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Curriculum Vitae


PhD, 2005-2008 University of Cambridge, UK
MPhil, 2004-2005 University of Cambridge, UK
BSc (triple major), 2002-2004 Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Visiting undergraduate student, 2003 Stanford University, USA
Vordiplom, 2000-2002 University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Honors and Awards

2010-2012 Stanford University Dean's Fellowship
2005-2008 Microsoft Research European PhD Scholarship
2005-2008 Honorary Cambridge European Trust Scholar
2005, '06, '07 Cambridge European Trust Book Prize
2004-2005 Microsoft Research MPhil Studentship in Systems Biology
1999 High school valedictorian

Professional Experience

09/2011-present Google Inc, USA
Research Scientist in Cloud computing, eScience and computer vision applications

01/2011-09/2011 Google Inc, USA
Visiting Faculty on the Exacycle Project

02/2009-12/2010 Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Simbios (NIH) Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioengineering, Pande and Altman labs

12/2008 Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Developed automated 3D tracking system for flies expressing Alzheimer's protein

08-11/2008 Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge , UK
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Dr. Michele Vendruscolo's group

06-08/2005 Zyentia Ltd. (now Lonza Biologics plc.) Internship, Cambridge, UK
Performed research into identifying potential protein aggregation inhibitors

06/2001-06/2005 Systemtechnik Kai Kohlhoff, Ganderkesee, Germany
Ran software development business offering solutions for academia and industry

06-08/2004 Schwaneberg lab (biochem engineering), Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Student Assistant, developed statistical support software for directed mutagenesis

06/2002-05/2003 Military Aircraft Division, EADS, Bremen, Germany
Independent Consultant, software development for visual simulation of low-level flight

09-12/2002 Brix lab (biochemistry and cell biology), Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Student Assistant, wrote tool to visualize confocal Laser-Scanning Microscopy images in 3D

01-05/2002 European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) Internship, Germany
Wrote C, C++, and OpenGL modules for 3D real-time flight simulation and visualization

10/2002-05/2003 Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen
and Center for Computing Technologies (TZI), University of Bremen, Germany
Research into features of microbial DNA by pattern-based whole-genome alignments