Terje Svingen

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  • Kemitorvet, 202, 3214

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby

    Denmark

20022021

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My current research focuses on the effects environmental chemicals, particularly mixtures of endocrine disrupting compunds, can have on development and health.  With significant background in molecular and developmental biology, I am especially interested in unlocking the molecular mechanism underlying any biological changes and to what degree various compounds can affect normal development and tissue homeostasis. A better understanding of this interphase between the environment and human biology will ultimately aid towards establishing better parameters for human health.   

 

Employment History

July 2017 - Current:   Associate Professor, Head of Research Group - National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Jun 2014 - Feb 2016:  Research Scientist - National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Jan 2013 - May 2014:  Senior postdoc - Dept. Growth & Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

Apr 2005 - Dec 2012:  Research Officer - Inst. Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Australia

 

Tertiary Education

2001-2005: Doctor of Philosophy (Molecular Biology), Griffith University, Australia 

2000-2001: Bachelor of Science with Honours 1st class, Griffith University, Australia 

1997-1999: Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) Griffith University, Australia 

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  • sex determination, gonad development, testis, ovary, reproduction, testis cancer
  • Endocrine disrupting chemicals
  • Mechanisms of endocrine disrupters

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