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  • Address: iDN, Biozentrum I, Hanns-Dieter-Hüsch-Weg 15, 55128 Mainz
  • Phone: +49 6131 39 28 966
  • email

"I am excited to explore how visual processing strategies evolved, and how they are mechanistically implemented. Merging these two within GenEvo will allow to identify optimal coding strategies of the brain."

  • since 2019: Professor for Neurobiology (W3) at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
  • 2015–2018: Group leader at the European Neuroscience Institute (ENI) Göttingen
  • 2009–2014: Postdoc, Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, USA, with Dr. Thomas Clandinin


  • 2005–2009: PhD, Institute for Neurobiologiy, University of Münster, Germany, with Dr. Christian Klämbt
  • 2001–2005: Biology (Dipl.), University of Munster/Wetsphalia, Germany