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August 2022 - visiting PhD student Mensure Elvan

The FMT group is glad to host Mensure Elvan from the İzmir Institute of Technology, Turkey as part of the COST action SOURDOMICS (CA18101, Short Term Scientific Mission Grant) from August to October.

May 2022 - Is acrolein a reuterin-borne chemical hazard in biopreserved foods?

New paper in collaboration with Assist. Prof. Jianbo Zhang:


May 2022 - Paper published, lactococci produce granadaene

Four years in the making while three children were born by the first and last author, and collaborators from 3 and then 4 countries, CZ, CH, D and now DK.

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May 2022 - First Aarhus paper published!

The Functional Microbe Technology group published its first Aarhus paper that was a collaboration between the Departments of Biological and Chemical Engineering, Food Science and Public Health.

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Master and Bachelor theses

We always have openings for bachelor and master theses in food and gut biotechnology and microbial ecology. Please contact us for current projects.

If you are interested in joining as Erasmus student, feel free to write!