Per Bruheim

Professor Department of Biotechnology

+47 73593321
Sem Sælands vei 4, Kjemi V*145

Background and activities

Mass Spectrometry based Metabolomics (, Microbial Physiology, Carbon and Energy Metabolism of Cancer

Scientific leader of NT-faculty Mass Spectrometry lab (


Current main projects:

1.Microbial model systems

- Metabolite pool and carbon flux studies in alginate producing

     Pseudomonas fluorescens 

- Baker's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae (both basic research

  on physiologyand metabolism, but also beer brewing)

- Terpenoid production in Escherichia coli (Era-IB project)


2. Carbon- and Energy Metabolism in human cells 

  - «Exploring the ninety-year old Warburg-effect using modern technology»


3. External collaborations in Metabolomics