Catherine Anne Heyward

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Academic interests

Light microscopy, both with the Biomaterials group at the Institute for Clinical Dentistry, and at the Nor-MIC Imaging Platform at the Institute for Biosciences.

Confocal laser scanning, widefield fluorescence, TIRF.

Courses taught

  • Advanced laboratory techniques MBV4030 at IBV
  • Personalised microscope training


Confocal microscopy for a wide range of samples, from bacteria to zebrafish. Live mammalian cell imaging of endocytosis and transcriptional responses (fluorescence and luminescence)

Ph.D. in Cancer Cell Biology from the University of Birmingham (UK)

M.Biochem. University of Oxford (UK)



  • Yang, Yang; Pullisaar, Helen; Landin, Maria Augusta Dos S Silva; Heyward, Catherine Anne; Schröder, Maria; Geng, Tianxiang; Grano, Maria & Reseland, Janne Elin (2021). FNDC5/irisin is expressed and regulated differently in human periodontal ligament cells, dental pulp stem cells and osteoblasts. Archives of Oral Biology.  ISSN 0003-9969. . doi: Full text in Research Archive.
  • Rahmati, Maryam; Silva, Eduardo A.; Reseland, Janne Elin; Heyward, Catherine Anne & Haugen, Håvard Jostein (2020). Biological responses to physicochemical properties of biomaterial surface. Chemical Society Reviews.  ISSN 0306-0012.  49(15), s 5178- 5224 . doi: 10.1039/d0cs00103a Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Ganan, Monica; Lorentzen, Silje Benedicte; Agger, Jane Wittrup; Heyward, Catherine Anne; Bakke, Oddmund; Knutsen, Svein Halvor; Aam, Berit Bjugan; Eijsink, Vincent; Gaustad, Peter & Sørlie, Morten (2019). Antifungal activity of well-defined chitooligosaccharide preparations against medically relevant yeasts. PLOS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  14(1) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210208 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Chahal, Aman Singh; Schweikle, Manuel; Heyward, Catherine Anne & Tiainen, Hanna (2018). Attachment and spatial organisation of human mesenchymal stem cells on poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels. Journal of The Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials.  ISSN 1751-6161.  84, s 46- 53 . doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.04.025 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Stakkestad, Øystein; Heyward, Catherine Anne; Lyngstadaas, Ståle Petter; Medin, Tirill; Vondrasek, Jiri; Lian, Aina-Mari; Pezeshki, Gita & Reseland, Janne Elin (2018). An ameloblastin C-terminus variant is present in human adipose tissue. Heliyon.  ISSN 2405-8440.  4(12) . doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.e01075 Full text in Research Archive.

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