Curriculum vitae

Education and profession: 

  • 1988-1995 Biology diploma, WWU Muenster
  • 1995-1999 PhD, Faculty of Biology, WWU Muenster
  • 1999-2013 Postdoc and habilitation, AG Bruckner, Medical Faculty, WWU Muenster 
  • since 2013 Independent group leader, Institute of Physiological Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry 
  • since 2008 Teaching coordinator for biochemistry, Institute of Physiological Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry


  • DFG grant Parakrine Regulation der enchondralen Ossifikation, Bruckner and Dreier, 2003-2006
  • SFB 492-B18 Regulation der Chondrozytenspätdifferenzierung – Die Rolle von Proteasen bei der enchondralen Ossifikation und bei degenerativen Gelenkerkrankungen, 2006-2008
  • IMF equipment grant, 2009 
  • SFB 492-B18 Environmental control of chondrocyte differentiation in endochondral ossification and degenerative joint diseases, 2009-2011
  • IMF equipment grant, 2010 
  • IMF grant DR 111108 Hedgehog release and activation in chondrocytes – pathogenetic factors in degenerative joint disease? Dreier and Grobe, 2012-2014
  • DFG grant DR455/3-1 Funktion von ERp57 in der Entwicklung und Progression von Arthrose im Kniegelenk, 2018-2022


  • Teacher of the Year of the Medical Faculty, WWU, Münster University 2017