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Updated September 2015

Dr Rune Linding

Prof Dr Rune Linding - Research Group Leader

Nationality: Danish. Age: 41. Born: April 4th 1974 Helsingør, Denmark. Upbringing: Hundested, Lynæs, Denmark. Gymnasium: Fr.værk Gymnasium, Denmark. Languages: English, Danish, German. Personal: Relationship, two children.

Contact Details: Linding Lab, Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Ole Maaløes Vej 5, 4th floor, Copenhagen N, DK-2200, Denmark, Tel: +45 3532 5666 Fax: +45 7262 0285, Email:, private-Email:, WWW: http://www.bric.ku.dk and Skype (Premium): lindinglab. Cell: +45 2365 1941.

Degrees: 2004: PhD in Structural and Computational Biology, Biocomputing Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany. 2000: Cand.Scient., M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Institute for Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 1997: B.Sc. in Organic-, Inorganic- and Bio- Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics and Advanced Mathematics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Professional Experience: 2011-present: Professor, Research Group Leader of Cell Signaling, Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen (UCPH)/Department of Systems Biology, Technical University of Denmark (DTU).

2007-2010: Research Team Leader of Cellular & Molecular Logic, Section of Cell and Molecular Biology, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, UK. 2005-2007: Human Frontiers Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Prof Tony Pawson, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute (SLRI) at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada and Prof Mike Yaffe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA. 2004: Postdoctoral Researcher: Dr Rob Russell, Biocomputing Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany.

Honors, Awards, Fellowships: 2012: ERC Starting Grant. 2011: Lundbeck Fellow 2011: Sapere Aude Research Leader. 2005: Human Frontiers Science Programme Long Term Fellowship. 2005: Lundbeck Foundation Award. 2004: Danish Research Agency Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

Funding committees: Reviewer for several international review panels and funding committees.

Professional Activities: 2015-16: Co-organizer of “EMBO Workshop - The modularity of signalling proteins and networks.” 2014-15: Co-chair: Keystone Symposum 2015: The Biological Code of Cell Signaling: A Tribute to Tony Pawson (F1). 2013: Co-organizer: International Conference of Systems Biology (ICSB2013). 2011-12: Co-organiser: "Integrative Network Biology 2012: Network Medicine". 2011: Co-organiser: FEBS/EBI Course: "In silico Systems Biology: Network Reconstruction, Analysis and Network-based Modelling". 2010: Co-organiser: INBi Launch Symposium: "Integrative Network Biology and Cancer.". 2010: Programme chair: RECOMB 2010. 2010: Co-organiser: EMBO/EBI Systems Biology Course: "In silico systems biology: network reconstruction, analysis and network based modelling." 2008: Founder: Integrative Network Biology initiative (INBi). 2008: Programme chair: RECOMB 2008. 2008: Chair on Proteomics: ELSYS 2008. 2007: Program Committee Member: DIMACS Workshop on the Dialogue on Reverse Engineering Assessment and Methods (DREAM2). 2006: Selected Program Committee Member: Jumboree, Synthetic Biology, MIT (unable to attend). 2006: Abstract Reviewer: Automated Function Prediction. An ISMB 2006 Special Interest Group Meeting. 2005: Abstract Reviewer: Automated Function Prediction. An ISMB 2005 Special Interest Group Meeting. 2003: Co-organiser: EMBL-EMBO Science and Society Mini Symposium: Publishing practices at the crossroads – between the print media and the internet. 2002: Co-organiser: 3rd EMBL PhD Student International Symposium: Life within boundaries – Membranes & Compartments in Biology. Ad-hoc Reviewer: Nature Protocols, Molecular Systems Biology, Genome Research, Genome Biology, Bioinformatics, BMC Bioinformatics, FEBS Letters, Nature, Nucleic Acid Research, PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS-One, Protein Science, Proteins, JMB, Proteomics, Science, Science Signaling, BMC Bioinformatics.

Grants: Have obtained and managed grant support as PI at the level of 100M DKK. Main sources: Medical Research Council (MRC, UK), HFSP, Lundbeck Foundation and Danish Research Councils. Have been primary scientific negotiator and lab-designer for projects and instruments corresponding to investments at the level of 75M DKK. Total/Lifetime Grants at the level of 218M DKK.

Publications: Published more than 55 papers with peer-review and 3 edited books. 4 papers with more 400 citations. In addition to these I have authored a Cand.Scient. thesis and my PhD thesisTogether, my Google Scolar listed papers have more than 6415 citations. My most cited paper (from 2003) has more than 809 citations. My papers have numerous times been highlighted by editorials, podcasts, frontpages and research high-lights. Several of my papers have been selected as Breakthrough of the Year, High-Scoring Faculty 1000 and Editors Choice articles. Within the past five years, co-author of 15 papers in Nature, Cell, Science, PLoS Biology, Nature Biotechnology, Science Signaling, Molecular Cell, and Cell Stem Cell. Published 3 papers in Science within a 13 months period. H-index: 34.

Talks: More than 140 international talks including keynotes and presidential plenary lectures.

Thesis advisor: 2 Master theses, 4 PhD theses (+ 2 on-going primary).