Technician. Hermann graduated in 1986 as a clinical chemical analyst from the Laboratory School Hengelo, The Netherlands. In 1989 he moved to Münster to work as a medical technical assistant, first at the University Hospital and later at the Institute of Chemo- and Biosensorics. In 2004 Hermann joined the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology a Max Planck Institute in Münster, where he has been responsible for protein production, lab safety and much more. In 2022 he moved to the new department of Cell and Tissue Dynamics. When not at the Institute, Hermann spends his time in his garden, trying to play guitar, enjoying whisky and listening to the music of Pink Floyd.