Born on November 26th, 1971 in Basel, Switzerland
Citizen of Switzerland
University of Zürich
|since January 2003||
Oberassistent with Prof. Dr. Heinz Berke
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Zürich, Zürich
"Determination of metal ion binding sites in group II intron ribozymes".
New York, USA
|Mar 2000 - Nov 2002||
Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Prof. Dr. Anna Marie Pyle
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York
"Determination of metal ion binding sites in group II intron ribozymes"
(Fellowship by the Swiss National Academie of Natural Sciences and
the Swiss National Science Foundation).
University of Dortmund
|Oct 1999 - Dec 1999||
Postdoctoral Research Assistant with Prof. Dr. Bernhard Lippert
Department of Chemistry, University of Dortmund, Germany
|Sep 1996 - Sep 1999||
Ph.D. Thesis (summa cum laude) under the supervision of
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Lippert, University of Dortmund, Germany
"Effect of Platinum(II) Coordination on the Acid-Base and Hydrogen-Bonding Properties of Nucleobases: Association Patterns in Solution and the Solid State"
University of Basel
|Oct 1991 - Jun 1995||Studies for the Diploma in General Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry|
|Mar 1995 - Jun 1995||
Work for the Diploma Thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Urs Séquin,
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Basel
"Synthesis of Potential Receptor-Tyrosine-Kinase Inhibitors"
|Jan 1995 - Feb 1995||Labcourse in Radiochemistry and Radiophysics|
|Oct 1994 - Dec 1994||
Labcourse in Bioinorganic Chemistry
"Metal-Ion Binding Properties of Adenosine 5'-O-Thiomonophosphate"
|Oct 1994||Diploma exams in Inorganic, Organic, Physical and Analytical Chemistry|
Final exam in the Minor Subject "Biochemistry/Biology" at the Biocenter, University of Basel
|Jan 2000||Promotion to First Lieutenant|
|since June 1996||Several Repetition and Tactical Courses|
|Jun 1995 - May 1996||Officers School, Graduation and Service as Lieutenant|
|Jan 1991 - Oct 1991||Basic training; School, Graduation and Service as non-commissioned officer|
Matura at the Gymnasium Oberwil
|Jan 1989 - Jul 1989||
Exchange Student at Otago Boys' High School
Dunedin, New Zealand
|Apr 1983 - Dec 1990||
Progymnasium and Gymnasium Oberwil
|Apr 1978 - Apr 1983||