Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark

Current Positions:

01.02.1976- Professor of Clinical Genetics, Dept. of Biomedicine, Aarhus University.

09.09.1999- Senior Advisor and Adjunct Professor, BGI/HuaDa JiYin Shenzhen, China.

01.05.2011- Adjunct Professor, Institute of Biology, Copenhagen University.



393 scientific articles (including 18 in Cell, Science, and Nature Series), database submissions and patents in the fields of genome/gene structure and function in cell biology and medical genetics, molecular cell pathology of complex diseases, development of genetically designed animal models of complex disease processes and somatic cell/gene therapy.


Special Honours:

1979      The Odd Fellow's Research Prize (together with professor A.J.Therkel­sen).

1987      Research Prize of "The Foundation of 1870".

1991      Consul-general Ernst Carlsen's Honorary Prize.

1996      The August Krogh Prize - awarded by the Danish Medical Society and NOVO's Fund.

1985      Knight of the Royal Danish Order of Dannebrog.

1998      Knight of the 1st class of the Royal Danish Order of Dannebrog.

1998      Honorary Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2003      Honorary Professor of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.

2009      Honoured with the Chinese National Friendship Award - in connection with the 60th Anniversary of the People´s Republic of China.


Lars Bolund will be full time employed by BGI/HuaDa JiYin from October 1. 2017 and a new research center will be established: Lars Bolund Institute of Integrative Regenerative Medicine, BGI, will primarily work with pigs as preclinical biomedical models and as organ donors for transplantation.