Curriculum vitae

2016 -current
Assistant professor at the University of Antwerp (Belgium).

2011 - 2016
Assistant professor (tenure track) at the University of Antwerp (Belgium).

2008 - 2011
Postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, with Prof. Marcel Eens.

2008
Paternity leave

2005-2008
Postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, with Prof. Marcel Eens.

2005
Postdoctoral research fellow at the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain, with Prof. Juan Moreno and Dr. Diego Gil.

2004-2005
Guest scientist, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

2003
Marie Curie host fellow at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, with Prof. Rauno Alatalo and Dr. Heli Siitari.

2000-2004
Ph.D. at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, under supervision of Prof. Ton Groothuis, Dr. Cor Dijkstra and Prof. Serge Daan.

1999-2000
Research assistant at the University of Bonn, Germany, with Dr. Thomas Lubjuhn.

1999
Master thesis at the University of Bonn, Germany, under supervision of Dr. Thomas Lubjuhn and Prof. Klaus-Peter Sauer.

1997-1999
Biology studies (Master) at the University of Bonn, Germany.

1994-1997
Biology studies (Bachelor) at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany.

1993-1994
Community service at the Biological Station Krickenbecker Seen e.V., Germany.

1974
born in Mönchengladbach, Germany.