Anja Groth

Anja Groth

Research director, professor

  • Groth Group

    Blegdamsvej 3B, 2200 København N.

    Phone: +45 35 32 55 38Mobile: +45 30 50 73 07



2016 - 

Professor, Biotech and Research Innovation Centre (BRIC), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

2017 -

Co-affiliation, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research (CPR) at University of Copenhagen

2018 -

Co-founder and CSO of the biotech company Ankrin Therapeutics



2013 - 2016

Tenured group leader, Biotech Research and Innovation Centre

2008 - 2013             
Associate Professor and group leader, Biotech Research and Innovation Centre

2005 - 2008     
Postdoc, Laboratory of Dr. G. Almouzni, Chromatin Dynamics, Institut Curie, Paris, France

2004 - 2005     
Postdoc, Laboratory of Drs. J. Bartek & J. Lukas, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen


Awards and selected grants

2018        Elite Research Prize, the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science, 2018

2017        Elected EMBO member

2017        ERC Consolidator Grant (no. 724436)

2016        Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters (Natural Sciences)

2014        Heirloom Award for Women Scientist Leaders, UK

2012        Junior Research Prize, Danish Cancer Society

2012        World Cultural Council Special Recognition

2011        ERC Starting Grant (no. 281765)

2011        EMBO Young Investigator program (YIP)

2009        Young Elite Researcher prize, Danish Research Council

2009        Award for Young Researchers, Danish Biotechnology Society

2007        Junior Group Leader Fellowship, The Lundbeck Foundation



2004   PhD, Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen. Laboratory of Drs. J. Bartek & J. Lukas, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen

2000   M.Sc., Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen. Laboratory of Dr. B. M. Willumsen, University of Copenhagen, and Drs. C. J. Sherr & M. F. Roussel, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA




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