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PhD students in MoMeD

Below is the list of students presently enrolled in MoMeD (updated August 2017)

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Aiste Aleliunaite (CEHA)
Project: Understanding the mechanistic basis for chromosome fragile site breakage and its implications for human disease
Supervisor: Ian Hickson


Alba Manresa Arraut (BRIC/SUND)
Project: Role of RhOA in T-cell adhesion and migration in an experimental model of multiple scelerosis
Supervisor: Flemming Fryd Johansen


Alba Redo Riveiro(Danstem)
Project: Exploring and establishing totipotency in vitro
Supervisor:Joshua Mark Brickman


Alice Wenger(BRIC)
Project: MCM2 function(s) in histone chaperoning and guarding cell identity
Supervisor: Anja Groth


Alexander Hogrebe (CPR)
Project: Novel Roles for PBK-mediated Phosphorylation Signaling in Breast Cancer Cells
Supervisor: Jesper Olsen


Alexander Lynge Reese-Petersen(CPR)
Project: Discovery and characterization of novel non-invasive biomarkers of extracellular matrix remodeling in fibrosis with focus on cardiovascular disease
Supervisor: Jiri Lukas


Ana Laura de Souza almeida Matos
Project: ?
Supervisor: Jose Moirer


Anamarija Pfeiffer (CPR)
Project: Proteomics based investigation of Shp2 signaling in myeloid leukemia
Supervisor: Jesper Velgaard Olsen


André Brannvoll (CEHA)
Project: Identification and Characterization of novel UMB-processing factors in mitosis
Supervisor: Michael Lisby


André Deslauriers (Rigshospitalet and BRIC)
Project: Functional Characterisation of Acquired Mutations in Myeloid Neoplasms
Supervisor: Kim Theilgaard-Mønch


Andreas Due Ørskov (RH)
Project:Modifications of the immune system in myelodysplastic syndromes during treatment with epigenetic therapy: A key to drug efficacy?
Supervisor: Kirsten Grønbæk


Anna-Kathrine Pedersen (CPR)
Project: Mass spectrometry-based proteomics of RTK and Ubiquitin ligase signalling in neuroblastoma
Supervisor: Jesper Olsen


Anuska la Rosa Egeskov-Madsen (Danstem)
Project: Coupling of pancreatic cell fate to dynamic changes in Notch pathway components
Supervisor: Palle Serup


Amalie Engstrøm
Project: The Importance of Mechanical Loading in Cartilage Biology – Development of an Ex Vivo Cartilage Compression Model
Supervisor: Nils Billestrup


Atul Anand (Danish Cancer Society)
Project:Identification and characterization of cellular pathways that regulate lysosomal membrane permeabilization induced by cationic amphiphilic drugs in cancer cells
Supervisor: Marja Jaättelä


 

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Belin Selcen Beydag(Danstem)
Project: Understanding Human Pancreatic Endocrine Progenitor Differentiation
Supervisor: Anne Grapin-Botton


Berta Sanz Morello(BRIC)
Project:Role of cytochrome c subunit VI in neuronal function during brain development and in adult brain
Supervisor:Konstantin Khodosevich


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Carla Alexandra Carvalho Gonçalves (Danstem)
Project: Controlling the balance between differentiation and proliferation in human pancreatic progenitors
Supervisor: Anne Botton


Carsten Jörn Beese(BRIC)
Project:Molecular mechanisms of selective ribosomal degradation via autophagosomes
Supervisor:Anders H. Lund


Claudia Guasch Boldú
Project: Elucidating the impact of tubulin post-translational modifications on spindle assembly checkpoint signaling
Supervisor: Marin Barisic


Cecilia Engel Thomas (CPR)
Project: Integrative approact to co-morbidities and disease trajectories in complex disease
Supervisor: Søren Brunak



Christian Berg (Herlev Hospital)
Project: The Importance of Cytomegalovirus’ Genetic Interstrain Variation in Infection and Disease Development
Supervisor: Hans Rudolf Lüttichau


Christian Cramer (NOVO/CPR)
Project: Electrochemical-reduction for improved top-down mass spectrometry
Supervisor: Jesper Olsen


Christian Simon (CPR)
Project: Knowledge-mining on heterogeneous multi-dimensional health data
Supervisor: Søren Brunak


Christian Winther Eskelund
Project: Genetic and Epigenetic Changes in Mantle Cell Lymphoma: Identification of the Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance to Standard Immuno-Chemotherapy
Supervisor: Kirsten Grønbæk


