Education

1990-1995:

University (Diploma/M.Sc.) Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (major),
Neuroscience (minor) Universität Hamburg
, Germany

1996-1999:

Graduate / PhD studies (Dr. rer nat) at the Centre for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH - Prof. Olaf Pongs) and the Neurophysiology Department (Prof. Michael Gewecke).

1999-2001:

Postdoc, University Laboratory of Physiology (Prof. Frances Ashcroft) and
MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit (Prof. Peter Somogyi), University of Oxford, UK.

2001-2003: 

Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow (Prof. FM Ashcroft),
University of Oxford, UK.

2003- 2007:

Junior-Professur (tenure track) for Molecular Neurophysiology,
Institut for Physiology (Prof. J. Daut), University of Marburg, Germany.

since 2005:

Head of TransMIT-Project for "Cellspecifc Genexpression profiling" (in spare-time).

2007-2010:

Professor for General Physiology, University of Ulm, Germany (Head: Prof. Paul Dietl)

since 09/2010:

Full Professor and Director, Institute of Applied Physiology, University of Ulm (former Head: Prof. Frank Lehmann-Horn, Hertie Senior Professor).

Stipends / Awards

1999-2000:

Blaschko Visiting Research Fellowship, Linacre College, Oxford, UK.

2000:

Cephalosporin Junior Research Fellowship, Linacre College, Oxford, UK.

2000-2003:

Todd-Bird Junior Research Fellowship, New College, Oxford, UK.

2001:

Presenter Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, UK.

2001-2004

Dorothy Hodgin Research Fellowship, UK.

2002:

BBC1 / Open University: ""Snapshot Young Scientists", view documentation online.

2002:

"Woman of the year" (Burda Verlag and Johnson&Johnson Pharmaceuticals).

2006:

German "Hirnliga" Brain Research Award.

2007:

Alfried Krupp Price for young University-Professors.