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Jiri Lukas

Jiri Lukas

Executive Director

Jiri Lukas

Current position 
May 2012–:

Executive director, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research (CPR), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen


Previous positions 
2005-2012:

Director and head of research, Centre for Genotoxic Stress Research, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark

1993-2005:

Senior scientist and group leader, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark

1992-1993: 

Differentiation Program (Giulio Draetta lab), EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany.
Research topic: cell cycle regulation, mechanisms of cancer

1991-1992:

Researcher, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic

1990, 1991:

Department of Biochemistry (Paul Nurse lab), Oxford, UK.
Research topic: cell cycle regulation

1990-1991:

Researcher, Masaryk Institute of Oncology, Brno, Czech Republic


Education
1987-1990:

PhD in Zoology, Institute of Systematic and Ecological Biology, Brno, Czech Republic

1981-1986:

D.V.M. in Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary University, Brno, Czech Republic


Research awards

2016:    Fernström Foundation Grand Nordic Prize
2014:    Leopold Griffuel Prize
2014:    Elected member of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences
2012:    Elected member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
2010:    Danish Society for Cancer Research Award
2008:    Danish Cancer Society Senior Research Prize
2005:    Honorary member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic
2003:    G. J. Mendel Honorary Medal
2003:    Novo Nordisk Foundation Prize
2002:    Alfred Benzons Foundation Prize
2002:    Elected EMBO Member
1995:    Young Danish Cancer Researcher Prize

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