The Center for Microbial Secondary Metabolites, CeMiSt, opened 1st January 2018 and will run for six years with an option for a four year extension. 

The Center is based at the Technical University of Denmark, and hosted by Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (DTU Bioengineering). Three DTU departments and 10 senior faculty participate in the Center and around 15 PhD students and postdocs will be hired.

The purpose of CeMiSt is to unravel the biological role of microbial secondary metabolites in natural microbiological communities. The Center is lead by Professor Lone Gram.

CeMiSt established a scientific advisory board of three internationally recognized experts in research fields of the Center.

Scientific advisory board

Janet K. Jansson, Chief Scientist at Biology Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (US)

Marcel Jaspars, Professor at University of Aberdeen

Claudio Scazzocchio, Visiting Professor at Imperial College London

Roberto Kolter, Emeritus Professor at Harvard Medical School


Lone Gram
DTU Bioengineering
+45 45 25 25 86


Dario Vazquez Albacete
Center Coordinator
DTU Bioengineering
+45 24 65 57 71