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Tim Tolker-Nielsen

Tim Tolker-Nielsen


  • Department of Immunology and Microbiology

    ISIM, Blegdamsvej 3C, 2200 København N, 24.1, Building: 24.1.20

    2200 København N

    Phone: +45 35 33 73 73

Professor (mso) of Medical Molecular Microbiology,, Ph.D.

RESEARCH AREA:  Chronic bacterial infections. Molecular mechanisms involved in microbial biofilm formation and persistence, including regulation of extracellular matrix production, intracellular c-di-GMP-signaling pathways, cell-to-cell signaling, and antibiotic tolerance mechanisms. Identification of drug candidates that can interfere with biofilm formation and antimicrobial tolerance.


Master of Science (chemical engineering) from the Technical University of Denmark.

PhD in molecular microbiology from the Technical University of Denmark. from the University of Copenhagen.



1995-2001:    Post Doc at Department of Microbiology. Technical University of Denmark.

2001-2008:    Associate Professor at Department of Systems Biology. Technical University of Denmark.

2008-2012:    Associate Professor at Department of International Health, Immunology, and Microbiology. Faculty of Health Sciences. University of Copenhagen.


BIBLIOMETRICS: Peer-reviewed articles: >100.  Citations: >10.000.  H-index: >50. 
Book chapters: >10.

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