From 1985 to 1987 education/training in Oldenburg to the biological-technical assistant.
Since January 1988 employed at the Institute of Microbiology at the Technische Universität Braunschweig: in the group of Prof. Dr. R. Naeveke (Technical and ecological microbiology)
Since August2000 in the group of Prof. Dr. D. Jahn within the group of Dr. Elisabeth Härtig
I am working together with Mrs Dr. E. Haertig. Our main area of working is the anaerobic regulation of the gene expression in Bacillus subtilis.
We are studying the regulatory network of adaptation to iron limitation and reduced oxygen tension of the marine bacterium Dinoroseobacter shibae and the anaerobic regulation of gene expression of the Gram-positive soil bacterium Bacillus subtilis.