People in the lab

Mathias Middelboe
(PI, Professor)

Daniel Castillo
(Assistant Professor)

Research topic:
Diversity and evolution of Flavobacterium psychrophilum 

Panos Kalatzis
(Postdoctral researcher)

Research project:
Lysogenic conversion in marine Vibrios

Jóhanna Jørgensen
(PhD student)

Research project::
Phage-host interactions in F. psychrophilum


Valentina Donati
(PhD student)

Research project::
Phage control of F. psychrophilum infecting Rainbow trout
(external, Danish Technical University)


Anniina Runtuvuori
(PhD student)

Research project::
Phage-host interactions in F. columnare
(External, University of Jyväskylä) 

Mads Frederik Hansen
(M. Sc. student)

Research project: Phage-biofilm interactions in Vibrio communities

Jesper Juel Mauritzen
 (M. Sc. intern)

Research project:
Prophage mediated exchange of virulence genes in Vibrio anguillarum

Sebastian Hougaard Kristiansen
(B. Sc. student)

Research project:
Stabilty and decay  of Flavobacterium psychrophilum phages

Pernille Fornitz Marloth
 (B. Sc student)

Research project::
Phage lytic efficiency in Flavobacterium psychrophilum

Maria Marjunardottir Dahl
(M. Sc. student)

Research project:
Development of sequencing the infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) from clinical samples

(External, Faroese Food and Veterinary Agency)

