Thorbjørn Birger Nielsen

Thorbjørn is employed as a Research Assistant in Gothelf Lab since Aug 2016.

Master’s student in Gothelf lab since July 2015 with various projects including synthesis of fluorophore molecules for RNA aptamers.

Thorbjørn defended his Master’s thesis with the title,“DNA-templated Protein Conjugation – Utilising, Expanding & Optimising The Methodology”, on Aug 10, 2016.


  • Master’s degree (MSc) in Chemistry, Gothelf Lab, 2016
  • Master’s student in Gothelf lab, July 2015 – August 2016
  • Project student in Gothelf Lab, August 2014- June 2015.
  • Bachelor’s degree (BSc.) in Chemistry, Gothelf Lab, 2014.

Previous projects:

  • A member of the BIOMOD team 2014 (Detector Gadget) representing CDNA at Harvard University, where they received a Gold Award and were placed third in Best Wiki and Best YouTube Video.


  • Chemical biology
  • Organic synthesis




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