CV
Education
Jul 2015 – present
Postdoctoral scholar, Stanford University, lab of Mike Snyder

 
Jan 2015 – Apr 2015
Postdoctoral researcher, ETH Zurich, lab of Ruedi Aebersold
Aug 2010 – Dec 2014
PhD Student, Computational Mass Spectrometry
  Ph.D. Program in Systems Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Advisor: Dr. Ruedi Aebersold

 
2008–2010
Master of Science ETH, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.
  ETH Zurich, Switzerland;
  Advisors: Dr. Jörg Stelling, Dr. Gaston Gonnet, Dr. Ruedi Aebersold

 
2005–2008
Bachelor of Science ETH, Biology (chemical track).
  Exchange Semester at UC Berkeley (CA) with Dr. Jay Keasling
Scholarships, Fellowships, and Honors
2016
HUPO 2016 Early Career Researcher (ECR) Manuscript Competition, Finalist

 
2016–
SNF Advanced Postdoc.Mobility, postdoctoral fellowship by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

 
2016–
EMBO Long-Term Fellowship, non-stipendiary fellow

 
2015–2016
Recipient of the Early Postdoc.Mobility postdoctoral fellowship by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Project 162268

 
2015
Recipient of the SIB Best Swiss Bioinformatics Graduate Paper Award 2015 for the paper describing the OpenSWATH algorithm in Nature Biotechnology.

 
2012–2014
Recipient of the ETHIIRA (ETH Individual Investigator's Research Award) (ETH-30 11-2) for a 3 year independent graduate research position (PI: Aebersold).

 
2010
ETH Medaille for "excellent" Master thesis ("Medaille der ETH Zürich für hervorragende Master-Arbeiten").

 
2010
Willy Studer award for best diploma (class of 2010) in Computer Science at ETH Zurich.

 
2008–2010
Fellow of the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme full-scholarship granted by the ETH Zurich Foundation.

 
2006–present
Fellow of the Schweizerische Studienstiftung (Swiss Study Foundation).
Outreach and Teaching
2013
Teaching data independent data analysis using OpenMS at EUPA 2013 course "Bioinformatics for proteomics" at ETH Zurich

 
2013
Co-Organizer and lecturer at the 6th OpenMS usermeeting at ETH Zurich

 
2011–2014
Teaching assistant for practical courses for undergraduate students

 
Further Interests
2010–present
Board Member of Aiducation International which has awarded over 600 full scholarships for high school students in developing countries and raised over 2 million US dollars in funds.
  Responsible for IT, internal processes, website front- and backend.

 
2009–present
Co-creator of chuchitisch.ch, a website for free and libre recipes (CC-BY-SA).

 
2007–present
Editor of the free encyclopedia Wikipedia with over 15'000 individual contributions.