Jiri Lukas

Jiri Lukas

Administrerende Direktør

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    Jiri Lukas

    Current position 
    May 2012–:

    Executive director, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research (CPR), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

    Previous positions 

    Director and head of research, Centre for Genotoxic Stress Research, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark


    Senior scientist and group leader, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark


    Differentiation Program (Giulio Draetta lab), EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany. 
    Research topic: cell cycle regulation, mechanisms of cancer


    Researcher, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic

    1990, 1991:

    Department of Biochemistry (Paul Nurse lab), Oxford, UK. 
    Research topic: cell cycle regulation


    Researcher, Masaryk Institute of Oncology, Brno, Czech Republic


    PhD in Zoology, Institute of Systematic and Ecological Biology, Brno, Czech Republic


    D.V.M. in Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary University, Brno, Czech Republic

    Research awards

    2016:    Fernström Foundation Grand Nordic Prize
    2014:    Leopold Griffuel Prize
    2014:    Elected member of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences
    2012:    Elected member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
    2010:    Danish Society for Cancer Research Award
    2008:    Danish Cancer Society Senior Research Prize
    2005:    Honorary member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic
    2003:    G. J. Mendel Honorary Medal
    2003:    Novo Nordisk Foundation Prize
    2002:    Alfred Benzons Foundation Prize
    2002:    Elected EMBO Member
    1995:    Young Danish Cancer Researcher Prize

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