Laboratory of Synthetic Genome Biology
Developing biological engineering approaches to understand epigenetics and genome organization in C. elegans

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Christian Froekjaer Jensen

Christian Froekjaer-Jensen

Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor​​ of Bioscience
Biological & Environmental Science & Engineering Division
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Selected Publications

  • Frøkjær-Jensen C, Jain N, Hansen L, Davis MW, Li Y, Zhao D, Rebora K, Millet JRM, Liu X, Kim SK, Dupuy D, Jorgensen EM, Fire AZ, 2016, An abundant class of non-coding DNA can prevent stochastic gene silencing in the C. elegans germline, Cell, 166:343–357
  • Frøkjær-Jensen C, M Wayne Davis, Mihail Sarov, Jon Taylor, Stephane Flibotte, Matthew LaBella, Andrei Pozniakovski, Donald G Moerman, Erik M Jorgensen, 2014, Random and targeted integration of transgenes in C. elegans using a modified Mos1 transposon, Nature Methods, 11:529-34.​
  • Frøkjær-Jensen C, M Wayne Davis, Ailion M and Jorgensen EM, 2012, Improved Mos1-mediated transgenesis in C. elegans, Nature Methods, 9:117-8 
  • Frøkjær-Jensen C, Davis MW, Hollopeter G, Taylor J, Harris TW, Nix P, Lofgren R, Prestgard-Duke M, Bastiani M, Moerman DG, Jorgensen EM, 2010, Targeted gene deletions in C. elegans using transposon excision, Nature Methods, 7:451-3. 
  • Frøkjær-Jensen C, Davis MW, Hopkins CE, Newman BJ, Thummel JM, Olesen SP, Grunnet M, Jorgensen EM, 2008, Single-copy insertion of transgenes in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature Genetics. 40:1375-83​.

Education

  • PhD, Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 2008
  • MSc, Neuroscience, University of Oregon, 2004​
  • MSc, Biophysics, University of Copenhagen, 2002​
  • BSc, Physics, University of Copenhagen, 2000​

Professional Profile

Scientific and Professional Memberships

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KAUST Affiliations

​​Full member of KAUST Environmental Epigenetics Program (KEEP)