Birte Svensson

Birte Svensson


Søltofts Plads

Building: 224, 220

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45252740Fax: 45 88 63 07


Academic grades

Cand.scient. University of Copenhagen and Carlsberg Lab.

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

Professional experience

1977 - 1979 Associate Professor (Ass.Prof.) - University of Copenhagen, Department of Chemistry
1979 - 2003 Senior Research Biochemist (Group leader) - Carlsberg Laboratory, Department of Chemistry


English, Danish



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

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  • Biochemistry

    ISSNs: 0006-2960

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1520-4995

    American Chemical Society, United States

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.81, Web of Science (2020): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

    Central database


  • Carlsberg Research Communications

    ISSNs: 0105-1938

    springer verlag (germany), Denmark

    Central database


  • European Journal of Biochemistry

    ISSNs: 0014-2956

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1432-1033

    Springer Verlag

    BFI (2017): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 4.22 SJR 2.202 SNIP 1.148, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, Web of Science (2004): Indexed yes

    Central database


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