Mr. SĂ¸ren Nielsen, MSc. PhD
||Department of infectious Diseases
Tagensvej 20, section 7641
Phone: +45 3545 7378
Fax: +45 3545 7644
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Investigating the function of non-coding RNAs (primarily miRNAs and lncRNAs) in myogenesis and brown/white adipogenesis. An additional reaearch area is circulating miRNAs as biomarkers and signaling molecules in relation to exercise.
2013- present: Post doctoral researcher in the Cell Models group (group leader: Camilla Scheele) at Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism.
2009 - 2013: PhD student at Centre for Inflammation and Metabolism – Project title: Myomir Regulation and
Function in Human Skeletal Muscle. Supervisors: Prof. Bente Klarlund Pedersen and Matthew J. Laye, PhD. (2011 October-2012 January: 16 weeks of Paternity leave)
2009: Research Assistant at Centre for Inflammation and Metabolism (January –November)
2006 - 2009: MSc in Molecular Biology.
Master project: Effects in skeletal muscle of antioxidant supplementation during endurance training. Supervisors: Prof. Bente Klarlund Pedersen and Henriette Pilegaard.
2006: BSc in Molecular Biology.
Project: Exercise-induced LIF, OSM and IL-11 mRNA expression in human skeletal muscle. Supervisor: Henriette Pilegaard.
Publications in Peer-Reviewed journals
Total amount of peer-reviewed publications: 18
First Authorships: 3 + 1 review
Last Authorships: 1 commentary
Book chapters: 1
2012: Genetic Identity, KU.
2012: English for Researchers, Level 2, KU.
2012: The aging human muscle, AMBEHR, KU.
2012: English for Researchers, Level 1, KU.
2012: Molecular Genetics in Metabolic Diseases, KU.
2011: Use of the statistical software R, KU.
2010: Inflammation and Metabolism, KU.
2010: DNA Microarray Analysis, DTU
2011: Muscle mass regulation, Myoage Meeting, Lecce, Italy.
2012: “Epigenetics” at the UNIK meeting “Future hot topics in muscle metabolism”, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2013: Noncoding RNAs in Development and Cancer (A7), Keystone Conference, Vancouver, Canada.
2013: Diabetes — New Insights into Mechanism of Disease and its Treatment (J6), Keystone Conference,
2010: Diabetes (Z6) Conference, 2010, Keystone Conference, Whistler, Canada.
2010: Integrative Physiology of Exercise, ACSM Conference, , Miami, USA.
Membership in Scientific Societies
Danish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Society for Young Researchers (FYF)
The Physiological Society