Study of biology at the Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany.
1990 Diploma in biology at the Institute for Plant Physiology
1993 Ph.D at Institute for Plant Physiology
1993 - 1997 Postdoc at the Institute of Human Genetics, JLU
Genetic and physical mapping of part of human chromosome 5
Hereditary neurodegenerative human disorders
Molecular diagnostics of hereditary human diseases
Joined Bruker in 1998
Head of the newl R&D group “Bioanalytical Development“ in Leipzig
Establishment of molecular biology and biology related development.
Development of DNA analysis by MALDI-TOF MS, SNP genotyping; methods, consumables, robotics and software
Project manager “Pharmacogentic diagnostics“ funded by the German Ministry of Science and Education (“Development and validation of MALDI-TOF MS methods“).