funding

current funding

  • HHMI International Research Scholar Award (09/2017 – 09/2022)
  • SNF sinergia grant “Discovery and mechanistic dissection of novel signaling pathways controlling phosphate homeostasis in eukaryotes” (01/2017 – 01/2021)
  • ERC starting grant “Identity and functions of polyphosphate polymerases in eukaryotes” 01/2013 – 12/2017
  • EMBO young investigator award 01/2015 – 12/2017
  • SNF grant “Molecular mechanism for peptide hormone sensing by plant membrane receptor kinases” 09/2014-09/2017
  • EMBO postdoctoral fellowship (to Martina Ried)
  • HFSP postdoctoral fellowship (to Satohiro Okuda)
  • EMBO postdoctoral fellowship (to Kelvin Lau)

funding history

  • EMBO postdoctoral fellowship (to Benjamin Brandt) 2015-2017
  • HFSP Career Development Award “The roles of small co-receptor kinases in initiating plant membrane signaling” 08/2012 – 08/2016
  • EMBO advanced postdoctoral fellowship (to Julia Santiago)  2016
  • EMBO longterm postdoctoral fellowship (to Julia Santiago) 2014-2016
  • DFG grant “Aktivierung von entwicklungssteuernden LRR-Rezeptorkinasen durch gemeinsame Korezeptorproteine” 04/2014-11/2014
  • FEBS postdoctoral fellowship (to Julia Santiago) 2012-2014
  • Max Planck Research Group Leader position and core funding (2012-2014)
  • Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Long-Term fellowship, 2008-2011
  • EMBO Long-Term Fellowship, 2007-2008
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation (post-graduate), 2007
  • Fellow of the Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation (graduate), 2004-2006
  • Predoctoral Fellowship by the EMBL International PhD Programme (graduate), 2002-2004
  • German National Merit Foundation (undergraduate), 1998-2002