Natural Products and Peptides – University of Copenhagen

Student projects in Natural Products and Peptides

Examples of research topics and techniques:

  • Discovery and optimization of natural products
  • Drug delivery to bacteria
  • Drug lead discovery from plants and microorganisms
  • NMR spectroscopy, including hyphenated techniques
  • Peptide-based drugs
  • Solid-phase synthesis of biologically active peptides and peptidomimetics

Current Master projects:

General contacts:

 

Areas of expertise:

Henrik Franzyk

Associate Professor

Henrik Franzyk

Antimicrobial and immunomodulatory peptides and peptidomimetics. Drug delivery to bacteria. Synthesis of cationic lipids for nanoformulations.

Paul Robert Hansen

Associate Professor

Paul Robert Hansen

antimicrobial peptides, cancer, immunology, peptide chemistry, and mimetics.

Kenneth T. Kongstad

natural products, endophytes, extremofiler, antibakteriel, anticancer

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

John Nielsen

Professor

John Nielsen design, synthesis and isolation of bioactive compounds; solid phase synthesis and combinatorial chemistry; peptoids and proteomimetics

Dan Stærk

Professor
Head of Section

Dan Stærk

natural products, bioactive constituents, type 2 diabetes, functional foods, NMR spectroscopy, high-resolution bioassays, ligand fishing, hyphenated HPLC-HRMS-SPE-NMR.