Faculty of Biosciences

Faculty of Biosciences

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Scientists uncover supergene that causes gender differences in ocean migration in rainbow trout

Scientists uncover supergene that causes gender differences in ocean migration in rainbow trout

What determines whether a fish migrates into the sea or not? Research breakthrough published in Nature Ecology & Evolution provides significant new insights.

 NMBU organises a world congress on applied animal behaviour and welfare

NMBU organises a world congress on applied animal behaviour and welfare

This summer, BIOVIT/IHA’s Research group Ethology and Animal Environment will organise a world congress on behaviour and welfare of farm animals in Bergen – in collaboration with NMBU/VETMED, Animalia, NIBIO, The Veterinary Institute (VI) and the Marine Research Institute (HI).

Millions in new funding to combat salmon mortality and sustainability issues in food production

Millions in new funding to combat salmon mortality and sustainability issues in food production

NMBU has received 20 million NOK in funding for two spin-off projects for Foods of Norway: one on salmon health and one on the sustainability of novel feeds.

The BIOFEED project

The BIOFEED project

Develops novel salmon feed by integrated bioprocessing of non-food biomass

Cigene

Cigene

Molecular biology lab. Cutting-edge genomic analysis may be performed using high-throughput genotyping pipelines.

The FeedMileage project

The FeedMileage project

The research project aims to increase the efficiency of Norwegian farm animal production by advanced nutritional and genetic methods.

FoodProFuture

FoodProFuture

This project aims to build a knowledge platform for Norway to facilitate production and value creation from plant based protein-rich resources to future food products.

Foods of Norway

Foods of Norway

Foods of Norway aims to feed fish and farm animals using amazing new ingredients

GenoSysFat

GenoSysFat

GenoSysFat - Integrating genomics and system biology to improve the capacity for synthesis, transport, and filet deposition of EPA/DHA in salmon

National Centre for Urban Agriculture (NCUA)

National Centre for Urban Agriculture (NCUA)

The purpose of the centre is to promote research and education on the social, environmental, economic and ecological dimensions of urban agriculture and sustainable circular economy

ReiGN - Nordic Centre of Excellence in Arctic Research

ReiGN - Nordic Centre of Excellence in Arctic Research

Reindeer husbandry in a Globalizing North – resilience, adaptations and pathways for actions

Imaging Centre, Campus Ås

Imaging Centre, Campus Ås

The centre offers training and assignments related to Light Microscopy, Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy, Laser Micro Dissection Microscope, Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy.

REWIRED ─ The role of whole genome duplication in vertebrate adaptation

REWIRED ─ The role of whole genome duplication in vertebrate adaptation

In the REWIRED project, we will use salmonid fish, which underwent a genome duplication 100 million years ago, as a model system to study the importance of genome duplication in evolution of new gene functions and adaptation.

Towards the Digital Salmon

Towards the Digital Salmon

From a reactive to a pre-emptive research strategy in aquaculture (DigiSal)

The LabTek Group

The LabTek Group

The LabTek Group is a group of technical staff that covers a large field of expertise. Here you will find an overview of the analyses on offer with method and job description
Metabolism ─  digestibility section

Metabolism ─ digestibility section

Digestibility tests on ruminants, pig and horses (In Norwegian)

Centre for fish research

Centre for fish research

The centre for fish research is a modern centre for small scale fish experiments. The centre  has specially adapted facilities for feed research, RAS technology (recycling of water for aquaculture) and the use of isotopes as a tracking method in fish. The centre also has an isolated quarantine station for emergency preparedness.

Center for Feed Technology

Center for Feed Technology

Faculty of Biosciences has a long standing cooperation with Center for Feed Technology (Fôrtek), who is a international centre for feed technology owned by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU).

Center for livestock production (SHF) - Ås Gård

Center for livestock production (SHF) - Ås Gård

Faculty of Biosciences has a long standing cooperation with Center for livestock production, who is the national establishment for experiments and education in livestock production (In Norwegian).

Imaging Centre, Campus Ås

Imaging Centre, Campus Ås

The centre offers training and assignments related to Light Microscopy, Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy, Laser Micro Dissection Microscope, Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy.