Catherine Anne Heyward

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Phone +47 22852363
Mobile phone +47 90093113 +47 90093113
Visiting address Geitmyrsveien 71 0455 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1109 Blindern 0317 Oslo

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)



  • D. Tien, Nguyen; Geng, Tianxiang; Heyward, Catherine Anne; Reseland, Janne Elin; Lyngstadaas, Ståle Petter & Blaker, Jonathan James [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2022). Solution blow spinning of highly deacetylated chitosan nanofiber scaffolds for dermal wound healing. Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications. ISSN 0928-4931. 137. doi: 10.1016/j.bioadv.2022.212871. Full text in Research Archive
  • Geng, Tianxiang; Heyward, Catherine Anne; Chen, Xi; Zheng, Mengxue; Yang, Yang & Reseland, Janne Elin (2022). Comprehensive Analysis Identifies Ameloblastin-Related Competitive Endogenous RNA as a Prognostic Biomarker for Testicular Germ Cell Tumour. Cancers. ISSN 2072-6694. 14(8). doi: 10.3390/cancers14081870.
  • Yang, Yang; Pullisaar, Helen; Landin, Maria Augusta Dos S Silva; Heyward, Catherine Anne; Schröder, Maria & Geng, Tianxiang [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (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: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2021.105061. 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), p. 5178–5224. doi: 10.1039/d0cs00103a. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ganan, Monica; Lorentzen, Silje Benedicte; Agger, Jane Wittrup; Heyward, Catherine Anne; Bakke, Oddmund & Knutsen, Svein Halvor [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (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
  • Stakkestad, Øystein; Heyward, Catherine Anne; Lyngstadaas, Ståle Petter; Medin, Tirill; Vondrasek, Jiri & Lian, Aina-Mari [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (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
  • 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, p. 46–53. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.04.025. Full text in Research Archive

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Published Sep. 26, 2014 10:10 AM - Last modified Nov. 2, 2015 12:30 PM