CURRICULUM VITAE FOR BIRTHE BRANDT KRAGELUND

Date of birth: November 30 1965
Nationality: Danish
Email: bbk@bio.ku.dk

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Protein interaction principles, protein structure and function relationships, protein-receptor interactions and mechanisms of activation, membrane proteins, protein folding, intrinsically unfolded proteins, structure determination of larger protein systems by NMR spectroscopy, hormone action, anti-angiogenesis, amyloids.

  • NMR spectroscopy and Optical spectroscopy
  • Protein refolding and purification, protein chemistry
  • Mechanism of protein-receptor activation - Protein-protein interactions

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

2014- Structural Biology and NMR Laboratory, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Full Professor
2002- 2014 Structural Biology and NMR Laboratory, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Associate Professor
2000-2002 Department of Protein Chemistry, Institute of Molecular Biology and Physiology, Unversity of Copenhagen,  Assistant Professor
1998-2000 Department of Chemistry, Carlsberg Laboratory, Denmark - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
1996-1998 Chemical Center, Lund University, Sweden - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
1992-1996 Department of Chemistry, Carlsberg Laboratory and Insitute of Biochemistry, Odense University, Ph. D.
1993 EMBO fellowship - Dobson Laboratory, OCMS, Oxford University, UK

ADMINISTRATIVE AND ORGANISATION SKILLS - LEAVES

2012- Head of the Structural Biology and NMR Laboratory (SBiNLab)
2002- Head of research group
2002- Censorships at University of Odense, University of Århus, DTU
2007-2009 Appointed member of the Research Committee, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen
2005-2008 Member of the Institute Communication Committee, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen
2004-2007 Member of the study board for Molecular Biomedicine, University of Copenhagen.
2005-2008 Head of project: Structure and Interactions of Large Protein Systems by "Combinatorial" NMR Spectroscopy financed by the Danish Natural Research Councils Yngre Forskere (Young Scientists)
2007 Course in "Reseach Management", CBS
1998+2002 Summed one year maternity leave 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

  • Responsible teacher for the course Protein Science (3rd year courses).
  • Teacher at the course Protein Chemistry and Enzymology (1st year course).
  • Adviser for a total of 5 Ph. D. students and 23 master students.
  • Graduated master students since 2003: 18
  • Graduated Ph. D. students since 2005: 4