Event by Novo Nordisk Foundation Science Cluster

    EVENT CANCELLED - Lecture: Methane Formation and Removal in Soils

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    16 December 2021


    Jesper Riis Christiansen Associate Professor at Forest, Nature and Biomass, IGN, University of Copenhagen
    Annelie Skov Nielsen PhD fellow at Forest, Nature and Biomass, IGN, University of Copenhagen

    Methane Formation and Removal in Soils – Why it is important for climate mitigation

    What are the perspectives for climate mitigation on managing methane removal in soils? In a journey from forests and swamps in Denmark and Canada, over Arctic landscapes to the edge of the Greenland Ice sheet looking at how the responsible microbes behave in widely different physical environments, Associate Professor, Jesper Riis Christiansen, and PhD Fellow, Annelie Skov Nielsen, will present their work on understanding what controls methane formation and removal in soils – and elucidate why it is a natural and important process for regulating its abundance in the atmosphere.


    3:45 pm Arrival and Registration
    4:00 pm Welcome w/ Claus Felby, Senior Vice President, Biotech, Novo Nordisk Fonden
    4:05 pm Jesper Riis Christiansen, Associate Professor at Forest, Nature and Biomass, IGN, University of Copenhagen
    4:45 pm Annelie Skov Nielsen, PhD fellow at Forest, Nature and Biomass, IGN, University of Copenhagen
    5:25 pm Concluding remarks
    5:30 pm Networking with drinks and snacks for physical participants
    6:30 pm Thank you for today!
    *Please note that the programme might be subject to change

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    What is Copenhagen Bioscience Lectures?

    The Copenhagen Bioscience Lectures is a series of open lectures for all researchers and others interested in bioscience, biotechnology and health. Every 4 weeks, on Thursday evenings, you are invited for lectures on themes with a general interest for the Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers and bioscience researchers in general. Often there will be a cross-disciplinary focus.

    Will it be possible to attend physically and virtually?

    This will be a hybrid lecture with the possibility of attending both virtually and physically. Please note that we have a limited capacity for how many we allow to participate physically, and seats are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

    Will it be possible to ask questions?

    Yes. We take oral questions from physical audience and written questions from virtual participants.

    I would like to know about upcoming Copenhagen Bioscience Lectures – where can I find information?

    You are very welcome to join the ‘Bioscience Cluster’s Linkedin and/or Facebook group. There you will find information about upcoming lectures, and much more.

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    If you arrive by car, you can park for free in front or at the side of Tuborg Havnevej 19. If that is full, there is 3 hours free parking in the parking to the Waterfront shopping mall at the end of the road. Public transport by train to Hellerup station, and/or bus (1A, 21, 166), nearest by bus stop is Tuborg Boulevard.

    Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

    Contact Johan Jansen at jja@novo.dk

    How do I cancel my participation?

    Please help us respecting our speakers, as well as keeping track of the numbers and optimize lecture and catering to the audience by cancelling as soon as you know that you exceptionally will not be able to make it. You can either cancel through Conference Manager or send an email to Johan Jansen at jja@novo.dk

    Can I update my registration information?

    Yes, just log in to Conference Manager. Please use this option also in the unlikely event that you need to cancel your registration.

    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    No, you do not have to bring your ticket, but registration is mandatory for participation. You will find a tag with your name on it when you arrive.