CV – University of Copenhagen

CV

Jakob Balslev Sørensen

Born 24th September 1969.

Education

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).

Positions

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.

Awards (selection)

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.