Prof. Anja Groth holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from University of Copenhagen (2004) based on her research on genome stability at the Danish Cancer Society with Drs. Lukas and Bartek. From 2005 to 2007, she did postdoctoral research on epigenetics with Dr. Almouzni at Institut Curie, Paris. In 2008, Prof. Groth started a research group at Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen, and in 2016 she was promoted to professor. She has received several prestigious awards, including the Danish Cancer Society Junior Research Prize (2011), the Heirloom Award for Women Scientist Leaders (2014) and the Elite Research Prize by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science (2018). Prof. Groth was elected as a member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters in 2016 and EMBO in 2017 for her seminal work on epigenetics and genome stability. Prof. Groth has co-authored over 30 peer reviewed papers in top ranking scientific journals, including Science and Nature.