Hanne Frøkiær

Hanne Frøkiær


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    Hanne Frøkiær is head of the Chemistry and Biochemistry group of the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

    Hanne Frøkiær obtained her PhD degree in biochemistry from DTU in 1991, and continued as assistant and subsequently associate professor at Biocentrum – DTU until 2008 where she moved to her present position. During her PhD she established the core facility in antibody production and immunochemistry. As associate professor at DTU, Hanne established the field of nutritional immunology and was from 2006-2008 head of Nutritional Immunology group at Biocentrum-DTU and head of the animal facility at Biocentrum-DTU. She has for more than 15 years been affiliated to DANAK as a technical QA inspector (ISO 17025 and GLP) of various biochemical/analytical laboratories.

    Hanne Frøkiær’s main research interests lie within cellular immunology, and how microorganisms, microbial compounds, and dietary compounds interact and affect the immune system. Furthermore, how bioactive molecules in their natural matrix interact/affect cells and whole organisms. She has published more than 60 peer reviewed papers in international journals and given a high number of invited presentations at international and national meetings and courses.

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