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ERC-Grants

Since 2007 the European Research Counsil has awarded research grants for high quality research in Europe. Below you will find a list containing the projects that University of Copenhagen coordinated when the grant was received.

Source: The EU-Commission's official invitations for contract negotiations.

2017

Postdoc Hans Christian Steen Larsen
Ice and Climate ‘Signals from the Surface Snow: Post-Depositional Processes Controlling the Ice Core Isotopic Fingerprint’ (Starting Grant).

Associate Professor Sebastian Marquardt
Section for Molecular Plant Biology ‘Pervasive Upstream Non-Coding Transcription Underpinning Adaptation’ (Starting Grant).

Assistant Professor Jacob Bourjaily
Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology ’Manifesting the Simplicity of Scattering Amplitudes’ (Starting Grant).

Associate Professor Marie Pedersen
Section of Epidemiology ’Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Acrylamide on Health: Prospective Biomarker-Based Studies’ (Starting Grant)

Assistant Professor Jonathan Z. Shik
Centre for Social Evolution ‘Eco-physiological tradeoffs with crop domestication: have farming ants cracked the code?’ (Starting Grant).

Associate Professor Jan Olaf Mirko Härter
Biocomplexity  ‘Cloud-cloud interaction in convective precipitation’(Consolidator Grant).

Professor Riikka Rinnan
Terristial Ecology ‘Tundra biogenic volatile emissions in the 21st century’ (Consolidator Grant).

Professor Nathalie Wahl
Department of Mathematical Sciences ‘Loops and groups: Geodesics, moduli spaces, and infinite discrete groups via string topology and homological stability (Consolidator Grant).

Associate Professor Michael Thomas-Poulsen
Ecology and Evolution ‘DiseasE-FreE social life without Antibiotics resisTance’ (Consolidator Grant).

Professor Hans H. Wandall
Glycomics Program ‘Dissection of Glycan Function by Engineered Tissue Models’ (Consolidator Grant).

Professor Eugene Simon Polzik
Quantop Quantum mechanics in the negative mass reference frame (Advanced Grant).

Professor Matthew James Collins
Natural History Museum of Denmark 'Beasts to Craft (B2C)' (Advanced Grant).

2016

Julien Duxin

Associate Professor Group Leader Julien Duxin

Protein Signaling Program 'Mechanism of DNA-protein cross-link repair in S phase' (Starting Grant).
Peter Krogstrup

Assistant Professor Peter Krogstrup

Condensed Matter Physics 'Hybrid Epitaxial Materials for Novel Quantum State Detection and Manipulation' (Starting Grant).
Guus Kroonen

External Associate Professor Guus Kroonen

Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities 'The Linguistic Roots of Europe's Agricultural Transition' (Starting Grant).
Etienne Jean Michel Maisonneuve

Postdoc Etienne Jean Michel Maisonneuve

Biomolecular Sciences 'Control of Bacterial Multidrug Tolerance and Stress Response by Alarmone Synthetase SpoT' (Starting Grant).
Henrik Vigh

Professor Henrik Vigh

Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Social Science 'Criminal Entanglements. A new ethnographic approach to transnational organised crime' (Consolidator Grant).
Victoria Southgate

Associate Professor Victoria Southgate

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences 'How do infants mentalize? Bringing a neuroimaging approach to the puzzle of early mindreading' (Consolidator Grant).
Christian Olsen

Professor MSO Christian Olsen

Medicinal Chemistry Research 'Chemical Tools for Unravelling Sirtuin Function' (Consolidator Grant).
Eva Hoffmann

Professor Eva Hoffmann

Molecular Aging Program 'Repair capacity and genome diversity in mammals' (Consolidator Grant).
Peter Brodersen

Associate Professor Peter Brodersen

Computational and RNA Biology 'Reprogramming of small RNA function in plant-pathogen interactions' (Consolidator Grant).
Anja Groth

Professor Anja Groth

Groth Group 'New and Old Histones in Epigenetic Cell Memory' (Consolidator Grant).

2015

Professor Jens Juul Holst

Professor Jens Juul Holst

Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences 'Reaching the effects of gastric bypass on diabetes and obesity without surgery' (Advanced Grant).
Professor Rebecca Adler-Nissen

Professor Rebecca Adler-Nissen

Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences 'Diplomatic Face-Work - between confidential negotiations and public display' (Starting Grant).
Institutleder Mette Rosenkilde

Head of Department Mette Rosenkilde

Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences 'Mumps VIRus EXploitation of the human adhesion receptor GPR125' (Consolidator Grant).
Klaus Lindegaard Høyer

Professor Klaus Lindgaard Høyer

Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences 'Policy, practice and patient experience in the age of intensified data sourcing' (Consolidator Grant).
Professor Tom Gilbert

Professor Tom Gilbert

Natural History Museum of Denmark 'Extinction Genomics' (Consolidator Grant).
Lektor Luis Ignacio Toledo Lazaro

Associate Professor Luis Ignacio Toledo Lazaro

Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences 'The Vitality of Disease - Quality of Life in the Making' (Starting Grant).

