#Functional Genomics & Metabolism Research Unit

Mandrup Group

Welcome to the Mandrup research Group


February, 2020


ENHPATHY is a multidisciplinary science consortium created in the frame of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions (MSCA)-ITN-ETN European Training Networks call and regrouping 15 academic and 9 non-academic European organisations in the continuum of basic, translational and clinical research on enhancers and associated diseases. Professor, Susanne Mandrup is part of the international consortium. 

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PhD positions, available from March 15, 2020, see here

December, 2019

Novo Scholarship Programme

Student Lena Larsen from Mandrup Group has been granted 70.000 DKK from September 2020.
The grant will support Lenas project "Changes in Human Adipose  Tissue Cellular Composition During Obesity" where she expect to gain novel insight into how obesity affects the function and the interplay between the cell types in human visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue.

November, 2019

Fuhrmann Foundation grant

Great news for students of Professor Susanne Mandrup.
Altogether 2 of her students received 63.550, - DKK from the Fuhrmann Foundation.

The scholarship provides support for graduate students, within Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Molecular Biology and/or Bioinformatics. Primarily for thesis students at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Southern Denmark.

Ellen Gammelmark: “Studying Obesity-Induced Changes in Gene Expression in Mature Adipocytes within Their Tissue Context”.

Kaja Madsen: “Investigation of the PPARG2 enhancer network in mesenchymal stem cell differentiation by pairwise enhancer deletion”.

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