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Natural Resources projects

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

ARTIFICIAL OLFACTION: Biological perception, digital encoding, and chemical reproduction of the sense of smell
Supervisor: Sotirios Kampranis and Karel Miettinen

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

CRISPR/Cas9 technology to develop plant-based protein for human consumption
Supervisor: Prof Barbara Halkier, Assistant Professor Deyang Xu, dyxu@plen.ku.dk

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

A nice cup of coffee
Supervisor: Johan Andersen-Ranberg, Birger Lindberg Møller

A CRISPR/Cas9 approach to elucidate environmental sensing through the FERONIA receptor
Supervisor: Anja Fuglsang and Sebastian Marquardt

A CRISPR/dCas9-based strategy to identify proteins associated to specific DNA loci (
Supervisor: Sebastian Marquardt

A direct quantification of biosynthetic enzymes in plants using QconCAT and mass spectrometry
Supervisor: Tomas Laursen and Bruna Marques

A discovery-pipeline to identify novel microProteins
Supervisor: Assistant Professor Tenai Eguen, Associate professor Stephan Wenkel

Breaking the dogma to boost the new generation of environmentally friendly fertilizers
Supervisor: Rosa Lopez

Breaking the yield barrier with the speed of light
Supervisor: Mathias Pribil, Konrad Weber

COMPARATIVE GENOMICS OF BURKHOLDERIA CEPACIA COMPLEX STRAINS
Supervisor: Mette H Nicolaisen

CRISPR/Cas9 Transformation of Sorghum
Supervisor: Nanna Bjarnholt, Sara Miller, Yi Zhang

Decoding of the chemical language of plants
Supervisor: Prof Barbara Halkier, Assistant Professor Deyang Xu, dyxu@plen.ku.dk

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

Discover how flowers get their colors
Supervisor: Javiera Aravena-Calvo and Tomas Laursen

From nasty to tasty: Taming a neglected local weed as a crop for food security
Supervisor: Pablo Cárdenas, Søren Bak

Gene editing towards increased tuber yield and photosynthetic efficiency in Potato
Supervisor: Kirsten Jørgensen, Mathias Pribil, Konrad Weber

Improving transient gene expression in Sorghum bicolor
Supervisor: Associate Professor Nanna Bjarnholt and PhD-student Sara Miller

Optimization of rice for the climate change challenge
Supervisor: Rosa Lopez

SECONDARY METABOLITES OF IMPORTANCE FOR FUNGAL-BACTERIAL INTERACTION
Supervisor: Mette H Nicolaisen (meni@plen.ku.dk); Rosanna C Hennessy (hennessy@plen.ku.dk)

Speedy Wild Food: Taming a neglected local weed as a crop for food security
Supervisor: Pablo Cárdenas, Søren Bak

Synthetic biology to engineer the production of health-promoting bioactives in microbial cell factories in industrial biotechnology
Supervisor: Barbara Ann Halkier, co-supervisors (dependent on project): PhD students Michal Poborsky (michal@plen.ku.dk), William Wajn (wtw@plen.ku.dk)

The biology and control of Hairy Finger-Grass (Digitaria sanguinalis ssp. Sanguinalis)
Supervisor: Christian Andreasen

TO UNRAVEL THE DARK MATTER OF SECONDARY METABOLITES IN PLANT-MICROBE AND MICROBE-MICROBE INTERACTIONS
Supervisor: Mette H Nicolaisen (meni@plen.ku.dk); Rosanna C Hennessy (hennessy@plen.ku.dk)

Transporter engineering to prevent toxins in seeds using Crispr technology
Supervisor: Prof. Barbara Ann Halkier, Assistant Professor Deyang Xu (dyxu@plen.ku.dk)