Studies in Food Chemistry, Biochemistry and Toxicology at the University of Münster and Karslruhe.
Food Chemist and Toxicologist (DGPT)
PhD research in the group of Prof. U. Karst. Thesis entiteled: Development of HPLC-MS methods for the detection of inhibitors and enzymatic activities of pharmaceutical and toxicological relevance. pdf
Postdoctoral researcher (University of California, Prof. B. Hammock)
Habilitation in "Lebensmittelchemie" (Food Chemistry) at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover.
independent research at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the European Union.
Professor (Vetretungsprofessur W3) for Food Chemistry and interim-head of the section of Food Chemistry at the University of Wuppertal.
Scholarships and Awards
Full-Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
PhD-Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
Postdoc-scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service
Schormueller award (research scholarship) of the German Chemical Society (GDCh), Division of Food Chemistry
Certificate of Merit from the American Chemical Society (ACS), Division of Environmental Chemistry
AB SCIEX LC/MS award of the section of liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC/MS) of the German Society of Mass Spectrometry
Sanofi-Aventis Award for the best oral presentation on the annual meeting of the German Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology (DGPT)
Kurt-Täufel-Preis des Jungen Wissenschaftlers (Young Scientist Award) of the German Chemical Society (GDCh), Division of Food Chemistry