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Alumni from Nissen Group


Joseph Lyons

Postdoc and thereafter Assistant professor in Poul Nissen's group until October 2020.
New affiliation: Independent Assistant professor, Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University

Michael Voldsgaard Clausen

Assistant professor in Poul Nissen's group until October 2020.
New affiliation: Research Scientist at NMD Pharma.

Milena Timcenko Tronsgaard

PhD student and thereafter Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group until October 2020.
New affiliation: Postdoc at Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen.    

Paula Lindner 

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group until June 2020 (jointly between NCMM and DANDRITE)
New affiliation: Associate Product Manager at Gentian Diagnostics, Norway

Aljona Šitsel   

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group until May 2020 (jointly between KU Leuven and DANDRITE)

Thomas Lykke-Møller Sørensen

Associate professor in Poul Nissen's group from August 2018 to April 2020.
New affiliation: Associate professor at Department of Engineering, Aarhus University

Temitope Ayeotan

Research assistant and Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group until May 2019.
New affiliation: Bioanalytical Scientist at BioVectra Inc., Canada

Jakob Ulstrup 

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2014 - 2018.
New affiliation: Postdoc at Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University

Lotte Thue Pedersen

Head laboratory technician in Poul Nissen's group from 2010 - 2018.
New affiliation: Joint Union Representative for technical and administrative staff at Aarhus University.

Dorota Focht

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2013 - 2017.
New affiliation: Associate Research Scientist at SARomics Biostructures AB, Lund, Sweden.

Jacob Lauwring Andersen

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from March 2013 to July 2016.
New affiliation: Group Laboratory Manager, Hamlet Protein, Horsens, Denmark.

Mateusz Dyla

PhD Student and Research Assistant in Poul Nissen's group from June 2012 to June 2016.
New affiliation: Postdoc in Magnus Kjærgaard's group from 2016 - 2021, and thereafter Research Scientist at Novozymes, Lyngby, Denmark.

Ingrid Dach

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group and Natalya Fedosova's group from 2009 - 2013, and postdoc from 2014 - 2016.
New affiliation: freelance scientific writer.

Henriette Elisabeth Autzen

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group until January 2015.
New affiliation: Hallas Møller Fellow and Associate professor, Biomolecular Sciences, Dept. Biosciences, University of Copenhagen

Oleg Sitsel

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2010 - 2015. Postdoc in Keisuke Yonehara's group and Poul Nissen's group in 2015.
New affiliation: Postdoc at Oxford University from 2016 - 2018, and Postdoc at Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany.

Hanne Poulsen

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2007-2011.
New affiliation: Lundbeck Foundation Young Investigator Fellow & Associate prof., Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Team Leader at DANDRITE, Aarhus University.

Alessia Arduin

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2014 to 2015.
New affiliation: Senior Scientist at BioFocus/Charles River Laboratories Inc., Cambridge, UK.

Anne-Marie Lund Winther

PhD student from 2005 - 2008, DFF postdoctoral fellow from 2009 - 2011, and industry postdoc from 2011 - 2013 in Poul Nissen's group.
New affiliation: Chief Scientific Officer, Pcovery Aps from 2013 - 2018, and thereafter Senior scientist at the Finsen Laboratory at the Rigshospital, DK.

Manuela Gorgel

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2011 to 2014.
New affiliation: Global Program Project Manager at Sandoz, München, Germany

Peter Paulsen

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group until 2015.
New affiliation: Scientist hos Arla Foods Ingredients, Denmark.

Maike Bublitz

Postdoc and Senior Advisor in Poul Nissen's group until February 2015.
New affiliation: Go-In Fellow at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, and thereafter Associate professor at University of Oxford, UK.

Jonas Lindholt

Former PhD student in Poul Nissen's group until January 2015.
New affiliation: Senior Consultant hos Immeo P/S, Denmark.

Nikolaj D. Drachmann

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group until 2014.
New affiliation: Food Scientist at Arla Foods Ingredients, Ry, Denmark.

Lina Malinauskaite

PhD student from 2009-2013 and postdoc in Poul Nissen's group until November 2014.
New affiliation: Postdoc at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.

Miriam Rose Ash

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group until October 2014.
New affiliation: Senior Research Development Officer at University of Sydney, Australia.

Kaituo Wang

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2010 - 2014.
New affiliation: Assistant Professor, Dept. Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

Pontus Gourdon

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2008 - 2014.
New affiliation: Lundbeck Foundation Fellow & Associate Professor, Dept. Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark & Assistant Researcher, Dept. of Experimental Medical Science, Lund University, Sweden.

Gabriele Meloni

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2013 - 2014.
New affiliation: Research Scientist at California Institute of Technology, followed by Assistant Professor at University of Texas, Dallas

Caglanur Sahin

Research assistant in Poul Nissen's group from 2014 - 2015.
New affiliation: Position as Manufacturing Associate III, Biogen Idec., Hørsholm

Mette Laursen

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2012 - 2014.
New affiliation: Carlsberg stipend and DFF fellow at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Hamburg, Germany. Followed by postdoc in Kasper R. Andersen's group at Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University.

