Dr Marie Johannsen
Marie studied for her MChem degree at the University of Edinburgh, including a year-long placement at AstraZeneca. She moved to the University of Southern Denmark in 2008, where she undertook a four year graduate program in Prof. Jesper Wengel’s group, leading to an MSci degree in 2010. In 2012 she finished her PhD thesis entitled “2’-amino-LNA and derivatives: Building blocks and tools for oligonucleotide applications”. Marie joined the Brown group as a postdoctoral research fellow in 2012. Her research is on mapping epigenetic modifications (such as 5-methylcytosine), and is in collaboration with researchers at the Optoelectronics Centre at the University of Southampton.