Christina Jensen(BRIC)
Project: Non-invasive quantification of extracellular matrix turnover in cancer ¿ a proposed precision medicine tool to assess desmoplasia and ECM remodeling associated with a pro-cancerous niche and response to anti-tumor modalities
Supervisor: Janine Erler


Christoffer Lynge Halvorsen (Danish Cancer Society)
Project:Analysis of genotoxic stress-induced evolutionary trajectories in cancer
Supervisor:Jose Moreira


Christy Prawiro (Danstem)
Study of key developmental pathways during definitive endoderm formation


Coline Alice Jeanne Gentil
Project: Role and mechanism of CD73 in leukemogenesis: study of inversion 16 acute myeloid leukemia
Supervisor: Bo Torben Porse


Chunqin Zheng (BRIC)
Project title: Identification and characterization of novel epigenetic regulators required for the maintenance of glioblastoma
Supervisor: Kristian Helin


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Danyang Wang (CPR)
Project title: Structural and functional characterization of the interaction between human CCT and its folding substrates. Implications on proteostasis and cell cy-cle regulation. 
Supervisor: Guillermo Montoya 


David Gram Naym (Department of Dermatology/Bispebjerg Hospital
Project title:Targeting WIP1 in combination with PUVA
Supervisor: Robert Gniadecki


Despoina Barmpouri (BRIC)
Project title: Characterisation of aberrant hematopoietic stem cell populations in myeloid malignancies
Supervisor: Bo Porse


Diana Kowelik (CPR)
Project title: Structural and functional characterization of Ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM) involved in DNA damage responses
Supervisor: Guillermo Montoya


Divya Achuthankutty (Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine)
Project title: Analysis of site specific replication fork perturbation in
human cell lines


Dorota Ewa Kuczek (Center for Cancer Immune Therapy)
Project title: Effects of the tumor microenvironment on cancer immunotherapy
Supervisor: Marie Kveiborg


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Ekaterina Zhuravleva (BRIC)
Project: Defining genome alterations in ampullary carcinoma
Supervisor: Jesper Andersen


Elisabeth Søndergaard (BRIC)
Project:Erg-mediated transcriptional control of B-cell development
Supervisor:Bo Porse


Elisabeth Anne Adanma Obara
Project: The role of Glioblastoma stem cells in resistance to radiotherapy
Supervisor: Jose Manuel Afonso Moreira


Emil Peter Thrane Hertz (CPR)
Project: The role of protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) regulatory subunits in mitosis
Supervisor: Jakob Nilsson


Erika Bianca Torres Villanueva(BRIC)
Project:The molecular mechanisms through which neuronal interferon beta (IFNB) signaling mediates neuronal autophagy and neurotransmission
Supervisor:Shohreh Navikas


Evan Manuel Figueiredo-Larsen (Danstem)
Project: Development of a 3D in vitro model to dissect the role of tissue and cell architecture in pancreas organogenesis
Supervisor: Anne Grapin-Botton


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Fabian Vinzenz Kurt Heinz Roske (Danstem)
Project: Mechanism of self-renewal in a heterogeneous and dynamic stem cell population
Supervisor: Joshua M. Brickman


Fena Ochs (CRP)
Project: Elucidating DSB repair pathway choice on pre- and post-replicative chromatin via interplay between 53BP1 and BRCA1
Supervisor: Claudia Lucas


Florian Malte Hermann (Danstem)
Project title: The role of apical-basal polarity in human pancreatic endocrine lineage allocation
Supervisor: Henrik Semb


Freja Lea Lüthje(Department of Veterinary Disease Biology)
Project title:Novel marine biomolecules against biofilm formation in vivo
Supervisor:Henrik Michael Elvang Jensen


Freja Venning (BRIC)
Project: Investigating CAF recruiment and activation during tumour progression using intravital imaging
Supervisor: Janine Erler 


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Georgios Pappas(BRIC)
Project: Novel ubiquitylated DDR factors in DNA repair and response to PARP inhibition
Supervisor: Claus Sørensen


Gülkan Killic (SUND)
Project: Monitoring TGFb1 expression at different stages of cancer in vivo and in vitro
Supervisor: Cord Brakebusch

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Hana Sedlackova(CPR)
Project: The Mechanism of Replication Fork Progression through Dormant Origins
Supervisor: Jiri Lukas


Helene Gylling (BRIC)
Project: Functional investigation of RNAs involved in mammalian replication
Supervisor: Anders Lund


Hjalte Martin Larsen (KU-SUND)
Project: Studies of acetylcholine and nicotine receptor pharmacology using human induced plurpotent stem cells
Supervisor: Paul Hyttel


