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Kjellerup, Birthe

Kjellerup, Birthe

Assistant Professor
Pedro E. Wasmer Professor in Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
1147 Glenn L. Martin Hall

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Aalborg University, 2004
  • M.Sc., Aalborg University, 1997

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Association for Women in Science
  • International Society for Microbial Ecology
  • The Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
  • American Society for Microbiology (Maryland Branch)
  • American Society for Microbiology

 

 

  • Evaluation of identity, diversity, and activity in microbial biofilms in complex microbial systems such as sediment, soil, urban water systems, and the human body
  • Aerobic and anaerobic degradation of polychlorinated biphenyls
  • Biocorrosion in drinking water and oil distribution pipelines
  • Invertebrate host-pathogen model Caenorhabditis elegans for in vivo biofilm infections

Kjellerup Co-organizes Biofilms Conference

The October event will bring together experts from around the globe.

BIOE Sophomore Awarded NOAA Hollings Scholarship

Jessica Boyer will receive academic assistance and a paid internship opportunity with NOAA.