Short CV/Education and training

  • 2005
    BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Copenhagen

  • 2007
    MSc in Bioinformatics from the University of Copenhagen

  • 2011
    PhD in Population Genetics and Statistical Genetics from the University of Copenhagen (Advisor: Professor Rasmus Nielsen)

  • 2012 – 2015
    Postdoc at the Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago (Advisor: Professor Matthew Stephens)

  • Since 2015
    Assistant Professor at the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen

Selected publications

  • I Moltke, M Fumagalli, TS Korneliussen, JE. Crawford, P Bjerregaard, ME Jørgensen, N Grarup, HC Gulløv, A Linneberg, O Pedersen, T Hansen, R Nielsen, A Albrechtsen (2015): Uncovering the genetic history of the present-day Greenlandic population. American Journal of Human Genetics; 96: 1-16.

  • I Moltke, N Grarup, ME Jørgensen, P Bjerregaard, J Treebak, M Fumagalli, TS Korneliussen, M Andersen, T Nielsen, N Krarup, A Gjesing, A Linneberg, J Zierath, X Wu, G Sun, X Jin, JJ Al-Aama, K Borch-Johnsen, O Pedersen, R Nielsen, A Albrechtsen, T Hansen (2014): A common Greenlandic TBC1D4 variant confers muscle insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. Nature; 512: 190-3.

  • I Moltke, A Albrechtsen (2014): RelateAdmix: a software tool for estimating relatedness between admixed individuals. Bioinformatics; 30(7): 1027-8.

  • M Raghavan, M DeGiorgio, A Albrechtsen, I Moltke, P Skoglund, TS Korneliussen, B Grønnow, M Appelt, HC Gulløv, TM Friesen, W Fitzhugh, H Malmström, S Rasmussen, J Olsen, L Melchior, BT Fuller, SM Fahrni, T Stafford Jr, V Grimes, MAP Renouf, J Cybulski, N Lynnerup, MM Lahr, K Britton, R Knecht, J Arneborg, M Metspalu, OE Cornejo, A-S Malaspinas, Y Wang, M Rasmussen, V Raghavan, TVO Hansen, E Khusnutdinova, T Pierre, A Dneprovsky, C Andreasen, H Lange, MG Hayes, J Coltrain, VA Spitsyn, A Götherström, L Orlando, T Kivisild, R Villems, MH Crawford, FC Nielsen, J Dissing, J Heinemeier, M Meldgaard, C Bustamante, DH O’Rourke, M Jakobsson, MTP Gilbert, R Nielsen, E Willerslev (2014): The Genetic Prehistory of the New World Arctic. Science; 345.

  • M Raghavan, P Skoglund, KE Graf, M Metspalu, A Albrechtsen, I Moltke, S Rasmussen, TW Stafford, L Orlando, E Metspalu, M Karmin, K Tambets, S Rootsi, R Mägi, PF Campos, E Balanovska, O Balanovsky, E Khusnutdinova, S Litvinov, LP Osipova, SA Fedorova, MI Voevoda, M DeGiorgio, T Sicheritz-Ponten, S Brunak, S Demeshchenko, T Kivisild, R Villems, R Nielsen, M Jakobsson, E Willerslev (2014): Upper Palaeolithic Siberian genome reveals dual ancestry of Native Americans. Nature; 505: 87-91.

  • I Moltke, A Albrechtsen, TvO Hansen, FC Nielsen, R Nielsen (2011): A method for detecting IBD regions in multiple individuals simultaneously with applications to mapping. Genome Research; 21(7): 1168-80.

  • A Albrechtsen, I Moltke, R Nielsen (2010): Natural selection and the distribution of Identity By Descent in the human genome. Genetics; 186(1): 295-308.

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  1. Danish L'Oréal-UNESCO Award for Ida Moltke

    Assistant Professor Ida Moltke from the University of Copenhagen has received one of the three L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Awards that each year are awarded to outstanding female researchers in natural sciences in Denmark.

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