Susanne Mandrup is Professor at Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Director of Center of Excellence in Functional Genomics and Tissue Plasticity (ATLAS) and head of the Functional Genomics & Metabolism Research Unit. In addition, she is Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Danish Institute of Advanced Study.
Susanne Mandrup obtained her PhD in Biochemistry from University of Southern Denmark (former Odense University) in 1992 and worked among others as a post doc in Prof. M. Daniel Lane’s group, Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore 1995-96. In 1996, she was recruited back to Odense as Assistant Professor and has since 2008 been full professor.
She has received numerous awards and major grants including a Sapere Aude Advanced Grant from the Danish Independent Research Council in 2012, the Advanced Grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation in 2015. She is member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters and European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO).
She was member of the Danish Natural Science Research Council (2005-2010) and has since 2009 been member of committees under the Novo Nordisk Foundation, recently as chair of the Committee on Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine. Since 2013 she has been involved with European Research Council panels and is currently chair of the Consolidator Panel for Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology.