Ulrike Leurs

Ulrike Leurs

Academic employee

February 2018 - present

Postdoctoral Researcher with Assoc. Prof. Alicia Lundby at the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Project: "Identification of Biomarkers for Atrial Fibrillation by Shotgun Proteomics"

 

October 2014 - January 2018

Postdoctoral Researcher with Assoc. Prof. Petrine Wellendorph at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Project: "(Chemo)proteomic Analysis of Synaptosomal Membrane Proteins - Identifying GHB-binding proteins by Photoaffinity Labeling"

 

August - September 2014

Research Assistant at the Protein Analysis Lab with Assoc. Prof. Kasper D. Rand, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Project: "Integrating HDX-ETD-MS/MS to Sublocalize Binding Events on Protein/Drug Interactions"

 

September 2013 - March 2014

Visiting PhD student at the Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Lab with Prof. Albert Heck (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands).

Projects: "Chemical Proteomics Enrichment using the Universal PDE Inhibitor IBMX" and "Investigating cAMP-dependent signaling in AC6 k.o. mice: A PKA targeted immunoprecipitation phosphoproteomics approach"

 

August 2011 - July 2014

PhD student at the Drug Research Academy of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Title of PhD project: “Targeting the Histone Demethylase KDM4C - Design and Synthesis of Epigenetic Drugs” (with Prof. Dr. Jesper Langgaard Kristensen, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Copenhagen).

 

February – June 2011

Visiting scientist at the Genome BC UVic Proteomics Centre, Victoria, Canada.

Research projects: “Development of a Mass Spectrometry-Based Assay for Plasma Renin Activity Determination in Human Plasma” and “Determining the Absolute Stoichiometry of Phosphorylation Sites by Multiplex MRM - Studying Phosphorylation Events of Estrogen Receptor in Breast Cancer” (with Prof. Dr. Christoph H. Borchers, University of Victoria).

 

July – December 2010

Student research assistant at the Zukunftskolleg of the University of Konstanz, Germany.

Research project: “Development of bioconjugates as therapeutic agents for ageing associated diseases” (with Dr. Marilena Manea, Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz).

 

October 2008 – September 2010

M.Sc. in Life Sciences

Master´s Thesis: “Multifunctional Anticancer Drug Delivery Systems containing Gonadotropin-releasing Hormone III as a Targeting Moiety” (with Dr. Marilena Manea, Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz).

 

October 2005 – September 2008

B.Sc. in Life Sciences

Bachelor´s Thesis: “Investigation on the Incorporation of Novel Aptamers in Tumor Cells in vitro” (with Prof. Dr. Peter Öhlschläger, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz).

Education

Bachelor and Master of Science (University of Konstanz, Germany)

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