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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.

Spring 2021

Thursday 27 May 2021

Principal Investigator Carlos Ribeiro
Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Lisbon, Portugal

Title: Brain-body-microbiome interactions and the emergence of nutritional homeostasis: how needs turn into wants

Thursday 8 April 2021

Associate Professor, Daniel Kronauer, PhD
Rockefeller University, New York

Title: Differentiation, Communication, and Emergence in Ant Societies

Thursday 11 March 2021

Professor Christine Mayr, MD, PhD -
Cancer Biology and Genetics Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

Regulation of protein function by 3′UTRs

Thursday 11 February 2021

Dario Valenzano

“African killifishes shed light on evolution and modulation of lifespan”

Autumn 2020

Thursday 10 December 2020 at 20:00

Kristian G. Andersen (The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Immunology and Microbiology California Campus)

Keeping a genomic eye on SARS-CoV-2 - from early outbreak to ongoing pandemic

Thursday 17 September 2020 at 13:15

Pavel Tomancak (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and GeneticsDresden, Germany)

Comparative approach to understanding the evolution of morphogenesis

Hosts: Peter Refsing Andersen & Joanna Kalucka

Spring 2020

Thursday 20 February 2020 at 13:15

Paul Saftig (Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Germany)  

The lysosome in health and disease  

Joint Lecture between MBG and DANDRITE  

Host: Poul Henning Jensen

CANCELLED: Thursday 19 March 2020 at 13:15

Simon Alberti (Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany)  

Phase separation as an organizing principle in biology and disease  

Host: Magnus Kjærgaard

CANCELLED: Thursday 7 May 2020 at 13:15

Jijie Chai (Max Planck Institute, Germany)  

New mutations, pathways and the genetic subtypes of autism


Host: Simona Radutoiu

CANCELLED: Thursday 4 June 2020 at 13:15

Roman Jerala (National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia)  

New mutations, pathways and the genetic subtypes of autism

Designed Coiled-coil Protein Origami Nanostructures

Host: Magnus Kjærgaard

About Niels Ole Kjeldgaard

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