Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

  • Fredrik Bajers Vej 7H

    9220 Aalborg


Organization profile

Organisation profile

Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Department Head: Michael Toft  Overgaard

The Department of Chemistry and Bioscience was established in 1974 and is part of the Faculty of Engineering and Science at Aalborg University. The Department is located in Aalborg , Esbjerg and Copenhagen.

About 500 students are enrolled in our courses. In 2015 the Department had 163 employees divided into the following categories:

  • Professors
  • 20% Professors 
  • Associate Professors 
  • Assistant Professors 
  • Post Doc 
  • PhD students 
  • Academic staff 
  • Laboratory Technicians 
  • Administrative staff 

In addition we have external professors and associate professors , teaching assistants and student assistants.

The Departments primary mission is research and research based education in chemistry, environmental engineering, biology and biotechnology. The Department also contributes to innovative research and knowledge sharing in collaboration with industry, both nationally and internationally.

Further information about key figures can be found on the Department web: 

The Department is divided into five research sections and an administration.

The daily management of the Department is managed by the Head of Department in collaboration with the department's five section heads.

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Projects 1995 2031

Research Output 1979 2019

19 F-substituted amino acids as an alternative to fluorophore labels: monitoring of degradation and cellular uptake of analogues of penetratin by 19 F NMR

Christensen, M. V., Kongstad, K. T., Sondergaard, T. E., Staerk, D., Nielsen, H. M., Franzyk, H. & Wimmer, R., 18 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Biomolecular NMR. p. 1-16 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Cell-Penetrating Peptides
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Amino Acids

Advanced parental age at conception and sex affects mitochondrial DNA copy number in human and fruit flies

Mengel-From, J., Svane, A. M., Pertoldi, C., Kristensen, T. N., Loeschcke, V., Skytthe, A., Christensen, K., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R., Hjelmborg, J. V. B. & Christiansen, L., 2019, In : Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Advanced polymer membranes for membrane distillation

Park, S. H., Moon, S. J., Ali, A., Quist-Jensen, C. A., Drioli, E. & Lee, Y. M., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review


1st Prize, Oral Presentation; Danish NMR meeting, 2012

Munsoor Hanifa (Recipient) & Raluca Maltesen (Recipient), Jan 2012

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

1st place, 2018 AAU PhD/PostDoc Science Slam

Simon Gregersen (Recipient), 9 Nov 2018

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions


1st prize poster award

Katarzyna Joanna Janowska (Recipient), 11 Dec 2018

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Water Pollutants
Catalyst activity

Activities 1998 2019

10th Symposium of the Danish Proteomics Society (DAPSOC)

Marianne Overgaard Hesselager (Lecturer)
8 Dec 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

11-month status seminar

Casper Steinmann (Opponent)
26 Apr 2019

Activity: ExaminationInternal examination

11th Annual meeting in Danish Water Forum

Jakob Brandt (Participant)
30 Jan 2017

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Press / Media

Kommunikationsrådgiver på et universitet: Sammen skaber vi resultater

Camilla Kristensen


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Cyanid fundet i jorden ved lufthavnsbyggeri

Thorbjørn Terndrup Nielsen


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media