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Biology-Biotechnology 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

Exploring the terpene diversity by combinatorial biosynthesis for discovery of novel bioactive compounds
Supervisor: Yong Zhao & Sotirios Kampranis

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

Reconstruction of the late steps of taxol biosynthesis in yeast
Supervisor: Feiyan Liang and Sotiros Kampranis

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

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

Defining genetic targets for domestication of wild crops
Supervisor: Rosa Lopez

Designing the superplant: increasing lipid signaling for enhanced phosphorous uptake
Supervisor: Rosa Lopez

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

Flippases as potential pharmacological targets for treatment of fungal infections
Supervisor: Rosa Lopez

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

Investigating the plasticity of plant specialized metabolism
Supervisor: Nanna Bjarnholt + group members

Looking for novel Sieve Element specific genes using bioimaging
Supervisor: Main supervisor: Alexander Schulz, Co-supervisor: Niels Christian Sanden (ncsanden@plen.ku.dk)

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

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