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Imke Ulken (BRIC)
Project: Identification and Characterization of Long non-coding RNA´s in autophagy
Supervisor: Anders Lund


Inger Ødum Nielsen (Danish Cancer Society Research Center)
Project title: Identifying modulations in cancer lipid metabolism using a lipidomics approach
Supervisor: Marie Kveiborg


Isa Kirk
Project title: Genetic and treatment related adverse drug effects in diabetes and psychiatry
Supervisor: Søren Brunak


Iris Müller (BRIC)
Project title: Investigation of Chromatin-Associated Proteins Required For Mouse ES Cell Self-Renewal Using Focused CRISPR/Cas9 Screening
Supervisor: Kristian Helin


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Jianfeng Ge (BRIC)
Project: Mesenchymal Stem Cells in sepsis Therapy
Supervisor: Cord Brakebusch


Jakob Werner Hansen (Rigshospitalet)
Project: Improved diagnosis in patients with unresolved cytopenias
Supervisor: Kirsten Grønbæk


Johanne Press Wegeberg (BRIC)
Project: Characterization of REST-PcG complexes in generegulation and stem cell function
Supervisor: Klaus Hansen


Jessica Xin Hu (CPR)
Project: Pleiotropic proteins and rewiring of molacular networks in complex disease
Supevisor: Søren Brunak


Julie Boertmann Noer (Department of Veterinary Disease Biology)
Project:A novel receptor-based therapy for drug resistant breast
Supervisor: Jose Moirer


Jonas van Cuyl Kuylenstierna (Danstem)
Project title: Novel chromatin associated proteins in developmentally important intercellular signaling pathways


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Karolina Ditrychova(Danstem)
Project title: Regulation of Transcription in mESC Priming to Primitive Endoderm
Supervisor: Joshua Mark Brickman


Karolin Vossgrone (BRIC)
Project title: Identification of DNA nucleases, whose depletion is synthetic lethal with BRCA2/TP53 deficiency in ovarian cancer cell lines
Supervisor: Claus Storgaard Sørensen


Kamilla Ellermann Jensen
Project title: The role of phosphofructokinase-1 in DNA repair and cancer cell maintenance
Supervisor: Ali Salanti


Kamilla Meyer(Danstem)
Project title: Investgation of Lysosomal Dysfunction and Potential Novel Therapeutic Targets in Lysosomal Diseases
Supervisor: Agnete Kirkeby


Kavya Achanta
Project title: The role of mitochondrial dysfunction in Alzheimer¿s disease: a search for therapeutic strategies
Supervisor: Mansour Akbari


Kirstine Juul Elbæk
Project title: Functional interplay between replication stress-induced genomic instability and cellular hierarchies in therapeutic resistance of glioblastoma    
Supervisor:  Jan Stenvang


Kirstine Sandal Nørregaard(BRIC)
Project title: A survey of novel ligands of the members of the mannose receptor protein family
Supervisor: Marie Kveiborg


Konstatinos Dimopoulos (Rigshospitalet)
Project title: Molecular alterations in multiple myeloma as new targets for individual treatment
Supervisor: Kirsten Grønbæk


Kristian Honnens de Lichtenberg (Danstem)
Project: Molecular mechanisms of Notch transcriptional regulation in pancreas development
Supervisor: Palle Serup


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Lasse Løcke Langholm
Project: Characterization of clot activation and clot quality indisorders of hemostasis
Supervisor: Ole Hartvig Mortensen


Laura Maarit Pikkupeura (CPR)
Project: Roles of MML-like methyltransferases in B lymphocyte development and function
Supervisor: Jeramy Austin Daniel


Lena Wullkopf (BRIC)
Project: Force mapping during cancer cell division and invasion
Supevisor: Janine Erler


Letizia Satriano (BRIC)
Project title: Biological implications of miRNAs in CCA pathogenesis and therapy
Supervisor: Jesper Bøje Andersen


Lisa Schubert(CPR)
Project title: Characterization of new players and processes in the replication stress response
Supervisor: Niels Mailand


Line Alsøe Barington (department of Pharmacy)
Project:
Supervisor: Mette Marie Rosenkilde


(Ida) Linea Laursen (BRIC/Finsen)
Project: Functional and regulational characterization of a novel tumor promoting factor in AML
Supervisor: Bo Porse


Louise Katrine Larsen (KB)
Project title: Early and non-invasive detection of urothelial carcinomas by urine DNA testing
Supervisor: Kirsten Grønbæk


