Poster presentation Prize at the 3rd International Symposium on the Calcium-Sensing Receptor 2017

PhD student Iris Mos received a poster presentation prize at the 3rd International Symposium on the Calcium-sensing Receptor 2017 for an poster entitled "Elucidation of the trafficking properties of the class C calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) using a TR-FRET-based real-time internalization assay".

H.C. Ørsted Bronze Medals 2016

Christina Birkedahl Falk-Pedersen and Michael Worch Boesgaard received H.C. Ørsted Bronze Medals on September 30, 2016. The medal is awarded to pharmacy students at University of Copenhagen who have obtained an outstanding grade-average during their Bachelors and Masters programme. They both obtained the top-grade '12' for their Master's thesis projects conducted in our group.

Poster and Oral Presentation Prizes at DRA Summer School 2016

PhD students Emma Rie OlanderLouise Thiesen and Anne Cathrine Nøhr received poster (Emma and Louise) and oral presentation (Anne Cathrine) prizes at the DRA Summer School on August 24, 2016 for presentations entitled "Attempts to identify the elusive GHB transporter within the SLC6A family of transporters", "Functional characterization of the positive allosteric modulator AA29504 at human GABAA receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes" and "The orphan G protein-coupled receptor GPR139 is activated by the peptides ACTH, α-MSH, β-MSH, and the conserved core motif HFRW", respectively.

Oral presentation Prize at DRA Summer School 2015

PhD student Stine Engesgaard Jacobsen received a oral presentation prize at the DRA Summer School on August 27, 2015 for an oral presentation entitled "Trafficking of the GPRC6A receptor: GPRC6A displays constitutive internalization and is being sorted to the slow recycling pathway".

Poster Prize at Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences PhD Day 2015

PhD student Stine Engesgaard Jacobsen received a poster prize at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences PhD Day on May 21, 2015 for a poster entitled "Cross-talk in the rat calcium-sensing receptor dimer".

Pharma Student Award 2013

MSc (pharm) Anas Al-Khawaja received the prize for best oral presentation at the Pharma Student Award competition at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences lecture entitled "γ-Aminobutyric acid transporters. Pharmacological characterization of novel inhibitors and examination of expression in epilepsy".

Poster Prize at Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences PhD Day 2013

PhD student Henrik E. Johansson received a poster prize at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences PhD Day on May 16, 2013 for a poster entitled "Taming the G Protein-coupled receptor GPRC6A".

Poster Prize at 2nd Danish Protein Molecular Modellers Metting 2013

Master thesis students Kimberley Fidom and Thomas Lehto received a poster prize at the 2nd Danish Protein Molecular Modellers Meeting on May 23, 2013 for a poster entitled "A New Fragment-Based Pharmacophore Method and the Application in Virtual Screening".

Danish Society for Theoretical and Applied Theory Honary Medal 2012

Petrine Wellendorph received the Danish Society for Theoretical and Applied Theory Honary Medal 2012. The medal was awarded on April 4 2013 at a ceremony in Domus Medica, Copenhagen where Petrine presented her work via a lecture entitled "A new receptor for GHB in the brain".

Årets Forskerspire 2012

High school student Viktor Hesselberg-Thomsen from Helsingør Gymnasium won the 'Årets Forskerspire 2012' prize [Research Talent of the Year] in the category of Bio- and Health Sciences. The prize was awarded by the Minister for Science, Innovation and Higher Education Morten Østergaard. Viktor's project proposal is to develop an 'elixir of love' by targeting the oxytocin receptor with an allosteric ligand. He was supervised by PhD students Lenea Nørskov-Lauritsen, Christoffer Clemmensen and professor Hans Bräuner-Osborne.

Young Investigator Award at International Symposium on Regulatory Peptides 2012

Christoffer Clemmensen received a Young Investigator Award at the 19th International Symposium on Regulatory Peptides 2012 for an oral presentation entitled "Increased susceptibility to diet-induced obesity in GPRC6A receptor knockout mice".

Poster Prize at Drug Research Academy Summer Conference 2012

Laura Friis Eghorn received one of two awarded poster prizes at the annual Drug Research Academy summer conference for a poster displaying her work recently published in Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA.

Elite Researcher Prize 2012

Hans Bräuner-Osborne received the Elite Researcher Prize of 1.2 million DKK from the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education. The prize is given to an outstanding Danish researcher for an excellent contribution to Danish science. The prize was presented by His Royal Highness Prince Joachim.

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Researcher of the Year 2011

Anders A. Jensen received the annual "Researcher of the Year 2011" prize of 20,000 DKK from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The prize was given based on his high level research within molecular pharmacology and medicinal chemistry.

Teacher of the Year 2010

Daniel Sejer Pedersen received the "Teacher of the Year 2010" prize from the students at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The prize is given for his excellent achievements in academic dissemination.

EliteForsk Travel Prize 2009

Trine Kvist received the "EliteForsk" travel prize of 250.000 DKK from the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation. The prize will be used to travels to our collaborator professor Stephen F. Traynelis at Emory University, USA in order to study NMDA receptors by sophisticated electrophysiological methods.

Poster Prize at Danish Pharmacological Society meeting 2009

Bolette Christiansen received a poster prize for the second consecutive year at the Annual Meeting for the Danish Pharmacological Society for a poster entitled "High throughput screening of a small compound library at the human GABA transporters".

Poster Prize at 18th Neuropharmacology conference 2008

Kasper Bø Hansen received 1st Prize at the IUPHAR Young Investigator Poster Awards competition at the 18th Neuropharmacology Conference in Washington, DC, USA.

L'Oréal For Women in Natual Sciences grant 2008

Petrine Wellendorph has been awarded the prestigious For Women in Natual Sciences grant of 100,000 DKK for her research on the effects of gamma-hydroxy butyric acid (GHB, Fantasy). The grant is sponsored by L'Oréal, UNESCO and The Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters.

The Lundbeck Foundation Prize for Young Investigators 2006

Hans Bräuner-Osborne received The Lundbeck Foundation Prize for Young Investigators 2006 of 250,000 DKK for his work on neurotransmitter receptors and transporters.

 
The Torkil Holm Research Prize 2006

Hans Bräuner-Osborne received The Torkil Holm Foundation Research Prize 2006 of 100,000 DKK for his achievements in research on receptors and transporters.


The Benzon Foundation 50th Anniversary Honorary Prize 2002

Hans Bräuner-Osborne received The Benzon Foundation 50th Anniversary Honorary Prize of 100.000 DKK in acknowledgement of his pioneering research.

Danish Academy of Natural Sciences Ph.D. Award 2001

Anders A. Jensen received The Danish Academy of Natural Sciences Ph.D. Award 2001 for his Ph.D. thesis entitled Molecular pharmacology of metabotropic glutamate receptors performed under the supervision of Drs. Hans Bräuner-Osborne and Povl Krogsgaard-Larsen.

The EU Archimedes Prize 2001

Petrine Wellendorph received the Archimedes Prize for 2001 of 44.000 €, the European Union's science prize for undergraduate students. The prize was awarded in the category "New medicines from natural resources" for Petrine Wellendorph's graduation project on synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of wasp toxins analogues. The project was performed under supervision of Professor J. W. Jaroszewski, Associate professor H. Franzyk and Professor H. Bräuner-Osborne.

Danish Academy of Natural Sciences Ph.D. Award 1997

Hans Bräuner-Osborne received The Danish Academy of Natural Sciences Ph.D. Award 1997 for his Ph.D. thesis entitled Molecular Pharmacology of Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors performed under the supervision of Drs. Erik Falch and Povl Krogsgaard-Larsen.