Antje Hofgaard

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Phone +47 22856190
Room u135
Visiting address Blindernveien 31 None 0316 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1066 Blindern 0316 OSLO


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.



  • Ikram, Samman; Heikal, Adam; Finke, Sarah; Hofgaard, Antje; Rehman, Yasir; Sabri, Anjum Nasim & Økstad, Ole Andreas (2019). Bacillus cereus biofilm formation on central venous catheters of hospitalised cardiac patients. Biofouling (Print).  ISSN 0892-7014.  35(2), s 204- 216 . doi: 10.1080/08927014.2019.1586889 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Engesmo, Anette; Eikrem, Wenche; Seoane, Sergio; Smith, Kirsty; Edvardsen, Bente; Hofgaard, Antje & Tomas, Carmelo R. (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), s 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, s 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, s 104- 116 . doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2013.10.005
  • Momtazi, Leva; Bagheri Fam, Shahla; Singh, Gurvinder; Hofgaard, Antje; Hakkarainen, Minna; Glomm, Wilhelm; Roos, Norbert; Mælandsmo, Gunhild; Griffiths, Gareth Wyn & Nyström, Bo (2014). Synthesis, characterization, and cellular uptake of magnetic nanocarriers for cancer drug delivery. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science.  ISSN 0021-9797.  433, s 76- 85 . doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2014.07.013 Show summary
  • Ulanova, Lilia; Isapour Laskookalayeh, Golnaz; Maleki, Atoosa; Fanaian, Shirin; Zhu, Kaizheng; Hofgaard, Antje; Xu, Cheng; Evensen, Øystein; Griffiths, Gareth Wyn & Nyström, Bo (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), s 8785- 8796 . doi: 10.1002/app.40714
  • Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Hoenen, Antje; Johannessen, Lars Erik; Laskemoen, Terje; Lopes, Ricardo J.; Rodrigues, Pedro M. & Rowe, Melissah (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), s 677- 687 . doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.02040.x
  • Zefirova, Olga N.; Lemcke, Heiko; Lantow, Margareta; Nurieva, Evgeniya V.; Wobith, Birgit; Onishchenko, Galina E.; Hoenen, Antje; Griffiths, Gareth Wyn; Zefirov, Nikolay S. & Kuznetsov, Sergei A. (2013). Unusual tubulin-clustering ability of specifically C7-modified colchicine analogues. ChemBioChem.  ISSN 1439-4227.  14(12), s 1444- 1449 . doi: 10.1002/cbic.201300143

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  • Næss, Elise; Hofgaard, Antje; Skaug, Vidar; Gulbrandsen, M.; Danielsen, Tor Erik; Grahnstedt, Svein; Skogstad, Asbjørn & Holm, Jan Øivind (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), s 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, s S165- S165

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Published May 18, 2012 11:50 AM