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Senior scientists

Names and research areas of all iNANO senior scientists


A-D

Andersen, Ebbe Sloth

Keywords:

Biomolecular design, Biomolecular nanotechnology, Biomolecular robotics, Cryo-electron microscopy, Drug delivery, Biosensor development, Selection for molecular function, Metabolic engineering, Systems biology, Synthetic biology

Balling, Peter

Keywords:

Ultrashort-Pulse Lasers, Ultrafast Material Excitation, Modeling of highly-excited materials, Solar Cells, Upconversion, Plasmonic nanostructures, Semiconductors, Radiation dosimetry, Photovoltaics.

Besenbacher, Flemming

Bilde, Merete

Keywords:

Physical chemistry, Atmospheric physical chemistry, Aerosols, Chemistry in climate

Birkedal, Henrik

Keywords:

Biological materials, Bioinspired materials, Synchrotrons and neutrons, Crystallography, Synchrotron imaging
Multimodal (diffraction/scattering/fluorescence) X-ray tomography, Bone, Hydrogels, Responsive materials, Self-organization, Coacervates

Birkedal, Victoria

Keywords:

Biophysical chemistry, Structural dynamics and function, Genome biophysics, DNA based nanostructures and devices, Single molecule spectroscopy and fluorescence

Bremholm, Martin

Keywords:

Materials synthesis, Solid-state chemistry, Crystal growth, High pressure methods, Crystallography, Phase transitions, Electronic and magnetic properties, Topological materials

Chen, Menglin

Keywords:

Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Electrohydrodynamics, Nanofibers

Christensen, Mogens

Keywords:

Synthesis of nanocrystallites, Neutron Scattering, X-Ray Diffraction, Magnetism, Energy Materials, Crystallography, Neutron instrumentation.

Daasbjerg, Kim

Keywords:

Carbon Dioxide, Graphene, Polymer Brushes, Materials Science, Electrochemistry.

Dong, Mingdong

Keywords:

Atomic Force Microscopy, Nanodevices, Size-dependent properties, Low Dimensional materials, Nanomechanics, Electronic materials, Surface Science, Functional Nanomaterals.


E-J

Ferapontova, Elena

Keywords:

Bioelectronics, Antifouling Surfaces, Electrocatalysis, Bioelectrocatalysis, Electroenzymatic Biotransformation, Biofuel Cells, Bioelectronic Sensing, Long-Range Electron Transfer, Biomedical Diagnostic Devices, Environmental Monitoring Sensors.

Foss, Morten

Keywords:

Biomedical Surfaces, Implants, Non-Fouling Coatings, Large-Scale Screening, Micro- and Nanofabrication.

Glasius, Marianne

Keywords:

Chemical Analysis, Atmospheric Chemistry, Mass Spectrometry, Biofuels, Aerosols.

Gothelf, Kurt Vesterager

Keywords:

DNA, DNA origami, Organic Synthesis, Self-Assembly, Bioconjugation, Biosensors , Multi-functional drug design, Oligonucleotide analogue.

Hornekær, Liv

Keywords:

Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Graphene, Functionalized Surfaces, Graphene Coatings, Band Gap Engineering, Graphene Coated Nanoparticles.

Howard, Ken

Keywords:

Biomolecular Assemblies, Protein Engineering, Cancer Immunotherapies, Drug Delivery, Nanomedicine, Surface Engineering, Polymers, RNA Interference, Inflammatory Diseases, Antibody optimisation, Nanoencapsulation.

Iversen, Bo Brummerstedt

Keywords:

Materials chemistry, materials crystallography, synchrotron and neutron scattering, thermoelectrics, batteries, catalysis, chemical bonding, electron density, nanoparticles, supercritical fluids

Jensen, Torben René

Keywords:

Inorganic Nanomaterials, Hydrogen Storage, Nanoconfinement, Nanoporous Materials, Gas Adsorption.

Julsgaard, Brian

Keywords:

Semiconductor synthesis, Semiconductor nanocrystals, Group-IV photonics, Nano-optics, Optical properties of materials.

K-N

Kjems, Jørgen

Keywords:

Non-Coding RNA, RNA Interference, Tissue Engineering, Drug Delivery, Bioimaging, Aptamers, Tissue Engineering, Stem cell therapy Tissue Engineering , Stem cell niches, Engineered exosomes for drug delivery and cell signaling, Designed immuno recognition, Bioconjugation of molecules and cells, Artificial tasting, Food biosensors, Encapsulation of food ingredients.

Knudsen, Birgitta R.

Keywords:

DNA nanoparticles, DNA based biosensors, Detection of pathogenic microbes, Targeted treatment of infectious diseases.

