Jakob Balslev Sørensen
Born 24th September 1969.
2006 Habilitation in pre-clinical physiology at Human Medicin, Georg August University zu Göttingen. Thesis: Untersuchungen zur molekularen Grundlage der Ca++-abhängigen Katecholaminsekretion von Nebennierenchromaffinzellen (Prof. Dr. Diethelm Richter).
1999 Ph.D. August Krogh Institute, University of Copenhagen. Thesis: Biophysical studies of ion channels. (Prof. Dr. Erik H. Larsen).
1996 M.Sc. in Biology (with highest distinction), and Mathematics (Minor degree) from University of Copenhagen (Prof. Dr. Erik H. Larsen).
2009- Professor at the Department of Neuroscience (from 2009-2017 called Dep. of Neuroscience and Pharmacology), University of Copenhagen.
2005-2008 Research Group Leader, Max-Planck-Institut für Biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany.
2000-2005 Post-doc, Abteilung Membranbiophysik, Max-Planck-Institut für Biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany. (Prof. Dr. Erwin Neher).
1999 Post-doc, August Krogh Institute, University of Copenhagen (Prof. Dr. Erik Hviid Larsen).
1996-1999 Ph.D. student, August Krogh Institute, University of Copenhagen (Prof. Dr. Erik Hviid Larsen).
Professional affiliations and activities (selection)
2014- Deputy Head of Department, Department of Neuroscience previously Dep. of Neuroscience and Pharmacology.
2014-2017 Head of section, Neuronal Signaling Lab, Dep. of Neuroscience and Pharmacology.
2017- Member of the Faculty Liason Committee (FSU), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (representing management).
2017- Member of the editorial board, Journal of Biological Chemistry.
2016- Member of the Royal Danish Society for Sciences and Letters.
2006-2008 Faculty member of the International Max-Planck-Research School in the Neurosciences, and the Georg August School of Science (GAUSS), Göttingen, Germany.
2003- Member of Biophysical Society.
2002- Member of Society for Neuroscience.
2009-2015 The Lundbeck foundation: Junior group leader Scholarship 2008.
2008 Novo Nordisk Seniorforskerstipendiet 2008. The stipend was declined due to an overlapping grant from Lundbeckfonden.
2005-2007 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinscaft: ‘The own position‘ SO 708/1-1&2.
1996 Gold medal, University of Copenhagen.