Jørgen Kjems received his MSc degree in Chemistry and Physics in 1986 and, PhD in Chemistry in 1989 at University of Aarhus. After being a post doctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA 1989 – 1990 and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 1990-1991 he returned to Department for Molecular Biology, University of Aarhus where he became assistant professor in 1994. In 2003 he was appointed as full professor in Molecular Biology and Nanoscience at the same place. He is a member of Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre (iNANO) University of Aarhus, (www.inano.dk) and center for DNA nanotechnology (www.cdna.dk). His research Research competencies include DNA, RNA and protein chemistry, RNA splicing, RNA interference, siRNA delivery, miRNA biology, eukaryotic cell biology, viruses, gene expression control, fluorescence techniques in cell biology, biosensors, nucleic acid based nanotechnologies including origami.
Biography Updated on 4 February 2009