Søren Brunak

Søren Brunak

Research director, professor

Søren Brunak

Current positions
2015–:

Senior Medical Informatics Officer, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmar

2007–:

Professor of Disease Systems Biology, CPR, University of Copenhagen

1999–:

Professor of Bioinformatics, Department of Systems Biology, Technical University of Denmark

 

Previous positions
2002:

Dr.phil. (honoris causa), Natural Science Faculty, Stockholm University, Sweden

1997–1998:

Associate professor, Department of Biotechnology, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

1993–2015:

Center director, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark (1993–1997 at the Department of Chemistry)

1990–1993:

Senior researcher, Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

1987–1990:

Research associate, Department of Structural Properties of Materials, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

1982–1984:

Administrative head, Andersen & Simonsen I/S, Ulfborg, Denmark

 

Education
1991:

PhD in Computational Biology, Department of Structural Properties of Materials, Technical University of Denmark

1987:

MSc in Physics, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Research awards

2017:

Honorary Award of the University Hospital of Zealand 2017

2016:

Senior Scientist Award, International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)

2016–:

Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

2013:     

Julius Thomsen’s Gold Medal

2011–:   

Chair of the Interim ELIXIR Board

2011–:   

ISCB Fellow

2009–:   

Member of EMBO

2009–:

Grundfos Prize for ground breaking research within systems biology and bioinformatics

2007–2010:

Chair of the Awards Committee of the International Society for Computational Biology

2006:

Villum Kann Rasmussen Prize for Research within the Natural and Technical Sciences

2004–:   

Member: Danish Royal Society of Science and Letters

2002:     

Dir. Ib Henriksens Prize for Outstanding Science Achievement

2001–:

Member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences

2001–2004: 

Board of directors, International Society for Computational Biology

2000–:     

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