All scientific staff – University of Copenhagen

ISIM-UK > Staff > Scientific

Tim Tolker-Nielsen

Tim Tolker-Nielsen

Professor

Professor of Medical Molecular Microbiology,  DMSc, PhD, MSc

 

EDUCATION:

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

PhD in molecular microbiology from the Technical University of Denmark.

DMSc from the University of Copenhagen.

 

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT:

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.

 

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.

 

BIBLIOMETRICS:

Peer-reviewed articles: >100.  Citations: >15.000.  H-index: >60. Book chapters: >10.

 

TEACHING AREA:

Regular teaching in microbiology to undergraduate and graduate students at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

  

ID: 8656938