Henrik Nielsen

Henrik Nielsen

Professor

Name: Henrik Nielsen Born: November 25, 1955 in Copenhagen, Denmark
Address: Stenløsevej 18, 2700 Brønshøj, Denmark

education/degrees

• Cand. scient. (Masters) in Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen (1983).    • Lic. scient. (PhD) in Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen (1990).

honors

"Teacher of the year 1998" at the Health Science Faculty, University of Copenhagen.

positions/fellowships:

Aug. 1984 - Febr. 1991University fellowships and fellowship from the Danish Research at Dept. of Biochemistry,Univ.of Copenhagen.
Aug. 1988 - Nov. 1988Scientific adviser on TV-production ("Den Nye Arv"), DR-TV and Univ. of Copenhagen.
Febr. 1991 - Jan. 1995Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry,Univ.of Copenhagen.
Febr. 1995 – Sept. 2009 Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry (now Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine),Univ.ofCopenhagen.
July 2004 - June 2008Associate Professor 2, Dept. of Molecular Biotechnology, Univ. of Tromsø, Norway
October 2009 -Professor MSO, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Univ. of Copenhagen.
November 2009 -Professor 2, Dept. of Molecular Pathology,Univ. of Tromsø,Norway

 

Key research topics: RNA biology with emphasis on ribozymes, RNA splicing and small non-coding RNA molecules. Lupus nephritis.

Present networks: Centre for non-coding RNA in Technology and Health (a large international centre funded by the Danish Strategic Research Council) as work package manager, member of NORFA network on non-coding RNA and COST network on non-mendelian inheritance.

Main collaborators: Dr. Benoit Masquida and Prof. Eric Westhof, CNRS, Strasbourg; Prof. Steinar Johansen and Prof. Ole Petter Rekvig, Univ. of Tromsø; Prof. Søren Jakobsen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen; Prof. Jan Gorodkin, Univ. of Copenhagen; Prof. Torben Heick Jensen, University of Aarhus; Assoc. Prof. Finn Kirpekar, University of Southern Denmark; Senior scientist Knud Josefsen, The Bartholin Institute, Dr. Martin Pospisek, Charles University, Prague.

 

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