People News from the Faculty, Week 19
On 8 May, Nina Høj Christiansen, Department of Biology, defended her PhD thesis with the lecture: “Drivers and stressors of diversity of macrophytes in lakes”.
Late Tuesday evening, Oscar arrived at Department of Biology's Marine Biological Research Center in Kerteminde to replace Luna, who escaped four weeks ago. Oscar comes from Sweden, and his new job is to help SDU-biologists understand how seals cope in our ever more noisy and busy waters and oceans.
Postdoc Mikkel Girke Jørgensen from Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has received 1.153.646 DKK from Lundbeckfonden for the project titled: United in their differences: Single-cell analysis of bacterial biofilm development.
Professor Ole Nørregaard Jensen, head of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been accepted as a member of the Academy for Technical Sciences, ATV. The membership is for life, and the members are expected to contribute to the Academy to benefit society.
On Thursday, Reinaldo Almeida, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, defended his ph.d. thesis: “Lipidomics Technologies for Imaging and Quantitative Profiling of Lipidomes”.
Student Jesper Bork Bertelsen, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, and student Mai Bay Stie, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, met with Vice-Chancellor Henrik Dam, who visited the faculty. Jesper and Mai talked about their jobs as study group advisers (studiegruppevejledere) and how this function can be a great help for new students at SDU.
Jennifer Lynch, biologist, Department of Biology, has co-edited and co-authored a scientific report on the status of the breeding population of Great Cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo). Report title: Breeding numbers of Great Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo in the Western Palearctic. IUCN-Wetlands International Cormorant Research Group Report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy No. 99.