CV

EDUCATION

Diplom Biology (Biological Oceanography)              2003-2008    University of Bremen (Germany)

Ph.D. (Biological Oceanography)                                2008-2011  University of Kiel (GEOMAR)

POSITIONS

Emmy Noether research group leader                              2018-present                                     Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Germany
Visiting Professor                                                                 2018
University of Padova, Italy
DFG Cluster of excellence Fellowship                               2015-2018
Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Germany
Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship                               2013-2015
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Postdoctoral fellow                                                              2011-2012
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Research fellow                                                                     2011-2011
Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany

RESEARCH INTERESTS

-Ion and pH regulatory systems in aquatic organisms

-Development of ion-regulatory epithelia

-Mechanisms of biomineralization in marine invertebrates

IMPORTANT SCIENTIFIC PRIZES & FUNCTIONS

Emmy Noether awardee (DFG)                                                        2018-present

DFG/Cluster of excellence “The future Ocean” Fellowship        2015-2018

Alexander von Humboldt  Awardee                                                 2013-2015

Annette-Barthelt Prize for marine research                                   05/2008

Editorial board member of the Journal of the                               2016-present             MarineBiological Association United Kingdom

Editorial board member of Frontiers in Physiology                     2017-present

RECENT INVITED TALKS

  1.  Symposium: Current trends and hot topics in marine zooplankton research, Bremen 2021
  2. 100th Annual meeting of the German physiological society, Frankfurt 2021
  3. Annual Retreat of Kiel Marine Sciences 2021
  4. 43rd Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan, Kyoto, 2020

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

2018        Emmy Noether programme (DFG) (1.2 Mio€; PI)
2016        Cluster of excellence “The Future Ocean” mini proposal (60 K€; Co proponent)
2015        Cluster of excellence “The Future Ocean” mini proposal (75 K€; Main proponent)
2014        Cluster of excellence “The Future Ocean” Post-doc fellowship (270 K€; PI)
2013        Alexander von Humboldt fellowship (50 K€; PI)
2010        DAAD Project-based personnel exchange (27 K€)