CV – Section for Biomolecular Sciences - University of Copenhagen


Contact: +45 3532 2027; +45 4267 0074;
Personal data:  Danish citizen, born 1974, two children (2007, 2010)


2016 – Professor of Computational Protein Biophysics, Structural Biology and NMR Laboratory, Linderstrøm-Lang Centre for Protein Science, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark
2011 – 2016 Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, University of Copenhagen
2007 – 2011 Senior Scientist, D. E. Shaw Research, USA
2005 – 2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, UCPH
2004 – 2005 EMBO research fellow, Department of Protein Chemistry, UCPH
2001 Protein chemist, Maxygen Aps, Denmark


2001 – 2004 Ph.D. — University of Cambridge and St. John’s College, U.K. Supervised by Prof. Christopher M. Dobson
1994 – 2000 MSc (cand. scient.) Biochemistry at UCPH. MSc work performed at Carlsberg Laboratory.


2017 Organizer of Biophysical Society thematic meeting entitled “Conformational ensembles from experimental data and computer simulations”, Berlin, Germany
2015 – Member of the Strategic Research Committee, Dept. Biology, UCPH (chair since 2017)
2013 – Member of the Departmental Council, Dept. Biology, UCPH
2013 – Chairman of Steering Committee for Biocomputing Core Facility
2013 & 2015 Organizer of the conference “Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: Connecting Computation, Physics and Biology”
2011 – 2016 Founding member of the Young Academy of Denmark
2007 – 2011 Hiring manager and interviewer at D. E. Shaw Research
1996 – 2000 Elected member of the Study Board of Biochemistry (1996–2000) and the Institute Board for the Institute of Molecular Biology (2000) at University of Copenhagen.


  • Regular contributor to Biozoom (Magazine for The Danish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) (2002–2006)
  • Popular science articles on Parkinson's disease in Danish papers (2006)
  • Popular science lectures at “Mød Videnskaben” (arranged by UCPH and Danish newspaper Politiken) (2012), “DUA Peptalk” at the Young Academy of Denmark (2014),  “Forskningens Døgn” at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences (2014), Keynote Lecture entitled "Fra protein-struktur og folding til patientdiagnose" at the DeiC Conference