Jakob Reinhardt obtained a Master degree in Biochemistry at the Ernst Moritz Arndt University in Greifswald, Germany. He conducted his Master thesis - "Studies on the biomass-composition of selected microalgae under the influence of exogenous factors" - in the research group of Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrike Lindequist at the Department of Pharmaceutical Biology in Greifswald under the supervision of PD. Dr. Sabine Mundt. He joined the Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology in April 2016 as a Ph.D. student.