Professor Christian A. Olsen is a professor at the Center for Biopharmaceuticals and Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology at University of Copenhagen. He received his M.Sc. from The Technical University of Denmark in 2000 and his Ph.D. from The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2004. He did his postdoctoral fellowship with Prof. Ghadiri at The Scripps Research Institute. In 2010 he became a Lundbeck Foundation Fellow and in 2016 he was awarded the ERC Consolidator grant. His research interests include foldamers, macrocyclic peptide-based HDAC inhibitors and quorum sensing modulators, as well as investigation of protein lysine acylation.