Current/Previous Positions/Education


since 2017       Professorship

         Institute for Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany.


since 2015       Independent Research Group Leader

          Walter-Brendel-Centre for Experimental Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany.


 2014 – 2015   Independent Research Group Leader

          Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, Technical University, Munich, Germany.


2009 – 2014    Postdoctoral Fellow

                        London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK, London, UK.


2009                PhD in Immunology

          Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.


2003                Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology (Summa cum Laude, with honours)

                        Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA.


Honours and Awards

Since 2019: Elected member of the managing board of the Biomedical Center of the LMU Munic


Since 2014: AcademiaNet (nominated by the German Research Foundation)


03/2014:  Hardiman-Redon Prize, Annual prize for best institute publication, London Research            Institute, London UK.