16 May 2017

Prof. dr. Marion Koopmans Honorary Doctor Technical University of Denmark

Technical University of Denmark
On Friday April 28, Prof. dr. Marion Koopmans, Head of the Department of Viroscience of the Erasmus MC, received the degree of Honorary Doctor from the Technical University of Denmark.
Professor Marion Koopmans was honored with the degree of Honorary Doctor cause she is a well-known and respected virologist with a large interest in international cooperation.

During the Ebola-epidemic, she was responsible for the execution of the mobile labs in Sierra Leone and Liberia and she closely cooperates with the National Food Institute from Denmark.

The appointment of Professor Koopmans as Honorary Doctor was part of a scientific program organized at the Danish Technical University. HRH Crown Prince Frederik from Denmark and Søren Pind, the Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science, also participated in DTU's traditional Commemoration Day.