Founded in 1479, UCPH is the oldest and second largest university in Denmark, and hosts over 37,000 students and 7,000 employees. A member of the International Alliance of Research Universities, its research and training expertise span the full range of academic disciplines. The university hosts about 40,000 students and 10,000 employees and consists of 6 faculties.
Built around 5 distinct research groups with expertise spanning geology to genomics, the Lundbeck Foundation GeoGenetics Centre (LFGC) provides an exceptionally dynamic research environment, and is perhaps the world’s leading institute for the application of ancient proteomics techniques across a wide range of archaeological, anthropological and evolutionary biological questions.
The “Paleoproteomics” group is one of the few groups worldwide focused on ancient proteins mass spectrometry-based investigation The LFGC is a Danish Centre of Excellence for Basic Research (Grundforskningscenter) which officially opened in September 2010.
The “Paleoproteomics” group is part of the Globe institute a new interdisciplinary Institute recently founded within the faculty of Health at the University of Copenhagen. The institute operates at the intersection of natural and medical sciences and the humanities.