Analysis and Control of Microbial Systems

Analysis and Control of Microbial Systems

Master student and PhD candidate cooperating in the lab. Photo

Research activity

News and Notices

News and Notices

New publication: Jalili M, Jin Y, Bones AM, Olsen Y, Vadstein O, Østensen M-A, Buonocore F, Gerdol M, Pallavicini A, Scapigliati G (2019): Dietary fatty acid source has little effect on the development of the immune system in the pyloric caeca of Atlantic salmon fry. Scientific Reports 9 (1): 27.

New publication: Navada S, Vadstein O, Tveten A-K, Verstege GC, Terjesen BF, Mota VC, Venkataraman V, Gaumet F, Mikkelsen Ø, Kamstra A (2019): Influence of rate of salinity increase on nitrifying biofilms. J. Cleaner Prod. 238: 117835.

New publication: Nymark M, Volpe C, Hafskjold MCG, Kirst H, Serif M, Vadstein O, Bones AM, Melis A, Winge P (2019): Loss of ALBINO3b insertase results in truncated light-harvesting antenna in diatoms. Plant physiol. 181 (3) 1257-1276

New publication: Jin Y, Olsen RE, Østensen M-A, Gillard GB, Li K, Harvey TN, Santi N, Vadstein O, Vik JO, Sandve SR, Olsen Y (2019): Transcriptional regulation of lipid metabolism when salmon fry switches from endogenous to exogenous feeding. Aquaculture 503: 422-429.

New publication: Heggeset TMB, Ertesvåg H, Liu B, Ellingsen TE, Vadstein O, Aasen IM (2019):  Lipid and DHA-production in Aurantiochytrium sp – Responses to nitrogen starvation revealed by analyses of production kinetics and global transcriptomes. Scientific Reports 9:19470. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-55902-4

It is due time to wish our contacts all the best for the upcoming Yuletide season, nicely illustrated by the most recent development in gene sequence modelling at NTNU:


On June 13 2019, Mari Båtnes Birkeland got her Master thesis approved, entitled: "The effects of different water treatments on microbial community in a commercial-scale RAS for production of lumpsucker (Cyclopterus lumpus)". 

On June 12 2019, Marianna Sebastianpillai got her Master thesis approved, entitled: "Nitrifying capacity and microbial community structure of start-up of freshwater and brackish water moving bed biofilm reactor in recirculating aquaculture systems".

On june 11 2019, Madeleine Gundersen got her Master thesis approved, entitled: "The effect of r- and K-selection on planktonic microbial community characteristics in lab-scale bioreactors".

On June 5 2019, Amalie Johanne Horn Mathisen got her Master's thesis approved, entitled: "Effect of host strain and microbial water quality on the colonization of salmon fry".

The traditional summer closure lunch was held at Kjelhuset June 4: