Iben Bache

Iben Bache

Guest researcher

Current position: half-time Associate Professor at Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen and half-time Senior Registrar at Department of Clinical Genetics, Rigshospitalet. I combine basic and clinical research within cancer and cytogenetic disorders taking advances of this dual employment.

2013 Medical specialist in Clinical Genetics, Department of Clinical Genetics, Rigshospitalet
2007 PhD at the Wilhelm Johannsen Center (WJC), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
2001 Permission to practice independently as a physician
1999 Medical Doctor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Previous positions
2009-2013 Specialist training in Clinical Genetics
2007-2009 Post.doc., WJC, ICMM, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
2007-2007 Introductory position in Clinical Genetics at Kennedy Centret
2001-2007 Research assistant at WJC, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
2001-2001 Resident, Gynaecological/Obstetrical department, Hvidovre Hospital
1999-2001 Resident (turnus
), Københavns Amt
1996-1997 One year scholarship, Bartholin Instituttet. Research field: Type 1 diabetes
1995-1999 Research assistant at the Danish Cancer Society and Statens Serum Institut

Scientific meetings: Participated with poster or oral presentation at European Human Genetic Conference, European Cytogenetic Conference, Course in Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics and the Danish Dysmorphology Meetings. 


Memberships and committees: Board Member of the Danish Cytogenetic Central Registry. Member of the national committee for prenatal microarray of the Danish Society of Medical Genetics and for the prenatal microarray and the preimplantation genetic test teams at Department of Clinical Genetics, Rigshospitalet. Member of the quota 2 committee for Medicine at the University of Copenhagen. Member of the European Cytogenetics Association, and the European and American Societies of Human Genetics.


Referee for scientific journals: including European Journal of Medical Genetics, Cytogenetic and Genome Research, Clinical Genetics, Prenatal Diagnosis.


Grants: As principle investigator: Brødrene Hartmanns Fond, The Lundbeck Foundation and the Danish Cancer Society and collaborator on several grants.


Teaching and supervisor: Medical Genetics for medical students, University of Copenhagen. Course leader for the postgraduate course in Cytogenetics for medical doctors in specialist training for Clinical Genetics. Pre- and postgraduate clinical education at Department of Clinical Genetics, Rigshospitalet. Supervisor for three PhD-, two master- and two bachelor students plus non-official supervisor for eight PhD students. Member of the steering group of the Graduate Program for Cellular & Genetic Medicine.

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