Michael Voldsgaard Clausen

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2008 - 2012, and postdoc from 2012 - 2013.
New affiliation: Carlsberg stipend & Lundbeck Foundation fellow at Dept. Physics, Stephen Tucker Lab, Oxford University, UK. Followed by Assistant Professor at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University.

Daniel Mattle

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2010 - 2013.
New affiliation: EMBO postdoc, Gebhard F.X. Schertler's group, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen / Roche, Switzerland. Followed by Director of Business Development at Celonic AG, Switzerland, and thereafter at Rentschler Biopharma SE, Germany.

Xiang-Yu Liu

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2008 - 2010.
New affiliation: Postdoc Peking University, China. Followed by Postdoc and Assistant Researcher at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Henning Tidow

HFSP postdocin Poul Nissen's group from 2009 - 2013.
New affiliation: Group Leader at Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hamburg University, Germany. Followed by Tenure Track & DFG fellow, University of Hamburg, Germany.

Linda Reinhard

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2010 - 2012.
New affiliation: Postdoc in Martin Hällberg's Group, the Karolinska Institut, Sweden / DESY-Hamburg, Germany. Followed by Postdoc at UKE, Hamburg, Germany.

Adriana K. Weinert

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group affiliated the PUMPkin Centre from August 2008 to December 2012.
New affiliation: Assistant Editor at Wiley-VCH, Germany. Followed by Postdoc at Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland (V Korkhov).

Annette Damsgaard

Laboratory technician trainee in Poul Nissen's group from 2011 - 2013.

Maria Musgaard

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group in 2011.
New affiliation: Postdoc at Dept. Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK. Followed by Assistant Professor at Dept. Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Maria Nyblom

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2008 - 2011.
New affiliation: Postdoc at Dept. Protein Science, Novo Nordisk, Måløv, Denmark. Followed by Postdoc and later Research Engineer at Dept. Biochemistry and Structural Biology, University of Lund, Sweden.

Yonathan Sonntag

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2007 - 2011.
New affiliation: Postdoc and later Scientist at Dept. Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Lund University, Sweden.

Theis Sommer

Research assistant in Poul Nissen's group from 2010 - 2012.
New affiliation: PhD student at Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway - NCMM, Oslo, Norway. Followed by Chemist at Novo Nordisk, Denmark.

Kaare Bjerregaard-Andersen

PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2010 - 2014.
New affiliation: PhD student and later postdoc at Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway - NCMM, Oslo, Norway. Followed by Senior Research Scientist at Lundbeck, Denmark.

Kim Langmach Hein

Master student and PhD student in Poul Nissen's group from 2007 - 2011.
New affiliation: Postdoc in Preben Moth's group at Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway - NCMM, Oslo, Norway. Followed by Product Manager at Roche Diagnostics, Norway

Jens Preben Morth

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2005 -2008, Associate Professor from 2008 - 2010.
New affiliation: Nordic EMBL Group Leader at Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway - NCMM, Oslo, Norway. From 2018 also Professor at DTU, Lyngby Denmark.

Bjørn Panyella Pedersen

PhD student and postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2004 - 2011.
New affiliation: Postdoctoral Scholar at UCSF School of Medicine, Dept. Biochemistry & Biophysics, San Francisco, California. Followed by Assistant professor at Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University.

Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard

Centre Administrator of the PUMPkin Centre from 2007 - 2009.
New affiliation: Postdoc at the iNANO Center, Aarhus University, from 2011 - 2013, postdoc at Dept. Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, from 2010 - 2011, and postdoc at the Medical Research Council, Cambrigde, from 2008 - 2010. Associate Professor at the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), and Skou Fellow at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University. Founder & Director at Videnskabsklubben, Author at Hodder & Stoughton and Politikens Forlag, Founder & CEO at Graphicure.

Taru Deva

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2007 - 2009.
New affiliation: Postdoc at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, and freelance bioscience writer and consultant. Followed by Wizard-in-Chief and Co-founder of Biosymfonix.

Martin Picard

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2006 - 2007.
New affiliation: Researcher and later Director of research at CNRS - Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Laboratoire de Cristallographie et RMN Biologiques, Paris Descartes University, France.

Jakob Nilsson

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group in 2005.
New affiliation: Associate professor from 2011 - 2016 and Professor from 2016 at The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research, University of Copenhagen.

Thomas Lykke-Møller Sørensen

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2001 - 2005.
New affiliation: Principal Beamline Scientist at Diamond Light Source, UK. Followed by Senior Researcher, Aarhus University.

Johannes Clausen

Postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from 2003 - 2010.
New affiliation: Senior Scientist 2010 - 2014 . Followed by Scientist at Pcovery from 2014 - 2017, and Scientist at Zoetis Denmark.