Antje Hofgaard

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Phone +47 22856190
Room u135
Visiting address Blindernveien 31 0316 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1066 Blindern 0316 Oslo
Other affiliations Institutt for spesialpedagogikk (Student)


Current activities in the EM-lab:

Hitachi S4800 Scanning Electron Microscope
- ultra high resolution SEM
- cryo-SEM
- sample preparation
- teaching
- training of users

Philips CM200 Transmission Electron Microscope
- automated picture aquisition
- Tomography
- cryo-TEM
- sample preparation (cryo and plastic)
- (cryo)-sectioning
- immunolabeling
- teaching
- training of users


BSc and MSc Biomedical Sciences at Leiden University, The Netherlands
PhD in Molecular Virology from University of Queensland, Australia.



  • Blanc-Mathieu, Romain; Dahle, Håkon; Hofgaard, Antje; Brandt, David; Ban, Hiroki & Kalinowski, Jörn [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). A persistent giant algal virus, with a unique morphology, encodes an unprecedented number of genes involved in energy metabolism. Journal of Virology. ISSN 0022-538X. 95(8), p. 1–58. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02446-20.
  • Ikram, Samman; Heikal, Adam; Finke, Sarah; Hofgaard, Antje; Rehman, Yasir & Sabri, Anjum Nasim [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). Bacillus cereus biofilm formation on central venous catheters of hospitalised cardiac patients. Biofouling (Print). ISSN 0892-7014. 35(2), p. 204–216. doi: 10.1080/08927014.2019.1586889. Full text in Research Archive
  • Engesmo, Anette; Eikrem, Wenche; Seoane, Sergio; Smith, Kirsty; Edvardsen, Bente & Hofgaard, Antje [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2016). New insights into the morphology and phylogeny of Heterosigma akashiwo (Raphidophyceae), with the description of Heterosigma minor sp. nov. Phycologia. ISSN 0031-8884. 55(3), p. 279–294. doi: 10.2216/15-115.1.
  • Rowe, Melissah; Griffith, Simon C.; Hofgaard, Antje & Lifjeld, Jan Terje (2015). Subspecific variation in sperm morphology and performance in the Long-tailed Finch (Poephila acuticauda). Avian Research. ISSN 2053-7166. 6:23, p. 1–10. doi: 10.1186/s40657-015-0032-z.
  • Hofgaard, Antje; Gillespie, Leah; Morgan, Garry; van der Heide, Peter; Khromykh, Alexander & Mackenzie, Jason (2014). The West Nile virus assembly process evades the conserved antiviral mechanism of the interferon-induced MxA protein. Virology. ISSN 0042-6822. 448, p. 104–116. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2013.10.005.
  • Momtazi, Leva; Bagheri Fam, Shahla; Singh, Gurvinder; Hofgaard, Antje; Hakkarainen, Minna & Glomm, Wilhelm [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2014). Synthesis, characterization, and cellular uptake of magnetic nanocarriers for cancer drug delivery. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. ISSN 0021-9797. 433, p. 76–85. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2014.07.013.
  • Ulanova, Lilia; Isapour Laskookalayeh, Golnaz; Maleki, Atoosa; Fanaian, Shirin; Zhu, Kaizheng & Hofgaard, Antje [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2014). Development of methods for encapsulation of viruses into polymeric nano- and microparticles for aquaculture vaccines. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. ISSN 0021-8995. 131(17), p. 8785–8796. doi: 10.1002/app.40714.
  • Zefirova, Olga N.; Lemcke, Heiko; Lantow, Margareta; Nurieva, Evgeniya V.; Wobith, Birgit & Onishchenko, Galina E. [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2013). Unusual tubulin-clustering ability of specifically C7-modified colchicine analogues. ChemBioChem. ISSN 1439-4227. 14(12), p. 1444–1449. doi: 10.1002/cbic.201300143.
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Hoenen, Antje; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Laskemoen, Terje; Lopes, Ricardo J. & Rodrigues, Pedro M. [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2013). The Azores bullfinch (Pyrrhula murina) has the same unusual and size-variable sperm morphology as the Eurasian bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. ISSN 0024-4066. 108(3), p. 677–687. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.02040.x.

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  • Næss, Elise; Hofgaard, Antje; Skaug, Vidar; Gulbrandsen, M.; Danielsen, Tor Erik & Grahnstedt, Svein [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2016). Titanium dioxide nanoparticles in sunscreen penetrate the skin into viable layers of the epidermis: A clinical approach. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine. ISSN 0905-4383. 32(1), p. 48–51. doi: 10.1111/phpp.12217.
  • Gulbrandsen, M.; Holm, Jan Øivind; Hoenen, Antje & Skaug, Vidar (2013). Sunscreen titanium nanoparticles penetrate stratum corneum in human skin. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. ISSN 0022-202X. 133, p. S165–S165.

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Published May 18, 2012 11:50 AM