Oral and Poster presentations at scientific meetings (since 2003)

Talks

 

2010

Ole Andreas Økstad: Genome-wide determination of mRNA decay rates in a Gram-positive bacterium by RNA sequencing. Simen M. Kristoffersen, Chad Haase, M. Ryan Weil, Karla D. Passalacqua, Faheem Niazi, Stephen K. Hutchison, Brian Desany, Anne-Brit Kolstø, Nicolas J. Tourasse, Timothy D. Read, Ole Andreas Økstad. BACELL 2010 Conference, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, 25.03.2010.

Anne-Brit Kolstø: Conserved multidrug transporters in the Bacillus cereus group. BACELL 2010 Conference, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, 25.03.2010.

 

2009

Anne-Brit Kolstø: Acquisition and spread of an unusual group II intron retroelement via plasmids in the Bacillus cereus group. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Jaroszewicz, Ewa; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Bacillus ACT 2009 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Santa Fe, USA, 30.08.2009 - 03.09.2009.

Anne-Brit Kolstø: Global multi−datatype phylogenetic analysis of the Bacillus cereus group reveals new lineages and clusters. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Helgason, Erlendur; Klevan, Are; Sylvestre, Patricia; Moya, Maryse; Haustant, Michel; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Fouet, Agnès; Mock, Michèle; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Bacillus ACT 2009 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Santa Fe, USA, 30.08.2009 - 03.09.2009.

Ole Andreas Økstad: Differential gene expression and gene regulation during biofilm formation in Bacillus thuringiensis. Bacillus ACT 2009 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Santa Fe, USA, 30.08.2009 - 03.09.2009.

Anne-Brit Kolstø: Bacillus cereus gene regulation and pathogenomics. Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Fægri, Karoline; Fagerlund, Annette. 14th European Workshop on Bacterial Protein Toxins (ETOX14); Obernai, France, 27.06.2009 - 02.07.2009.

Anne-Brit Kolstø: Bacillus cereus group: genome plasticity for better adaptation. Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Fægri, Karoline; Fagerlund, Annette. 2009 Symposium on Spore−Forming Bacteria in Food; Quimper, France, 15.06.2009 - 17.06.2009.

Ole Andreas Økstad and Nicolas J. Tourasse: Genome dynamics in the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria: introns and repeats. International Symposium on Microbial Genome Dynamics (Darwin Year Celebration 2009); Oslo, Norway, 07.05.2009 - 08.05.2009.

Anne-Brit Kolstø: Bacillus cereus, B. thuringiensis and B. anthracis − what is in a name? BACELL 2009 International Conference; Copenhagen, Denmark, 20.04.2009 - 23.04.2009.

2008

Nicolas J. Tourasse: Survey of group I and group II introns in 29 sequenced genomes of the Bacillus cereus group: Insights into the spread and evolution of mobile intron elements in a worldwide−distributed bacterial population. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. BACELL 2008 International Conference; Oslo, 28.03.2008 - 29.03.2008.

Ole Andreas Økstad: Mobile chromosomal repeat elements in Bacillus cereus, B. thuringiensis, and B. anthracis − Comparative genomics and transcriptional analysis. Økstad, Ole Andreas; Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Langørgen, Heidi K.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. BACELL 2008 International Conference; Oslo, Norway, 28.03.2008 - 29.03.2008.

Ole Andreas Økstad: Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis − pathogenic spore-forming bacteria ACTing out an identity crisis. Invited talk, Norwegian Defense Research Establishment, 05.03.2008.

Ole Andreas Økstad: Mobile chromosomal repeat elements in pathogenic Bacilli − comparative genomics of isolates closely related to Bacillus anthracis and co-transcription with neighbour genes. Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Langørgen, Heidi K.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2008; Lillehammer, Norway, 17.01.2008 - 21.01.2008.

2007

Anne-Brit Kolstø: Conserved multidrug transporters in the Bacillus cereus group. Susanna, Kim A.; Fægri, Karoline; Ravnum, Solveig; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. 4th Conference on Functional Genomics of Gram-positive Microorganisms - 14th International Conference on Bacilli; Tirrenia, Pisa, Italy, 24.06.2007 - 28.06.2007.

