Victoria Ariel Bjørnestad

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 26 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1033,Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Self-assembly and phase transitions of lipid and surfactant systems

  • Solubilisation of lipid membranes by detergents

  • All-atom and coarse-grained molecular dynamic simulations for soft matter systems

  • Time-resolved small-angle X-ray scattering and small-angle neutron scattering

  •  Photosensitive surfactants

  • Antimicrobial peptide interactions with lipid membranes

Courses taught

  • https://www.uio.no/studier/emner/matnat/kjemi/KJM1140/
  • https://www.uio.no/studier/emner/matnat/kjemi/KJM2500/
  • https://www.uio.no/studier/emner/matnat/kjemi/KJM-MENA5555/

 

Publications

  • Bjørnestad, Victoria Ariel; Rydmark, Marcella Christine Orwick & Lund, Reidar (2021). Understanding the Structural Pathways for Lipid Nanodisc Formation: How Styrene Maleic Acid Copolymers Induce Membrane Fracture and Disc Formation. Langmuir. ISSN 0743-7463. 37(20), p. 6178–6188. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c00304. Full text in Research Archive
  • Royes, J.; Bjørnestad, Victoria Ariel; Brun, G.; Narayanan, T.; Lund, Reidar & Tribet, C. (2021). Transition kinetics of mixed lipid:photosurfactant assemblies studied by time-resolved small angle X-ray scattering. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. ISSN 0021-9797. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2021.11.133.
  • Nielsen, Josefine Eilsø; Bjørnestad, Victoria Ariel; Pipich, Vitaliy; Jenssen, Håvard & Lund, Reidar (2020). Beyond structural models for the mode of action: How natural antimicrobial peptides affect lipid transport. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. ISSN 0021-9797. 582, p. 793–802. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2020.08.094. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nielsen, Josefine Eilsø; Bjørnestad, Victoria Ariel & Lund, Reidar (2018). Resolving the structural interactions between antimicrobial peptides and lipid membranes using small-angle scattering methods: The case of indolicidin. Soft Matter. ISSN 1744-683X. 14(43), p. 8750–8763. doi: 10.1039/c8sm01888j.
  • Heggelund, Julie Elisabeth; Burschowsky, Daniel; Bjørnestad, Victoria Ariel; Hodnik, Vesna; Anderluh, Gregor & Krengel, Ute (2016). High-Resolution Crystal Structures Elucidate the Molecular Basis of Cholera Blood Group Dependence. PLoS Pathogens. ISSN 1553-7366. 12(4). doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005567. Full text in Research Archive
  • Heggelund, Julie Elisabeth; Bjørnestad, Victoria Ariel & Krengel, Ute (2015). Vibrio cholerae and Escherichia coli heat-labile enterotoxins and beyond. In Alouf, Joseph E; Ladant, Daniel & Popoff, Michel R (Ed.), The Comprehensive Sourcebook of Bacterial Protein Toxins, Fourth Edition. Elsevier. ISSN 978-0-12-800188-2. p. 195–229. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-800188-2.00007-0.

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  • Bjørnestad, Victoria Ariel & Lund, Reidar (2019). The kinetic pathways of the solubilisation of lipid membranes by detergents seen by SAXS.
  • Bjørnestad, Victoria Ariel & Lund, Reidar (2018). Liposomes as a model system for the study of surface active peptides. Universitetet i Oslo.

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Published May 9, 2019 9:27 AM - Last modified Nov. 12, 2020 4:46 PM