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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.

Autumn 2021

Monday 6 December 2021

Professor Joost Hulthuis, Department of Biology/Chemistry, University of Osnabrueck, Germany
Title: Organellar lipid codes


Thursday 18 November 2021

Professor Andreas Wack, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Title: The bright and dark sides of interferon responses in respiratory viral infections

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

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR BIOLOGY AND AGEING, Cologne, Germany
“African killifishes shed light on evolution and modulation of lifespan”

About Niels Ole Kjeldgaard

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