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Biology-Biotechnology projects

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

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

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

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

Factors influencing metabolon assembly and metabolic channeling
Supervisor: Tomas Laursen and Camilla Knudsen

Genome-engineering of microProtein genes using CRISPR/Cas9
Supervisor: Stephan Wenkel

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

Identification and optimization of fiber hydrolysing enzyme preparations in alternative protein raw materials
Supervisor: KU: Bodil Jørgensen, NZ: Ninfa R. Pedersen, Eduardo Antonio Della Pia

Identification of exporter of plant ‘fingerprints’
Supervisor: Main supervisor: Barbara Halkier, Co-supervisor: Deyang Xu,

Identification of phytochemical cues to assemble beneficial root microbiota
Supervisor: Barbara Ann Halkier;Deyang Xu

Instant architect of the wall: is plant body shaped by an elusive cell wall-located auxin-mediated pathway?
Supervisor: Jozef Mravec, PLEN, Section for Plant Glycobiology, KU

Master project at the Flippases and Biomembranes group
Supervisor: Rosa Laura Lopez Marques; Thomas Gunther Pomorski

Metabolic engineering of Nicotiana benthamiana towards increased diterpenoid production
Supervisor: Post Doc Nikolaj Lervad Hansen ( and PhD student Victor Forman (

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,

Phytohormone transport in plants
Supervisor: Hussam Hassan Nour-Eldin

Single-cell proteomics to identify plant “gatekeeper”
Supervisor: Barbara Ann Halkier;Deyang Xu

Synthetic biology to engineer high production of the bioactives in broccoli
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