Previous members of the group

Sachia Jo Traving
(Post doc, 2017-18). Linking microbial communities to environmenal changes
Trine Marenda Markussen
(Post doc, 2014-18). Linking microbial communities to environmenal changes  
Søren René Nielsen
(M.Sc 2018) Trophodynamics in the North Water Polynya.
Panos Kalatzis
(PhD 2017). Bacteriophage interactions with marine pathogenic Vibrio bacteria.
Karoline Henriksen
(M.Sc. 2017). Phage-host interactions in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.
Sofie Boesgaard Hansen
(B.Sc. 2017). Fitness cost in phage resistant V. anguillarum
Christina Egeø Poulsen
(B.Sc. 2017)  Fitness cost in phage resistant V. anguillarum
Alexander Skodsborg (B.Sc. 2017). Transfer of prophage encoded toxins in V. anguillarum.
Mads Guldbæk (B. Sc 2017).Transfer of prophage encoded toxins in V. anguillarum
Jóhanna Jørgensen (M. Sc. 2017) Analysis of CRISPR-Cas in the fish pathogen Vibrio anguillarum.
Regitze Renee Pedersen
(B.Sc. 2017) Phage driven diversification in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Stephanie Thea Hansen
(B.Sc. 2017) Phage host range in relation to proliferation host
Lise Fredslund
(M.Sc 2016) Antimicrobial effects of marine sea weed
Nana Andersen (M.Sc 2016) Prophage content and dynamics in Vibrio anguillarum
Jesper Juel Mauritzen (B.Sc. 2016) Prophage integration in Vibrio anguillarum
Marc Severin (B.Sc. 2016) Antimicrobial effects of sea weed against fish pathogens.
Mads Frederik Hansen (B.Sc 2016) CRISPR-Cas as a phage resistance mechanism in Vibrio anguillarum
Casper Aggerholm Pedersen (B.Sc. 2015) Phage-host interactions marine Vibrio pathogens
Amaru Djurhuus (B.Sc. 2015) Lysogenization of Vibrio pathogens
Sophia E. Bardram Nielsen (M.Sc. 2015) DOC sources and availability in a high Arctic fjord Young Sound.
Cátia Carreira (PhD  2015): Viral impact on bacteria and microalgae in intertidal sediments.
Demeng Tan (PhD 2015):Exploration of phage-host interactions in the fish pathigen Vibrio anguillarum and anti-phage strategies.
Linda Stausholm Pedersen (Lab technician 2015)
Rói Hammershaimb Christiansen (PhD 2014): Bacteriophage biocontrol in aquaculture.
Oscar Chiang (PhD student): Bacteriophage-host interactions in surface-associated communities.
Camille Johnston (M.Sc.2014): Isolation and characterization of prophages associated with Flavobacterium psychrophilum
Linda Jørgensen (PhD June 2014): The role of refractory dissolved organic matter in ocean carbon sequestration.
Oliver Lykke Honore (B.Sc. June 2014): Phage-host interactions in model sea water cultures.
Gastón Higuera (Visting PhD student, University of Chile, 2014): Characterization of Vibrio phages from aquaculture environments.
Johan Claes Sidney Schönbeck (M.Sc. Feb 2014): Development of procedures for extraction of microbes from marine sediments
Lau Lyck Nielsen (B.Sc Febr. 2014): Review of the potential and challenges of phage therapy in aquaculture
Andreas Ruth (B.Sc. Jan 2014): Phage-host interactions in model sea water systems
Amalie Dahl (M.Sc. Jan 2014): Phage-host interactions in bacterial bioifilms
Natela Toklikishvili (Visiting PhD student, Georgia, 2013): Interactions between V. anguillarum and a specific phages.
Elene Didebulidze (Visting PhD student, Georgia, 2013): Interactions between V. anguillarum and a specific phages.
Tamara Qoqashvili (Visting PhD student, Georgia, 2013): Interactions between V. anguillarum and a specific phages.
Nanna Rørbo (M. Sc. Oct. 2013): Viruses associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms in cystic fibrosis patients.
Helle Kjær Laigaard (M.Sc. Sept 2013): Mechanisms of bacteriophage resistance in marine bacteria.
Sophia E. Bardram Nielsen (B.Sc. June 2013): Lytic potential in selected vibriophages against the fish pathogen V. anguillarum.
Caroline Amalie Brunbjerg Hey (B.Sc. June 2013): Implications of phage resistance for metabolic properties in F. psychrophilum
Andreas Heinrich (B.Sc. June 2013): Development of phage resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Isak Rasmussen (M.Sc. June 2013): Role of bacteria in pelagic carbon cycling in Godhaabsfjorden, Greenland.
Camille Johnston (B.Sc. June 2012): Occurence and composition of prophages in Flavobacterium psychrophilum.
Daniel Castillo (Visiting PhD-student 2011):Diversity and geographical distribution of Flavobacterium psychrophilum phages.
Christian Lønborg (Post Doc 2010-2012):Virus-driven transformation of organic matter in marine systems
Sachia Jo Traving M.Sc. 2011: Theses: Effects of ocean acidification on marine cyanobacteria-virus relationships.
Jon Fabricius-Dyg. M.Sc student 2011:Viruses associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms in cystic fibrosis patients
Panos Kalatzis. Erasmus Student 2011: Project: Characterization of phage-resistant Flavobacterium psychrophilum.
Thomas Bech-Thomassen. B.Sc 2011: Thesis: Bacterial uptake and mineralization of Synechococcus lysates.
Ann-Charlotta Flensborg. M.Sc. 2011: Thesis: Role of viruses in marine sediments
Susan Rasmussen. M.Sc. 2010: Thesis: Phage driven nutrient regeneration in coastal waters.
Emma Shelford. PhD student, visiting scholar 2010: Role of viruses and grazers in pelagic nitrogen mineralization.
Linda Jørgensen. M.Sc. 2010: Thesis: Dynamics and characterization of marine dissolved organic matter.
Amalie Dahl. B.Sc. 2010. Thesis: Growth and viral infection of free-living and surface associated Cellulophaga baltica.
Jeanne Olsen. Lab tech 2010: Thesis: Evaluation of methods for extracting viruses from sediments.
Ditte Carlsen. PhD student 2009: Thesis: The role of viruses for the generation of organic carbon in sediments.
Sachia Jo Traving. B.Sc. 2009: Thesis: Evolution of broad host range phages against Flavobacterium psychrophilum.
Torben Grotkjær. B.Sc. 2009: Thesis: Resistance to phage infection in Flavobacterium psychrophilum
Sif Bertelsen. Research Assistant 2008-09: Bacteriophage biocontrol in aquaculture.
Peter C. Risager M.Sc. 2009: Thesis: Phage host interactions in Pseudomonas biofilms.
Rói Christiansen M.Sc. 2009: Thesis: Phage host interactions in Pseudomonas biofilms.
Sif Bertelsen. M.Sc. 2008. Thesis: Diversity and distribution of phage-host systems along the Galathea 3 route.
Linda Jørgensen. B.Sc. 2008. Thesis: Influence of viruses on pelagic carbon and nitrogen cycling.
Anne Rønnest Stenholm Research assistant 2005-2007: Bacteriophage biocontrol in aquaculture.
Manuela Filippini. PhD 2007. Thesis: Structure and dynamics of viral communities in aquatic ecosystems.
Rasmus Torbensen. B.Sc. 2007. Thesis: Pleitropic effects of phage resistance in Flavobacterium psychrophilum.
Jette Mundus Nikolajsen. Techn. 2007. Characterization of bacteriophages infecting Flavobacterium psychrophilum.
Rasmus Aagaard Jensen. B.Sc. 2006. Thesis: Characterization and regulating factors for decay rates of aquatic bacteriophages.
Peter Christian Risager. B.Sc. 2006. Thesis: Phage therapy: Lytic potential of Flavobacterium psychrophilum phages.
Milou Theut. MSc. 2006. Thesis: Responses of a bacterioplankton community to small scale temperature changes.
Maria Siem-Jørgensen. M.Sc. 2005. Thesis: Production and dynamic of benthic viruses and bacteria: Seasonal and lab studies.
Lilian Carlsson. M.Sc. 2005. Thesis: Marine benthic viruses: Studies of seasonal and spatial variation in virus-host dynamics.
Anna Nørgaard. M.Sc. 2004. Thesis: Distribution and dynamics of viruses and bacteria in a coastal marine sediment.
Jakob Haaber. M.Sc. 2004. Thesis: Viral lysis of the marine algae Phaeocystis pouchetii: Implications for C and N cycling.
Vinni Hansen. M.Sc. 2002. Thesis:Marine bacteriophages: Influence on bacterial population dynamics and carbon cycling.
Lasse Riemann. PhD 2002. Thesis: Population dynamics of bacterioplankton: Regulation and importance.
Peter Lyck. M.Sc. 2000. Thesis: Viral regulation of bacterial production.