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Magnus Kjærgaard

Assistant Professor, Team Leader at DANDRITE

Profile photoMagnus Kjærgaard
Assistant Professor

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Gustav Wieds Vej 10C 3135-2.10
DK-8000 Aarhus C


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

Positions

2016-present: Assistant professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics
2016-present: Team Leader, DANDRITE
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. NMR spectroscopy
Bibliometrics:
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Sj12rHAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Research Funding

2019: Villum Experiment: 2M DKK
2017: Danish National Research Foundation "Center of Excellence" PROMEMO. 1 of 6 co-PIs
2017: Danish Research Council (FTP): 2.6M DKK
2016: Villum Young Investigator Programme. 5M DKK
2014: Lundbeck Foundation. 1.4M DKK
2013: Lundbeck Foundation. 0.66M DKK
2011: Danish Research Council, Sapere Aude 2,7M DKK