1994 - 1999 Studies in Biology. Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen
1999 Diploma thesis at the Institute for Cellbiology and Immunology Tübingen about potential Chlamydia pneumoniae T-cell epitopes
2000 - 2005 PhD in the Group for Cardiovascular Research and the Group for Cellbiology at the Institute of Anatomy about Chlamydia pneumoniae and vascular cell interactions in atherosclerosis.
2005 - 2007 Postdoc at the Group for Cellbiology, Institute of Anatomy, UZH
2007 - Research Associate at the Center for Microscopy, UZH
2009 - now Head of Flow Cytometry Core Facility