Kasper Dyrberg Rand

Kasper Dyrberg Rand

Professor MSO

Scientific Career

  • 2017 Professor MSO, Dept. of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen 
  • 2012 Group Leader, Protein Analysis Lab, Dept. of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen
  • 2011 Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen
  • 2010 Post-doctoral Fellow at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 2009 Post-doctoral Fellow at Northeastern University, Boston, USA
  • 2008 Post-doctoral Fellow at University of Southern Denmark, Odense                           
  • 2004 Industrial Ph.D student, Novo Nordisk A/S / University of Southern Denmark, Odense 
  • 2004 Research scientist, Novo Nordisk A/S
  • 2003 Research assistant, Dept. of Protein Chemistry, University of Copenhagen                                                           
  • 2003 Master thesis student, Dept. of Protein Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

Academic Education

  • 2007 Ph.D in Biochemistry, Protein Research Group, University of Southern Denmark
  • 2003 MSc in Biochemistry, Department of Protein Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

Awards and Fellowships

  • 2016-2020 Sapere Aude Research Leader (DFF-Forskningsleder) of the Danish Research Councils
  • 2016-2020 Industrial Doctorate Programme recipient (EID) from EU (main academic partner)
  • 2011-2015 Steno Fellowship from the Danish Research Council
  • 2011-2015 Marie Curie Career Integration Award
  • 2010-2013 Post-doctoral fellowship from the Human Frontier Science Programme (HFSP)
  • 2010-2013 Post-doctoral fellowship (IIF) from the Marie Curie Actions programme (declined)
  • 2010-2011 Post-doctoral fellowship from the Carlsberg Foundation (declined)
  • 2008-2010 Post-doctoral fellowship from the Danish Research Council
  • 2004-2007 Industrial PhD fellowship from the Danish Research Council
  • 2002-2003 MSc fellowrship from the Danish Biotechnology Priority Area

Research grants and funding

  • 2004-2016 Total personal share (approx. 3.2 mill EUR.)
  • 2016 The Danish Research Councils (Sapere Aude grant)
  • 2016 Horizon2020 (EID grant)
  • 2014 InnovationFonden and Lundbeck A/S
  • 2013 University of Copenhagen (KU2016)
  • 2012 The Danish Independent Research Council
  • 2012 Roche Healthcare
  • 2012 Novo Nordisk STAR programme
  • 2011 The Danish Independent Research Council
  • 2011 EU (7th Framework programme)
  • 2011 Waters Corporation (Instrument Donation)
  • 2010 Human Frontier Science Programme
  • 2010 Carlsberg Foundation
  • 2010 EU (7th Framework programme)
  • 2008 The Danish Independent Research Council

Research Supervision

  • Main supervisor of PhD students: Patrick Merkle, Ingvar Møller, Zeinab Nasari, Esben Trabjerg, Ulrik Mistarz, Gerard Comamala, Rasmus Svejdal, Jens Fogh, Andreas Redsted, Laura Grauslund, Susanne Ständer, Valeria Calvaresi, 
  • Main supervisor of >15 Master thesis students
  • Supervisor of Postdocs: Pernille Foged Jensen, Signe Seger, Eleanor Dickinson, Ingvar Möller, Ulrike Leurs.
  • Supervisor of Assistant Professor: Tam T.T Nguyen

Scientific Mediation

  • Invited Speaker at the 2nd International Conference on HDX-MS (Canada) 2019
  • Invited Speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Norwegian MS Society (Norway) 2018
  • Invited Speaker at the 8th Symposium on Structural Proteomics (Germany) 2017
  • Invited Speaker at the 7th Symposium on Structural Proteomics (Austria) 2017
  • Invited Speaker at the 1st International Conference on HDX-MS (Sweden)
  • 2016 Speaker at the 21st International Mass Spectrometry Society Conference, Toronto, Canada.
  • 2015 Speaker at the 62nd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, USA.
  • 2014 Session chair at the 62nd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, USA.
  • 2014 Speaker at the 21st Scientific Symposium on Mass Spectrometry, Manchester, UK
  • 2012 Speaker at 19th International Mass Spectrometry Conference, Kyoto, Japan
  • 2012 Invited speaker at 2nd conference on Analytical Technologies for Biotherapeutic Development, San Diego, USA
  • 2011 Invited speaker at the 2nd Waters Proteomics Summit Meeting, Manchester, UK.
  • 2011 Invited speaker at the Waters Nordic MS Meeting, Bådstad, Sweden. 
  • 2010 Speaker at the 58th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, USA.
  • 2008 Speaker at the 5th Uppsala Conference on Electron Capture and Transfer Dissociation. Paris, France.
  • 2007 Speaker at the XXIst Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • 2007 - >50 guest lectures at universities and pharmaceutical companies in Europe and USA.
  • 2007 - Journal reviewer for Anal. Chem., Mol.Cell.Proteom., J.Am.Chem.Soc., Protein Sci., Phys.Chem. Chem. Phys, Pharm. Res., J. Pharm. Sci., J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., Analyst, Pharm. Res. Amino Acids.  

Pedagogical Education

  • 2014 Course on supervision of PhD students, University of Copenhagen
  • 2012 University Teaching Certificate (Adjunktpædagogikum gennemført ved Institut for Naturfagenes Didaktik, University of Copenhagen)
  • 2007 Introductory course to University Teaching (Introduktion til Universitetspædagogik, IUP).

Main Teaching


MSc. Biochemistry, Ph.D.

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