2014

Lektor Ayo Wahlberg

Associate Professor Ayo Wahlberg

Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Social Science 'The Vitality of Disease - Quality of Life in the Making' (Starting Grant).
Professor Albert Schliesser

Professor Albert Schliesser

Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science 'Quantum Cavity Electro- and Opto-Mechanics' (Starting Grant).
Adjunkt Tania Rinaldi Barkat

Assistant Professor Tania Rinaldi Barkat

Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences 'Studying the developing auditory cortex to dissect neural circuit functions' (Starting Grant).
Associate Professor Zach Gerhart-Hines

Associate Professor Zach Gerhart-Hines

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Det sundhedvidenskabelige Fakultet 'Circadian Regulation Of Brown Adipose Thermogenesis' (Starting Grant).
Professor Christian Lund

Professor Christian Lund

Department of Food and Resource Economics, Faculty of Science 'State Formation Through the Local Production of Property and Citizenship'(Advanced Grant).
Professor Peter Lodahl

Professor Peter Lodahl

Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science 'Scalable Quantum Photonic Networks' (Advanced Grant).
Assistant Professor Guido Festuccia

Assistant Professor Guido Festuccia

Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science 'Dynamics of Supersymmetry in Curved Space' (Starting Grant).
Lektor Sune Toft

Associate Professor Sune Toft

Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science 'Connecting the Extreme' (Consolidator Grant).
Lektor Jes Kristian Jørgensen

Associate Professor Jes Kristian Jørgensen

Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science 'Setting the Stage for Solar System Formation' (Consolidator Grant).

2013

Professor Matthias Christandl

Professor Matthias Christandl

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science 'Multipartite Quantum Information Theory' (Starting Grant).
Lektor Stephan Wenkel

Associate Professor Stephan Wenkel

Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science 'Designing microProteins to alter growth processes in crop plants' (Starting Grant).
Professor Ali Salanti

Professor Ali Salanti

Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences 'Targeting cancer using evolutionary refined pathogen derived antigens' (Consolidator Grant).

2012

Lektor Alessandro Gori

Associate Professor Alessandro Gori

Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Faculty of Humanities 'Islam in the Horn of Africa, A Comparative Literary Approach' (Advanced Grant).
Professor Ian David Hickson

Professor Ian David Hickson

Center for Healthy Aging, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences REPBLOCK: Site-specific DNS replication perturbation and its effects on chromosome segregation (Advanced Grant).
Professor Jan Philip Solovej

Professor Jan Philip Solovej

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science 'The Mathematics of the Structure of Matter' (Advanced Grant).
Lektor Anders Søgaard

Associate Professor Anders Søgaard

Centre for Language Technology, Faculty of Humanities 'LOWLANDS: Parsing low-resource languages and domains' (Starting Grant).
Professor Anders Søndberg Sørensen

Professor Anders Søndberg Sørensen

Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science 'QIOS: Quantum Interfaces and Open Systems' (Starting Grant).
International Researcher Jacobus Boomsma

International Researcher Jacobus Boomsma

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science 'Attine Ant Symbiomes' (Advanced Grant).

2011

Professor Kristian Helin

Professor Kristian Helin

Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC) 'DNAMET: DNA methylation, hydroxymethylation and cancer' (Advanced Grant).
Professor MSO Johan Peter Uldall Fynbo

Professor MSO Johan Peter Uldall Fynbo

Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science 'EGGS: The first Galaxies' (Starting Grant).
Professor Kenn Gerdes

Professor Kenn Gerdes

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science 'Bacterial Persistence' (Advanced Grant).
Professor Jan Ambjørn

Professor Jan Ambjørn

Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science 'Exploring the Quantum Universe' (Advanced Grant).

2010

2009

Professor Uffe Valentin Haagerup

Professor Uffe Valentin Haagerup

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science 'OAFPG: Operator algebras, free probability, and groups' (Advanced Grant).
Professor Nathalie Wahl

Professor Nathalie Wahl

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science '2-3-AUT: Surfaces, 3-manifolds and automorphism groups' (Starting Grant).
Lektor Vladimir Canudas Romo

Associate Professor Vladimir Canudas Romo

Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences 'LONGEVITYBYCAUSE: Cause of death contribution to longevity: Modeling time trends' (Starting Grant).
Lektor Michael Lisby

Associate Professor Michael Lisby

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science 'DEFACT: DNA repair factories how cells do biochemistry' (Starting Grant).

2008

Professor Ib Henning Madsen

Professor Ib Henning Madsen

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science 'TMSS: Topology of moduli spaces and strings' (Advanced Grant).

2007