Ole William Petersen
Morphogenesis and Differentiation Program
Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 København N., 18 Bygning 18, Bygning: 18-4-14
Born March 24, 1957.
Graduated from Medical School (cand. med.), University of Copenhagen, 1983. D.M.Sci. (dr. med.) University of Copenhagen (Cell Biology) Thesis title: " Primary Cultures of Human Breast Epithelial Cells: Characterization and Cultivation in Serum-Free Medium", 1990. Fellow (Cell Biology and Cancer Research), University of Copenhagen and The Danish Cancer Society, 1983-1986. Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen, 1986-1990. Project leader, Department of Tumor Endocrinology, The Danish Cancer Society Research Laboratory (The Fibiger Institute) 1986-1996. Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen, 1990-2004. Visiting Professor (3 mo) at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Life Science Division, Berkeley, USA. 1996. Professor, University of Copenhagen, 2004.
Head of Section, Institute of Medical Anatomy, 1999-2001. Deputy Head of Department, Institute of Medical Anatomy, 1999-2000. Head of Department (Chairman), Institute of Medical Anatomy, 2000-2006. Head of Department (Chairman), Institute of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 2007-pres.
Board member of the ”Margrethe and Christian Hermansens, Foundation”, 1998-pres. Member of the International commitee of reviewers for the Union International Contre Le Cancer (UICC) fellowship program in the field of Experimental Pathology. 1998-pres. Member of the French National Institute of Health´s “INSERM” expert team. 2000-pres. Chairman, The Danish Cancer Research Foundation, 2004-pres.