Curriculum vitae

Current position

  7/2011 – present University of Basel, Switzerland. 
Professor for Molecular Bionics, Department of Chemistry.

Previous positions

  2/2008 – 6/2011 Max-Planck-Institute for molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany.
Group-leader in the Department of Physical Biochemistry.

6/2005 – 11/2007

Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
Ruth L. Kirschstein postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Jack W. Szostak.


  11/2000 – 5/2005 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland.
PhD in the laboratory of Prof. Donald Hilvert.
  3/2000 – 8/2000 University of California, Berkeley, USA.
Visiting student in the laboratory of Prof. Judith P. Klinman.
  10/1995 – 12/1999 University of Berne, Switzerland.
Diploma in chemistry in the laboratory of Prof. Silvio Decurtins.