Research and Teaching Output
Publications: 186 full papers. Invited lectures on international scientific meetings and institutions: 114. Thomson Reuters Web of Science citation index: 9573 x cited; H-index: 52. Google Scholar citation index: 12102 x cited; H-index: 59. Completed research supervision of 55 master students, 12 Ph.D. students, and 8 postdocs. I am teaching a high level course on molecular neurobiology (7½ ECTS) for about 100 students yearly, see: http://sis.ku.dk/kurser/viskursus.aspx?knr=130746 and co-teaching an undergraduate course on biochemistry for about 250 students yearly.
I am a regular reviewer for the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Bonn), Heisenberg Programm (Bonn), Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (Stuttgart), Human Frontier Science Program Organisation (Strasbourg), Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (Den Haag), Biologisch Onderzoek Nederland (Den Haag), Stichting Levenswetenschappen (Den Haag), Swiss National Science Foundation (Bern), Fonds zur Föderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung (Wien), Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (Prague), Czech Science Foundation (Prague), Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (Budapest), Belgian Ministry of Education (Brussels), Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Vlaanderen (Brussels), Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (Brussels), The Wellcome Trust (London), Research Councils UK (London), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (Swindon, UK), Forskningsrådet Formas (Stockholm), Research Grants Council (Hong Kong), National Science Foundation of China (Bejing), Foundation for Research Development (Pretoria), Thomson Reuters and Times Higher Education (Philadelphia), Vanderbilt University (Nashville, USA), and University of Toronto (Canada). In addition, I am a regular reviewer for a very large number of international scientific journals, among them PNAS and Science, Reviewing Editor for Frontiers in Neuroendocrine Research, and Editor Board Member for Scientific Data (nature.com).
Awards and Honors
Knight of the Order of Dannebrog (an honor awarded by the Queen of Denmark in 2008)
Elected Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (since 2000)
Best Biology Teacher of the Year (a prize awarded by the biology students from the University of Copenhagen in 1998)
Heisenberg Fellowship Award (awarded by the German Research Foundation 1982-1987)