Nicolas J. Tourasse: A supertree database for combined and integrative multi-locus sequence typing analysis of the Bacillus cereus group. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Helgason, Erlendur; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Bacillus ACT 2007 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Oslo, Norway, 17.06.2007 - 21.06.2007.

Ole Andreas Økstad: Mobile chromosomal repeat elements unique to the Bacillus cereus group − chromosomal organization, transcription, and secondary structure. Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. Bacillus ACT 2007 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Oslo, Norway, 17.06.2007 - 21.06.2007.

Simen M. Kristoffersen: Gene transcription responses to bile salts in Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579 − in vitro modeling of GI−tract bile exposure. Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Ravnum, Solveig; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Davies, William. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2007; Lillehammer, Norway, 01.02.2007 - 04.02.2007.

Kim A. Susanna: Transcriptional profiling of a two−component system mutant in B. cereus. Susanna, Kim A.; Brillard, Julien; Broussolle, Véronique; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2007; Lillehammer, Norway, 01.02.2007 - 04.02.2007.

Fredrik B. Stabell: A catalytic group II intron in Bacillus cereus harbors a new structural domain. Stabell, Fredrik B.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2007; Lillehammer, Norway, 01.02.2007 - 04.02.2007.

Are Klevan: Bacillus anthracis pXO1 backbone in the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria. Klevan, Are; Helgason, Erlendur; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2007; Lillehammer, Norway, 01.02.2007 - 04.02.2007.

Ole Andreas Økstad: Comprehensive whole genome sequence analysis of clinical Bacillus cereus isolates from different human infections. Økstad, Ole Andreas; Ravel, Jacques; Rasko, Dave A.; Rosovitz, M.J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2007; Lillehammer, Norway, 01.02.2007 - 04.02.2007.

2006

Nicolas J. Tourasse: Unusual introns and IStrons in bacteria of the Bacillus cereus group. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. FUGE-CAMST Symposium on Mobile Elements; Oslo, Norway, 13.12.2006.

Fredrik B. Stabell: A composite IStron in bacteria of the Bacillus cereus group. Stabell, Fredrik B.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. 1st Norwegian Microbiology Meeting (NoMi-06); Geilo, Norway, 22.10.2006 - 24.10.2006.

Karoline Fægri: Comparing wt Bacillus cereus with a transcriptional regulator mutant. Fægri, Karoline; Ravnum, Solveig; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. 1st Norwegian Microbiology Meeting (NoMi-06); Geilo, Norway, 22.10.2006 - 24.10.2006.

Nicolas J. Tourasse: A composite group I IStron ribozyme in bacteria of the Bacillus cereus group with an unusual 5' splice site and that can splice as full-length circular RNA molecules in vivo. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. 11th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society (RNA 2006); Seattle, USA, 20.06.2006 - 25.06.2006.

Nicolas J. Tourasse: Novel aspects of population and genome dynamics in the Bacillus cereus group of bacterial pathogens. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Helgason, Erlendur; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 17.06.2006 - 19.06.2006.

Fredrik B. Stabell: Splicing of an extraordinary group II intron in Bacillus cereus which harbors an unprecedented extra 56−nucleotide 3' segment. Stabell, Fredrik B.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 17.06.2006 - 19.06.2006.

Are Klevan: Genome dynamics in Bacillus cereus group pathogens − in silico experiments predict mobility of the bcr1 repeat element is related to RNA secondary structure stability. Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Helgason, Erlendur; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 17.06.2006 - 19.06.2006.

Ida K. Hegna: Atomic Force Microscopy in Microbiology. Hegna, Ida K.; Jaroszewicz Ewa; Stabell, Fredrik B. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 17.06.2006 - 19.06.2006.

Solveig Ravnum: Microarray expression analysis of Bacillus cereus during infection of Caco−2 cells. Ravnum, Solveig; Fægri, Karoline; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 17.06.2006 - 19.06.2006.

Nicolas J. Tourasse: Additional Web-based tools for comparative genomics. Third Workshop on Microbial Comparative and Functional Genomics; Oslo, Norway, 13.06.2006 - 16.06.2006.

