Jennifer studied chemistry at the Technical University Kaiserslautern and received her diploma in 2007. She worked as visiting scholar at Drug Discovery Ltd. in Glasgow before she moved to Saarland University, where she received her PhD in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Jennifer continued with post-doctoral research at the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS) and in parallel, worked as visiting scientist at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine on zebrafish assays for drug screening. She currently holds a position as senior scientist at HIPS. Jennifer’s main research interests are the characterization of newly isolated anti-infective natural products and their further development, including mode-of-action and mode-of-resistance studies with novel antibiotics and their pharmacological characterization.