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2021
12 FEB

Dina Petranovic Nielsen hired as Chief Partnership Officer

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, DTU, has hired Dina Petranovic Nielsen as CPO. The newly appointed CPO will be in charge of the Center’s...

28 JAN

Danish biotech company receives 4,4 million EUR from the EU

A spinout biotech company from DTU has received two grants from the EU's “Horizon 2020” program worth 4,4 million euros. These grants will help to accelerate...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
21 JAN

Uhlén hands over the reins to younger talents

During the next five years former Scientific Director at DTU Biosustain, Mathias Uhlén, expects to see new inventions and scientific research that can push the society...

19 JAN

Microbial Food - The Start of Something New

A new research group at DTU Biosustain is taking part in the microbial food revolution. The goal is to make both food production and food consumption more sustainable...

15 JAN

CFB 2.0 - vision for the new funding period

CEO at The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Bernhard Palsson, share his thoughts on what the Center will be focusing on for the next five-year funding...

Biosustain Magazine winter 2021
15 JAN

New Biosustain Magazine

Stories: Editorial by CEO Bernhard Palsson, a look into our new application area Microbial Foods, an exclusive interview with former Scientific Director Mathias Uhlé...

2020
09 DEC

Cells optimized to produce antimicrobial agents

With the help of ‘metabolic engineering’, researchers from DTU Biosustain are designing and optimizing microorganisms to produce new substances that can be...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Kim Birnie-Gauvin with an 83 cm large sea trout—ready to be released in Villestrup Å stream after being tagged. Photo Jessica Desforges
30 NOV

PhD thesis of the year proves value of removing creek barriers

Kim Birnie-Gauvin from DTU Aqua received the PhD thesis of the Year Award at the annual PhD reception. Six other PhD graduates and the PhD supervisor of the year were also...

02 NOV

Lifelike - From Big Data to Big Picture

A new AI based platform incorporating machine learning, natural language processing and knowledge graphs, makes biological and biomedical data accessible and consumable...

20 OCT

Fluorine brought from the inorganic realm to bacterial cell factories

In a new study, researchers has succeeded in implanting a fluorination pathway in bacteria, an achievement that paves the way towards future biological production...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms
SecondCircle
07 OCT

Greentech start-up ready to rule the carbon recycling jungle

The DTU Biosustain spin-out SecondCircle gets ready to take their green biotech solutions for carbon recycling to market. The secret behind their technology is ‘hot...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Fermentation Synthetic biology
Biosustain Magazine Special Edition - Top 10 stories
06 OCT

Biosustain Magazine Special Edition: Top 10 stories

In this magazine, we have collected our top 10 success stories from the Center's first ten years of operation.

Researcher microscope
02 OCT

DTU Biosustain involved in two Clinical Academic Groups

Four new Clinical Academic Groups have been established. DTU Biosustain is involved in two; one focusing on metabolic modelling of the endothelial cells and one on multi...

Cells Biological systems Mathematical modelling Health and diseases Genes and genomes
Nature Communications: “Combining mechanistic and machine learning models for predictive engineering and optimization of tryptophan metabolism"
26 SEP

Algorithms can engineer cells for you

Berkeley Lab scientists in collaboration with DTU Biosustain researchers develop and train a tool that could drastically speed up the ability to design new biological systems...

Biological systems Synthetic biology Mathematical modelling
18 SEP

Resistant bacteria combatted with known antibiotics

It is possible to fight resistant E. coli bacteria by combining two widely known antibiotics.    

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
13 JUL

The full Monty: CRISPR protocols for efficient engineering in Streptomyces

A comprehensive collection of CRISPR tools and protocols for engineering Streptomyces is now available in Nature Protocols.

Photo: Accelerbiotics
08 JUL

Using gene technology to trace coronavirus

Danish biotech start-up will use technology to purify genetic materials to screen and analyse coronavirus test samples.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
Biosustain Magazine Summer 2020: Potential in regulating plant GHG emissions, 750 M DKK renewal grant, LCA-TEA, corona efforts, and more.
01 JUL

New Biosustain Magazine: Summer 2020

Stories: 750 M DKK renewal grant for sustainable research, Great potential in regulating plant greenhouse gas emissions (and using this knowledge in biotech), Balancing...

10 JUN

EUR 100 million support to create green solutions and products for the benefit...

Denmark’s largest foundation, The Novo Nordisk Foundation, has awarded a grant of EUR 100 million to DTU Biosustain, paving the way for the development of new sustainable...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells
Foto Bax Lindhardt
02 JUN

COVID-19 tests 14 hours a day, 7 days a week

Since the beginning of April, intensive work has been done to set up a testing line at DTU aimed at increasing the COVID-19 test capacity in the Capital Region of Denmark...

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DTU Biosustain
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