Nicolas J. Tourasse: Mobile and repeated elements in bacterial genomes. Third Workshop on Microbial Comparative and Functional Genomics; Oslo, Norway, 13.06.2006 - 16.06.2006.

Nicolas J. Tourasse: The Bacillus cereus group: novel aspects of population structure and genome dynamics. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Helgason, Erlendur; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. BACELL 2006 (Bacillus consortium meeting), Dublin, Ireland, 28.03.2006 - 29.03.2006.

Ole Andreas Økstad: Gene discovery by comparative genome hybridization (GDCGH) − investigating gene diversity in the Bacillus cereus group of bacterial pathogens. Økstad, Ole Andreas; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Rasko, Dave A.; Shallom, S.; Ratnayake, S.; Sun, C.; Jarrahi, B.; Gilbert, J.; Meisal, Roger; Helgason, Erlendur; Fleischmann, R. D.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Papazisi, Leka; Peterson, Scott N. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2006; Storefjell, Norway, 19.01.2006 - 22.01.2006.

Are Klevan: An evolutionary snapshot of the repeated element bcr1 in Bacillus cereus group strains close to the Bacillus anthracis cluster − transcription analysis, RNA folding, and traces of mobility. Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2006; Storefjell, Norway, 19.01.2006 - 22.01.2006.

Fredrik B. Stabell: Group II intron B.c.I4 in B.cereus ATCC 10987 exhibits extraordinary splicing. Stabell, Fredrik B.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Ravnum, Solveig; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2006; Storefjell, Norway, 19.01.2006 - 22.01.2006.

2005

Anne-Brit Kolstø: The Bacillus cereus group: What's in a name? Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Helgason, Erlendur; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Hegna, Ida K.. Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) Summer Conference 2005. Spore forming bacteria − emerging and re-emerging issues; Brighton, UK, 04.07.2005 - 07.07.2005.

Nicolas J. Tourasse: Unusual Group II Introns in Bacteria of the Bacillus cereus Group. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Reiter, Lillian; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. 3rd Conference on Functional Genomics of Gram-positive Microorganisms - 13th International Conference on Bacilli; San Diego, USA, 12.06.2005 - 16.06.2005.

Nicolas J. Tourasse: Comparative sequence and structure analysis of group II introns in bacteria of the Bacillus cereus group reveals unusual elements. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Reiter, Lillian; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Bioinformatics Forum for Young Scientists (BFYS 2005); Jevnaker, Norway, 15.04.2005 - 17.04.2005.

Solveig Ravnum: Bacillus cereus pathogenesis studied by microarray expression analysis. Ravnum, Solveig; Fægri, Karoline; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. EMBO Practical Course on Analysis and Informatics of Microarray Data, Hinxton, UK, 03.04.2005 - 09.04.2005.

Solveig Ravnum: Bacillus cereus pathogenesis studied by microarray expression analysis. Ravnum, Solveig; Fægri, Karoline; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2005; Tromsø, Norway, 13.01.2005 - 16.01.2005.

Fredrik B. Stabell: Unusual Group II Introns in Bacteria of the Bacillus cereus Group. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Reiter, Lillian; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2005; Tromsø, Norway, 13.01.2005 - 16.01.2005.

2004

Ole Andreas Økstad: Comparative genome analysis of pathogenic Bacilli - the bcr1 DNA repeat is specific to the Bacillus cereus group and exhibits mobile element characteristics. Økstad, Ole Andreas; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Sundfær, Cathrine K.; Klevan, Are; Risøen, Per Arne; Read, Timothy D.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 29.08.2004 - 31.08.2004.

Nicolas J. Tourasse: Unusual group II introns in bacteria of the Bacillus cereus group. Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Reiter, Lillian; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 29.08.2004 - 31.08.2004.

Solveig Ravnum: Bacillus cereus pathogenesis studied by microarray expression analysis. Ravnum, Solveig; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. EMBO Practical Course on Microarray Technology: Genome-Proteome-Function; EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany, 29.05.2004 - 05.06.2004.

