DAWN Journal Club


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Victoria Strait

DAWN Fellow

High redshift galaxy properties, Epoch of Reionization

Vadim Rusakov

PhD Student

Galaxy assembly and quenching, stellar populations, general interest in machine learning tools.

Ting-Yi Lu

PhD Student

Thomas R. Greve

Professor, Center Co-Director

Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology, and center co-director.

Sune Toft

Center director

Professor of Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics and center director of the Cosmic Dawn Center.

Steven Gillman


High redshift galaxy evolution, star-forming galaxies, kinematics, morphology, JWST MIRI GTO

Shuowen Jin

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

Formation and evolution of distant dusty galaxies and clusters. Infrared, (sub)mm & radio observ

Seiji Fujimoto


distant galaxies and quasars; observations with JWST, HST, Subaru, Keck, VLT, ALMA, NOEMA, JVLA

Peter Laursen

Astrophysicist and Science Communicator

Galaxy modeling, Lyman α radiative transfer, outreach, press releases+contact, news stories, webmas

Pascal Oesch

Associate Professor at U. Geneva

First galaxies; galaxy evolution; imaging & spectroscopy with HST, Spitzer, Keck, VLT, ALMA &amp

Nina Bonaventura

Alumna (Postdoc)

JWST/NIRSpec GTO Team member. Algorithms & scientific software dev. Galaxy formation & evolu

Natalie Allen

PhD Student

Researching the first galaxies, galaxy evolution and reionization with observations from ground brea

Minju Lee

DAWN Fellow

galaxy formation and evolution -- galactic ecosystem (ISM/CGM/ICM); cluster formation and evolution;

Meghana Killi

PhD Student

High z, galaxy evolution, oddities and anomalies, LAE, Lya, compact galaxies, morphology, HST, ALMA

Malte Brinch

PhD Student

Galaxy Evolution, Starburst Galaxies, Protoclusters of Galaxies, Submillimeter Astronomy, ISM, Dust,

Lise Christensen

Associate Professor

My research topics focus on the nature of gas and stars in and around distant galaxies with observat

Lijie Liu

DAWN Fellow

Specialised in observational radio/(sub)mm astronomy, interstellar medium, star formation and galaxy

Kate Gould

PhD Student

Galaxy evolution, quenching, quiescent and post-starburst galaxies.

Kasper Elm Heintz

Assistant Professor

I mainly work on the optical counterparts and host galaxies of astronomical transients such as fast

Joonas Kari Markku Viuho

PhD Student

Instrumentation, e.g. for the NOT Transient Explorer (NTE).

John R. Weaver

PhD Student

Galaxy evolution, assembly, and star-formation cessation. Catalog maker. Citizen science enthusiast.

Johan Fynbo


I am a professor at the Cosmic Dawn Center at the Niels Bohr Institute. I work on galaxy formation,

Gonzalo Prieto

PhD Student

Galaxy evolution; Reionization; Early Universe; Lyman Alpha Emitters.

Georgios Magdis

Associate Professor & Center deputy director

Galaxy formation and evolution, observational cosmology, ISM

Gabriel Brammer

Associate Professor

Galaxy evolution with space telescopes.

Francesco Valentino

Assistant Professor

Galaxy evolution, star formation, and quenching. Carlsberg Fellow.

Francesca Rizzo


Galaxy evolution; Galaxy dynamics; Gravitational lensing

David Blánquez Sesé

PhD Student

Quiescent galaxies, Interstellar medium, Galaxy formation and evolution

Daniele Bjørn Malesani


Interests: gravitational waves, gamma-ray bursts, transients, observations.

Clara Giménez Arteaga

PhD Student

Galaxy evolution, spatially resolved observations, ISM, extinction & attenuation, imaging with H

Charlotte Mason

Associate Professor

Galaxy formation & evolution, Reionization, and the galaxy-dark matter connection in the early U

Bo Milvang-Jensen


I am a researcher based at the Cosmic Dawn Center. I received my master's degree from the University

Bitten Gullberg

Carlsberg Integration Fellow

Birgitta Nordström

Associate Professor Emerita

Star formation, nucleosynthesis, and general chemical and dynamical evolution of the Galactic disk.

Axel Widmark

Galactic dynamics, dynamical mass measurements, Gaia, dark matter particle phenomenology.

Aswin P Vijayan

DAWN Fellow

Simulations of galaxy formation, high-z galaxies, dust, photometry

Anne Klitsch

Circumgalactic medium, Galaxies, Molecular gas, Active Galactic Nuclei, Supermassive black holes.

Anne Hutter

DAWN Fellow

Galaxy formation and evolution, Reionisation, 21cm signal, Lyman-alpha emitters, modelling & sim