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Thesis projects

Student projects at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics for degree programmes in Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology. You are welcome to contact individual main supervisors to discuss carrying out a project with them.

It is also possible to carry out your research project at the Department of Biomedicine and the Department of Clinical Medicine.

Project day for presentation of research projects for students

Every year, a project day is held in April/May where all the supervisors present a poster with the research project(s) they can offer students. Time and date will be announced on this page when decided.


Projects for Bachelor-, Project-, Master and PhD students

Supervisor Research project
Aalten, Daan van The mechanisms of a new neurodevelopmental disorder

Andersen, Anni Hangaard

The importance of DNA topoisomerases and RecQ helicases for premature ageing and the development of cancer

Andersen, Ebbe Sloth Biomolecular design for synthetic biology

Andersen, Gregers Rom

Structure-function studies of the immune system

Andersen, Kasper Røjkjær

Receptor-mediated signalling - how pattern recognition receptors control plant-microbe interactions

Andersen, Peter Ebert Functional consequences of genome defense arms race evolution
Andersen, Stig Uggerhøj Single-cell RNA-seq in Lotus japonicus

Bjergbæk, Lotte

Genomic instability and cancer

Boesen, Thomas

Molecular microbiology

Bofill de Ros, Xavier MicroRNA metabolism in tumors

Brodersen, Ditlev Egeskov

Bacterial survival mechanisms and pathogenesis

Damgaard, Christian Kroun

Molecular mechanisms in human health and disease

Denham, Mark

Pluripotent Stem Cells: Modelling Nervous System Diseases

Enghild, Jan J.

Protein characterisation and Proteomics

Hartmann, Rune

Innate immunity to viral infections

Hayashi, Yuya Zebrafish, Extracellular Vesicle Biology & Safe-by-Design- RNA Origami

Heegaard, Christian Würtz

NPC2 substitution, atherosclerosis and neurodegeneration

Jensen, Poul Henning Neurodegeneration, Parkinson’s disease, dementia

Jensen, Torben Heick

RNA Biogenesis and Metabolism

Kjems, Jørgen

Nucleic acid biology and technology

Kjærgaard, Magnus

Disordered proteins in memory, signalling and biotech

Knudsen, Birgitta R.

Methods for diagnosis and treatment of human diseases: infectious diseases, stress and systemic sclerosis

Knudsen, Charlotte Rohde

The protein synthesis machinery in health and disease

Kvitsiani, Duda
Laska, Magdalena Janina Exosome-based Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Lorentzen, Esben   Molecular basis of cilium formation
Lyons, Joseph Lipid transport and metabolism in Humans and Fungi

Martensen, Pia Møller

Mitochondria in health and disease

Nabavi, Sadegh Memory Formation at Synaptic and Circuit Levels

Nissen, Poul

Structural and Functional Studies of Membrane Proteins in the Brain

Otzen, Daniel

Protein aggregation, folding, stability and activity

Oxvig, Claus

Function of protease / inhibitor pairs in cellular growth and related disease mechanisms
Panitz, Frank Analysis of gene expression and candidate genes using next generation sequencing

Pedersen, Bjørn Panyella

Molecular Mechanisms behind Cholesterol and Sugar Uptake

Pedersen, Finn Skou

Retroviral molecular biology

Pedersen, Lene

Mental disorders, mesenchymal stem cell function, basal cellular functions and retrovirus

Radutoiu, Elena Simona

Unravel microbe-microbe & microbe-plant interactions that lead to mechanistic understanding of host-driven microbiota assembly

Rasmussen, Jan Trige

Phospholipid particles - structure and function

Reid, Dugald Single-cell RNA-seq in Lotus japonicus

Stevnsner, Tinna V.

Ageing, DNA Repair and Mitochondrial Function

Sørensen, Esben Skipper

Bioactive milk proteins

Thirup, Søren Skou

Structure of receptors in synapse formation

Thomsen, Bo

Epigenetics - Gene expression - Disease genes

Vanwalleghem, Gilles Neurobiology of the gut-brain axis
Ørom, Ulf Andersson Vang Non-coding RNA biogenesis