Ole Andreas Økstad: bcr1, a novel mobile element specific to the Bacillus cereus group? Økstad, Ole Andreas; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Sundfær, Cathrine K.; Klevan, Are; Risøen, Per Arne; Read, Timothy D.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. BACELL 2004 (Bacillus consortium meeting), Newcastle, UK, 26.04.2004 - 27.04.2004.

2003

Ole Andreas Økstad: Comparative genomics of the Bacillus cereus group - the devil is in the details. Invited guest lecture at Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Jouy-en-Josas, France, November 2003.

Erlendur Helgason: Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) scheme developed to study the epidemiology and population study of the Bacillus cereus group. Helgason, Erlendur; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. 5th International Conference on Anthrax / 3rd International Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Bacillus cereus, Bacillus anthracis and Bacillus thuringiensis. Nice, France, 30.03.2003 - 04.04.2003.

Ole Andreas Økstad: Genome analysis of Bacillus cereus ATCC 10987 and comparison to Bacillus anthracis Ames. Økstad, Ole Andreas; Helgason, Erlendur; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Rasko, David A; Ravel, Jacques; Read, Timothy D.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. 5th International Conference on Anthrax / 3rd International Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Bacillus cereus, Bacillus anthracis and Bacillus thuringiensis. Nice, France, 30.03.2003 - 04.04.2003.

Ole Andreas Økstad: The B. cereus group of bacteria - not quite anthrax, but still interesting. Invited guest lecture at The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR), Washington, USA, February 2003.

 

Posters


2009

Fagerlund, Annette; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. Differential gene expression and gene regulation during Bacillus thuringiensis biofilm formation. 5th ASM Conference on Biofilms; Cancun, Mexico, 15.11.2009 - 19.11.2009.

Vörös, Anikó; Simm, Roger; Schleimer, Jasmin K.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Henderson, Peter J. F.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Functional characterization of putative multidrug resistance transporters conserved in the Bacillus cereus group. Bacillus ACT 2009 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Santa Fe, USA, 30.08.2009 - 03.09.2009.

Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Bakka, Eirik R.; Read, Timothy D.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. Repeated DNA elements in the Bacillus cereus group − implications for genome dynamics and stability of messenger RNA. Bacillus ACT 2009 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Santa Fe, USA, 30.08.2009 - 03.09.2009.

2008

Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Genome dynamics in Bacillus cereus − Bacillus anthracis − Bacillus thuringiensis. 3rd Genome Maintenance Meeting; Oslo, Norway, 30.08.2008 - 02.09.2008.

Stabell, Fredrik B.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. A conserved 3’ extension in unusual group II introns is important for the second step of splicing. 13th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society (RNA 2008); Berlin, Germany, 27.07.2008 - 03.08.2008.

Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Langørgen, Heidi K.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. The mobile chromosomal repeat element bcr1 from the Bacillus cereus group is co−transcribed with neighboring genes and predicted to fold into a double hairpin−like structure. 13th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society (RNA 2008); Berlin, Germany, 27.07.2008 - 03.08.2008.

Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Survey of group I and group II introns in 29 sequenced genomes of the Bacillus cereus group: insights into the spread and evolution of mobile intron elements in a worldwide−distributed bacterial population. Genomes 2008 Conference − Functional Genomics of Microorganisms; Paris, France, 08.04.2008 - 11.04.2008.

Økstad, Ole Andreas; Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Langørgen, Heidi K.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Mobile chromosomal repeat elements in pathogenic bacilli − comparative genomics and transcriptional analysis. Genomes 2008 Conference − Functional Genomics of Microorganisms; Paris, France, 08.04.2008 - 11.04.2008.

2007

Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Langørgen, Heidi K.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. The mobile chromosomal repeat element bcr1 in Bacillus cereus, B. thuringiensis and B. anthracis − comparative genome and transcriptional analysis. PROKAGenomics 2007 - Third European Conference on Prokaryotic Genomics; Göttingen, Germany, 07.10.2007 - 10.10.2007.

Fægri, Karoline; Hegna, Ida K.; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Comparative analysis of global gene expression in Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579 and a deletion mutant of a membrane transporter with similarity to tetracycline resistance genes. Bacillus ACT 2007 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Oslo, Norway, 17.06.2007 - 21.06.2007.

Klevan, Are; Helgason, Erlendur; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Evolution of the pXO1 backbone in the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria. Bacillus ACT 2007 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Oslo, Norway, 17.06.2007 - 21.06.2007.

Stabell, Fredrik B.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Ravnum, Solveig; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Novel catalytic and mobile RNA elements in the Bacillus cereus group. Bacillus ACT 2007 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Oslo, Norway, 17.06.2007 - 21.06.2007.

Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Ravnum, Solveig; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Davies, William. Low concentrations of bile salts induce stress responses and reduce motility in Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579. Bacillus ACT 2007 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Oslo, Norway, 17.06.2007 - 21.06.2007.

Ravnum, Solveig; Fægri, Karoline; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Microarray expression analysis of five Bacillus cereus strains during infection of Caco−2 cells. Bacillus ACT 2007 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Oslo, Norway, 17.06.2007 - 21.06.2007.

Susanna, Kim A.; Brillard, Julien; Broussolle, Véronique; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Comparative DNA−microarray analysis of the Yvftu two−component system mutant in Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579. Bacillus ACT 2007 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Oslo, Norway, 17.06.2007 - 21.06.2007.

Stabell, Fredrik B.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Novel group II introns with unusual 53/56−nucleotide 3' extensions in strains of the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria. 12th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society (RNA 2007); Madison, USA, 29.05.2007 - 03.06.2007.

Økstad, Ole Andreas; Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Mobile chromosomal repeat elements in Bacillus cereus, B. thuringiensis and B. anthracis. Microbial Genomes 2007 Conference; Hinxton, UK, 11.04.2007 - 14.04.2007.

Biørnstad, Truls Johan; Jensen, Christine; Gohar, Michel; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. Biofilm formation in Bacillus cereus group pathogens − screening of isolates and functional dissection of candidate genes potentially involved in the process. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2007; Lillehammer, Norway, 01.02.2007 - 04.02.2007.

2006

Kristoffersen, Simen M.; Ravnum, Solveig; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Davies, William. Transcriptome analysis of bile salt treated Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579. 1st Norwegian Microbiology Meeting (NoMi-06); Geilo, Norway, 22.10.2006 - 24.10.2006.

Stabell, Fredrik B.; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. An extraordinary group II intron in Bacillus cereus which harbors an unprecedented extra 56−nucleotide 3' segment. 11th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society (RNA 2006); Seattle, USA, 20.06.2006 - 25.06.2006.

Biørnstad, Truls Johan; Jensen, Christine; Gohar, Michel; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. Screening for biofilm formation among bacteria from the Bacillus cereus group and dissection of candidate genes potentially involved in the process. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 17.06.2006 - 19.06.2006.

Fægri, Karoline; Ravnum, Solveig; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Comparative analysis of global gene expression in Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579 and a derivative strain following gene deletion of PlcR, a transcriptional regulator of extracellular virulence. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 17.06.2006 - 19.06.2006.

Kristoffersen, Simen; Ravnum, Solveig; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Davies, William. Physiological and transcriptional response to bile salts in Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579. National Conference on Microbial Sciences and Technology; Nesbru, Norway, 17.06.2006 - 19.06.2006.

Hegna, Ida K.; Jaroszewicz Ewa. Atomic force microscopy used in imaging of biological samples. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2006; Storefjell, Norway, 19.01.2006 - 22.01.2006.

Biørnstad, Truls Johan; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. Screening for biofilm formation among bacteria from the Bacillus cereus group. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2006; Storefjell, Norway, 19.01.2006 - 22.01.2006.

2005

Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; Økstad, Ole Andreas. Exploring the phylogeny of Bacillus cereus strains close to the B. anthracis cluster through distribution and sequence analysis of the repeated element bcr1. Bacillus ACT 2005 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Santa Fe, USA, 25.09.2005 - 29.09.2005.

Ravnum, Solveig; Fægri, Karoline; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Bacillus cereus pathogenesis studied by microarray expression analysis of human intestinal Caco−2 cell infections. Bacillus ACT 2005 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Santa Fe, USA, 25.09.2005 - 29.09.2005.

Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Reiter, Lillian; Ravnum, Solveig; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Unusual group II introns in bacteria of the Bacillus cereus group. Bacillus ACT 2005 - Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus, and B. thuringiensis International Conference; Santa Fe, USA, 25.09.2005 - 29.09.2005.

Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Distribution, evolution and possible mobility of the repeated element bcr1 by examination of Bacillus cereus group strains from the B. anthracis cluster. 3rd Conference on Functional Genomics of Gram-positive Microorganisms - 13th International Conference on Bacilli; San Diego, USA, 12.06.2005 - 16.06.2005.

Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Helgason, Erlendur; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. The repeated element bcr1: Distribution, evolution and possible mobility in the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria. Bioinformatics Forum for Young Scientists (BFYS 2005); Jevnaker, Norway, 15.04.2005 - 17.04.2005.

Helgason, Erlendur; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Designing the optimal MLST scheme for the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria. International Conference on Microbial Genomes; Halifax, Canada, 13.04.2005 - 16.04.2005.

Klevan, Are; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Helgason, Erlendur; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Repeated element bcr1 from the Bacillus cereus group: Distribution, evolution and possible mobility in a set of strains closely related to B. anthracis. International Conference on Microbial Genomes; Halifax, Canada, 13.04.2005 - 16.04.2005.

Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Reiter, Lillian; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Unusual Group II Introns in Bacteria of the Bacillus cereus Group. 1st FEBS Advanced Lecture Course on Systems Biology: From Molecules and Modeling To Cells; Gosau, Austria, 12.03.2005 - 18.03.2005.

2004

Helgason, Erlendur; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Variability of the 16S rDNA within the B. cereus group of bacteria. Genomes 2004 Conference; Hinxton, UK, 14.04.2004 - 17.04.2004.

Økstad, Ole Andreas; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Sundfær, Cathrine K.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Jacobsen, Wolfgang M.; Risøen, Per Arne; Read, Timothy D.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. bcr1, a DNA repeat element specific to the Bacillus cereus group, exhibits mobile element characteristics. Genomes 2004 Conference; Hinxton, UK, 14.04.2004 - 17.04.2004.

Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Mobile group II introns in bacteria of the Bacillus cereus group. Genomes 2004 Conference; Hinxton, UK, 14.04.2004 - 17.04.2004.

Økstad, Ole Andreas; Helgason, Erlendur; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Whole genome sequencing reveals unexpected similarities between a Bacillus cereus dairy isolate and highly virulent Bacillus anthracis, the cause of anthrax. The Norwegian Biochemical Society Contact Meeting 2004; Lillehammer, Norway, 15.01.2004 - 18.01.2004.

2003

Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Økstad, Ole Andreas; Helgason, Erlendur; Rasko, David A; Read, Timothy D.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. Genetic and genomic comparison of members of the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria. The European Conference on Prokaryotic Genomes; Göttingen, Germany, 05.10.2003 - 08.10.2003.

Helgason, Erlendur; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Meisal, Roger; Caugant, Dominique A; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. A multilocus sequence typing (MLST) for the Bacillus cereus group. 2nd Genome Maintenance Meeting; Oslo, Norway, 06.09.2003 - 09.09.2003.

Økstad, Ole Andreas; Tourasse, Nicolas J.; Sundfær, Cathrine K.; Stabell, Fredrik B.; Risøen, Per Arne; Jacobsen, Wolfgang M.; Read, Timothy D.; Kolstø, Anne-Brit. The chromosomal repeat element bcr1 is a signature sequence to the Bacillus cereus group. 2nd Genome Maintenance Meeting; Oslo, Norway, 06.09.2003 - 09.09.2003.

Hegna, Ida K.; Jaroszewicz, Ewa; Kolstø, Anne-Brit; et al.. BceS1, the type III Restriction and Modification System in Bacillus cereus ATCC 10987. 2nd Conference on Functional Genomics of Gram-positive Microorganisms - 12th International Conference on Bacilli; Baveno, Italy, 22.06.2003 - 27.06.2003.

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