Biologi projekter

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Bacteria on marine particles: Molecular identification of important nitrogen fixers

Vejleder: Lasse Riemann

Abiotic stress in plants and climate changes

Vejleder: Ole Pedersen

Advanced Membrane Protein Research and Biotechnology

Vejleder: Per Amstrup Pedersen

Aerobic and anaerobic energy metabolism in the brown shrimp (Crangon crangon) during moderate hypoxia.

Vejleder: Bent Vismann

Aggressive but sustainable bioreactor conversion in ant fungus gardens

Vejleder: Jacobus J. Boomsma, Morten Schiøtt

Analysis of plant constituents with spectroscopical and chemical methods

Vejleder: Anders Michelsen and Riikka Rinnan

antibiotic tolerance: a CryoEM study of a tripartite protein-small ligand complex

Vejleder: YONG ZHANG

Antibiotics-tolerance to multi-drug resistant superbugs: molecular studies

Vejleder: YONG ZHANG

Anti-CRISPR proteins: identification and characterization of their molecular mechanisms in inhibiting CRISPR immunity

Vejleder: Xu Peng

Anti-viral immune system CRISPR-Cas type I-D working mechanism

Vejleder: Xu Peng

Arbuskulær mykorrhiza i naturlige plantesamfund

Vejleder: Søren Rosendahl

Arctic aquatic microbiology: seeking answers to pressing questions from an ocean in rapid change

Vejleder: Lasse Riemann and Lisa von Friesen

Arctic soil volatiles - coupling to vegetation phenology and disturbance

Vejleder: Riikka Rinnan and Christian Albers (GEUS)

Are eucalypt leaf volatiles inducible?

Vejleder: Riikka Rinnan (BIO), Elizabeth Neilson (PLEN)

Autecology and morphology of an undescribed marine chrysophyte species of Ochromonas (Chrysophyceae, golden algae) from Arctic Canada

Vejleder: Niels Daugbjerg

Autecology and morphology of an undescribed pedinellid nanoflagellate from Arctic Canada

Vejleder: Niels Daugbjerg

Bacteria fixing N2 in the sea – a combination of microbiology, molecular biology and marine biology

Vejleder: Lasse Riemann

Bacterial composition, diversity and function in marine waters - molecular microbiology projects

Vejleder: Lasse Riemann

Bacterial cooperation in multispecies biofilms associated to food production devices

Vejleder: Søren J. Sørensen og Mette Burmølle

Bacterial growth and composition in marine waters: Importance of vitamin B1

Vejleder: Lasse Riemann and Meriel Bittner

Bacterial nitrogen fixation and light utilization: a microbiological project

Vejleder: Lasse Riemann and PhD student Søren Hallstrøm

Bacteriophage control of microbial biofilms - Pseudomonas aeruginosa from cystic fibrosis patients

Vejleder: Mathias Middelboe, Oana Ciofu

Bacteriophage control of microbial biofilms - Vibrio anguillarum in aquaculture settings

Vejleder: Mathias Middelboe

Bacteriophage therapy - a new method for controlling pathogenic bacteria in aquaculture

Vejleder: Mathias Middelboe

Biodiversity and food chain interactions in arctic lakes

Vejleder: Kirsten S. Christoffersen

Biodiversity in afforestation areas

Vejleder: Hans Henrik Bruun

Biodiversity in wilder urban areas

Vejleder: Lars Båstrup-Spohr and Hans Henrik Bruun

Biofilm antibiotic resistance: how environmental bacteria fight back beta-lactams antibiotics

Vejleder: Ana Filipa Silva and Søren Sørensen

Biogenic volatile organic compounds - release from plants, microbes and ecosystems

Vejleder: Riikka Rinnan and others depending on the topic

Biogenic volatile release from decomposing plant leaves across ecosystems

Vejleder: Riikka Rinnan and other relevant persons

Bioinformatic analyses of sulfide detoxification by all organisms

Vejleder: Niels-Ulrik Frigaard

Bivalve clearance rate: Governed by external stimuli or controlled by an internal energy state driven regulation maximizing the energy gained from the available diet?

