studied philosophy, psychology and computer sciences at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich. In 2007 she graduated with a thesis on meta-ethics using an interdisciplinary method by combining results and ideas of network theories with common ethical concepts. Since 2007 she is junior researcher at the Institute for Theoretical Philosophy at the ETH Zurich. In her PhD project she analyses the ideas and the specific style of thinking of early modern alchemists. She is interested in practices of creativity and innovation, particularly with regard to contemporary concepts of philosophy of science.