Klas Ola Blixt

Klas Ola Blixt

Gæsteforsker

Personal data:
Born: 18 January 1971
Address: Hyllie Boulevard 7A
215 32 Hyllie, Malmö
Sweden.
Phone: +46 76 1486838 (Mobile)
E-mail: olablixt@chem.ku.dk
Citizenship: Swedish

Education:
1987-1990: Gymnasium Teknisk Kemi, Skövde, Sweden
1990-1994: B.Sc. Organic Chemistry, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
1994-1999: PhD Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Sweden.


Career/Employments:

2013 - present Professor (non-tenure), Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.                                                                                                                    2014 – 2017 Honorary Professor Imperial College London,
2007 - 2013 Research Associate Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
2005 - 2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, San Diego, USA.
2001 – 2007 Director and Core Manager- Glycan Array Synthesis Core, Consortium for Functional Glycomics, Department of Molecular Biology and Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, San Diego, USA.
1999 – 2001 Research Associate, Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, San Diego, USA.
1994 – 1999 Ph. D. Graduate program, Department of Chemistry, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Sweden.
1997 (6mo) Visiting Graduate student, Department of Medical Chemistry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1994 (6 mo) B. Sc. Undergraduate project, Astra Pain Control, Novum Unit Sweden.


Managerial skills:
Director and Core manager for 8-10 Research Associates, Research assistants and Technicians, TSRI 2001-2007.
Supervision of PhD students, postdoc and master students UCPH 2007-.
Multiple collaborations and research activities (see below).

Research support:
1999-2001 Postdoctoral Stipend: Source: The Swedish Institute, SI
2008-2011 EU FP7 Marie Curie ‘EuroGlycoArrays’: Role: PI
2009-2011 Danish Agency for Sciences, Technology and Innovation. Role: PI
2011-2016 EU FP7-Health-GlycoBioM. Role: PI
2012-2017 EU FP7-IMMUNOCAN:FP7-INCO-EU-China. Role: PI
2014-2017 EU FP7 Marie Curie (ITN) GastricGlycoExplorer Role: PI
2014-2017 Danish Agency for Sciences, Technology and Innovation. PTM-antibodies Role: PI
2014-2017 EU-IMI EbolaMoDRAD Role: PI
2015-2017 EU-DASTI SynGlycTis Role:PI
2015-2018 SSF (Sweden) Molecular Interplay between man and Plasmodium falciparum Role: coPI
2015-2019 VR (Sweden) Host-glycome regulation of virus adhesion, tropism, and infection Role: coPI
2016-2019 VR (Sweden antigenic variation in influenza A virus in a reservoir host Role: coPI
2017-2019 VR (Sweden) Catching Influenza A virus at the gateway to a dangerous path Role: coPI      2018-2022 EU-ITN (SynBioCarb) Syntheic Glyco-Biology Role: PI                                                2019-2023 EU-IMI2 Modern Approaches for developing bedside Rapid Diagnostics, Role: PI

Other activities:
· Teaching experience in undergraduate and advanced courses at UCPH and EU
· Scientific reviewer for international journals
· Scientific evaluator of research applications
· Invitations for Scientific lectures and presentations
· Member of American Chemical Society member (ACS)
· Member of Swedish and Danish societies of virology

Publications (h-index = 45) 95 articles, 7 book chapter and 5 patents (see separated appendix)

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