Kai John Neelsen

Senior researcher

Chromosome Stability and Dynamics, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research


Kai Neelsen graduated from the Federal Institute of Technology and University of Zurich (Switzerland). Training with Prof. Jiricny and Prof. Lopes in Zurich, Kai Neelsen has investigated numerous aspects of DNA replication important for cancer development and cancer therapy. His technology of choice is microscopy, ranging from single molecule studies by electron microscopy to high-content and high-resolution light microscopy approaches. Currently, he studies how human cells respond to unavoidable problems during DNA replication with Jiri Lukas at the NNF Center for Protein Research (University of Copenhagen).

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