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"Nature is by far more complex than the cells and model organisms in the laboratory environment. The gene expression field will learn a lot from looking at gene regulation in natural species in their actual environments."

  • Since 2020: Group Leader, Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Mainz
  • 2013–2020: Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology & Epigenetics, Freiburg
  • 2012–2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI), Basel


  • 2012: PhD in Biochemistry, Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI), Basel
  • 2008: MSc in Molecular Biology, Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI), Basel
  • 2007: BSc in Molecular Biology, Biozentrum, University of Basel