Postal address

Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine Norwegian University of Science and Technology Postboks 8905 7491 Trondheim Norway

Background and activities

By understanding bacterial infections from the microbe’s point of view we want to identify new potential drug targets. In particular understanding tuberculosis.

Member of Centre of Molecular Inflammation Research (CEMIR):



2012-             Researcher, Centre of Molecular Inflammation Research/Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine,Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, Norway

2012-2014     Board Member, Board of Directors of NTNU, representing temporary scientific staff

2010-2011     Research Fellow, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA

2006-2010     Post doc, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, Norway

2006              Dr. Ing. in Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, NTNU, Norway

2001       Cand. Scient in Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, NTNU, Norway

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Steigedal, Magnus. (2006) The Azotobacter vinelandii mannuronan C5-epimerases: their biological functions and new tools useful for their future in vivo biotechnological application. 2006. ISBN 82-471-7775-7.
  • Steigedal, Magnus. (2001) Epimerisering av alginat kan være knyttet til ekstrakromosomalt DNA i Azotobacter chroococcum. 2001.