Michael Krogh Jensen

Michael Krogh Jensen

Senior Researcher

Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability

Technical University of Denmark


Building 220, room 413F

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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News from DTU

04 DEC

Scientists to produce anti-cancer drugs in yeast

New UN rules avert the production of therapeutic drugs formulated on naturally occurring plant molecules. A new research project will rescue the production by producing natural drugs sustainably in baker’s yeast.

$name Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins
CasPER - a new method for diversification of enzymes
21 AUG

CasPER - a new method for diversification of enzymes

Scientists have invented a new method that allows for flexible engineering of essential and nonessential enzymes without additional engineering.

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.

Fluorescent yeast cells microscope
22 SEP

New biosensors enable real-time monitoring of chemical production.

Living cells can be genetically modified to produce valuable chemicals. But identifying the best performing cells is often hard and tedious. Now, researchers have developed a new biosensor-system that light up the cells, when the chemical of interest is being produced.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology