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Master – Institut for Plante- og Miljøvidenskab - Københavns Universitet

Master projects

The list is ordered alphabetically according to project title. Click the title to see details.

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

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

Beneficial microbiome(s) towards the future of sustainable agriculture
Supervisor: Barbara Ann Halkier, Carmina Falcato Cabral

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

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

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

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,

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

Looking for novel Sieve Element specific genes using bioimaging
Supervisor: Main supervisor: Alexander Schulz, Co-supervisor: Niels Christian Sanden (

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 the production of health-promoting bioactives in microbial cell factories in industrial biotechnology
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