Institutions: Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Expertise: Comparative Genomics, bacterial gene regulation, Molecular microbiology, Microarray experiments with prokaryotes, Protein-DNA-interaction
Tools: Chromatography, molecular biological techniques (RNA/DNA techniques, qRT-PCR, bacterial chemostat culture, Mutant and Strain Construction, 2-D Gel Electrophoresis, gel-based and gel-free proteomics
Professor in biotechnology at the Dept. Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science. I am heading "Laboratory of microbial gene technology and food microbiology" that consists of approximately 20 members (staff members, technicians,and students). During the last 20 years my research has been focused on lactica acid bacteria with a focus on bacteriocins of lactic acid bacteria.These studies have included purification and chemical and genetic characterization of such peptides followed by biosynthesis ...