Employees – University of Copenhagen

Bente Gammelgaard

Bente Gammelgaard


Primary fields of research


Analytical chemistry

  • Trace element analysis and speciation in biological material
  • Hyphenated techniques (LC/CE-ICP-MS, LC-MS) for selenium speciation analysis with focus on human selenium metabolism
  • Metal-based drugs - interaction with biomacromolecules
  • Use of ICP-MS as an alternative detector in drug metabolism studies.
  • Quantification of proteins and peptides
  • Improvement of sample preparation and separation methods for analysis of low concentrations of analytes in small volumes

Current research

  • Selenium speciation in biological material, qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Interaction of platinum-based drugs with biomolecules and drug formulations
  • Quantification of proteins and peptides
  • Enriched stable isotopes as tracers in biological systems


  • Instumental Analytical Chemistry – course responsible
  • General and Inorganic Chemistry – course responsible
  • Has supervised more than 50 master projects and 12 PhD projects in analytical chemistry 

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