Ph.D., B.Sc., Biology
Dr. Becker joined df-mp in 2009 and is a member the firm's large and diversified biotechnology and pharmaceuticals practice group. Dr. Becker's scientific background lies in immunology, cell biology, hematology and molecular biology.
As a patent attorney trainee, Dr. Becker is involved in patent drafting, prosecution and opposition matters concerning European patents.
Education and Professional Experience:
1996 – 2000
B.Sc. in Cell Biology & Genetics from the University of British Columbia, Canada
2000 – 2005
Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of British Columbia, Canada (doctoral thesis on the function of the sialomucins CD34 and CD43 on mast cells and mast cell progenitors)
2006 – 2009
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Stem Cell Research, Helmholtz Zentrum München in Munich (behavioural analysis of single blood stem cells in their niche)
European Patent Attorney Trainee at df-mp
Activities and Publications:
- Author of scientific publication: