Category Archives: People

New team member

Daniel Jensen from Aarhus University will do a masters in our lab. The Masters will be under my supervision and that of Lars Ottosen. At SDU, Daniel will work on electrosynthesis and production of valuable chemicals from renewable resources.

Daniel has a BSc from the Department of Bioscience at Aarhus University, where he studied motility in cable bacteria. A year ago Daniel started a Master in Bioengineering at the  Department of Engineering at Aarhus University.

Daniel, welcome to our SDU team!



Viktor Mebus

Viktor Hundtofte Mebus

2017 Spring Semester: 10ECTS Independent Research Study (NordCEE/RotaruLab)

Bachelor Student class of 2017, University of Southern Denmark

Now: MSc student Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, SDU

New employment

Oona Snoeyebos West (June 2016 – ) has joined our team as the second postdoc on the iron corrosion project. Oona has a double PhD in Organismic Evolutionary Biology and Geosciences from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (received in 1998), and has worked as postdoc in different labs at UMass.

Welcome Oona!

You can find Oona’s papers here.


New team member

On March 1st, Paola Andrea Palacios Jaramillo, will join our team. Paola will isolate methanogens which corrode iron, and will investigate how we can prevent corrosion induced by these organisms.

Paola finished her masters in Microbiology last September, at Aix-Marseille University. We are all very excited to meet and work with Paola.