Thomas Elbenhardt Jensen

Thomas Elbenhardt Jensen

Associate Professor

Knowledge of languages

Danish (mother tongue), English (fluent), German (once fluent), Spanish (basic)
  • Born 10th of september 1975 in Slagelse, Denmark
  • Originally from Korsør, Denmark, but has lived in Copenhagen since 1996

         Degress and positions held

  • 2013-present: Associate professor, Section of Molecular Physiology(MOLPHYS), Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen.· 2009 – 2012: Danish Research Council post doctoral fellowship, MOLPHYS
  • 2010 – 2011: Post doctoral fellow, Program of Cell Biology (Principal investigator Amira Klip), Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.

  • 2005 - 2008: PhD in skeletal muscle cell signaling and glucose metabolism (supervisor Erik A. Richter), MOLPHYS.

  • Sep 2002-Jul 2003: M.Sc. in Exercise Physiology. Masters project at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia (supervisors David E. James and Erik A. Richter).

    Research interests
    Cell signaling; exercise; skeletal muscle;hypertrophy;atrophy; actin; mTORC1;AMPK;Rac1;actin;mass spectrometry;microscopy


M. Sc. Human Physiology

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