Kerstine Kirkegaard Denmark
Education 2007 MD. Aarhus University 1999 Upper secondary school-leaving examination Employment April 2015-present Post doc, Dep of Clinical Biochemistry/Clinical Institute, Aarhus University Hospital Oct 2014-march 2015 Medical Doctor, Dep of Clinical Biochemistry, Aarhus University Hospital April 2013- sept. 2013 Post.doc. Fertility Clinic/Clinical Institute, Aarhus University Jan 2010 - marts 2013 PhD scholar Aarhus University Nov. 2009 – dec. 2009 Research assistant, Fertility Clinic/Clinical Institute, Aarhus University June 2007 – okt. 2009 Internship, Region Midt, Randers (Medicine, Surgery, General Practice) Aug. 2003- juli 2004 Pre-graduate scholarship at Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Aarhus University May 2005-Feb 2006 Maternity Leave July 2008 - March 2008 Maternity leave Awards and nominations Awarded a SapereAude post doc grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research, Ministry of Higher Education 2014. Awarded the Aarhus University Research Foundation (AUFF) PhD prize 2014, Winner of the Fogh-Nielsen prize competition (Awarded for excellent achievements in PhD research), Health, Aarhus University 2013, shortlisted for best abstract at ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th annual meeting (first author), Nordic InfuCare Research Grant 2012 Academic degrees and Scientific production PhD from Aarhus University based on the dissertation “Human embryo development and viability assessed by time-lapse imaging”. 1st author of 11 papers, co-author of five and last author of two papers published in international peer-reviewed journals. Author of two book chapters (one in press). H-index 9 (Scopus). Associate Editor for Human Reproduction. Reviewer for several international journals including Human Reproduction and Fertility and Sterility. Certified among the top 10% of the reviewers in Human Reproduction 2013. Several oral presentations (peer reviewed abstracts) at international meetings including ESHRE and ASRM. Communication (selected) Invited speaker at the Alpha Scientist in Reproductive Medicine biannual meeting (2016), American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) annual meeting (2015), In Vitro Fertilization and embryo transfer, organized by the office of continued medical education, UCLA School of Medicine (2015), Il centro de medicinadellariproductione, Catania (2015), ISIVF, 18th World IVF Congress of In Vitro Fertilization (2015) (company symposium), Nordic IVF-Laboratory Society 2015, Nordic Fertility Innnovation, Stockholm (2014), ESHRE 30th annual meeting pre-congress course, 5th DVR congress, (2013) 25th annual Meeting Belgian Society for Reproductive Medicine (2012), Fertilitech Company Symposium, ESHRE 26th annual meeting (2011) Leader /Administrator/supervisor Member of the evaluation committee for R&D in Estonia, appointed by the Estonian research Council 2015. Member of the Organizing Committee PhD day 2016, Aarhus University, Coordinator of medical education, KBA AUH (2014), Organiser of workshops at the 6th and 7th ORPHEUS meeting (Organization for PhD education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System), Vice chair and member of FP Forum Aarhus University (2012) Board member of the PhD Association, Health, AU (2010-2012), Member of the PhD-council, Health, AU (2011), Member of the planning committee for 3rd Annual Meeting Translational Medicine AU (2011).