Background and activities

I am the Director of NTNU's Thematic Strategic Area of Health, Welfare and Technology. As a researcher, I want to understand bacterial infections from the microbe's point of view, and I want to identify new potential targets for antibiotics, for tuberculosis in particular.

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • Director of NTNU's Strategic Thematic Area of Health, Welfare and Technology
  • Researcher in microbiology
  • Project Manager for the RCN GLOBVAC programme Young Scientist Grant
  • Supervisor for PhD Candidates

Background, excerpt

  • 2014–          Director of NTNU's Strategic Thematic Area of Health, Welfare and Technology
  • 2013–2016  Project Manager for the  RCN GLOBVAC programme Young Scientist Grant
  • 2012–          Researcher, Center of Molecular Inflammation Research, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, both NTNU
  • 2012–2015  Project Manager for the NTNU / Helse Midt-Norge RHF grant
  • 2010–2011  Research Fellow, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
  • 2007–2012  Project Co-Manager for the NTNU / Helse Midt-Norge RHF grant
  • 2006–2012  Post doc., Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU
  • 2001–2006  PhD in Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, NTNU

Selected appointments

  • 2012–2014  Member of the Board of Directors, NTNU
  • 2012–2014  Leader of the Norwegian Biochemical Society (NBS) Trondheim
  • 2012–2013  Deputy Board Member, Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research
  • 2009–          Member of the Election Board, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU
  • Evaluation committees for PhD theses

 

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

Report/dissertation

  • 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.

Postal address

DMF faculty administration Norwegian University of Science and Technology Postboks 8905 7491 Trondheim Norway