Niels Mailand

Niels Mailand

Professor, head of research, Professor

Niels Mailand

Current position

Professor, Group Leader, Ubiquitin Signaling Group, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research, University of Copenhagen

Previous positions

Senior Scientist, Centre for Genotoxic Stress Research, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen (Supervisor: Prof. Jiri Lukas)


Postdoctoral Fellow, Chromosome Replication Laboratory, Clare Hall Laboratories, Cancer Research UK London Research Institute, UK (Supervisor: Dr. John Diffley)


PhD, Danish Cancer Society/University of Copenhagen.
Title of dissertation: Cell cycle regulation by the Cdc25 and Cdc14 phosphatases


MSc in Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen
Title of dissertation: Functional characterization of the Cdc25A phosphatase

Research awards

2013    Silver Medal, Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

2013    EMBO Young Investigator

2009    Research Prize for Young Scientists, The Lundbeck Foundation


Young Elite Researcher Award (Ung Eliteforskerpris), Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation


Junior Researcher Prize, Danish Cancer Society 2007 Biotechnology Award for Young Researchers, Danish Biotechnological Society

2005    Hardiman-Redon Prize, Cancer Research UK

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