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Bio plant Studstrup. Photo: Colourbox
09 APR

New enzymes to improve the efficiency of biomass breakdown

A new class of enzymes show great potential for streamlining the decomposition of biomass for further conversion into energy and bio-products.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Waste management Climate adaption
Bernhard Henrissat
08 APR

Enzyme pioneer will help Danish research scale new heights

One of the world's leading enzyme researchers Bernhard Henrissat is moving his research to DTU, where he will contribute to building an internationally leading research...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
hjerne pink og blå
18 MAR

New brain model grown on 3D-printed scaffold

A new flat brain model that self-initates gyrification is a large step towards more stable and complex human brain models.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Bjarke Bak Christensen. Foto Mikal Schlosser
01 MAR

Faster biological drug development needed

New research unit to help companies identify and develop new drug candidates

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Medicine and medico technology
CHO cell research at DTU Biosustain and National Biologics Facility
12 FEB

DTU expands research and collaboration on cell cultures

Danish research into cell cultures and the development of proteins for biological pharmaceuticals—including for cancer treatment—is strengthened with new unit...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
Chubby kid struggling to close his shirt
01 FEB

Gut bacteria predict weight loss

A new study shows that gut bacteria play a greater role in weight loss than diet and genetics combined.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Udefra closeup
08 JAN

New unique imaging facility at DTU

The facility is a major step on the road to targeted use of microbiomes for biological control of disease-causing organisms.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
2020
Sygt barn
08 DEC

New knowledge about coliforms to counteract multi-resistance

Researchers have now mapped how coliform bacteria attach to the intestinal wall giving hope for development of new treatments.

DLSC
02 DEC

National cluster for life science and welfare technology goes live

The newly formed cluster will contribute to and improve the foundation for world-class patient care, innovation and product development.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Andreas Hougaard Laustsen
27 NOV

DKK 25 M to develop recombinant snakebite antivenom

A grant of DKK 25 M from Wellcome gives hope to snakebite victims in sub-Saharan Africa of better and safer treatment.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Bjarke Bak Christensen
26 NOV

AI to accelerate green transition

Students with programming and AI skills in biotechnology boost research efficiency and create more sustainable production.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
Mand til efteruddannelseskursus
26 NOV

New continuing education courses for biotech professionals

From 2021 DTU Bioengineering will offer continuing education courses specifically developed for biotech professionals.  

Biotechnology and biochemistry
Computer Aided Design of Cell Factories
25 NOV

Computer power used in design of cells for biological production

DTU offers new courses in handling large data sets using programming and artificial intelligence, AI.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Data analysis Computer calculations Software and programming
Solange I. Mussatto
25 NOV

New research group focusing on sustainability

A grant of 15 M DKK from the Novo Nordisk Foundation will give DTU Bioengineering a greater focus on sustainability in both research and education. 

Biotechnology and biochemistry
Fermentation at DTU Bioengineering
16 NOV

Students develop effective mould for production

DTU students are competing in an international synthetic biology competition (iGEM), presenting new tools to control moulds in biotechnological processes.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Fermentation Innovation and product development
Lone Gram fotograferet af Bax LIndhardt
09 OCT

Lone Gram accepted into 'The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters'

Professor Lone Gram is one of 15 outstanding scientists to become new members of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. They enter into a yearlong tradition...

Bacteria and microorganisms
Newly discovered enzyme increases biomass value illustration
06 OCT

Newly discovered enzyme increases biomass value

With the discovery of a new enzyme, it may one day become possible to use the plants’ glue nutrient—lignin. The substance has applications in electronics, various...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bioenergy Energy production
Lone Gram og Mikkel Bentzon-Tilia ser på prøver
06 OCT

Entire bacterial community can provide us with new antimicrobial agents

Instead of isolating antimicrobial agent-producing bacteria in laboratories, development is taking a new turn: Now the bacteria must live together just as they do in nature...

Bacteria and microorganisms Cells Synthetic biology Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
Timothy Jenkins og Bo Staermose
29 SEP

Young DTU researcher receives the research award 'Bright idea of the year'

Postdoc Timothy Jenkins is developing a new and innovative method for treating digoxin poisoning, earning him the Otto Mønsted Foundation's researcher prize, &lsquo...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
Alexander Kai Buell
21 SEP

2 M DKK to develop a revolutionary new methodology

Villum Experiment grant of 2 M DKK will give a better understanding of the fundamental physics behind an important biological process and its link to some severe diseases...

Physics Biotechnology and biochemistry

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