Institut for Biomedicin

Birgitte Mønster Christensen


Name: Birgitte Mønster Christensen
Born: July 26, 1970

Dec 1995: MSc in Chemistry-Biotechnology from Aarhus University (AU). 
Dec 2000: PhD in Medicine from Dept of Cell Biology, Inst of Anatomy, AU. 

Feb 1996-Dec 1996: Research Assistant, Dept of Cell Biology, AU. 
Jan 1997-Aug 2000: PhD student, Dept of Cell Biology, AU (scholarship from AU)
Sept 2000-Dec 2000: Research Assistant, Dept of Cell Biology, AU.
Jan 2001-Febr 2005: Assistant Professor, Water and Salt Research Center, Inst of Anatomy, AU (scholarship from the Carlsberg Foundation).
March 2005-Aug 2007: Post-doc, Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland (scholarship from the Danish Medical Research Council).     
Sep 2007-Febr 2009: Assistant Professor, Water and Salt Research Center, Inst of Anatomy, AU.
March 2009- : Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomedicine, AU.
March 2015- : Deputy Head of Department, Dept. of Biomedicine, AU.

Maternity leave:
Sept 1999-May 2000
Aug 2003-March 2004
April 2014-Febr 2015

Management and council:
2012-2017: Member of PhD Council, Health, AU.
2013-2016: Member of Institutforum, Dept of Biomedicine, AU.
2015- : Member of the Management, Dept of Biomedicine, AU.
2016- : Member of LSU, Dept of Biomedicine, AU.

Publications: Published 39 peer reviewed papers in international journals (of these 8 first authorships and 7 last authorships). H-index: 24. 

Grants: >9 millions DKK in National/European funding as main applicant.

2002-: Teacher in Microscopic Anatomy (medicine and molecular medicine)
2011-: Examiner in Microscopic Anatomy
2016-: Supervisor/examiner in theoretical bachelor projects (medicine). 

Supervision of students : Main supervisor of 10 students (including 3 PhD students).

Evaluation: Reviewer of multiple international scientific papers, grant and academic job applications, member of assessment and recruitment committees. Censor on 17 experimental student projects (PhD, master, bachelor).