Lauritsen, Jeppe Vang

Keywords:

Catalysis, Surface Science, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Energy Materials, Surface structures, Metal oxides, Nanoparticles, Electrocatalysis, 2D materials, MoS2, Hydrotreating Catalysis, Single-atom Catalysis, Water Splitting, SCR catalysis, NOx removal.

Linderoth, Trolle René

Keywords:

Surface Science, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Molecular Self-Assembly, Dynamic Surface Processes, Surface Chirality, Ultra-high vacuum surface science, Molecular self-assembly, On-surface synthesis, Metal-organic coordination networks, Bio-molecular self-assembly, Surface diffusion and conformational dynamics, Chiral recognition, Electrospray deposition.

Lock, Nina

Keywords:

Hybrid materials (organic/inorganic), Synthesis, Structural studies, Catalysis.

Meyer, Rikke Louise

Keywords:

Biofilms, Bacterial Adhesion,, Single-Cell Interactions,, Antimicrobial Compounds,, Antifouling Surfaces, Receptor-ligand interactions, Adhesive biomolecules, Antimicrobial formulations for food preservation.

Miwa, Jill

Keywords:

Buried interfaces, Delta-layers, Photo-electron spectroscopy, Electronic material.

Mulder, Frans

Keywords:

NMR Spectroscopy, Biophysics, Protein Dynamics, Protein Electrostatics, Structural Biology.

Nissen, Poul

Keywords:

Membrane Proteins, Transporters, Crystallography, Structural Biology, Drug Discover.

Nygaard, Jens Vinge

Keywords:

Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Materials and Tissue Engineering.


O-Z

Otzen, Daniel

Keywords:

Protein-Fatty Acid Complexes, Membrane Protein Folding, Protein-(bio)surfactant complexes, Molecular basis of functional and pathological protein self-assembly and aggregation, Stability and dynamics of membrane proteins, Biophysics of protein-surfactant interactions, Cryophilic enzymes, Novel uses for plant proteins and small metabolites, Self-assembly of functional amyloid.

Pedersen, Jan Skov

Keywords:

Synchtron small-angle X-ray scattering, Block copolymer self-assembly, Block copolymer coacervate micelles, Morphological changes in complex mixtures of surfactants, Protein Aggregation, Functional and Pathological Amyloid, Protein-Fatty Acid Complexes, Protein-Surfactant/Biosurfactant Interactions, Molecular Self-Assembly, Modification and stabilisation of enzymes, Milk proteins and protein-fatty acids complexes.

Schiøtt, Birgit

Keywords:

Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Protein Modelling, Protein-Lipid Interactions, Amyloid Diseases, Lipid Membranes.

Skibsted, Jørgen

Keywords:

Solid-State NMR, Portland Cement, CO2 Emission, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Materials Research.

Skrydstrup, Troels

Keywords:

Homogeneous Catalysis, Carbon Dioxide Conversion, Carbonylation Reactions, Reactor design, Gaseous Reagents, Carbon isotope-labeling.

Städler, Brigitte

Keywords:

Artificial Cells/Organelles/Enzyme, Droplet Microfluidics, Liposomes, Poly(Dopamine), Self-Propelled Swimmers/microbots, Polymer/Lipid hybrid nanoparticles, Mucopenetrating nanoparticles, Mucoadhesive polymers, Phenylketonuria, Hepatology, Formulations, Biosensors.

Sutherland, Duncan

Keywords:

NanoopticsPlasmonics, Optical metamaterials, Chirooptical materials, Thermal management materials, Biomaterials, Bio and chemical sensors, Protein coronas, Biointerfaces, Nanotoxicology, Cell Instructive Materials, Bacterial adhesion, Plasmons, 2D Materials, Stem Cells, Non-Fouling Surfaces, Astringency, Extra Cellular Matrix, Cell Adhesion Molecule.

Vorup-Jensen, Thomas

Keywords:

Immunology, Autoimmune Diseases, Biophysics, Structural Biology, Nanoscience.

Vosegaard, Thomas

Keywords:

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy, Structure and Dynamics of Insoluble Proteins, Protein-Lipid Interactions, NMR Method Development, Materials characterisation, NMR rheology, Structural biology, Antimicrobial peptides, Lipids, Lipidomics.

Weidner, Tobias

Keywords:

Surface spectroscopy, Femtosecond Spectroscopy, Protein Structure, Biomimetic Design, Surface Modification, Membrane Proteins, Ultrafast Molecular Motion, Interfacial Water

Wendt, Stefan

Keywords:

Model Catalysis, Oxide Surfaces, Titanium Dioxide (TiO2), Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM), Temperature-Programmed Desorption (TPD).

Zelikin, Alexander

Keywords:

Polymers, Hydrogels, Prodrugs, Antiviral Therapy, Enzyme Prodrug Therapy, Nanozymes, Artificial receptors.