since 2013: Professor of Systems Biology at the University of Cologne, Germany.
2007 - 2012: Group leader at the Biotechnology Center, TU Dresden, Germany.
2005 and 2006: Stay at UCSD (Trey Ideker), La Jolla, USA
2002 - 2006: Post-Doc at the Leibniz-Institute for Age Research, Jena (in the group of Dr. Thomas Wilhelm) and at the University of California San Diego (in the group of Prof. Trey Ideker).
2000: Stay at the Canadian Environmental Modelling Centre (Donald Mackay), Peterborough, Canada
1999 - 2002: Research associate at the Institute of Environmental Systems Research, Osnabrück. Tutor for courses Introduction to System Science, Environmental Systems Analysis, and Environmental Risk Assessment.
1999 - 2002: Ph.D. at University of Osnabrück, Germany; graduated with distinc¬tion (summa cum laude)
1998 - 1999: Stay at the Canadian Environmental Modelling Centre (Donald Mackay), Peterborough, Canada
1996 -1997: Research at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria
1993 - 1999: Study of Applied Systems Science, University of Osnabrück
since 2017: Faculty member F1000
2012: Offer (‘Ruf’) of a W3 chair on Systems Biology, University of Cologne
2010 - 2015: Coordinator EU project (together with Francis Stewart): SyBoSS
2008 - 2012: Coordinator EU project: PhenOxiGEn
2007 - 2010: Funding for the research group Cellular Networks at the BIOTEC, TU Dresden from the Klaus Tschira Foundation gGmbH
2000, 2005: Fellow of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
2002: Promotionspreis (Ph.D. Award) by the University Association Osnabrück
2002: Intevation Free Software Award
2000: Young scientists award, presented by the subsection Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology of the German Association of Chemists (GDCh)