Projects in the Section for Biomolecular Sciences – Section for Biomolecular Sciences - University of Copenhagen

Available projects with Biomolecular Sciences

The list is ordered alphabetically according to project title. Click the title to see details.

Bacterial Growth Rate Regulation and RNA decay
Supervisor(s): Sine Lo Svenningsen and Michael A. Sørensen

Bacterial Persistence
Supervisor(s): Steen Pedersen, Kenn Gerdes

Characterization of newly discovered proteins of the Unfolded Protein Response pathway
Supervisor(s): Lars Ellgaard

Circularized nanodiscs for structural studies of membrane proteins
Supervisor(s): Lise Arleth (NBI) and Birthe Kragelund (SBiN-lab)

Designing new enzyme activities de novo
Supervisor(s): Jakob Winther

Disordered proteins in the ubiquitin-proteasome system
Supervisor(s): Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

E. coli’s tryptophan attenuator – er der noget, vi ikke ved?
Supervisor(s): Steen Pedersen og Sine Lo Svenningsen

Enzyme design and evolution
Supervisor(s): Martin Willemoës

Expression, purification and structure determination of disulfide-rich cone snail toxins
Supervisor(s): Lars Ellgaard

FUZZINESS - Highly unstructured protein complexes studied by NMR spectroscopy
Supervisor(s): Birthe B. Kragelund

Gene regulatory and protein-protein interaction networks in stress and disease
Supervisor(s): Karen Skriver

Genetic selection for functional designed proteins
Supervisor(s): Jakob Winther

Luciferases - structure, function and biotechnology
Supervisor(s): Jakob Winther

Oxidative folding of disulfide-rich cone snail toxins
Supervisor(s): Lars Ellgaard

Protein sequence-function relationship studies by means of genetics and chemical biology
Supervisor(s): Jakob Winther

Regulated intracellular protein degradation to counter disease
Supervisor(s): Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

Requirement for Dam DNA-methyltransferase for the host-range of the Shiga-toxin-encoding bacteriophage 933W.
Supervisor(s): Anders Løbner-Olesen, Sine Lo Svenningsen

Structural destabilization as a trigger for hereditary disease
Supervisor(s): Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

The attenuation mechanism for regulating the trp operon of E. coli may have components not described in your textbook
Supervisor(s): Steen Pedersen

Transfer of antibiotic resistance in human pathogens
Supervisor(s): Hanne Ingmer ( and Sine Lo Svenningsen (

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