Dennis Sandris Nielsen
Microbiology and Fermentation
1958 Frb. C
Primary fields of research
- Microbial behavior in complex environments.
- The association between the mammalian gut microbiome (GM), health and disease and how GM is influenced by diet, pre- and probiotics (in vivo and in vitro).
- Microbial physiology.
- Fermented Foods.
- Rapid methods for culture-dependent and culture-independent (qPCR, high throughput sequencing) characterisation of complex microbiological communities.
- Coupling of bioinformatic and chemical/spectroscopic data using multivariate data analysis.
- Single cell microbiolgy.
- Cell-Cell interactions.
- Cocoa, coffee and indigenous fermented foods.
- Responsible for the course ”Basal Cell and Molecular Biology” (BSc-level)
- Co-responsible for the courses ’’Cool Climate Viticulture and Enology” og ”Applied ’Cool Climate Viticulture and Enology” (MSc-level).
- Lecturer on several icrobiology B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. courses.
- Supervisor and co-supervisor on numerous B.Sc. and M.Sc. projects. Main supervisor of 8 PhD-students (3 completed), 2 scientific assistants and 3 Post Docs. Co-supervisor of a good handful more. Member of PhD evaluation committees (10 in total, 5 as chairman) in Denmark, Sweden and Belgium.