2020 – 2022
MSc Animal Biology, University of Basel

2017 – 2020
BSc Integrative Biology, University of Basel

2011 – 2016
Bilingual High School Graduation (German-French), Kollegium Spiritus Sanctus Brig

2012 – 2014
Second and third High School year at Lycée Collège de la Planta, Sion

Scientific interest

Evolution, genomics, biodiversity, ecology


Collection assistant in entomology, Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

2020 – 2022
Part time elective sports teacher for rock climbing, Gymnasium Kirschgarten, Basel

2018 – 2020
Part time waitress, Lauchernalp AG, Wiler (VS)

Internship, Swissfillon AG, Visp


Berner D, Ruffener S, Blattner LA. Chromosome-Level Assemblies of the Pieris mannii Butterfly Genome Suggest Z-Origin and Rapid Evolution of the W Chromosome. Genome Biol Evol. 2023 Jun 1;15(6):evad111

Projects and Museum Activities

Collaboration on the SwissCollNet project „Cholevinae (Coleoptera, Leiodidae) of the world – conditioning, databasing and digitisation“

Collaboration on the SwissCollNet project „The Swiss Auchenorrhyncha collection of Heidi Günthart“

Sunday guided tours for the special exhibition „SEXY – Driving Force of Life“