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Below, an overview of Management, sections and centres at the Department:

Head of Department

Hans Brix

Head of Department, Professor

Deputy Head of Department

Deputy Head of Department for Education

Head of Secretariat

Maya Jepsen

Head of Secretariat, Chief Advisor

Head of Sections

Section Head: Aquatic Biology

Section Head: Genetics, Ecology and Evolution

Section Head: Microbiology

Section Head: Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity

Section Head: Zoophysiology


The researchers at the Department are organised into a number of sections. The sections are units with a shared focus on a particular aspect of the field of biology, and the development, cultivation and coordination of the faculty’s research areas are anchored in the sections.