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2006 – today

Startup-Organizer (Coaching & Interim Management for hightech startups), several EXIST and GO-Bio projects (total funding raised: > 13 million EUR), juror in major business plan contests

2000 – 2005

Founder & CEO Sloning BioTechnology and Diavir, total funding raised (grants and VC money): > 12 million EUR

1995 – 1999

Director Molecular Biology Lab, HIV Outpatient Treatment Center, Medical Policlinic, Munich (HIV virology, HHV8 diagnostic kit commercialization)

1992 – 1994

Group Leader, Vienna Intl Research Cooperation Center, Vienna, Austria (HIV gene therapy)

1991 – 1992

Postdoc, Dept. of Virology&Oncology, Ciba-Geigy, Basel, Switzerland (molecular biology of HIV activation)

1988 – 1991

Postdoc, ZFE/Bio, Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, Switzerland (functional analysis of HIV reverse transcriptase)


PhD in Molecular Biology, University of Zurich, Switzerland (mechanism of 3’ processing of histone mRNAs)