Blegdamsvej 3B, 2200 København N., 24.1, Building: 24.1.20
Professor of Medical Molecular Microbiology, DMSc, PhD, MSc
Master of Science (chemical engineering) from the Technical University of Denmark.
PhD in molecular microbiology from the Technical University of Denmark.
DMSc from the University of Copenhagen.
1995-2001: Post Doc at Department of Microbiology. Technical University of Denmark.
2001-2008: Associate Professor at Department of Systems Biology. Technical University of Denmark.
2008-2012: Associate Professor at Department of International Health, Immunology, and Microbiology. Faculty of Health Sciences. University of Copenhagen.
Chronic bacterial infections. Molecular mechanisms involved in microbial biofilm formation and persistence, including regulation of extracellular matrix production, intracellular c-di-GMP-signaling pathways, cell-to-cell signaling, and antibiotic tolerance mechanisms. Identification of drug candidates that can interfere with biofilm formation and antimicrobial tolerance.
Peer-reviewed articles: >100. Citations: >20.000. H-index: >70. Book chapters: >10.
Teach microbiology to undergraduate and graduate students at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.