Curriculum Vitæ

My ORCID reads 0000-0002-8873-4978.

This is a very brief CV. I will send a full CV upon request.

Personal Data

date of birth
January 29th, 1974
place of birth
Hagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • swimming
  • skiing
  • cooking
  • board games
  • computers (Operating Systems)

Professional Experience

as of Feb. 2019 Head of the X-ray Structure Analysis Centre of the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Vienna. The name "Centre for Chemical Structure Analysis" is closer to what we do, hence the abbreviation and url CCSA.
Aug. 2015-Dec. 2018 Senior Staff Scientist at the the Paul Scherrer Institut
2007-2015 Staff Scientist with G. M. Sheldrick's group
2007 Sabbatical during the commissioning of the Macromolecular Beamlines at the Australian Synchrotron
2003-2007 post-doc position in George M. Sheldrick's group, University of Göttingen. Main research topic: automated tracing of nucleic acids.
download seminar at shelx workshop 2006Presentation at the Shelx Workshop 2006
1999 - 2003 PhD at the EMBL Outstation Grenoble
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1993 - 1999 studies of physics at the Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe. Diploma thesis: "Kristallstrukturen der beiden Proteinkomplexe Humanes Serum Albumin mit Stearat und Humanes Serum Albumin mit Oleat"; Supervisors: Dr S. Curry (Imperial College London), Prof K. Hümmer (TH Karlsruhe)
1984 - 1993 Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium, Stuttgart-Sillenbuch
1982 - 1984 Grund- und Hauptschule, Steinenbronn
1980 - 1982 Herrman-Löns-Grundschule, Hagen
1977 - 1980 Kindergarten Overbergstraße, Hagen

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