Associate professor Hilde Barsett
She is working as an associate professor at Department of Pharmaceutical chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway.
Has a PhD in pharmacognosy from School of Pharmacy in Oslo, 1991. Focus of the thesis was characterization of pectic substances in Ulmus glabra Huds.
She is a member of the research group studying pectic compounds obtained from African medicinal plants. Currently she also studies biological activities in Allium cepa sub. spp. fractions and in fractions of berries from Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium macrocarpon, Sambucus nigra and Aronia melanocarpa. Structural investigations of pectic substances in these fractions are in progress.
She has also been co-supervisor for many Master students and PhDs in the program.