Nicholas M I Taylor

Nicholas M I Taylor

Associate Professor

  • Protein Structure and Function Program

    Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 København N, Bygning 6, Building: 06-1-10

    Phone: +45 35 33 53 37

Nicholas M I Taylor

Current position 
2018–:

Associate professor and group leader, CPR, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Previous positions
2016–2018:

Postdoctoral researcher with Prof. Dr. Henning Stahlberg, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland

2014–2016:

Postdoctoral researcher with Prof. Dr. Petr G. Leiman, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

2012–2013:

Postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Carlos Fernández-Tornero, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CIB-CSIC), Madrid, Spain

2011–2012:

Bridging postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Christoph W. Müller, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Education 
2007–2011:

PhD in Molecular Biology, magna cum laude.
EMBL and Heidelberg University, Germany
Thesis title: Structural and biochemical studies of the RNA polymerase III-specific transcription factor IIIC. Supervisor: Dr. Christoph W. Müller (defended July 2011)

2007:

MSc in Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium. Thesis research with Prof. Dr. Gabriel Waksman, UCL, London, UK

2005:

Candidate in Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Free University of Brussels (VUB), Belgium


Research awards

2017–2019:

Junior Research Fund, University of Basel

2017:

7th NCCR TransCure Annual Retreat poster prize (1st place)

2016:

IUPAB travel award for the 9th Kuo Summer School of Electron Microscopy & Kuo Symposium on 3D Cryo-EM Molecular Imaging, China

2016:

ISTFELLOW Marie Curie COFUND fellowship, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria (gratefully declined in favor of a postdoctoral position at the University of Basel)

2015:

Postdoc presentation prize, XXIV Biennial Conference on Phage/Virus Assembly, Switzerland

2013:

Eric Reid Fund for Methodology (Biochemical Society)

2013:

FEBS short-term fellowship, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA), Austria

2012:

Fundación Futuro installation grant, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CIB-CSIC), Spain

2011–2012:

EMBL bridging postdoctoral fellowship, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

2007–2011:

EMBL predoctoral fellowship, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

2007:

Belgian American Educational Foundation fellowship, United States (gratefully declined in favor of a Ph.D. fellowship at EMBL)

2006–2007:

Erasmus fellowship, UCL, UK

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