Short CV/Education and training

  • 1992 – 1998
    Studied biology and physics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

  • 1998 – 2002
    PhD student, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin

  • 2002
    Research associate, Laboratorium voor Intensive Care Research en Optische Spectroscopie, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • 2003 – 2005
    Research associate, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

  • 2005
    Visiting research scientist, Wellman Centre for Photomedicine, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  • 2005 – 2008
    Junior scientist, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin-Adlershof, Germany

  • 2008 – 2012
    Junior (S) Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and at BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing

  • 2012
    Appointed W3 professor of physical chemistry at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany

  • Since 2012
    Professor (W3) of physical chemistry, Humboldt University in Berlin

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • MULTIBIOPHOT. Multiphoton processes using plasmonics towards advanced nanobiophotonics

  • NANOTOX. Studies on the toxicity of nanomaterials using surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS)

  • Analytical applications of SERS

  • Vibrational spectroscopy using synchrotron light sources

  • Applications of Plasmonics

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Speaker of the GSC 1013 "School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof (SALSA)"

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Additional qualifications

  • Participated in ProFiL: Professionalisation for women in research and teaching: Mentoring – Training – Networking, 2009 - 2010

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Family: 2 children


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