Louise Rasmussen
Project title: Characterization of the role of FoxA1 in T cell development & autoimmunity
Supervisor: Shohreh Navikas


Luka Bevc(BRIC)
Project title: Targeting cancer specific aberrations through novel synthetic lethal pathway interactions with epigenetic pathways
Supervisor: Claus Sørensen


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Mads Møller Foged
Project: Investigating the spatially resolved modulation of lipid metabolism in cancer cells using quantitative lipidomics
Supervisor: Christina Christoffersen


Mahdieh Hadi(BRIC)
Project: Global analysis of FoxA1-target genes important for FoxA1+Treg-cell development and maintenance
Supervisor: Shohreh Navikas


Malene Bredahl Hansen(KB)
Project: Searching for new treatment options and evaluation methods for ErbB2-­-positive, invasive breast cancer.
Supervisor: Marja Helena Jaattela


Marianne Stemann Andersen (BRIC)
Project: Characterization of functional heterogeneity within epidermal stemcell niches.
Supervisor: Kim Jensen


Maria Adamopoulou
Project: The function of galectins in epithelial mesenchymal crosstalk
Supervisor: Sally Anne Malene Dabelsteen


Maya Friis Kjærgaard (Danstem)
Project: Induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) disease modeling of Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)
Supervisor: Henrik Semb


Moreno Papetti (CPR)
Project: Mass spectrometry-based Proteomics of RTK signaling and trafficking
Supervisor: Jesper Veelgard Olsen


Meeli Mullari (CPR)
Project: Characterizing the effect of arginine methylation and
Poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation on the binding of mRNA by RNAbinding proteins by quantitative mass spectrometry
Supervisor: Michael Lund Nielsen


Mette Dahl
Project: Circular RNA in Mantle Cell Lymphoma: Implications for clinical presentation patterns and outcome in a large uniformly treated cohort of MCL patients
Supervisor: Kirsten Grønbæk


Mette Hedegaard Correll (Glostrup hospital)
Project: Identification, characterization and expansion of corneal endothelial progenitor cells
Supervisor: Steffen Heegaard


Mette Louise Trempenau(BRIC)
Project: The role of the H3K4-demethylase KDM5C in normal and malignant hematopoiesis
Supervisor:


Mette Vistesen (KB)
Project: A Functional Study of AMBRA1 Mutations in Human Cancer
Supervisor: Marie Kveiborg


Meral Ilcim Özlü (Danstem)
Project: The impact of hepatoblast movement on the liver differentiation and morphogenesis
Supervisor: Elke Ober


Michael Larsen(Danstem)
Project: Modelling diabetes in human embryonic stem cell- and fetal pancreatic progenitor-derived pancreatic organoids
Supervisor: Anne Botton


Michael Lückmann (CPR)
Project:Development of Tool Compounds for Evaluation of the Physiological Function and Pharmacological Potential  of the Lactate Receptor (GPR81)
Supervisor: Thue schwartz


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Nadja Sparding
Project title: Development and characterization of non-invasive biomarkers of fibrosis to describe disease activity in renal disease
Supervisor: Jonathan Davies


Nan Shu (BMI)
Project title: Quantitative assessment of quinone adduction to proteins, and its consequences, in biological systems
Supervisor: Michael Jonathan Davies


Neha Sharma
Project title: Understanding the balance between extracellular matrix formation and degradation in rheumatoid arthritis. Paving the road for development of better diagnostic biomarkers
Supervisor: Michael Jonathan Davies


Nico Zaghet (BRIC)
Project title: Histone methylation in germline functions
Supervisor: Anna Elisabetta Salcini


Nikolaos Sidiropoulos(BRIC)
Project title: Impact of somatic structural variants on the 3-dimensional architecture of cancer genomes
Supervisor:


Nikoline Borgermann (CPR)
Project title: Regulation of DNA-Protein crosslink repair in human cells
Supervisor: Niels Mailand


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Özgun Özer (CEHA)
Project title: A Novel System to Analyze Telomere Instability Using a Site-Specific DNA Replication Blockade
Supervisor: Ian Hickinson


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Patrick Leopold Rüether
Project: Mass Spectrometry Technology for Palaeoproteomics
Supervisor: Jesper Velgaard Olsen


Peter Haar (CPR)
Project: Functional characterization of a potential new factor in the DNA damage response
Supervisor: Niels Mailand


Pernille Juhl
Project: Investigation of the extracellular matrix remodeling in systemic sclerosis
Supervisor: Michael Jonathan Davies


