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A Synthetic Biology approach for the production of high-value compounds
Supervisor: Associate Professor Sotirios Kampranis

Biosensors for Synthetic Biology applications
Supervisor: Karel Miettinen and Sotirios Kampranis

Biotechnological production of anti-obesity agents
Supervisor: Karel Miettinen, Sotirios Kampranis and Søren Bak

Development of micro-factories in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Supervisor: Simon Dusséaux and Sotirios Kampranis

Engineering marine eukaryotic algae for the production of high value molecules.
Supervisor: Johan Andersen-Ranberg and Birger Lindberg Møller

Industrial collaboration: Biotechnological production of Human-identical Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) at Glycom A/S
Supervisor: Associate Professor Sotirios Kampranis & Dr. Manos Papadakis (Glycom)

A CRISPR/dCas9-based strategy to identify proteins associated to specific DNA loci ("single locus proteomics")
Supervisor: Sebastian Marquardt

A CRISPR-based strategy to generate
Supervisor: Sebastian Marquardt

A genome-engineering approach of microProtein genes using CRISPR/Cas9
Supervisor: Stephan Wenkel

A strategy to improve the efficiency of plant enzymes when expressed in microbial hosts
Supervisor: Victor Forman, Dan Luo, Irini Pateraki

An approach for Developing Plant Synthetic Biology Platforms
Supervisor: Irini Pateraki

Biochemistry and Biosynthesis of Ginkgo biloba terpenoids
Supervisor: Victor Forman, Irini Pateraki

Biosynthesis and transport of alkaloids in plants
Supervisor: Fernando Geu-Flores

Can ladybird find their food by smelling?
Supervisor: Lene Sigsgaard, Marco Tasin and Xueqing He

Carbon sequestration in conservation agriculture
Supervisor: Tomke Susanne Wacker, Kristian Thorup-Kristensen

Characterization of a key enzyme in biosynthesis of natural products
Supervisor: Tomas Laursen and Cecilie Cetti Hansen

Do pesticides end up in the honey?
Supervisor: Christian Andreasen

Economic Viability of Desert Farming
Supervisor: Marten Sørensen, Gabriela Alandia

Elucidating the activity of the three endogenous CRISPR-Cas systems in Synechocystis PCC. 6803
Supervisor: Prof. Poul Erik Jensen and PhD student Lawrence Chuk Sutardja

Exploring beneficial plant-microbe interactions: master and bachelor projects at KU and Chr-Hansen
Supervisor: Meike Burow (KU) and Lorenzo Fimognari (Chr. Hansen)

Exploring the terpene diversity by combinatorial biosynthesis for discovery of novel bioactive compounds
Supervisor: Codruta Ignea and Sotiros Kampranis

Glycaptamers - DNA-based probing of plant cell walls
Supervisor: Jozef Mravec

Identification of exporter of plant ‘fingerprints’
Supervisor: Main supervisor: Barbara Halkier, Co-supervisor: Deyang Xu, dyxu@plen.ku.dk

Invasive Species
Supervisor: Conny Bruun Asmussen Lange; Jørgen Eilenberg

Metabolite sensing – how do plants monitor their metabolism?
Supervisor: Meike Burow

Microalgal fermentation for novel food ingredients
Supervisor: Poul Erik Jensen and David Russo

Molecular Charcterization of "Repressive Trancription" - a curiose event in genomes involved in environmental sensing
Supervisor: Sebastian Marquardt

Pathway and transport engineering for high production of broccoli bioactives in microorganisms
Supervisor: Main supervisor: Barbara Halkier, Co-supervisor: Cuiwei Wang, c.wang@plen.ku.dk

Phytohormone transport in plants
Supervisor: Hussam Hassan Nour-Eldin

Probiotics for the mass production of insects for food and feed
Supervisor: Annette Bruun Jensen; Antoine Lecocq

The Hidden Role of Non-coding Transcription Initiation
Supervisor: Quentin Thomas - Sebastian Marquardt

Transcription factors - what regulates the regulators?
Supervisor: Meike Burow

Transport Engineering in Microalgae
Supervisor: Hussam Hassan Nour-Eldin

Understanding the transport mechanism of the NPF family
Supervisor: Hussam Hassan Nour-Eldin

Worms and germs: Gut microbiome – Parasite interactions
Supervisor: Brian Lund Fredensborg, Christian Kapel