Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Biotech.
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish
Technical expertise in a wide variety of technical fields within molecular biology and biotechnology, in particular RNA interference, viral vectors, gene therapy, genome engineering using sequence-specific endonucleases, non-coding RNAs.
Studied general biology at the University of Freiburg and biotechnology at École Supérieure de Biotéchnologie de Strasbourg (ESBS) in France. Research internships at Institut Pasteur Paris and CNRS Marseille (France). Diploma thesis on yeast genetics at EMBL Heidelberg (2008). PhD at the University of Heidelberg in the field of viral gene therapy, focusing on RNA interference-mediated therapy against viral diseases (2012). Postdoctoral research at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore in the field of molecular RNA biology and genome engineering. Scientific publications in e.g. PNAS and Nucleic Acids Research. PhD fellowship from the Cluster of Excellence CellNetworks (University of Heidelberg). With HOFFMANN EITLE since 2016.