Felix undertook his Bachelor of Science at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany focusing on genetics in plant-microbe interactions. During his Masters degree in Munich, his research focus shifted to epigenetics and advanced light microscopy. Following a 6 months period working at the EMBL Australia in the laboratory of Prof Katharina Gaus and Jeremie Rossy at UNSW, he joined the Ryan lab as a PhD student in March 2016 where he studies mitochondrial dynamics and morphology.