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.


Thursday 1 March 2018 at 13:15

Julius Brennecke (IMBA, Austria)

The piRNA pathway: a small RNA based genome immune system

Host: Torben Heick Jensen

Thursday 12 April 2018 at 13:15

Patrick Cramer (Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany)

Transcription of the genome: from molecular movies to regulatory systems

Host: Christian K. Damgaard

Thursday 17 May 2018 at 13:15

Martin Jinek (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

CRISPR-Cas systems: from biology to genome editing

Joint Lecture between MBG and DANDRITE

Host: Esben Lorentzen

Thursday 30 August 2018 13:15

Elena Conti (Max-Planck-Institut, Germany)

Structural basis of RNA degradation mechanisms

Host: Esben Lorentzen

Thursday 4 October 2018 at 13:15

Gunther Döhlemann (University of Cologne, Germany)

Virulence strategies of fungal biotrophs: lessons from the Ustilago maydis - maize model system

Host: Henrik Brinch-Pedersen

Thursday 18 October 2018 at 13:15 Cancelled!

Andrew Huberman (Stanford School of Medicine, USA)

Neural circuits that determine behavioral responses to visual threat

Host: Keisuke Yonehara

Friday 9 November 2018 13:15

Miltos Tsiantis (Max-Planck-Institut, Germany)

Development and diversity of leaf shape: from understanding to reconstructing

Host: Stig Uggerhøj Andersen

Tuesday 27 November 2018 13:15

Marvin Tanenbaum (Hubrecht Institute, The Netherlands)

Investigating mRNA translation and decay by live-cell single molecule imaging

Host: Christian K. Damgaard

2018 Autumn Programme for Kjeldgaard Lectures (PDF)

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About Niels Ole Kjeldgaard

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