Scientific director for the section on Plant Pathway Discovery.
1972-1975: PhD studies, Dept. of Organic Chemistry, Royal Veterinary & Agricultural University, Copenhagen, Denmark
1975-1977: Fulbright-Hays Act Fellow, University of California, Davis, USA
1977-1983: Senior Research Scientist and Niels Bohr Fellow, Carlsberg Laboratory, Copenhagen, Denmark
1984-1990: Research Professor, Dept. of Plant Physiology, KU-LIFE, Copenhagen, Denmark
1990-: Professor in Plant Biochemistry, Dept. of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, KU-LIFE, Copenhagen, Denmark
1998-2008: Director, Centre of Molecular Plant Physiology (PlaCe)
2008-: Director of VKR Research Centre Pro-Active Plants, Copenhagen University, Denmark
2009-2010: Director (2010-) and Deputy Director (2009-2010) of UNIK Synthetic Biology
Awards and Honors
Professor Møller has received multiple distinguished awards, including the Hans Gram Medal, the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (1985), the Carlsberg Research Prize Award (1994), Societas Physiologia Plantarum Scandinavica "Popularization Prize" (2003), and the largest Danish research award, the Villum Kann Rasmussen Research Price (2,5 MDKK) (2007).
Professor Møller has published 173 refereed publications on topics within organic chemistry, natural product chemistry, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, plant molecular biology, bioinformatics, molecular modeling, and plant biotechnology. Professor Møller’s work has been cited more than 3900 times, and he has an h-index of 38.
Patenting and Technology Transfer
Professor Møller holds nine patents and is the co-founder of the Danish Biotech Company Poalis A/S (2001-2007), the pharma business which was acquired by Evolva Biotech A/S in 2007.