• Since 2018, Associate Professor & McAdams Chair, Department of Physics and Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
  • 2013-2018, Assistant Professor
  • 2009-2014 Head of the Research Group „Biological physics and evolutionary dynamics“ of the Max Planck Society at the MPI-ds Göttingen (Associate Professor Level, 5 yrs)
  • 2005-2008 Post-Doc at Harvard University with Prof. Dr. David R. Nelson and Sharad Ramanathan
  • 2004 Dr. rer. nat. (Physics) Free University Berlin
  • 2001-2004 Doctoral thesis, supervision Prof. Dr. Erwin Frey, at the Hahn-Meitner Institute Berlin
  • 2000 Diploma in Physics, ETH Zürich
  • 1995-2000 Studies of Physics, University of Heidelberg and ETH Zürich

Research topics:

See Research.


A complete list of publications can be found here.