RNA and Gene Medicine Program
Panum, Bygning: 18.2.20
2200 København N
Name: Henrik Nielsen Born: November 25, 1955 in Copenhagen, Denmark
Address: Stenløsevej 18, 2700 Brønshøj, Denmark
• Cand. scient. (Masters) in Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen (1983). • Lic. scient. (PhD) in Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen (1990).
"Teacher of the year 1998" at the Health Science Faculty, University of Copenhagen.
|Aug. 1984 - Febr. 1991||University fellowships and fellowship from the Danish Research at Dept. of Biochemistry,Univ.of Copenhagen.|
|Aug. 1988 - Nov. 1988||Scientific adviser on TV-production ("Den Nye Arv"), DR-TV and Univ. of Copenhagen.|
|Febr. 1991 - Jan. 1995||Assistant 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 2008||Associate 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.