Graduated in 2011 in bioinformatics at the university of Jena. Topic of the diploma thesis: "Cloud computing in proteomics for the in-depth analysis of high-quality unidentified spectra". Collaboration with the CompOmics group at the UGent (Ghent University/Belgium) with Prof. Lennart Martens since 2007 and performed the main part of the Amazon Cloud Computing in Ghent. PhD student since summer 2011 at the Max Institute Magdeburg, doing high-throughput analysis of metaproteomics and glycomics data. Shared PhD student with Prof. Martens. Interested in all sorts of data mining and storage techniques, more and more NOSQL techniques such as graph databases and Neo4j. Programming in Java, Python, PHP and Perl.