biophysical research group
Lene Broeng Oddershede (PI)
The Niels Bohr Institute
2100 Copenhagen Ø
Tel. +45 2494 2534
|Years||Grant||From||PI||2009||1.2 mio Dkr||FNU Danish research councils (Equipment)||Lene Oddershede||2008-2013||20 mio Dkr||Uni. Cph. Excellence Center, bridging physics and molecular biology (MolPhysX)||Lene Oddershede||2008-2011||3 mio Dkr||Lundbeck Foundation||Genevieve Thon||2004-2009||25 mio Dkr||BioNET (Villum Kann Rasmussen Center)||Mogens H. Jensen||2006-2008||0.6 mio Dkr||'Rammebevilling' from Danish Research Councils, FNU||Lene Oddershede||2004-2008||Marie Curie Early Stage Training network||Lene Oddershede||2006||1 mio Dkr||Carlsbergfoundation (Experimental equipment)||Lene Oddershede||Grad. Schl. Mol. Biophys. (Ph.D. stipends)||Lene Oddershede||NKT Academy (Ph.D. stipend)||Lene Oddershede||2002-2003||SNF (salary for foreign postdoc)||Kirstine Berg-Sørensen||2005-2006||Carlsbergfoundation Salary||Kirstine Berg-Sørensen||Grad. Schl. of Biomed. Opt. (Ph.D. stipend and guests support)||2002-2004||Lundbeck Foundation (Ph.D and guests support)||2001||Danish Research Councils Technical Research experimental grant (STVF)||2000-2003||Graduate School of Biophysics (PhD fellowship)||1999-2004||6 mio Dkr||FREJA grant from the Danish Research Councils||Kirstine Berg-Sørensen|
The Optical Tweezers group was started in February 1999, at the Niels Bohr Institute, after funding became available from the Danish Research Councils, through the Freja-programme (Female Researchers in Joint Action).
The Group started with construction of the first optical trapping setup in Denmark and has since expanded the instrument park to 4 different optical tweezers setups, along with several biochemical and physical laboratory facilities.
The group consists of an international team of dedicated scientists. But it also contains young students from around the world, meeting each other in Copenhagen.
Outside of the science, the group also gathers for summer parties and barbecues, and participates in the DHL run along with the rest of the institute.