July 2013 - present
Postdoctoral Fellow / Principal Investigator, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany
Host: Prof. Dr. Axel Meyer
“Evolution of transcriptional regulation as motor of morphological diversification in cichlid fishes”
“Uncovering the molecular mechanisms underlying the repeated evolution of color patterns in cichlid fishes”
July 2008 – June 2013
PhD Fellow, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research / University of Basel, Switzerland
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Filippo Rijli
"Transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of neuronal migration and circuitry development in the mouse hindbrain"
October 2007 – July 2008
Diploma Student, Institute of Biology, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Driever
"Characterization of the Catecholaminergic Circuitry in Zebrafish"
August 2006 – October 2006
Research Associate, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki, Finland
Host: Prof. Dr. Eero Castrén
"The Role of FMRP (Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein) in human and murine neocortex development"
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