Current Members

Postdocs

Nanna Hjort Vidkjær
  • Nanna Hjort Vidkjær

  • Chemical analyses and comparative metabolomics focusing on potentially antimicrobial compounds produced within the fungus-farming termite symbiosis.

Erin Louise Cole
  • Erin Louise Cole

  • Social immune strategies, social immunization and the care-kill disease response in fungus-farming termites

Research Consultants

PhD Students

Guangshuo Li
  • Guangshuo Li
  • li.guangshuo@bio.ku.dk

  • Describe novel fungal species associated with termites and explore the origin, evolution and function of yeasts in termite gut

Robert Murphy
  • Robert Murphy
  • robert.murphy@bio.ku.dk

  • Resistance evolution and persistence of antifungal susceptibility in fungus-farming termites

 Suzanne Schmidt
  • Suzanne Schmidt
  • suzanne.schmidt@bio.ku.dk

  • The Evolutionary histories, sequence evolution and mode of action of fungal and bacterial antimicrobials in fungus-farming termites.

MSc Students

Benjamin  Jorgenson Fulbright
Mikkel  Krarup-Hansen
  • Mikkel Krarup-Hansen
  • csr587@alumni.ku.dk

  • Searching for antimicrobial properties and prospects for novel compounds in termite fungus gardens

Jacques  Liam Salin
  • Jacques Liam Salin
  • mjk825@alumni.ku.dk

  • The role of Macrotermes bellicosus soldiers in a colony's social immunity defense

Sebastian Munch Kofoed
  • Sebastian Munch Kofoed
  • qsm675@alumni.ku.dk

  • The adaptions in Podaxis to different antifungal and defensive chemicals produced by termites

Tobias Wettendorff Pedersen
  • Tobias Wettendorff Pedersen
  • dhn948@alumni.ku.dk

  • The role of Macrotermes bellicosus soldiers in a colony's social immunity defense

Michael Thomas-Poulsen
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