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Rosa Rakownikow Jersie-Christensen (CPR)
Project: Proteomic analysis of ancient dental calculus for reconstruction of the evolution of human health and nutrition in Denmark
Supervisor: Jesper Olsen


Riccardo Vanzo (KB)
Project: Functional interplay between DNA damage response and autophagy machineries under cellular stress conditions and during tumorigenesis
Supervisor: Marja Jäättelä


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Sara Charlotte Larsen (CPR)
Project: Desiphering the signalling networks of PARP by quantitative mass spectrometry
Supervisor: Michael Lund Nielsen


Sara J Göransdotter Hultberg(BRIC)
Project: Neuronal Immune Regulation of CNS inflammation and/or neurodegeneration through CD1 and CD1-dependent NKT cells
Supervisor: Shohreh Navikas


Shankha Satpathy (CPR)
Project: Investigation of cell death signaling using quantitative proteomics
Supervisor: Chunaram Choudhary


Shunlei Duan(Center for Healthy Aging (CEHA)
Project:Mechanisms of subcellular localization of RECQL4 and its role in cell metabolism, mitochondrial function and disease
Supervisor:Lene Juel Rasmussen


Simon Husby (RH)
Project: Stem cell defect and clinical course after treatment with high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell support for malignant lymphoma
Supervisor: Kirsten Grønbæk


Siri AmandaTvingsholm (KB)
Project title:The role of lysosomes in resistance-associated invasion in ErbB2-positive breast cancer
Supervisor: Marja Jaättelä


Stine Lauritzen Sønder
Project: Membrane Repair in Cancer Cells
Supervisor: Marja Jaattela


Stine Lind Hansen (BRIC)

Project: Transcriptional regulation of cell fate in intestinal epithelium
Supervisor: Kim Jensen


Sofie Otzen Bagger
Project:Screening and preclinical validation of ion channel inhibitors/modulators as an innovative approach to anticancer drug development
Supervisor:Jan Stenvang


Swantje Christin Häger (KB)
Project title: Characterization of actin cytoskeleton regulators required for plasma membrane repair
Supervisor:  Cord Brakebusch


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Tanja Lyholm (Finsenlab)
Project: Gene correction in hematopoietic cells, using precise genome engineering
Supervisor: Bo Porse


Theresa Louise Boye (Danish Cancer Society Research Center)
Project title: The role of Annexins in the plasma membrane repair sys-tem in cancer cells
Supervisor: Janine Terra Erler 


Thiago Silva Lima (Veterinary Disease Biology)
Project: Identification and clinical validation of a predictive biomarker
profile for taxane resistance in prostate cancer
Supervisor: Jose Moreira


Tian Xia (BRIC)
Project:Identification of novel molecular factors and neuronal pathways that control metabolism and lifespan in C. elegans
Supervisor: Roger Pocock


Tik Muk
Project: Effect of bioactive milk diet on perinatal infection: A study using proteomics and metabolomics
Supervisor: Per Torp Sangild


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Valérie Bodemeyer (KB)
Project: Understanding the role of Ambra1-based signaling in mela-noma development through deregulated autophagy, apoptosis and proliferation
Supervisor: Francesco Cecconi


Viktorija Daugvilaite (INF)

Project:EBI2 Upregulation in EBV‐induced diseases–benefit for virus survival or direct host immune response?
Supervisor: Mette Marie Rosenkilde


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Xiaoyu Pan (IKVH)
Project: Intestinal epigenetics of the preterm neonate
Supervisor: Per Torp Sangild


Xiaogang Guo
Project title: Pbx pioneer factors specify mesodermal cell fate
Supervisor: Elisabetta Ferretti 


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Yulia Steblyanko (KB)
Project title: Molecular mechanism behind the microtubule poleward flux and its impact on aneuploidy and cancer
Supervisor: Jose Moreira


Yunyun Luo (Nordic Bioscience)
Project title: Development and validation of novel high sensitivity biomarkers measuring cartilage turnover
Supervisor: Nils Billestrup


Yong Liu (IKVH)
Project title:Modeling pig entorhinal cortex development in a dish for creation of Alzheimer’s disease relevant neurons
Supervisor:Vanessa Hall


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Zarah Löf-Öhlin (Danstem)
Project: The roles of FGFr2b and Rac1 in mouse pancreas development
Supervisor: Henrik Semb


Zita Gál (Danish Cancer Society)
Project: The role of accelerated nucleolar transcription in genome instability and tumorigenesis
Supervisor: Jose Moreira


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