University of Heidelberg


since 12/2012   Junior Research Group Leader at the Center for Modeling and Simulation
    in the Biosciences (BIOMS), IWR, Heidelberg University
2010 - 2012   Postdoctoral Research Associate at Los Alamos National Laboratory,
    Theoretical Biology and Biophysics, Los Alamos, NM, U.S.A.
    with Alan S. Perelson
2007 - 2010   PhD in Theoretical Immunology at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    with Roland R. Regoes and Sebastian Bonhoeffer
2006   Visiting scientist at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    with Leah Edelstein-Keshet and Daniel Coombs
2006   Diploma in mathematics at Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany
2003 - 2006   Studies in mathematics and medicine at Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg
2001 - 2003   Studies in mathematics and computer science at University Siegen

Academic Awards

  • Klaus-Georg and Sigrid Hengstberger Award 2016 for organizing a scientific symposium entitled "Systems Immunology & Vaccine design: How to optimally train our immunological memory"
  • ETH medal 2011 - ETH Zurich, Switzerland for the PhD thesis "Mathematical modeling of cellular immune responses: CD8+ T cells and their effector mechanisms"
  • Bernd-Streiberg Award 2007 of the International Biometrical Society, German Region for the Diploma thesis "Regression models for cumulative incidence functions based on pseudo-values concerning competing-risks data"
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