Department of Biology

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Kasper Urup Kjeldsen

Associate professor

Curriculum Vitae

Kasper urup Kjeldsen

Place of work
Section for Microbiology, Department of Biology, Aarhus University
Ny Munkegade 114, 8000 Aarhus C. Denmark

Contact: kasperuk@bio.au.dk

Positions Held

  • Head of Section for Microbiology (Bioscience, Aarhus University [AU], Jan. 2019-)
  • Associate professor, Department of Bioscience, AU (Oct. 2016-).
  • Laboratory safety officer, Section for Microbiology (Biology, AU, 2017-2019).
  • Assistant professor, Center for Geomicrobiology, AU (2015-2016).
  • Research scientist, Center for Geomicrobiology, AU (2012-2015).
  • Postdoc, Center for Geomicrobiology, AU (2008-2012).
  • Postdoc, FNU stipend, AU and University of Vienna (2005-2008).

External funding/Management
Received external funding for 10 research projects as main applicant (18.8 million kr) and 4 projects as co-applicant totaling (2.9 million kr).

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International research visits and field work

  • Field Work. Vaigat, Greenland, MS Tulu (3 weeks 2019).
  • Field work Limfjorden, RV Aurora (4 days, 2017)
  • Fieldwork Skagerrak/Kattegat, RV Aurora (7 days 2014)
  • Field work the North Sea, MV Laura (4 days, 2013)
  • Field work Naturinstituttet, Nuuk, Greenland (1 week 2013)
  • Field work Kristineberg Marine Research Station (2 weeks, 2010, 2011)
  • Field work Guaymas Basin Gulf of California, RV Atlantis (2 weeks 2009)
  • Uni. Washington, WA; hosted by prof. David A. Stahl (1 month 2008).
  • Uni. Vienna, Austria; hosted by prof. Matthias Horn (9 months 2006)
  • Uni. Washington, WA; hosted by prof. David A. Stahl (2 weeks 2006).
  • Uni. Vienna, Austria; hosted by prof. Michael Wagner (4 months 2004)
  • 2008-present: Participated in >20 one-day research cruises at Aarhus Bay for collecting sediment and water samples.