Background and activities

Mailing adress: PB 1517, 6025 Ålesund

Visiting adress: Larsgårdsveien 2, 6009 Ålesund

Laboratories: C420/C332


Associate professor in Department of biological sciences Ålesund. Working with molecular biology analysis such as DGGE, MLST, NGS, qPCR and PCR, and immunoasays such as ELISA and EIA. Are particularly interested in metagenomics, and are currently wokring with metagenomics, NGS and characteriazation of marine microbiome. Working on stress, related to salmon health and welfare, with EIA and HPLC analysis of stress related hormones shuch as cortisol. 

In my PhD I was working on microbial communities on ticks, and genotyping of Borrelia spp..


  • Applied bioinformatics
  • Bbsic/ applied Biotechnology
  • Micobial ecology
  • Biochemistry (DNA structure/ Protein)
  • Instrumental analysis (Nucleicacid  techniques)
  • Micobiology

Bio- Techno 



Instrumental Analysis

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Tveten, Ann-Kristin. (2014) Tick borne pathogens: detection and characterization of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, Borrelia afzelii, Borrelia garinii and Borrelia valaisiana in Ixodes ricinus ticks. 2014. ISBN 978-82-575-1927-8. Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) Thesis (23).


  • Tveten, Ann-Kristin. (2018) 16S and 18S metagenomics analysis of fouling residues from aquaculture. 18th European congress on biotechnology . European federation of biotechnology; Geneve. 2018-07-01 - 2018-07-04.