People

Daniel Straume
Researcher

Research projects and areas: 
Penicillin resistance and cell wall synthesis in Streptococcus pneumoniae

Bacterial transformation and quorum sensing

 

  • Pneumococcal cell division and cell wall synthesis

  • Antibiotic resistance

  • Horizontal gene transfer in streptococci

 

Morten Kjos
Associate Professor

Research projects and areas: 

DISRUPT - Fighting antimicrobial resistant infections by discovery of anti-biofilm agents and mechanisms.

Cell cycle of Staph. aureus,

Infection biology of masitis pathogens,

Bacterial transformation and quorum sensing

 

  • Staphylococcus and Streptococcus
  • bacterial cell cycle
  • biofilms
  • genetic tools
  • antibiotic resistance and mode-of-action

 

Zhian Salehian
Head Engineer

Gro Stamsås
Head engineer

 

Danae Morales Angeles
Postdoc

Research projects and areas: 
DISRUPT

  • biofilms
  • cell wall synthesis
 

Maria Victoria Heggenhougen
PhD Student

Research projects and areas: 
DISRUPT 
The cell cycle of Staph. aureus

  • biofilms
  • cell division
  • antibiotic resistance

Supervisor: Morten Kjos

Ine Myrbråten

PhD Student

Research area: 
The cell cycle of Staph. aureus

  • cell division
  • cell wall metabolism
  • antibiotic resistance

Supervisor: Morten Kjos

Katarzyna Wiaroslawa Piechowiak

PhD Student

Research projects and areas: 
Bacterial transformation and quorum sensing

  • genetic engineering
  • functional studies of proteins
  • microscopy

Supervisor: Leiv Sigve Håvarstein

Marita Torrissen Mårli

PhD Student

Research projects and areas: 
Infection biology of mastitis pathogens

Supervisors: Morten Kjos and Davide Porcellato

 

Maria Disen Barbuti

PhD Student

Research projects and areas:

Staphylococcal cell biology

Supervisors: Morten Kjos and Daniel Straume

 

 

Ragnhild Sødal Gjennestad

PhD Student

Research projects and areas:

Antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae

Supervisors: Daniel Straume, Vegard Eldholm and Morten Kjos

  MSc students 
  Rebekka Moe

(Project: biofilm and cell wall in Staphylococcus aureus)

Tiril Mathiesen Knutsen

(Project: cell division in Staphyloocccus aureus)

Ingrid Petersheim

(Project: bovine mastitis-associated pathogens)

Jennie Allred

(Project: streptococcal fratricins)

Vilde Sandegren

(Project: anti-pneumococcal compound)

Anne Olsdatter Ohren Nordraak

(Project: antibiotics against bovine mastitis-associated pathogens)

 

  Guests

 

Published 25. November 2019 - 10:43 - Updated 3. January 2022 - 13:43