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Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

Since 02/2014 Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Statistics, LMU Munich
Since 10/2010 Emmy Noether-Nachwuchsgruppenleiterin (~Assistant Professor), Department of Statistics, LMU Munich
03/2010-09/2010 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (PostDoc), Department of Statistics, LMU Munich
02/2008-01/2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University, USA
10/2004-01/2008 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (PhD student), Department of Statistics, LMU Munich
Member of the Statistical Consulting Unit
10/2004-12/2005 Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology, HelmholtzZentrum Munich (German Research Center for Environmental Health)
working on the AIRGENE study in cooperation with the Statistical Consulting Unit
10/2003-02/2004 Student Assistant at the Institute of Statistics, RWTH Aachen
09/2003-10/2003 Student Assistant at the Chair C for Mathematics, RWTH Aachen
02/2001-03/2001 Student Intern at Aix Scientifics (Contract Research Organization), Aachen
10/2000-06/2001 Student Assistant at the Institute of Medical Statistics, RWTH Aachen


10/2004-12/2007 PhD student in Statistics, LMU Munich
Degree: Dr. rer. nat. (PhD)
09/2006-12/2006 Visiting PhD student, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service
08/2001-08/2002 Study abroad, Biostatistics, UNC Chapel Hill, USA
Degree: Master of Science
10/1998-07/2001, 09/2002-08/2004 Studies in Mathematics, RWTH Aachen
Scholarship from the Ev. Studienwerk Villigst
Degree: Diplom (Master of Science)
06/1998 Abitur (high-school diploma), Inda-Gymnasium Aachen-Kornelimünster

Honors, Awards and Grants

2012 Wolfgang-Wetzel-Award of the German Statistical Society
2011 Gustav-Adolf-Lienert-Award of the German Section of the International Biometric Society
2010 Emmy Noether grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG)
2010 Travel allowance from the German Statistical Society for the DAGStat 2010 conference
2009 David P. Byar Young Investigator Award, American Statistical Association
2009 Oberwolfach Leibniz Graduate Students grant and invitation to Oberwolfach Workshop “Challenges in Statistical Theory: Complex Data Structures and Algorithmic Optimization”
2008 Award for the best graduates of the School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Statistics for an outstanding dissertation, LMU Munich
2007 Best IWSM Student Paper Award, 22nd International Workshop on Statistical Modelling
2006 Research Fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
2006 Award for Oral Presentation, 21st International Workshop on Statistical Modelling
2005 Springorum Medal for passing the Diplom Examination with Distinction, RWTH Aachen
2003 Induction into Delta Omega, Honorary Society in Public Health
2002 Best Master's Paper Award, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2001-2002 Fulbright Scholarship
1998-2004 Scholarship from the Evangelisches Studienwerk e.V. Villigst for Gifted Students in Germany