Vejleder: Bent Vismann

Brain architecture in the light of evolution

Vejleder: Katrine Worsaae

Carbon dioxide levels as defence against infections in fungus-growing termites

Vejleder: Michael Poulsen and postdoc Nick Bos

CENPERM - Center for Permafrost

Vejleder: Anders Michelsen, Riikka Rinnan, Anders Prieme

Characterisation of Niche-derived signals controlling Intestinal Stem Cell proliferation and gut homeostasis

Vejleder: Ditte Andersen, Julien Colombani

Chemical Ecology of the birch-moth interaction under climate change

Vejleder: Riikka Rinnan and Tao Li

Chemical manipulation of ants by metalmark butterflies

Vejleder: David Nash

Climate change effects on arctic plants, ecosystem function and greenhouse gas emission

Vejleder: Anders Michelsen

Climate change effects on moss-associated N fixation

Vejleder: Kathrin Rousk

Climate change effects on toxic marine phytoplankton from Antarctica

Vejleder: Nina Lundholm (SNM) and Niels Daugbjerg (BIO)

Climate change impact on coral reef ecosystems

Vejleder: Katrine Worsaae and Ole Brodnicke

Clonal evolution in mycorrhizal fungi

Vejleder: Søren Rosendahl

Comparing morphology and genetic diversity of Alcon Blue butterflies over >50 years

Vejleder: David Nash

Comparing the brains of socially parasitic ants and their hosts

Vejleder: David Nash and Manuel Nagel

Cooperation in multispecies biofilm formation

Vejleder: Mette Burmølle og Søren Sørensen

Coral research at Department of Biology / Koralforskning ved Biologisk Institut

Vejleder: Michael Kühl

CRISPRs on Plasmids: Fight Fire with Fire

Vejleder: Jonas Stenløkke Madsen, Joseph Nesme and Rafael Pinilla

Cryptobiosis and environmental stress tolerance in tardigrades

Vejleder: Nadja Møbjerg

Designing new enzyme activities de novo

Vejleder: Jakob Winther

Developing novel enzyme solutions for handling biofilm build-up in industrial settings

Vejleder: Mette Burmølle (UCPH) and Jakob Herschend (Novozymes A/S)

Development of bacteriophage resistance in bacterial communities

Vejleder: Mathias Middelboe

Dietary capacity of a termite-associated fungi

Vejleder: Benjamin Conlon and Michael Poulsen

Dietary niche of a termite-associated fungus

Vejleder: Benjamin H. Conlon and Michael Poulsen

Differential gene expression in multispecies biofilm

Vejleder: Mette Burmølle

Disease management in farming societies of ants

Vejleder: Jacobus J. Boomsma, Morten Schiøtt, postdocs

Disordered proteins in the ubiquitin-proteasome system

Vejleder: Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

Do bacteria associated with fungus-growing termite guts depend on each other?

Vejleder: Mette Burmølle and Michael Thomas-Poulsen

Do termite-associated bacteria play a role in antimicrobial defense of the colony?

Vejleder: Michael Thomas-Poulsen

Does air pollution affect trees in urban areas or do the trees affect air pollution?

Vejleder: Riikka Rinnan

Does microplastics impair the photosynthetic capacity of phytoplankton communities under different environmental settings?

Vejleder: Niels Daugbjerg

Dry under water

Vejleder: Ole Pedersen

Ecology of lobelia lakes

Vejleder: Ole Pedersen

Ectomycorrhizal fungi – biodiversity and function

Vejleder: Rasmus Kjøller

Effects of direct development on the neuromuscular formation in an annelid

Vejleder: Katrine Worsaae

Effects of environmental toxins on freshwater organisms

Vejleder: Kirsten S. Christoffersen

Enzyme design and evolution

Vejleder: Martin Willemoës

Experimental validation of de novo mutations in Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta)

Vejleder: Guojie Zhang, Lucie Bergeron

Exploring feather chemical compounds and their defensive properties of Papua New Guinean birds

Vejleder: Michael Poulsen and Kasun Bodawatta

Fish age and growth obtained from reading growth rings in otoliths

Vejleder: Kirsten S. Christoffersen

Flood tolerance of dryland crops

Vejleder: Ole Pedersen

Freeze-thaw effects on greenhouse gas emission, investigated by on-line concentration and isotope analyses

Vejleder: Anders Michelsen

Freshwater fauna of the Crozet Subantarctic Island - biodiversity, connectivity and evolution

