Søren Fisker Schmidt

Assistant Professor


Søren Fisker Schmidt is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark since 2021. He obtained his PhD in 2012 and performed his first postdoctoral studies under supervision of Prof. Susanne Mandrup at the University of Southern Denmark. Here, he worked on transcriptional plasticity of adipocytes and pancreatic beta cells in response to inflammation and hyperglycemia. In 2016, he obtained an NNF Fellowship for Research Abroad to join the Institute of Diabetes and Cancer, Helmholtz Center Munich headed by Prof. Stephan Herzig. Here, he studied transcriptional coordination of intra- and intrahepatic cellular crosstalk in fasting and cancer cachexia.

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