Susanne Mandrup has been Professor at Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark since 2008. She obtained her PhD in Biochemistry from 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.
Susanne Mandrup received a Sapere Aude Advanced Grant from the Danish Independent Research Council in 2012, and recently received the 2015 Advanced Grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation. She is one of the leading figures in the Danish Diabetes Academy (http://www.danishdiabetesacademy.dk/) and is involved in several other national and international research consortia. She was member of the Danish Natural Science Research Council (2005-2010) and has since 2009 been member of The Medical and Natural Science Committee of the Novo Nordisk Foundation. She has been involved with European Research Council panels since 2013 and is currently chair of the Consolidator Panel for Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology. She is elected member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. On the 1st of October 2017 Professor Mandrups new center of Excellence, Center for Functional Genomics and Tissue Plasticity (ATLAS) opend.