Member of academic staff
Kira is working on receptor-ligand perception in the group of Kasper R Andersen. She is a biochemist and structural biologist and studies receptor-ligand binding by X-ray crystallography, Small-angle X-ray scattering, electron microscopy and a variety of biochemical and biophysical techniques. She received her PhD in molecular biology from Aarhus University, where she researched plant LysM receptor kinases in symbiosis and pathogen recognition. Previously, she earned her Master's degree at the University of Vienna, where she worked on enzymatic chlorite detoxification.