Background and activities

#Biotechnology #Genomics #Molecular cell biology #Gene technology #Bioinformatics #Network #Synthetic biology #Cell and host defense

Ph.D in Molecular biology, M.Sc in Cell biology, B.Sc in Construction engineering

Fields of research:

  • Biotechnology
  • Genomics
  • Molecular cell biology
  • Gene technology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Networks
  • Synthetic biology
  • Cell and host defense
  • Bioactive natural products
  • Plants/Marine algae/Microorganisms/Animals

Research interests:

  • Host defense systems
  • Biotechnology of plants and algae
  • Cellular adaptation and acclimatization to environment
  • Abiotic and biotic stress
  • Cell signalling
  • Molecular imaging


  • Damage associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) in plant innate immunity
  • Taskforce salmon-lice: Interaction between salmon and salmon-lice and development of genome editing methods for salmon-lice.
  • A systems analysis of the light harvesting antennae of marine microalgae.
  • A receptor like kinase sensing sugars and tuning plant growth and immunity.
  • Bioremediation through anchoring of metal binding domains to cell compartments of plants and yeast.
  • Genome-wide responses and adaptations to nutrient stress in marine algae.
  • Southern Ocean phytoplankton adaption to mimicked future changes in light and iron availability - Molecular bases and modelling. 
  • MACROSEA: A knowledge platform for industrial macroalgae cultivation


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