Anders Østerby Mønsted

Anders Østerby Mønsted

Communications Officer (cover)

Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability

Technical University of Denmark


Building 220, room 210F

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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21 FEB

Evolution plays many tricks against large-scale bioproduction

Ultra-deep DNA sequencing of thousands of cells uncovers many competing mechanisms of evolution as a threat to efficient scale-up of biobased chemicals production. Evolution plays an underestimated role in bioprocesses and limits yields much more than previously anticipated.   

20 FEB

Pausing evolution makes bioproduction of chemicals affordable and efficient

Circumventing evolution in cell factories can pave the way for commercializing new biobased chemicals to large-scale.

09 FEB

How can research solve some of the world's major problems?

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability will host the first “Wine and Science” (Vin & Videnskab) event of the year in collaboration with the National History Museum of Denmark and the University of Copenhagen. 

07 FEB

Scientists make it possible to rank the risk of resistance genes

A new study published in Nature Communications will help to predict antibiotic resistance evolution and thus guide future drug development. 

05 JAN

Research paves the way for new rational treatment strategies of multidrug-resistant chronic infections

A new study published in Cell Press finds that antibiotic treatment of chronic infections can be optimized by targeting vulnerabilities of antibiotic-resistant pathogens paving the way for more effective treatment strategies. 

22 DEC

Scientists edit new book about synthetic metabolic pathways

Michael Krogh Jensen and Jay Keasling from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability has edited the new volume of Springer’s popular ‘Methods in Molecular Biology’ series format.

08 DEC

Gregory Stephanopoulos wins Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering

Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at  MIT, Gregory Stephanopoulos,  receives prestigious Novozymes prize for his research on how to use metabolic engineering and chemical engineering to produce pharmaceutical drugs, biochemicals, and biofuels.

07 DEC

"If we do not change direction, we may end up where we are heading"

The dangerous rise of populism and short-term policies makes it increasingly difficult to cope with climate change by transitioning into the use of new alternative energy sources and technologies.

31 OCT

Chief Scientific Officer becomes hat-trick hero by winning Eric and Sheila Samson Prize

Jens Nielsen receives the  Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation. The prize is given for his contributions to developing  next-generation fuel sources that are more efficient than ethanol. 

27 OCT

Jens Nielsen receives gold medal for innovative research in the field of systems biology

At a pompous ceremony in Stockholm Concert Hall, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, on behalf of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, gave Jens Nielsen a gold medal. The medal is given for innovative research in the area of systems biology.
24 MAY 2018