since 06/2021 Scientist in science communication

01/2020 – 05/2021 Postdoctoral Researcher, Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics group (Prof. Dr. Hinrich Schulenburg), Zoological Institute, Kiel University

04/2019 – 12/2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology (Prof. Dr. Paul Rainey)

04/2019 Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) “Evolutionary and ecological perspectives on epidemiological traits in helminth infections of sticklebacks” (magna cum laude)

01/2014 – 04/2019 Doctoral Researcher within the International Max Planck Research School for Evolutionary Biology; Parasitology Group (Dr. Martin Kalbe), MPI | Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology & Pipefish Group (Dr. Olivia Roth) GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research

since 04/2011 Studies in Philosophy, Kiel University

12/2013 Masters degree (M.Sc. Biology) “Tackling the root of evolution – What can we learn from a multiscale infection matrix of Vibrios and associated temperate phages?” (grade 1.0)

10/2007 – 12/2013 Bachelor of Science & Master of Science in Biology, Kiel University

01/2007 Birth of my wonderful son

10/2006 Studies of Biology, UHH (Universität Hamburg)