Curriculum vitae

College Education

1995-1999; University of Iowa; Iowa City, USA; College of Engineering; Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering; Doctor of Philosophy (July 1999); Dissertation: “Extension of the glycoprotein processing capabilities of the lepidopteran insect cell line Spodoptera Frugiperda by metabolic engineering“

1997-1998; University of Iowa; Iowa City, USA; College of Pharmacy; Division of Medical and Natural Products Chemistry; Master of Science (December 1998); Focus: Method development for glycan analysis

1990-1994; Fachhochschule Gießen-Friedberg; Gießen, Germany; Division of Biotechnology; Diplom-Ingenieur (FH) (October 1994); Thesis: “Quantification of the Autographa californica nuclear polyhedrosis virus by an enzyme immunoassay”

 

Research and Working Appointments

Since 2016 University of Applied Sciences, Giessen, Germany; Professor for downstream processing of biologicals

Since 2008 Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems; Magdeburg, Germany; Scientific consultant for downstream processing of biological products

2008-2016 Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany; Senior scientist, head downstream processing team

2005-2008 Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems; Magdeburg, Germany; Senior scientist, head downstream processing team

2004           Synovo GmbH; Tübingen, Germany; Head of pharmacology, consultant

2001-2004 Sympore GmbH, Tübingen, Germany; Project manager

1999-2001 Pfizer Inc; Ann Arbor, USA; Postdoctoral research fellow

1995-1999 University of Iowa; Iowa City, USA; Research assistant

1992-1993 Klinikum der Justus-Liebig-Universität; Gießen, Germany; Laboratory assistant

1984-1989 BASF AG; Ludwigshafen, Germany; Biological laboratory assistant