Marie Kveiborg

Marie Kveiborg

Guest researcher, Guest Researcher

Member of:

    Academic degrees

    • 2000: Ph.D. Faculty of Science, Aarhus University, Denmark

    • 1998: Cand.Scient. Faculty of Science, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Scientific positions & Education

    • 01/01/2017 – present: Associate Professor and Group Leader at Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

    • 09/05/2015 – 30/04/2016: Adoption leave

    • 09/11/2010 – 01/08/2011: Adoption leave

    • 01/10/2008 – 31/12/2009: Visiting Scientist, London Research Institute, UK

    • 01/07/2008 – 31/12/2016: Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMI) & BRIC, UCPH

    • 01/01/2006 – 30/06/2008: Assistant Professor, Prof. Ulla Wewer’s laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCPH

    • 01/10/2002 – 31/12/2005: Postdoctoral Fellow, Prof. Ulla Wewer’s laboratory, Institute of Molecular Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCPH. Funded by a post doc-stipend from the Danish Medical Research Council.

    • 01/06/2000 – 30/09/2002: Postdoctoral Fellow, Prof. Roland Baron’s laboratory, Department of Cell Biology, Yale University School of Medicine, USA. Funded by a post doc-stipend from the Danish Natural Science Research Council.

    • 01/04/1996 - 31/05/2000: Doctoral studies (4+4 scheme) in Profs. Moustapha Kassem and Brian F. C. Clark’s laboratories, Institute of Molecular and Structural Biology, Faculty of Science, Aarhus University. Funded by a Ph.D.-stipend from Aarhus University.

    • 01/09/1991 – 31/03/1996: Graduate studies in Chemistry and Biotechnology at Aarhus University.

    Teaching and supervision

    Management and teaching of molecular pathology courses for undergraduate and graduate MD and molecular biomedicine students. Supervision of several bachelor, master and phd students.

    Scientific contributions

    Published 34 original articles in international peer-reviewed scientific journals, 2 invited reviews, and 3 book chapters. Handling Editor for Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group). Evaluation panel member at the Norwegian Cancer Society. Invited referee for multiple international scientific journals (e.g. American Journal of Pathology, Biochemical Journal, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, Molecular Biology of the Cell, PLoS ONE, Protein Science, The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology) and grant applications (e.g. Cancer Research UK, Breast Cancer Campaign)

    Recent invited scientific presentations

    • 2017: Symposium “Bridge over troubled water – Proteases in disease and aging”, Germany

    • 2017: Research Seminar, Barts Cancer Institute, London, England

    • 2016: Symposium “Metalloproteases and their inhibitors”, University of Oxford, England

    • 2016: Research Seminar, University of Freiburg, Germany

    • 2015: Plenary lecturer at the Summer School “Protease & Pathophysiology”, Germany

    • 2014: Gordon Research Conference ” Protein Processing, Trafficking & Secretion”, NH, US

    • 2014: 46th Sandbjerg Meeting on Membrane Transport, Sønderborg, Denmark

    • 2013: Research Seminar, Biomedicum, University of Helsinki, Finland

    • 2013: Research Seminar, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

    • 2013: Gordon Research Conference ”Matrix Metalloproteinases”, Il Ciocco, Italy

    Scientific grants

    PI and co-PI on grants from The Danish Medical Research Council, The Danish Cancer Society, The Novo Nordisk Foundation, and The Lundbeck Foundation as well as several private foundations (e.g. Friis, Haensch, Munksholm).

    Scientific awards

    • 2005: Young Investigator Award, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen University.
    • 2002: Young Investigator Award, the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research.
    • 1999: Young Investigator Award, the European Calcified Tissues Society.


    Scientific memberships

    • The Danish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    • Danish Association for Cancer Research
    • Danish Society for Matrix Biology
    • Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS)
    • The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

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