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Invitation - Launch of Microflora Danica - the microbiome of Denmark

Invitation - Launch of Microflora Danica - the microbiome of Denmark

Which microorganisms exist in Denmark? The ambition of Microflora Danica is to apply the newest DNA sequencing technologies to establish a complete overview of the microorganisms – bacteria and small eukaryotic organisms – in all typical habitats of the country. Such reference database will provide an invaluable resource for present and future studies on biodiversity, ecology and evolution and will be open for all researchers.


08.04.2019 kl. 13.30 - 16.00


The project is lead by Professor Mads Albertsen and Professor Per Halkjær Nielsen and is funded by a grant from Poul Due Jensen Foundation.

We also invite you to two inaugural lectures by two key researchers on the project: Professor mso Mads Albertsen and distinguished Professor Dr. Michael Wagner.


13.30-14.00 Launch of the Microflora Danica project - moderated by Head of Department Michael Toft Overgaard

  • Kim Nøhr Skibsted, Executive Director, Poul Due Jensen Foundation
  • Mogens Rysholt Poulsen, Dean, The Faculty og Engineering and Science
  • Mads Albertsen, Professor, Aalborg University
  • Thomas Bjørnholm, Executive Chief Scientific Officer, Villum Fonden

14.00-14.30 Inaugural lecture by Mads Albertsen, Professor MSO

14.30-15.00 Inaugural lecture by Dr. Michael Wagner, Distinguished Professor

15.00-16.00 Networking and refreshments

Please register by accepting the invitation sent to you via Outlook no later than April 2, 2019.

Best regards,
Mogens Rysholt Poulsen Michael Toft Overgaard
Dean, The Faculty og Engineering and Science Head of Department of Chemistry and Bioscience




The Faculty of Engineering and Science and The Department of Chemistry and Bioscience


Fredrik Bajers Vej 7H, 9220 Aalborg Ø, room number: Auditorium

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02.04.2019 kl. 23.00

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