Background and activities

Associate professor in environmental biotechnology.

Research interests:

  • Interactions between fish and microbes
  • Microbial management in aquaculture systems, with a particular focus on RAS
  • Applied environmental microbiology and biological water treatment


  • IPAMA: International partnership for advancing microbiome – informed aquaculture (NFR, 2022-2027)
  • RASbiome: Microbial management in RAS for sustainable aquaculture production (Bluebio Cofund; 2021-2024)
  • RASOPTA: Safeguarding future production of fish in aquaculture systems with water recirculation (H2020-MSCA-ITN; 2021-2024)
  • Janthinobacterium: en kandidat for bærekraftig forebyggende behandling av saprolegniose egg og plommesekkyngel av laks (RFF Trøndelag; 2021-2022)
  • MicroMucus: Microbial contributions to the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) skin mucosal barrier (NFR-FriPro; 2017-2021)


  • Responsible for the course TBT4130 Environmental Biotechnology
  • Involved in teaching the course BT8101 Microbial Ecology



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