Ines studied Biochemistry at the University of Jena. For her diploma thesis she joined the Division of Viral Transformation Mechanisms of Prof. Rösl at the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg investigating the influence of human pappiloma virus on innate immune responses. Afterwards Ines joined the Protein Reaction Control group of Prof. Grininger at the Goethe University of Frankfurt. She worked on the expression and engineering of flavoproteins and polyketide synthases. In 2018 Ines started as a PhD student in the Protein Quality Control group of Dr. Münch analysing the signaling in the mitochondrial unfolded protein response.