2022

Published Nov. 11, 2022 5:03 PM

MicroPath attended the annual meeting for the Norwegian Society of Microbiology (NFM) held at the Department of Odontology, University of Oslo. 50 participants from all over Norway were happy to join this physical event after almost three years of Covid-19 restrictions. 

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Published Oct. 30, 2022 11:57 PM

MicroPath published a paper on the effect that antibiotic treatment length has on the gut microbiome. The paper is published in the journal PLOS ONE in a collaboration with Fernanda Petersen and Sudhanshu Shekhar the Department of Oral Biology, UiO, and professor emeritus Dag Berild

Check it out: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0275737#sec006

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Published Oct. 30, 2022 11:45 PM

The UiO:Life Science summer student Ellen-Beate Tysvær presented her work entitled "Vesicle Vaccination against Yersiniosis" at the summer student gathering. Unfortunately, Ellen-Beate could not be there to prestene her work in person, but her poster described it all well. 

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Published Oct. 30, 2022 11:36 PM

MicroPaths industrial PhD student Rebekka Rolfsnes in presenting her work at the annual meeting of the Norwegian Graduate school in Infection Biology and Antimicrobials held at Scandic Hotel Solli, Oslo, Norway, 27th-28th October 2022. 

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Published Oct. 30, 2022 11:31 PM

MicroPath associated PhD student Gabriela Carril from NMBU presented her poster entitled " Cohabitation of salmon pathogen Piscirickettsia salmonis genogroups: new insight into the development of SRS disease" at the annual meeting of the Norwegian graduate school in Infection biology and antimicrobials (IBA) held at Scandic hotel Solli, Oslo, 27 - 28 October 2022.

Published Sep. 26, 2022 4:20 PM

MicroPath PhD candidate Verena Mertes participate in a three months internship at the Norwegian biotech company ArticZymes technologies. ArticZymes is based in Tromsø and the company develops and produces cold adaptive enzymes. Verenas internship is organized and sponsored by Center of Digital Life Norway.

Check out https://arcticzymes.com and https://www.digitallifenorway.org

Published Sep. 18, 2022 8:47 PM

MicroPath welcomes Benedikte Bøe as our new group technician. Benedikte background is an M.Sc. in biotechnology for NTNU. We look forward to working with you the coming years. 

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Published Sep. 18, 2022 8:43 PM

We congratulate dr. Elisabeth Opsjøn Lampe with her PhD entitled "The fish pathogen Francisella noatunensis subsp noatunensis: viruelence factor characterization and vaccine development". Thanks to the evaluation committee consisting of Prof Marina Santic, senior scientist Jean-Pierre Levraud and Liv Mathiesen for the evaluation of the thesis and interesting discussion of Elisabeth's work. 

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Published Sep. 1, 2022 4:00 PM

A new collaborative publication out on the function of extracellular vesicles secreted from the porcine pathogenic bacterium Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae. The work was mainly performed by the PhD student Zhuang Zhu in the laboratory of Miki Bojesen at the Veterinary School, University of Copenhagen. 

Outer Membrane Vesicles of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae Exert Immunomodulatory Effects on Porcine Alveolar Macrophages (asm.org)

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Published July 25, 2022 2:04 PM

Ellen Beate Tysvær (left) is doing her BSc in biosciences at Department of Biosciences, UiO. She received a fellowship from UiO:Life Sciences to work as a summer student in the MicroPath group. She is working on a project isolating extracellular vesicles from E. coli expressing outer membrane proteins from the fish bacterial pathogen Yersinia ruckeri and testing them as a vaccine against the disease yersiniosis in aquaculture. Ellen-Beate is supervised by our PhD student Verena Mertes (right) in the laboratory.  

Published July 19, 2022 2:38 PM

Gabriela Paz Carril Leiva is an associated PhD student of the MicroPath group. Gabriela is form Chile and is doing her PhD at NMBU on interaction of the fish pathogen P. salmonis with its host, the Atlantic salmon. Gabriela has prof Henning Sørum as her main supervisor, and Prof Hanne C. Winther-Larsen and Marie Løvoll (VESO) as co-supervisors on this project. This spring Gabriela defended her 3rd semester evaluation at NMBU. 

Published July 15, 2022 12:13 PM

PhD student Verena Mertes was part of the organizing body of the The National Graduate School in Infection Biology and Antimicrobials (IBA) annual meeting 2022. She also presented her scientific work at the poster session.

Published July 15, 2022 11:56 AM

PhD student Verena Mertes participates and present her work at the poster session at the International Society of Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) annual meeting 2022 in Lyon, France.

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Published July 15, 2022 11:40 AM

MSc Rebekka Rolfsnes, an employee of the Norwegian start-up biotech company Adjutec Pharma, started her PhD with us the first of April 2022. We are glad to have Rebekka back in the group after she did her MSc thesis with us in 2020 on bacterial fish vaccines. Rebekka will do her PhD on the project entitled: The novel antimicrobial resistance breaker APC247 – studies on mechanism of action (MoA) and resistance development to a putative dual SBL/MBL inhibitor. The project is funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

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Published Mar. 24, 2022 3:32 PM

Lucia is an ERASMUS+ exchange student from the university in Valencia. She will work together with our PhD candidate Verena Mertes on a project to create green and red fluorescent versions of the fish pathogenic bacterium Yersinia ruckeri. Lucia is staying with us from March to the summer of 2022.