Curriculum vitae

2023 - now: Research assistant|| Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Institute for Evolution and Ecology || DFG grant with own position: 'Foraging juices of honeybees - the role of major jelly-royal proteins and sterols'.

2021: Feodor Lynen Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation || University of Pretoria, South Africa, Social Insect Research Group

2017 – 2020: Open Topic Postdoc || Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, B CUBE - Center for Molecular Bioengineering

2013 – 2017: Research Fellow || Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, Institute of Biology - Zoology || DFG grant: 'The role of major royal jelly proteins in caste determination in the honey bee Apis mellifera'.

2012 - 2013: Research Fellow || Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole şi Medicină Veterinară (USAMV) Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Departamentul de Tehnologii Apicole şi Sericicole || ERDF project: 'RoBeeTech - Romanian High Competence Scientific Center in Bee Biotechnology'.

2007 - 2011: PhD student || Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Biochemistry & Biotechnology - Protein Biochemistry || Degree: PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) || DFG - Research Training Group 1026: 'Conformational transformations in macromolecular interactions'.

2002 - 2007: Study of Biology || Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg || Degree: Diploma