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Rasmus O. Bak

Ph.d., Lektor, AIAS-COFUND Fellow

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENTS

2018-

Associate Professor and Group Leader, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) and Dept. of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

2018

Paternity leave (6 weeks, 09/03/18–29/03/18 and 18/07/18-07/08/18)

2017

Assistant Professor and Group Leader, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) and Dept. of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

2014

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Divisions of Hematology, Oncology and Human Gene Therapy, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, California, USA. Mentor: Matthew H. Porteus.

2014

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biomedicine, University of Aarhus. Mentor: Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen.

2014

PhD in Medicine, Department of Biomedicine, University of Aarhus, 25. March 2014. Supervisor: Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen.

2013

Paternity leave (14 weeks, 26/04/13–31/07/13).

2010

Initiation of PhD studies. Graduate Program in Translational Molecular Medicine, Department of Biomedicine, University of Aarhus. Supervisor: Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen.

2010

Master of Science, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, iNANO, University of Aarhus. Grade Point Average: 12.0.

2008

Initiation of work for the Master's thesis at the Department of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus.

2007

Studies in Molecular Biology (seventh semester) at the California State University, San Marcos, California, USA.

2007

Initiation of candidate programme in Nanotechnology specialized in Molecular Biology, University of Aarhus.

2007

Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, iNANO, University of Aarhus.

2002

High School Diploma (Mathematics), Vesthimmerlands High School, Aars.

 

FELLOWSHIPS

2017

Lundbeck Foundation Fellowship, 5 years, the Lundbeck Foundation.

2017

AIAS-COFUND Marie Curie Fellowship, 3 years, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.

2014

Postdoctoral fellowship from The Danish Council for Independent Research, Medical Sciences. 3 years, the Divisions of Hematology/Oncology and Human Gene Therapy, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, California, USA.

2014

The Carlsberg Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (declined in favor of Individual Postdoc and Sapere Aude Fellowships)

2010

PhD fellowship from the Faculty of Health, University of Aarhus. One third of the fellowship is funded by the Lundbeck Foundation.

2010

3 months research scholarship from the Region Midtjylland's Scholarship in Health Science

2010

2 months PreDoc scholarship from The Graduate Program in Translational Molecular Medicine,  Faculty of Health, University of Aarhus

2009

12 months fellowship from the Novo Scholarship Programme in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

 

AWARDS

2017

Lundbeck Foundation Fellowship, the Lundbeck Foundation.

2017

Young Investigator Award, European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT).

2017

Meritorious Abstract Award, 2017 Annual Meeting, the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy, Washington, DC, USA.

2016

Meritorious Abstract Award, 2016 Annual Meeting, the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy, Washington, DC, USA.

2014

Sapere Aude: Research Talent. Awarded by the Danish Council for Independent Research, Medical Sciences.

2012

Best oral presentation (PhD Day 2013, Aarhus, Denmark, January 2013)

2007

Best poster award (INASCON, Aarhus, Denmark, July 2007). 

 

PUBLICATION METRICS (LINK TO GOOGLE SCHOLAR PROFILE)

Number of peer-reviewed articles:

41 (1x Nature, 1x Science, 1x Nature Biotechnology, 1x Nature Medicine, 1x Cell Stem Cell, 3x Nature Comm., 1x Nature Protocols, 1x PNAS, 1x Cell Reports, 2x eLife)

Number of first authorships:

12 (1x Nature, 1x Nature Biotechnology, 1x Nature Protocols, 1x Cell Reports, 1x eLife)

Number of 2nd and 3rd authorships:

14

Cumulative impact factor:

377

Total citations (Google Scholar)2409
H-index (Google Scholar):21