Kjeldgaard Lectures

Kjeldgaard Lectures in Molecular Biology
organised by the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

The Kjeldgaard Lecture series is a series of lectures by internationally renowned scientists in all fields of genetics and molecular, structural and cellular biology. The lecture series is organised by the Seminar Committee at the department.

Autumn 2016

Thursday 15 September 2016 at 13:15

Per Halkjær
Aalborg University, Denmark

Insights into diversity and function of microbial dark matter using metagenomics

Host: Jan Lassen/ Ole Fredslund Christensen


Thursday 13 October 2016 at 13:15

Frank Raushel
Texas A&M University, USA

Deciphering Substrate Specificity for Enzymes of Unknown Function

Host: Ditlev E. Brodersen


Thursday 27 October 2016 at 13:15

Kathryn Lilley
University of Cambridge, UK

Spatial resolution mass spectrometry: mapping sub-organelle proteomes, protein
complexes, networks and protein dynamics

Host: Emøke Bendixen


Thursday 10 November 2016 at 13:15

Trudy F. C. Mackay
NC State University, USA

Charting the Genotype-Phenotype Map: Lessons From Drosophila

Host: Peter Sørensen


Thursday 17 November 2016 13:15

Tim Clausen
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Austria

Linking protein phosphorylation and degradation: How a specific phospho-signal
serves as a degradation tag

Host: Anne von Phillipsborn


Spring 2016

Thursday 17 March 2016 at 13:15

Math Aud F (1534-125)

Liz Carpenter
Structural Genomics Consortium, University of Oxford, UK

Structural Biology of Human Membrane Proteins at the SGC

Host: Poul Nissen


Thursday 31 March 2016 at 13:15

Merethe Barker Aud. (1253-211)

Herman Spaink
Institute of Biology, Leiden University, Netherlands

Key control factors at the crossroads of immunity and metabolism: new insights from translational studies from zebrafish to mammals

Host: Simona Radutoiu


Thursday 21 April 2016 at 13:15

AIAS auditorium (1632-201)

Christopher Burge
Centre for Chemical and Synthetic Biology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Protein & Nucleic Acid Chemistry Division, Cambridge, UK

Protein-RNA interactions and function of alternative 3’ untranslated regions

Host: Torben Heick Jensen


Thursday 28 April 2016 at 13:15

AIAS auditorium (1632-201)

Axel Brennicke
Molecular Botany, Ulm University, Germany

RNA editing in plant organelles

Host: Ian Max Møller


Thursday 12 May 2016 13:15

Tvillingeaud. (1324-011)

Jeffrey Kieft
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA)

Viral RNA structures and the Art of Molecular Warfare

Host: Christian Damgaard


Thursday 26 May 2016 at 13:15

AIAS auditorium (1632-201)

Jeroen Raes
Department of Microbioloby and Immunology, KU Leuven, Belgium

Towards population level microbiome monitoring: the Flemish Gut Flora Project

Host: Daniel Otzen

About Niels Ole Kjeldgaard

The lecture series was named after the founder of the department Niels Ole Kjeldgaard (1926-2006).


Autumn 2016 programme (PDF)

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Spring 2016 programme (PDF)

Download the Spring 2016 programme