Bioinformatics projects – Department of Biology - University of Copenhagen

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Bioinformatics projects

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Are eucalypt leaf volatiles inducible?
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan (BIO), Elizabeth Neilson (PLEN)

Bacterial composition, diversity and function in marine waters - molecular microbiology projects
Supervisor: Lasse Riemann

Bacterial cooperation in multispecies biofilms associated to food production devices
Supervisor: Søren J. Sørensen og Mette Burmølle

Biogenic volatile organic compounds - release from plants, microbes and ecosystems
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan and others depending on the topic

Can we use the sequence of particular eps genes to predict polysaccharide functionality?
Supervisor: Vera Kuzina Poulsen, Gunnar Øregaard and Anders Priemé

CENPERM - Center for Permafrost
Supervisor: Anders Michelsen, Riikka Rinnan, Anders Prieme, Helge Ro-Poulsen

Characterization of bacterial mercury resistance in High Arctic bacteria
Supervisor: Niels Kroer (nk@bio.ku.dk) and Søren J. Sørensen (sjs@bio.ku.dk)

Cooperation in multispecies biofilm formation
Supervisor: Mette Burmølle og Søren Sørensen

CRISPRs on Plasmids: Fight Fire with Fire
Supervisor: Gisle Vestergaard, Jonas Stenløkke Madsen, Joseph Nesme and Rafael Pinilla

Decomposition of large herbivore dung
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan and Peter Holter

Differential gene expression in multispecies biofilm
Supervisor: Mette Burmølle

eDNA biodiversity assessment in terrestrial ecosystems
Supervisor: Hans Henrik Bruun, Rasmus Kjøller, Susana Santos, Tobias Frøslev.

Forensic use of DNA and organisms to link soil with crime scenes
Supervisor: Rasmus Kjøller, Tobias Frøslev, Mette Vestergaard and Anders Hansen (SNM)

How skin stem cells engage to maintain tissue function in physiology and disease?
Supervisor: Mirna Perez-Moreno

Industrial project on optimizing urban farming and soilless plant growth at start-up company Nextfood
Supervisor: Ole Pedersen, Max Herzog

Is Bacillus a coevolved bacterium serving as a defensive symbiont in fungus-growing termites?
Supervisor: Michael Thomas-Poulsen

Metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analysis of keratin degrading microbial communities in microcosms
Supervisor: Søren J. Sørensen

Microbial abundance and diversity in dust samples collected from homes of kids with asthma
Supervisor: Martin Mortensen og Søren Sørensen

Microbial production and uptake of volatile organic compounds
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan (BIO) and Christian Albers (GEUS)

Name a new parasite!
Supervisor: Rune Stensvold, Laboratory of Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut & Søren Sørensen, Section of Microbiology, UCPH

Nitrogen cycling in arctic ecosystems: at present and in future
Supervisor: Jing Tang, Riikka Rinnan

Optimization of microbial encapsulation techniques for isolation of keratin degrading microbial species.
Supervisor: Søren J. Sørensen

Social interactions and population structure
Supervisor: Søren J. Sørensen og Mette Burmølle

The contributions of the fungal symbiont to defence against pathogens in fungus-growing termites
Supervisor: Michael Thomas-Poulsen

The interconnection between biofilm formation and horizontal gene transfer
Supervisor: Søren J. Sørensen, Mette Burmølle og Jonas Stenløkke Madsen