Perez-Mercader Lab, Rowland Institute
Anders N. Albertsen studied Chemistry at the Department of Physics, Chemistry, and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark. He obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the Center for Fundamental Living Technology (FLinT) under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Pierre-Alain Monnard. The Ph.D. thesis, "Study of Replication Processes in Minimal Self-Replicating Systems", was defended in December 2013. Anders joined the Perez-Mercader group in February 2014.
Research interests: Self-Assembly, Vesicles, Micelles, Reverse Micelles, Nanoreactors, Reactivity of Membranes, Membrane Coupled Reactions, Encapsulated Reactions, Compartmentalization of Living Systems, the Origin of Life, and Synthetic Biology.
Dissertation title: “Toward an improved understanding of the global biogeochemical cycle of mercury” Advisor: Daniel Jacob Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health, Harvard University
Gas-phase kinetics of free radicals; catalytic processes in the atmosphere controlling global change of ozone; high-altitude experiments from balloons and aircraft; development of laser systems for stratospheric and tropospheric studies; development of high-altitude, long-duration unmanned aircraft for studies of global change.
Dissertation title: “Atmospheric Superrotation in Warm Earth Climates” Advisor: Eli Tziperman Current position: NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Dissertation title: "The Mechanics of Fault-Bend Folding and Tear-Fault Systems in the Niger Delta" Advisor: John Shaw Current position: Geoscientist with ExxonMobil Exploration Company, Houston, Texas