Anne S. Meyer

Anne S. Meyer


Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine

Technical University of Denmark

Søltofts Plads

Building 224, room 032

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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02 JUN

Enzymes convert CO2 into green chemicals

Scientists activate enzymes’ ability to absorb CO2 from the air and convert and store it as eco-friendly chemicals.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Energy Bioenergy Energy storage
Credit: Shosuke Yoshida et al.
30 SEP

Bacteria can break down plastic

In 2016, Japanese scientists discovered a bacterium that can break down PET plastic, which is primarily known from plastic bottles and clothing fibres. Now, Danish researchers will speed up the degradation process so all the mountains of plastic waste can be put to use. 

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution
11 DEC

Black mold genomes are a golden mine for new bioactive molecules

Assistant professor Tammi Vesth and Professor Mikael Rørdam Andersen from CeMiSt and DTU Bioengineering have been leading a thorough genetic characterization of 26 species of the filamentous fungi Aspergillus now published in the journal Nature Genetics. The scientific interest in this group of black molds called Asperiglli stems...

31 OCT

Big Data Small Microbes - High Tech Summit 2018

The High Tech Summit with more than 4,000 attendees took place at the Campus of the Technical University 10-11 October. CeMiSt organized a track on big data in microbial community studies. The track was a total success, full room with many people standing and a panel of speakers from industry and academia

29 JAN

New analysis method reveals organisms' good and bad potentials

A PhD student at DTU Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine has developed a new method which enables faster determination of organisms’ potential to produce certain substances. The results can be used to create new and better cell factories more rapidly and can reveal pathogenicity in organisms we thought were harmless.

22 MAY

Tre bevillinger fra DFF til forskere på DTU Bioengineering

Med tre bevillinger fra Det Frie Forskningsråd på i alt 13,6 millioner vil forskere på DTU Bioengineering lave supersvampe ved at sende skimmelsvampe på slankekur, modvirke antibiotikaresistens ved at udvikle nye bioaktive stoffer fra havets mikro-organismer samt tænde for slukkede gener i skimmelsvampe for...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
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07 APR

Ingredients—a quiet success story

With 14 per cent of the global market and a revenue of up to DKK 35 billion (EUR 470 million), the Danish ingredients industry has relatively unnoticed developed into a heavyweight. At the same time, there are further major growth possibilities. Therefore, DTU wants to strengthen research and education in the area

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology Health-promoting compounds Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins
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17 JAN

More and better ingredients for demanding consumers

New groups of consumers with strong purchasing power are increasing the demand for sustainable, climate-friendly ingredients that improve the food itself and increase its shelf life. Working group recommends greater input from DTU.

Food, fish and agriculture
BioEng Anne Veller
19 FEB

Introducing a chewy way out of your iron deficiency

Whole grain breakfast roll. Coffee. And to clear that bad breath – a piece of gum? New research show great potential as by simply adding a piece of chewing gum to finish off your meal you could on top of fixing that coffee breath potentially help reduce your iron deficiency.

Photo: Marcel T. Ale
08 APR

Seaweed to generate growth in Ghana

DTU is working with universities in Ghana to exploit seaweed from the Atlantic Ocean with a view to generating economic growth.

Food, fish and agriculture Chemistry