Anna Lara Ernst finished her Biology studies in July 2013 in Kiel. After a study year at the Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, she started her Masters degree in Infection Biology at the University of Lübeck in 2014 where she joined the Experimental Dermatology Department in May 2016 for her Master thesis.

Since 2017 she is working in the LIED as PhD student on host genetic influences on the murine gut micro- and micybiome with a focus on next generation sequencing as well as the establishment of recombinant bispecific antibodies for EBA treatment.