Support Team

Yvonne Steinrock

Yvonne Steinrock

HR

Yvonne has been at BioMed X since its foundation in 2013 and is in charge of HR since fall 2019:
Beyond all the classical HR tasks she sees her position as a great opportunity to help creating a work environment that her colleagues look forward to come to every day. She has added feel-good-management to her official job description.

Prior to this position she was BioMed X’ Head of Operations for several years. Before joining BioMed X, Yvonne was an office and events manager at BioRN Cluster Management where she first got in touch with the field of biotechnology.

Cornelia Ochman

Cornelia Ochman

Lab Manager

Cornelia is a biological technical assistant by training. In the BioMed X Support Team, she takes care of purchasing and general lab management.

She joined BioMed X in 2014 as a research associate in the research group Metabolism and Signaling in Cancer (MSC), where she supported all team members in their experimental work (primarily cloning as well as various molecular biological techniques).

Prior to her engagement at BioMed X Conny worked as a biological technical assistant at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg from 2005 until 2014.

Julia Petzold

Julia Petzold

Executive Assistant to the Management

Julia is responsible for the overall administration and supports the Executive Management in all day to day responsibilities, such as HR, finance and governance with sponsors. With her strong organizational skills and attention to detail, she coordinates BioMed X meetings and events and maintains the CRMs and website.

Julia is an industrial management assistant by training. Prior to BioMed X she was Regulatory Assistant at Alpha and Assistant to the Head of Manufacturing at Veron Pharma.

Benjamin Raeder

Benjamin Raeder

Head of Operations

From laboratory safety over facility management to purchase, Benjamin is responsible for all operation matters. With his coordination ability and his attention to details he supports and helps the scientists, so that they can focus on their work and reach they goals.

To do so, Benjamin uses his long experiences as a Laboratory Officer in Charge at the EMBL in Heidelberg, were he worked for almost nine years. Prior to this he worked as an Application Development Scientist in a start-up company