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News from the Department of Biology

  • 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. »

  • New structural biology cluster at the University of Copenhagen


    The University of Copenhagen is establishing a new cluster, ISBUC, which compiles researchers from the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences with a strong common interest in the structural biology of biomolecules. The cluster thus represents a solid framework that makes research into structural biology more readily accessible to other researchers, and which will have a significant impact on future research into human health and diseases and into the application of biomolecules in biotechnology and medicine. »

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