I originally came to Boston in 2005 to perform research in Developmental Biology for my Diploma thesis at the Dana-Farber Cancer insitute. After I graduated with a Dipl-Ing (FH) in Biotechnology from the University of Applied sciences (Fachhochschule) Krems I returned to Boston and completet a PhD in Biology at Boston University. After my graduation in 2013 I started Post-doc at Harvard University. I have been a participant at various ASCINA meetings, science talks as well as the mentoring programm. Since 2010 I am a Co-president in the ASCINA Boston Chapter.