Curriculum Vitae


Appointments

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Dresden, Germany

2019 - :



Education

PhD Student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN, USA
Topic: Application of mechanistic models to separate the effects of mutation, selection, and drift on protein sequence evolution

2013 - 2019 :

Joined Master of Science in Bioinformatics
Ludwig-Maximillians-University Munich, Technical University Munich
Munich, Germany
Topic: Combining MCMC and EM approaches using KernelABC for a sequential parameter posterior estimate of Wright Fisher models

2011 - 2013:

Joined Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Ludwig-Maximillians-University Munich, Technical University Munich
Munich, Germany
Topic: A quantitative model to study the role of pitchfork and the primary cilium in the hedgehog signaling pathway

2007–2011:


Publications

see list of publications


Teaching Experience

Winter 2018:  Math for Life Sciences I (Math 151), UTK, Teaching Assistant
Winter 2017:
Guest Lecture in Biology, Michigan State University, Topic: Epigenetics
Spring 2015: Guest Lecture in Evolution (BIO 280), Topic: Epigenetics
 Spring 2014: Models in Biology (Math 405/EEB 406), UTK, Teaching Assistant
 Winter 2013: Math for Life Sciences I (Math 151), UTK, Teaching Assistant


Languages

English:  Fluent
German: Native