Dr. Þorkell Guðjónsson
Postdoctoral fellow in Stefán Þ Sigurðsson lab at the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Health Science, University of Iceland.
thgud (at) hi.is
Þorkell received a bachelor's degree in molecular biology from the University of Iceland in 2006. In 2009 he graduated as a master of science in human biology from the University of Copenhagen. His project focused on functionally characterizing genes with a potential role in maintaining genomic stability. His project supervisor was Dr. Claus Storgaard Sørensen. After his master’s, Þorkell joined the Lukas lab at the NNF Center for Protein Research, where he defended his PhD in november 2014. The focus of his thesis was to screen for novel regulators of the ubiquitin dependent chromatin response to DNA damage.