Vejleder: Katrine Worsaae and Peter Rask Møller

Gene expression co-evolution between farming ants and farmed fungal crops

Vejleder: Jacobus J. Boomsma, Morten Schiøtt

Grape wine trunk disease

Vejleder: Rasmus Kjøller

Grazing ecology and biodiversity in the forest-grassland ecotone

Vejleder: Hans Henrik Bruun

Heavy metal effects on moss-associated N fixation

Vejleder: Kathrin Rousk

Heavy metal tolerance in soil protozoa

Vejleder: Flemming Ekelund and Jesper Johansen

Heavy metals in fungi

Vejleder: Rasmus Kjøller, Flemming Ekelund, Jesper Liengaard Johansen

Historical changes to the plant diversity of Denmark during the past 250 years

Vejleder: Hans Henrik Bruun

Horizontal gene transfer - Spread of antibiotic resistance

Vejleder: Søren J. Sørensen

Host specificity of moss-associated cyanobacteria

Vejleder: Kathrin Rousk

How low can you go – activity of permafrost microorganisms at very low temperature

Vejleder: Anders Priemé

How skin stem cells engage to maintain tissue function in physiology and disease?

Vejleder: Mirna Perez-Moreno

How widespread is cyanobacterial colonization of mosses?

Vejleder: Kathrin Rousk, Aya Permin

Interactions between beneficial plant microbes and foliar fungal diseases

Vejleder: Rasmus Kjøller, Tao Li and Riikka Rinnan

Invasive species: A threat to nature or a cultural imagination?

Vejleder: Flemming Ekelund (Biology) Claus Emmeche (Center for Naturfilosofi og Videnskabsstudier)

Invasive zebra mussels in Danish lakes and streams: where, how abundant and impact on lake biodiversity?

Vejleder: Kirsten S. Christoffersen

Investigating microbial diversity by analysis of distant variable regions of 16S rRNA using MiSeq paired end sequencing

Vejleder: Søren J. Sørensen

Lakes as islands: Do size matter?

Vejleder: Lars Båstrup-Spohr, Michael Krabbe Borregaard

Lepidurus - the arctic tadpole shrimp and a voracious crustacean

Vejleder: Kirsten S. Christoffersen

Linking eye morphology to functionality

Vejleder: Katrine Worsaae

Luciferases - structure, function and biotechnology

Vejleder: Jakob Winther

Mapping of genetic diversity in intestinal parasites using DNA sequence clustering and querying of ILLUMINA data and an in-house software (BION)

Vejleder: Søren Sørensen og Rune Stensvold

Marine viruses at hadal depths in deep sea trenches

Vejleder: Mathias Middelboe, Sachia Jo Traving

Methane and carbon dioxide fluxes from arctic heath in Greenland

Vejleder: Anders Michelsen (BIO) and Bo Elberling (IGN)

Microbial abundance and diversity in dust samples collected from homes of kids with asthma

Vejleder: Søren Sørensen

Microbial communities in extreme environments

Vejleder: Niels-Ulrik Frigaard

Microbial production and uptake of volatile organic compounds

Vejleder: Riikka Rinnan (BIO) and Christian Albers (GEUS)

Microbial responses to drying and rewetting

Vejleder: Anders Priemé

Microbiology of thawing permafrost

Vejleder: Anders Priemé

Molecular mechanisms behind growth optimization and stress responses in bacteria

Vejleder: Sine Lo Svenningsen and Michael A. sørensen

Molecular mechanisms behind the beneficial effects of exercise

Vejleder: Henriette Pilegaard

Moss-associated nitrogen fixation as an important N input in terrestrial ecosystems

Vejleder: Kathrin Rousk

Moss-cyanobacteria associations: are they mutualists or parasites?

Vejleder: Kathrin Rousk

Mycorrhizal responses to long term nutrient depletion

Vejleder: Rasmus Kjøller and others

Name a new parasite!

Vejleder: Rune Stensvold, Laboratory of Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut and Søren Sørensen, Section of Microbiology, UCPH

Nitrogen cycling in arctic ecosystems: at present and in future

Vejleder: Riikka Rinnan, Jing Tang

Novel signal transduction components regulating brown adipocyte biology

Vejleder: Jacob B. Hansen

On the quest to waterproofing crops – submergence tolerance of wheat or rice

Vejleder: Ole Pedersen

Oxidative folding of disulfide-rich cone snail toxins

Vejleder: Lars Ellgaard

Oxygen consumption and oxygen debt in the common whelk (Buccinum undatum) during aerial storage.

