Birte Svensson

Birte Svensson

Professor

DTU BIOENGINEERING
Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine

PCET-Enzyme and Protein Chemistry

Technical University of Denmark

Søltofts Plads

Building 224, room 220

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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Fax +4545 88 63 07
E-mail bis@bio.dtu.dk
ORCID 0000-0002-2993-8196
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Academic degrees

Cand.scient. University of Copenhagen and Carlsberg Lab.
Lic.scient. (Ph.D.) University of Copenhagen and Carlsberg Lab.

Employments

1979 - 2003
Carlsberg Laboratory, Senior Research Biochemist
1977 - 1979
University of Copenhagen, Associate Professor

Language skills

English, Danish

Areas of expertise

 

Structure, function, discovery and protein engineering of plant and microbial enzymes and proteins active in carbohydrate processing, redox-regulation and with potential for biotechnology-based improvement of functional, nutritional and health-related properties of foods and raw materials, including cereal crops. This involves analysis of molecular interactions, production of recombinant proteins, functional proteomics, genome-mining and bioinformatics.

Other information

 

1991 7th Dexter French Memorial Lecturer (Iowa State University)

1998-2013 Adjunct Professor, Molecular Biology (University of Southern Denmark)

1998 Award of Merit, Japanese Society of Applied Glycoscience

2005 Member Danish Academy of Technical Sciences

2007 Dr. Sc. honoris causa (natural science) at University of Copenhagen

2010 Lifetime Achievement Award, ALAMY-4, Smolenice, Slovakia

Websites

www.epc.bio.dtu.dk/ - EPC Homepage