Per Kania

Per Kania

Lektor

  • Sektion, Parasitology and Aquatic Pathobiology

    Stigbøjlen 7, 1870 Frederiksberg C, 1-35, Bygning: D211

    Telefon: +45 35 33 27 40

Name: Per Walter Kania

Title: Associate professor, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Place of work:

          Laboratory of Aquatic Pathobiology

          Department of Veterinary Disease Biology

          Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

          University of Copenhagen

          Stigbojlen 7, DK-1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark

          Telephone:         +45 3533 2740

Research topics:

Fish Immunology, Fish Pathology, Pathogen/Host Interaction, Fish Vaccination and Molecular analysis & Diagnosis.

Education:

Ph.D. at Institute of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health, University of Southern Denmark

Thesis: “Structural and Functional Characterization of Collectins and MASP in the Common Carp and Rainbow Trout”.

Master of Science degree in cell biology at Institute of Biochemistry, University of Southern Denmark

Thesis:”Kinetical Investigation of particular Methane Monooxygenase of Methylococcos capsulatus (Bath). Effect of Cupper, NADH and Ammoia”

Scientific occupation:

2009 - now

Associate Professor at Aquatic Pathobiology, Department of Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2005 - 2009

Post doc positions at Aquatic Pathobiology, Department of Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2001 - 2004:

Ph.D. at Institute of Medical Biologi, University of Southern Denmark

2001 - 2001:

Research assistant at Institute of Medical Biologi, University of Southern Denmark

1997 - 2001:

Research assistant at Institute of Pathology, University Hospital of Odense, Denmark

1991 - 1994:

 Scientific researcher at IMPO Electronics A/S, Odense, Denmark

1988 -1989:

Teaching assistant in Biochemistry at Institute of Biochemistry, University of Southern Denmark


Teaching at university:

I have a course in pedagogical teaching at universities.

I am certified to teach in English at university level.

I participated in supervision of several students while I did my Ph.D and during my post doc time.

I have since 2008 been teaching in a series of subjects at my current institution. (AquaCulture, Fish Diseases and Methods in Parasitology).

I am instructing/teaching students, laboratory assistants etc. in a variety of techniques related to the practical work at our unit.

 

Supervision of students:

Two Ph.D. students and four Master of Science students

Publications:

29 peer reviewed papers

Three abstracts books

Five popular scientific articles

Ten selected papers:

Kania  PW, Buchmann K

Emerging  Pseudoterranova decipiens (Krabbe, 1878) problems  in Baltic cod (Gadus morhua L.) associated with Grey seal colonization of spawning grounds

Journal of Fish Diseases 2012, 35: 861-866

doi:10.1111/j.1365-2761.2012.01409.x

Skov J, Kania  PW, Holten-Andersen L, Fouz B, Buchmann K

Immunomodulatory effects of dietary β-1,3-glucan from Euglena gracilis in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) immersion vaccinated against Yersinia ruckeri

Fish & Shellfish Immunology 2012, 33: 111-120

doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2012.04.009

Jørgensen LvG, Sigh J, Rasmussen J, Kania P W, Holten-Andersen L, Buchmann K, Einer-Jensen K, Lorenzen N

Approaches towards DNA vaccination against a skin ciliate parasite in fish

PLOS ONE 2012, 7: e48129

doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048129

Sidhartha Desmukh, Kania  PW, Raida MK, Buchmann K

Comparative protection of two different commercial vaccines against Yersinia ruckeri serotype O1 and biotype 2 in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).

Vet Immunol Immunopathol 2012; 145: 379-385

doi.org/10.1016/j.vetimm.2011.12.014

Chettri JK, Raida MK, Holten-Andersen L, Kania PW, Buchmann K

Differential immune response of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) at early developmental stages (larvae and fry) against the bacterial pathogen Yersinia ruckeri

Dev. Comp. Immuol. 2012; 36: 463-474

doi.org/10.1016/j.dci.2011.08.014

Olsen MM, Kania PW, Heinecke RD, Skjoedt K, Rasmussen KJ, Buchmann K

Cellular and humoral factors involved in the response of rainbow trout gills to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infections: Molecular and immunohistochemical studies.

Fish & Shellfish Immunology 2011, 30: 859-869

doi: org/10.1016/j.fsi.2011.01.010

Chettri JK, Raida MK, Holten-Andersen L, Kania PW, Buchmann K

PAMP induced expression of immune relevant genes in head kidney leukocytes of rainbow trout (Onchorhynchus mykiss).

Dev. Comp. Immuol. 2011; 35: 476-482

doi:10.1016/j.dci.2010.12.001


Kania PW, Sorensen RR, Koch C, Brandt J, Kliem A, Vitved L, Hansen S, Skjodt K.

Evolutionary conservation of mannan-binding lectin (MBL) in bony fish: Identification, characterization and expression analysis of three bona fida collectin homologues of MBL in the rainbow trout (Onchorhynchus mykiss).

Fish & Shellfish Immunology 2010; 29: 910-20

doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2010.07.020

Kania PW, Taraschewski H, Han YS, Cone DK, Buchmann K.   

Divergence between Asian, European and Canadian populations of the monogenean Pseudodactylogyrus bini indicated by ribosomal DNA patterns.

J Helminthology. 2010; 84: 404-409

doi: 10.1017/S0022149X10000088

Kania PW, Evensen O, Larsen TB, Buchmann K

Molecular and immunohistochemical studies on epidermal responses in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. induced by Gyrodactylus salaris Malmberg, 1957

J  Helminthology. 2010; 84 (2): 166-72

doi:10.1017/S0022149X09990460                                                                         

Kania PW, Larsen TB, Ingerslev HC, Buchmann K.

Baltic salmon activates immune relevant genes in fin tissue when responding to Gyrodactylus salaris infection.

Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 2007; 76: 81-85

PDF: http://www.int-res.com/articles/dao2007/76/d076p081.pdf

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Ph.D., Cand. Scient.

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