Agriculture – Institut for Plante- og Miljøvidenskab - Københavns Universitet

Agriculture projects

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A CRISPR/Cas9 technology to develop plant-based protein for human consumption
Supervisor: Main supervisor: Prof Barbara Halkier, co-supervisor: Dr. Deyang Xu, dyxu@plen.ku.dk

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

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

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

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

Identification of phytochemical cues to assemble beneficial plant microbiome
Supervisor: Main supervisor Barbara Ann Halkier, Co-supervisor Dr. Deyang Xu

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

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

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

Single-cell proteomics to identify plant “gatekeeper”
Supervisor: Main supervisor Prof. Barbara Ann Halkier, Co-supervisor Dr.Deyang Xu

Synthetic biology to engineer high production of health-promoting bioactives in microorganisms
Supervisor: Barbara Ann Halkier

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