Vejleder: Bent Vismann

Predicting bacterial evolution in complex biofilm communities

Vejleder: Mette Burmølle and Henriette Røder

Primary cilia formation and signaling in skin lymphatic endothelial cells

Vejleder: Lotte Bang Pedersen and Mirna Perez-Moreno

Project in Population Genetics

Vejleder: Søren Rosendahl and/or David Nash

Projects in Behavioural Ecology

Vejleder: Elodie Briefer, Michael Poulsen, Jacobus Boomsma, David Nash, Jonathan Z. Shik

Projects in Biodiversity Genomics

Vejleder: Guojie Zhang, Michael Poulsen and/or Jonathan Z. Shik

Projects in Community Ecology

Vejleder: David Nash, Hans Henrik Bruun, Søren Rosendahl and/or Jonathan Z. Shik

Projects in Conservation Biology

Vejleder: David Nash, Elodie Briefer and/or Hans Henrik Bruun

Projects in Genome Evolution

Vejleder: Birgitte Regenberg and/or Guojie Zhang

Projects in Microbial Ecology and Evolution

Vejleder: Michael Poulsen, Birgitte Regenberg and/or Jonathan Z. Shik

Projects in Social Evolution

Vejleder: Jacobus Boomsma, David Nash, Michael Poulsen and/or Jonathan Z. Shik

Projects in the Microenvironmental Ecology Group / Marine Biology / Microbiology

Vejleder: Michael Kühl

Prophages – ticking time bombs or key genetic elements in bacterial hosts?

Vejleder: Mathias Middelboe

Protein sequence-function relationship studies by means of genetics and chemical biology

Vejleder: Jakob Winther

Re-colonization, diversity and ecophysiology of plants following experimental treatments in danish heath

Vejleder: Anders Michelsen (and others depending upon specific content)

Regulated intracellular protein degradation to counter disease

Vejleder: Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

Release of climate gases from freshwaters and wetlands

Vejleder: Kaj Sand-Jensen, Kenneth Thorø Martinsen, Jonas Stage Sø, Theis Kragh, Lars Baastrup-Spohr

Restoration of natural forests

Vejleder: Hans Henrik Bruun

Salinity tolerance of the invasive Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas).

Vejleder: Bent Vismann

Social interactions and population structure

Vejleder: Søren J. Sørensen og Mette Burmølle

Soil gas profiles in Danish ecosystems

Vejleder: Riikka Rinnan (BIO) and Christian Albers (GEUS)

Structural destabilization as a trigger for hereditary disease

Vejleder: Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

Submergence-tolerance of wheat (Triticum aestivum) - help it cope with future climate changes!

Vejleder: Ole Pedersen

Survey of the invasive Pacific oyster in Danish waters.

Vejleder: Bent Vismann

Targeted screening for antibiotic-producing bacteria associated with fungus-growing termites

Vejleder: Michael Thomas-Poulsen

Targeting membrane repair processes in cancer cells

Vejleder: Martin W. Berchtold

Termite fungus crops as human food

Vejleder: Michael Poulsen, PhD student Suzanne Schmidt, Postdoc Nick Bos

The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi of Plantago major and their role in regulating plant defences

Vejleder: Christopher James Barnes and Rasmus Kjøller

The core bacterial genome of fungus-farming termite microbiomes

Vejleder: Michael Poulsen and PhD students Veronica Sinotte and Robert Murphy

The interconnection between biofilm formation and horizontal gene transfer

Vejleder: Søren J. Sørensen, Mette Burmølle og Jonas Stenløkke Madsen

The lower limit of oxyregulation (Pcrit) at different temperatures in the brown shrimp (Crangon crangon).

Vejleder: Bent Vismann

The moss food web: Interactions between moss, micro and mesofauna

Vejleder: Flemming Ekelund, Kathrin Rousk

The moss microbiome: interactions between mosses and microorganisms

Vejleder: Flemming Ekelund and Kathrin Rousk

The thermal window for aerobic scope in shallow water marine invertebrates.

Vejleder: Bent Vismann

Thermal stress thresholds of Danish seagrass: effect of flow and leaf thermal boundary layers

Vejleder: Michael Kuhl, Co-supervisor: Postdoc. Kasper Elgetti Brodersen

Underwater photosynthesis of wheat or rice during submergence

Vejleder: Ole Pedersen

Unravel and map eukaryotic diversity within the human gut

Vejleder: Søren J. Sørensen og Rune Stensvold (SSI)

Urban biodiversity

Vejleder: Hans Henrik Bruun

Virus-driven reprogramming of bacterial traits

Vejleder: Mathias Middelboe

Waterproofing crops

Vejleder: Ole Pedersen