villadsen, rené – University of Copenhagen

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René Villadsen

associate professor

e-mail: renev@sund.ku.dk  

mobile: (+45) 29 62 33 63
telephone: (+45) 35 33 55 89
room: 18.4.18

Primary fields of research

Research interests

  • Lineage evolution in the human breast gland
  • Epithelial morphogenesis
  • 3-dimensional in vitro models
  • Cell of origin in breast cancer
  • Epithelial to mesenchymal transition

Laboratory skills

  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Immunocytochemistry
  • FACS
  • Confocal microscopy
  • RT-PCR

Teaching

Teaching in courses

Microscopical Anatomy

  • Basic histology
  • Virtual histology

Structure and function

  • Organelles
  • Secretion
  • The cytoskeleton
  • Cell-cell & cell-ECM interactions
  • Epithelia
  • Nerve tissue
  • Muscle tissue
  • Connective tissue (including cartilage, bone, bone marrow and blood)
  • Stem cells
  • Cell cycle, cell division
  • Cancer


Supervision

Theoretical projects

  • Stem cell hierarchies
  • Cancer stem cells
  • Breast cancer
  • Epithelial to mesenchymal transition

Masters projects

  • Differentiation hierarchies in the human breast gland
  • Cancer stem cells
  • Epithelial to mesenchymal transition