Alicia Lundby

Alicia Lundby

Professor with special responsibilities

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Affiliated with The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

Education

  • June 2009: PhD in Health Sciences. Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen. Advisor: Prof. Søren-Peter Olesen. Including research stay at RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama, Japan.
  • Sep 2005: M.Sc. in Physics and Biophysics. The Niels Bohr Institute, Department of Physics, University of Copenhagen. Advisor: Prof. Stig Steenstrup. Research conducted at University of California at San Diego, USA.
  • July 2003: B.Sc. in Physics and Biophysics. The Niels Bohr Institute, Department of Physics, University of Copenhagen. Advisor: Ass. prof. Claus Helix Nielsen

Current position

  • 2015-present: Associate professor. Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
    Affiliated associate professor of Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research.

Previous positions

  • 2009-2011+: Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Quantitative Proteomics. Department of Proteomics, NNF
  • 2012-2015: Center for Protein Research, U. Copenhagen. Advisor: Prof. Jesper V. Olsen
  • 2011-2012: Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Human Population Genetics, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, USA. Advisor: Prof. Mark Daly
  • 2007-2008: Visiting scientist in voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama, Japan. Advisor: Prof. Thomas Knöpfel
  • 2004-2005: Visting research student, ion channel research. Department of Biology, University of California at San Diego, USA. Advisor: Prof. Mauricio Montal

Academic awards and honors 

  • 2020: Hallas-Møller Ascending Investigator Award
  • 2018: The Carlsberg Foundation Distinguished Associate Professorship
  • 2016: Sapere Aude Elite Research Leader by The Independent Research Fund Denmark
  • 2014: The Danish Council for Independent Research talent program YDUN
  • 2013: For Women in Science price by L’Oréal, UNESCO and The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
  • 2011: Member of The Young Academy, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
  • 2011: Sapere Aude Young Elite Researcher by The Independent Research Fund Denmark
  • 2007: Talent award, The Lundbeck Foundation.
  • 2006: Selected participant at MBL Neurobiology Summer course, Woods Hole, USA.
  • 2006: Young Investigator Award, Health Sciences, UCPH
  • 2000: Finalist in “Worldwide Young Researchers for the Environment”.

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