- Since Feb. 2013: Junior group leader (Akademische Rätin) at Ludwig Maximilian Universität München, Faculty of Biology, Section Evolutionary Biology. Research focused on population genetics of Humans and pathogens (Lyme Borreliosis).
- Sept. 2012-Jan. 2013: postdoctoral position at the Natural History Museum (Paris) in ANR (French research agency) project GrowinAP. Analysis of re-sequencing and genomic data in the search for genetic factors explaining pygmies’ stature.
- 2008-2012: PhD in anthropological genetics at the Natural History Museum (Paris). Subject: Short stature in African Pygmies: an evolutionary approach.
Supervisors Prof. Evelyne Heyer and Prof. Yves Le Bouc.
- 2007-2008: Master degree on Human genetics at the Université Paris-Diderot.
- 2005-2008: Life sciences studies at AgroParistech (French top level engineering school for life sciences). French Master’s degree in Engineering.
- Dec. 2014: Certified project leader for Genetic engineering safety regulations (§ 15 Absatz 4 Satz 1 GenTSV).
- Nov. 2014: Training course Academic Teaching Excellence, British Council: “English as The Medium of Instruction”.
- Since 2013: Several seminars on teaching, conflict management, leadership offered by the Centre for Leadership and Management (LMU).
Ludwig Maximilian Universität München, Faculty for Biology (since 2013):
- Bachelor in Biology:
- Statistics for biologists: lecture and exercises in German
- Master in Biology and Master “Evolutionary genomics, Ecology and Systematics” (in English):
- Phylogenetics: tutorial for application of phylogenetic methods
- Computational methods in evolutionary biology: tutorial for application of population genetics methods
- An introduction to R: lecture and exercises on R programming
- Skill course oral presentation: lecture and training
- Human evolutionary genetics: discussion of scientific articles
- Multivariate statistics: lecture and exercises in advanced statistics
- Mathematics basics for evolutionary biologists: lecture and exercises
Awards, Stipends and Third-party funding
- 2016: BioNa-Nachwuchsforscherpreis (Junior Scientist Award), LMU Faculty of Biology. Project: “Experimental host switch in Borrelia bacteria”: 10,000 €
- 2014: Bayerisch-Französisches Hochschulzentrum: allowance for travel and student stipend for a collaboration with a French group - « Simulation of the evolution of a complex trait and application to Type 2 diabetes » ~ 5,000 €
- Since 2013: Support for Women in Science, LMU Munich (total ~5,000 €)
- Since 2013: Mentoring Grant, LMU Munich (~ 2,000 € per year)
- Oct. 2011-Feb. 2012: PhD 4th year stipend, Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, France
- July 2011: New Investigator Award, 23rd Human Behaviour and Evolution Society Conference
- 2009: Bonus Qualité Recherche, French Ministry for Research, stipend for field trip in Cameroon: 2,000 €
Reviewing and administrative responsibilities
- Since 2016: Women representative at the Faculty of Biology (LMU)
- 2015: Member of hiring committee for appointment of a new professor at the LMU Faculty of Biology
- 2014: Representative of the young researchers of the LMU Faculty for Biology (Mittelbau) for the Faculty retreat
- Journal referee: Human Biology, Biology letters, American Journal of Human Biology
- Grant reviewer: National Science Foundation (USA), Leakey Foundation (USA)
Skills and personal interests
- Languages: French (mother tongue), English, German and Italian
- Other interests: Strong interest in ethical issues concerning research about human populations and the use of genetic material