Birgitte Mønster Christensen

Associate professor

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 36 peer reviewed papers in international journals (of these 8 first authorships and 7 last authorships)

Grants: 2000-2016: >850.000 EUR in National/European funding as main applicant.

Supervision of students : Main supervisor of 7 students (including 2 PhD students) and co-supervisor of 3 students.

Evaluation/teaching: Reviewer of scientific applications and international scientific papers since 2009; teacher in cell biology and histology for medical and molecular medicine students (AU) since 2002; examiner in cell biology/histology since 2011; censor and opponent at Master and PhD defenses since 2010; organizer and co-organizer of courses and meetings since 2008.