- Faculty of Medicine, Univ. of Cologne
- Institute for Genetics (member of the institute)
- 2002 PhD (Systems Science) at the University of Osnabrück, Germany
- 2002 – 2006: Postdoctoral work at the Leibniz Institute for Age Research, Jena (Thomas Wilhelm) and the University of California San Diego (Trey Ideker)
- 2007 – 2012: Group leader Cellular Networks & Systems Biology at the BIOTEC, TU-Dresden
- Since 2013: Professor for Systems Biology at the University of Cologne.