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Magnus Kjærgaard

Lektor, Affiliated Researcher

Profile photoMagnus Kjærgaard
Lektor

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Universitetsbyen 81, 1872-452
DK-8000 Aarhus C


E-mail: magnus@mbg.au.dk,
Telefon: +4560541949

Positions

2021-present: Associate professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics
2016-2021: Team Leader, DANDRITE
2016-2020: Assistant professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics
2016-2019: AIAS COFUND Research Fellow
2014-2016: postdoc, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics and iNANO, Aarhus University
2011-2014: postdoc, Dept. of Chemistry, Cambridge University
2010-2011: postdoc, Dept. of Biology, University of Copenhagen

Education & training

2010: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen
2009: Visiting Ph.D. student, The Scripps Research Institute
2007: M.Sc. in Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen
2005-6: Visiting student, University of California, San Diego

Scientific Summary

Research interests:• Structure and function of flexible proteins from the post-synaptic density and their role in synaptic plasticity.• Intrinsically disordered proteins - sequence-function relationships, biotechnological applications• Membraneless organelles - role in biology and biotechnological applications
•• Techniques: NMR spectroscopy, single molecule FRET, protein biophysics.

Bibliometrics:https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Sj12rHAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Research Funding

Novo Nordisk Foundation, Lundbeck Foundation, Villum Foundation, Carlsberg Foundation, Danish National Research Foundation "Center of Excellence" PROMEMO, Innovation Fund Denmark, Independent Research Fund Denmark (FTP/FNU)


Publikationer

Enhanced hexamerization of insulin via assembly pathway rerouting revealed by single particle studies

Bohr, F., Bohr, S. S. R., Mishra, N. K., González-Foutel, N. S., Pinholt, H. D., Wu, S., Nielsen, E. M., Zhang, M., Kjaergaard, M., Jensen, K. J. & Hatzakis, N. S., dec. 2023, I: Communications Biology. 6, 1, 178.

A Semester-Long Learning Path Teaching Computational Skills via Molecular Graphics in PyMOL

Kjærgaard, M., Rasmussen, L. S., Vinther, J. N., Andersen, K. R., Andersen, E. S., Lorentzen, E., Thirup, S. S., Otzen, D. & Brodersen, D. E., dec. 2022, I: The Biophysicist. 3, 2, s. 106–114 9 s.

The optimal docking strength for reversibly tethered kinases

Dyla, M., González Foutel, N. S., Otzen, D. E. & Kjaergaard, M., 21 jun. 2022, I: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 119, 25, e2203098119.

Estimation of Effective Concentrations Enforced by Complex Linker Architectures from Conformational Ensembles

Kjaergaard, M., feb. 2022, I: Biochemistry. 61, 3, s. 171-182 12 s.

Lagevrio: Hvordan virker de nye coronapiller?

Kjærgaard, M., 12 dec. 2021, Forskerzonen