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About Prof. Barbara Ann Halkier


Field and specialisation:

 

Education:

DSc in Plant Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 1996

PhD in Plant Biochemistry, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural Univ. (RVAU), Copenhagen,1988

MSc Dept. of Biochemistry, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, 1985

 

Employments:

Jan 2012 - present: Head of DynaMo Center of Excellence financed by Danish National Research Foundation

May 2013 - present: Professor, Dep. of Plant and Environmental Sciences

July ’08 - May '13: Prof. mso, Molecular Plant Biology, Dept. of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences (formerly RVAU), University of Copenhagen

Jan ’92 - July 2008: Assoc. Prof., Plant Biochemistry Laboratory, Dept. of Plant Biology, RVAU

2002: Visiting scientist, Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute, San Diego, USA  

May '90 - Aug '92: Postdoc fellow, Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute, San Diego, USA

Mar ’88- Jan ’92: Assis. Prof., Plant Biochemistry Laboratory, Dept. of Plant Biology, RVAU

Sept ’85- Mar ’88: PhD student, Plant Biochemistry Laboratory, Dept. of Plant Biology, RVAU

 

Awards:

Elected to EMBO (2019)

Plant Innovation Prize, the Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society (2019)

Member of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (2014-2018)

Innovation Award (2013) University of Copenhagen

Danish research result of the year videnskab.dk (2012)

LIFE’s Communication Prize (2010) (together with other plant scientists)

Danisco Food Prize (2008)

 

Memberships:

2011-2017 VILLUM forskerpris selection committee

2004-2011 Board member of Kartoffelafgiftsfonden

2001-2006 Member of 'Ernæringsrådet'

 

Leadership: 

2012-2021Head of DNRF Center of Excellence for Dynamic Molecular Interactions (DynaMo)

2011-2015 Coordinator of Danish Strategic Council project between LIFE, DTU and Institute of Food Research, UK

2004-2011 Coordinator of two DANIDA grants with two partners in Lima, Peru (CIP, PUCP)

2006-2009 Coordinator of Nordic grant (NKJ) with partners from Sweden, Norway and Finland

2005, 2007, 2009 Coordinator of three EU Marie Curie international postdoc fellowships (IIF, OIF, IEF)

 

Publications:

You can also find her complete list of publications here.