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News from the Department of Biology

  • Post Doc Jonathan Shik received a ERC Starting Grant


    Jonathan (Jon) Shik received a prestigious ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). He is a community ecologist exploring how physiological traits govern the performance and coexistence of species in diverse habitats, and against a backdrop of climate change. »

  • The Danish Reference genome


    After close to 5 years of work, the GenomeDenmark consortium has now finalized the efforts to establish a Danish Reference genome. The result is a reference of unrivalled quality and information depth, as compared to other similar international references and studies. Due to the unique and high quality approach, the consortium consisting of three Danish universities and the genomics company BGI Europe has been able to analyze otherwise intractable genomics regions for the first time. »

  • Rector Henrik Wegener at the Department of Biology


    The new rector of the University of Copenhagen, Henrik Wegener, visited the Department of Biology on Monday 26th June as part of his tour of the 38 departments of the University. Apart from meeting with the leadership and the employees, the rector also had the opportunity to get a first hand impression of the NMR facilities at the department. »

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