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Research Career


1988 - 1991 PhD on the genetics of early Drosophila development, University of Munich, Germany with Diethard Tautz
1991Postdoctoral Fellow working on the genetics of trichome development in Arabidopsis thaliana, University Munich, Germany, with Gerd Jürgens
1992 - 1994EMBO Fellow working on the genetics of gametophyte development in Arabidopsis thaliana,  Harvard University, Boston, USA, with Bob Pruitt.
1994 - 1999Volkswagen Stiftung funded Group Leader, ZMBP, University of Tuebingen, Germany
1999 - presentFull Professor, Institute of Botany, University of Cologne