• Fredrik Bajers Vej 7H

    9220 Aalborg

    Denmark

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Life Sciences carries out research within a broad spectrum of protein- and microbiology-related areas.  We have state-of-the-art tools within molecular biology, protein chemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, microbial ecology and microbial physiology, including high-throughput technologies. 

We are involved in the international research environment through EU-financed projects and the EU-COST network. Our research can broadly be grouped into two areas, molecular biotechnology and environmental sciences. Within molecular biology the leitmotif is a molecular understanding of biological phenomena based on proteins.  This leads to a combination of goal-oriented and generalized work, which, together with our comprehensive collection of instruments, gives an excellent basis for the education of biotechnological researchers. 

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activated sludge Earth & Environmental Sciences
Bacteria Medicine & Life Sciences
Genome Medicine & Life Sciences
Sewage Medicine & Life Sciences
Waste Water Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
bacterium Earth & Environmental Sciences
microbial community Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2001 2023

Research Output 1995 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
Fluorophores
Labels
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. glz070.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
Polyketides
Fusarium
Multigene Family
Peptides
Biosynthetic Pathways

Prizes

1st place, 2018 AAU PhD/PostDoc Science Slam

Simon Gregersen (Recipient), 9 Nov 2018

Prize: Conference prizes

methodology
science
project

Talent Award, Science & Technology, Aarhus University, 2018

Helene Halkjær Jensen (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes

Best oral presentation

Helene Halkjær Jensen (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Conference prizes

Activities 2003 2019

Cells (Journal)

Lars Porskjær Christensen (Peer reviewer)
16 Oct 201923 Oct 2019

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Symposium Individuel forebyggelse af kolorektal cancer

Lars Porskjær Christensen (Participant)
7 Oct 20198 Oct 2019

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

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PeerJ (Journal)

Niels Thomas Eriksen (Peer reviewer)
5 Oct 2019

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Press / Media

Gulerødder hæmmer inflammation og forebygger dermed kræft

Lars Porskjær Christensen

01/10/2019

9 items of Media coverage

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Engagement og samskabelse frem mod I W A2020

Per Halkjær Nielsen

12/09/2019

1 item of Media coverage

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Samtlige bakterier i danske renseanlæg er nu kortlagt

Per Halkjær Nielsen

10/09/2019

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media