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Meet the scientists at CPSC

Research groups funded by the Copenhagen Plant Science Centre lighthouse grant:

  

  

Poul Erik Jensen, Head of CPSC

Photosynthesis and Synthetic Biology
Section for Molecular Plant Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

Fernando Geu-Flores, Young Investigator at CPSC

Biosynthetic pathways
Section for Plant Biochemistry
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

 

 

  

Mathias Pribil, Young Investigator at CPSC

Thylakoid plasticity and reversible protein-phosphorylation
Section for Molecular Plant Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

Sebastian Marquardt, Young Investigator at CPSC
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Section for Molecular Plant Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

 

   

  

Stephan Wenkel, Young Investigator at CPSC

Regulation of protein activity by microProteins & Environmental control of morphogenesis in plants
Section for Plant Biochemistry
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

Research groups affiliated with CPSC

The researchers are listed alphabetically according to surname.

  

  

Niels Agerbirk, Associate Professor

Chemical Ecology
Section for Plant Biochemistry
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

Ana Assuncao, Associate Professor

Section for Plant and Soil Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

 

  

Søren Bak, Professor

High Value Compounds
Section for Plant Biochemistry
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

Nanna Bjarnholt, Associate Professor

Sorghum - Metabolism of dhurrin
Section for Plant Biochemistry
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

   

 

Andreas Blennow, Associate Professor

Starch
Section for Plant Glycobiology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

 

Peter Brodersen, Associate Professor

Experimental RNA Biology
Section for Computational and RNA Biology
Department of Biology

  

  

Meike Burow, Associate Professor

Regulation and interactomics
DynaMo Center
Section for Plant Molecular Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

David B. Collinge, Professor

Microbial Interactions
Section for Microbial Ecology and Biotechnology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

   

   

Marianne Ellegaard, Professor MSO

Algae evolution and adaptation
Section for Plant Glycobiology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

Claus Felby, Professor

Biomass Science and Technology
Section for Forest, Nature and Biomass
Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management

  

   

Anja Thoe Fuglsang, Associate professor

Signal transduction
Section for Transport Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

Barbara Ann Halkier, Professor

Specialized metabolism
DynaMo Center
Section for Plant Molecular Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

Thure Pavlo Hauser, Associate Professor

Plant-Insect and Plant-Insect-Microbe ecology and evolution
Section for Organismal Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

 

   

Søren Husted, Professor MSO

Plant metallomics
Section for Plant and Soil Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

    
  
Iver Jakobsen, Senior Researcher
Mycorrhizae and rhizosphere processes
Section for Plant and Soil Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
   
  

  

Lars Pødenphant Kiær, Assistant Professor

Plant Ecology
Section for Organismal Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

 

   
  
John Mundy, Professor
Plant Molecular Biology
Section for Functional Genomics
Department of Biology
   

  

   
Birger Lindberg Møller, Professor

Section for Plant Biochemistry

Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

   
  
Renate Müller, Professor MSO
Horticultural Science and Biotechnology
Section for Crop Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
     
  

 
Mari-Anne Newman, 
Associate Professor

Plant Innate Immunity
Section for Transport Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

Tom Hamborg Nielsen, Associate professor

Carbohydrate and Phosphate Metabolism
Section for Molecular Plant Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

   
  

Hussam Hassan Nour-Eldin, Associate Professor

Transport of specialized metabolites and algae biotechnology
DynaMo Center
Section for Plant Molecular Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

    

  

Michael Broberg Palmgren, Professor

Pumps in cells
Section for Transport Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

  

Morten Petersen, Professor

Plant Molecular Biology & Innate Immunity
Section for Functional Genomics
Department of Biology

  

 

Bent L. Petersen, Associate Professor

Protein O-glycosylation in plants
Section for Plant Glycobiology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

John Roy Porter, Professor

Climate and Food Security
Section for Crop Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

   

 

  

Søren Kjærsgaard Rasmussen, Professor
Plant quality and plant pre-breeding
Section for Plant and Soil Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
  

  

  

Thomas Georg Roitsch, Professor

Molecular Plant Physiology and Plant Phenomics
Section for Crop Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

 

Yumiko Sakuragi, Associate Professor

Plant cell walls and cyanobacteria
Section for Molecular Plant Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences 

  

 

Jan Kofod Schjørring, Professor

Plant nutritional physiology
Section for Plant and Soil Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences 

  

  

  

Alexander Schulz, Professor

Cell communication and bioimaging
Section for Transport Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences 

  

  

Karen Skriver, Professor MSO

Protein Biology
Section for Biomolecular Sciences
Department of Biology

  

  

Hans Thordal-Christensen, Professor MSO

Plant defense genetics

Section for Plant and Soil Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

  

Kristian Thorup-Kristensen, Professor

Crop root systems and cropping systems
Section for Crop Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

  

 

Peter Ulvskov, Professor MSO

Cell wall biology and bioengineering
Section for Plant Glycobiology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences  

  

  

Jacob Weiner, Professor

Plant Ecology
Section for Organismal Biology
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences 

  

  

  

Mika Zagrobelny, Associate Professor

Co-evolution of cyanogenic glucosides in Zygaena larvae and Lotus plants
Section for Plant Biochemistry
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences