Hans Jørgen Lyngs Jørgensen
Section for Plant and Soil Sciences
Thorvaldsensvej 40, Frederiksberg C
- M.Sc. in Agriculture (cand. agro.) from The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University 1988
- Ph.D. in plant pathology from The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University 1992. Minor subject in plant anatomy
- 1988-1989: Scientific employee at Statens Planteavlsforsøg, Planteværnscentret, Institut for Ukrudtsbekæmpelse, Flakkebjerg
- 1989-1992: PhD student at The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (KVL)
- 1992-1997: Assistant research professor
- 1998- : Associate research professor/associate professor at Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology (KVL/KU-LIFE/KU-SCIENCE)
Research project participation
- Systemic acquired resistance - an ecofriendly strategy for managing diseases in rice and pearl millet’. Danida-ENRECA (2001-2004)
- ‘Induced resistance in maize as a control measure against Southern leaf blight caused by Bipolaris maydis’. Danida (2003-2005)
- ‘Understanding the role of ROS in defence and pathogenesis in the wheat-S. tritici interaction. How does the pathogen manipulate the host for successful infection?’ SJVF (2005-2008)
- ‘Integrated disease and nutrient management in rice production systems’. Danida (2007-2011).
- ‘Fusarium disease resistance - toxins and feed quality’. Direktoratet FødevareErhverv and Plant Biotech Denmark (2007-2010)
- Grant for buying a light microscope and the chemical Brilliant SYBR Green QPCR Master Mix from Landbrugets Kornforædlingsfond.
- Grant for buying various equipment from Landbrugets Kornforædlingsfond.
- ‘Saving a precious crop: sustainable management of the black Sigatoka disease of banana’. Danida (2010-2013)
- ‘Proteomic and phosphoproteomic approaches to understand the wheat-Septoria tritici interaction’. FTP (2011-2014)
- ‘Indo-Danish biotechnological network to prevent post-harvest losses in agricultural commodities’ (2012)
- H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015 Marie Curie ITN Training Network ‘BESTPASS: Boosting plant-Endophyte STability, compatibility and Performance Across ScaleS’ (2015-2019).
- H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015 Marie Curie ITN Training Network ‘CEREALPATH - training in innovative and integrated control of cereal diseases’ (2015-2019).
- The GUDP-project Improving disease control and sustainable production of Kalanchoe by the use of Endospore-forming Soil Bacteria (2016-2019).
- Microbial biocontrol agents in IPM strategies - reducing pesticide use in wheat and lowering the risk of fungicide resistance (2017-2021).
- Combining above- and belowground biological control agents for improved pest control in strawberry tunnel production’, financed by Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark, Environmental Protection Agency (2020-2022).
- Referee for more than 50 international scientific journals.
- Associate Editor of European Journal of Plant Pathology since 2004.
- Member of 20 PhD assessment committees (Denmark, Germany, India, Ireland, Sweden).
- Reviewer for international research proposals (EU, France, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland).
- Member of interview panel for various academic positions.
- Member of lokalt samarbejdsudvalg for Department of Plant Biology (2003-2012, deputy chairman 2004-2010).
- Member of the Standing Committee of the University of Copenhagen for India Action Plan (2012-2015).
- Management Committee substitute for Denmark in the COST action FA1103: Endophytes in Biotechnology and Agriculture (http://www.endophytes.eu/, 2011-2015).
- Member of the board for ”Generalmajor J.F.Classens legat, Frøken Ellen Backe og Margaret Munn Tovborg Fonden” (2019-2022).
Merit award for researchers who have contributed significantly to development of Can Tho University, Vietnam, to mark the 50th anniversary of University (2016)