News

February 1 2017 (new paper in Genetics): I am co-corresponding author on a new paper on genetic load in Greenlandic Inuit that was just published in Genetics: http://www.genetics.org/content/205/2/787. It was also mentioned by Genetics in their issue highlights: http://www.genetics.org/content/205/2/NP. Congrats to Casper-Emil who is the first author of the paper. And thanks to all collaborators for a great collaboration!

September 21 2016 (new paper in Nature): I performed some of the analyses in this project about Aboriginal Australia that was just published in Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature18299.html. Congrats to Anna  (the first author on the paper) and all the other authors for finally getting this paper out!

September 12-14 2016 (talk and chair): I gave an invited talk and was invited chair at a session at the meeting Probabilistic Modeling in Genetics (PROBGEN16) held at The Department of Statistics, University of Oxford (https://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/events/probgen16). Thanks to the meeting organizers for a great meeting!

June 24 2016 (new paper in PLoS Genetics): I am joint last author on a new paper about how fatty acid composition among Greenlanders. The paper got published in PLoS Genetics: http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pgen.1006119

May 31 2016 (award): I received the L’Oreal-UNESCO FWIS award, which is each year awarded to 3 women researchers in Denmark selected by a committee mainly consisting of members from The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Lettres:  http://www.royalacademy.dk/da/Nyheder/FWIN-2016

April 28 2016 (academy membership): I got selected to be a member of The Young Academy, an independent unit of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Lettres (For more info see here).

April 15 2016 (new student in the lab): Ryan Waples just started as a PhD student in my lab. Welcome Ryan! : )

December 12 2015 (new paper in Molecular Ecology): I am joint first author on a new paper about hybridization between savanna and forest elephants in Africa. The paper got published in Molecular Ecology: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1111/mec.13472/abstract

September 18 2015 (new paper in Science): I am joint first author on a new paper about how the Inuit ancestors of the Greenlanders have adapted genetically to life in the Arctic. The paper got published in Science:  https://www.sciencemag.org/content/349/6254/1343.abstract

August 30 2015 (new paper in Bioinformatics): Our method for estimating pairwise relatedness from NGS data was finally published (the software tool has been available for quite a while). YAY! The paper which I’ve written with Thorfinn Sand Korneliussen is freely available to everyone here: http://bioinformatics.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/09/11/bioinformatics.btv509.long

July 21 2015 (new paper in Science): I performed quite a few analyses for this project about the peopling of the Americas that was just published in Science: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/349/6250/aab3884. Congrats to Maanasa (the first first author on the paper) and all the other authors for finally getting this paper out!

July 13 2015 (talk): I gave a 25 minute featured talk at SMBE.

June 18 2015 (new paper in Nature): I made a small contribution to this really cool paper in Nature by Morten Rasmussen et al about the ancestry of the Kennewick Man: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v523/n7561/full/nature14625.html

June 12 2015 (talk): I was invited to give a talk at Genetic Epidemiology in homogeneous populations symposium 2015 in Nantes: http://www.gehops2015.univ-nantes.fr/

April 24 2015 (award): I was awarded a Young Investigator Award from the Scandinavian Society for the Study of Diabetes: http://www.oslodiabetes.no/2015/04/27/successful-meeting-of-the-scandinavian-society-for-the-study-of-diabetes-in-oslo-april-24-26/

February 1 (new job): I am now officially an assistant professor at the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen! : )

January 8 2015 (new paper in AJHG): I am first author on this new paper about the demographic history of the Greenlandic population that was just published in AJHG: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002929714004789