since 12/2103 Data Science Centre, University of Dundee, UK
since 12/2103 Associate Researcher, Behavioural Neurobiology, MPI for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
since 01/2008 Fellow of Downing College, Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DQ, UK

Professional History

01/2016 – Senior Data Scientist, Plan.Net Business Intelligence, Munich, Germany
07/2015 – 12/2015 Senior Data Scientist, Blackwoodseven, Munich, Germany
08/2014 – 06/2015 BI Consultant, Interworks, Christchurch, UK
02/2013 – 07/2014 Scientist (BI Specialist, eCommerce),, Munich, Germany
11/2012 – 01/2013 Business Intelligence, ZooPlus, Munich, Germany
05/2011 – 10/2012 Associate Researcher, Research Group ‘Behavioural Neurobiology, MPI for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
05/2009 – 03/2011 Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Group Neuroendocrinology, UCLA, USA
01/2005 – 04/2009 Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Group ‘Comparative Cognition’, University of Cambridge, UK
08/2004 – 12/2004 Associate Researcher, Research Group ‘Evolution of Behaviour’, MPI for Behavioural Physiology, Seewiesen, Germany
08/1998 – 12/1999 Research Assistant, Research Group ‘Evolution of Behaviour’,MPI for Behavioural Physiology, Seewiesen, Germany


01/2011 – 07/2013 Masters of Science in Business Intelligence, University of Dundee, Scotland
01/2000 – 07/2004 PHD, Max Planck Institute for Behavioural Physiology, Seewiesen, Germany;
Research visits to California Academy of Sciences (USA), Texas A&M University (USA), Princeton University (USA) and Research Institute Neurosciences Vrije Universiteit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
08/1996 – 07/1998 High school teacher, Landshut, Germany;
Second State Examination in biology and chemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, Germany
10/1991 – 07/1996 First State Examination in biology and chemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, Germany
09/1989 – 07/1991 Professional education Chemical Technical Assitant, Chemistry School Dr. Erwin Elhardt, Munich, Germany
– 05/1989 A levels, Landshut, Germany




Lectures (University of Cambridge)

2008  part 1A Evolution and behaviour;
topic: Sexual selection: A special case of natural selection, University of Cambridge


2007 – 2009  1A Evolution and behaviour, bird song, University of Cambridge
2004 – 2005  Behavioural ecology and cognition in mammals, University of Munich

Undergraduate Projects (University of California LA)

2009 – 2011   Estrogens in spatial cognition
Cognition and the cerebellum
Estrogens and memory
Tool use

Part-II-Projects (Supervisor, University of Cambridge)

2008 – 2009  ‘Cultural and sex differences in spatial frames of references and spatial tasks’
‘Attention load during virtual navigation. Sex-specific hormonal influences?’
‘Can jays plan for the future?”
2007 – 2008   ‘Attention load during virtual navigation’
‘Working memory during virtual navigation and mental rotation’
‘Sex differences in the spatial reference frame preferences of children using a
tunnel simulation task’
2005 – 2006   ‘Strategies for navigation in a virtual tunnel’
‘Future planning in rats using the caching paradigm: memory beyond 52 hours?’

Lecture Supervisions [Tutorials] (University of Cambridge)

2006 – 2009   part 1A, Evolution and Behaviour
Part 2, Intelligence


2007 – 2008++Madingley seminar series, Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Cambridge

2004 – 2005++‘Cognitive ecology’, University of Munich
2005 +++++++‘Hippocampus: Learning, Memory, Cognition’, University of Munich
2002 – 2003++‘Fachforum Geisteswissenschaften’ [special forum “humanities”],
Interdisciplinary Seminar, Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung 2002, Munich
2002 +++++++‘The biological image of man’ (evolution; socio-biology; from epigenesis to
behaviour), Interdisciplinary Seminar, Munich University for Applied Sciences
1997 – 2002++Biology-Theology-Anthropology and Law’ (Students were trained in cross-
disciplinary reasoning on present day current events).
Multidisciplinary seminar,University of Munich



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