Bioinformatics & Applied Statistics (BIAS)

Bioinformatics & Applied Statistics (BIAS)

The BIAS Group at NMBU

The BIAS group at KBM conducts research in the exciting and rapidly evolving scientific borderland between bioinformatics and applied statistics.

Our research areas include metacognition and teaching statistics, microbial genomics, network-based genomics, statistical methods in forensic genetics, and systems biology. We collaborate with various partners and institutes, both within Norway and internationally. 

News & Views

Under winter's spell: how trees slumber until spring

Under winter's spell: how trees slumber until spring

In temperate and boreal regions, trees depend on a period of dormancy to survive the cold depths of winter. Scientists have cracked the code determining how trees enter and exit their dormant state.

Groundbreaking collaboration for more sustainable aquaculture

Groundbreaking collaboration for more sustainable aquaculture

A new consortium of industry, researchers, and innovators will further develop a knowledge base with digital models of the salmon’s body. This can lead to more sustainable aquaculture in the future.

Professor Thore Egeland wins prestigious award for research and education

Professor Thore Egeland wins prestigious award for research and education

Professor Thore Egeland was awarded an international research and education prize for significant contributions in the field of forensic genetics. His achievements include co-developing the familial relationship statistics software Familias, and his dedication in providing biostatistical training workshops.

Publications

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed scientific publications from 2015–2018 can be found here.  

Tylewicz, S., Petterle, A., Marttila, S., Miskolczi, P., Azeez, A., Singh, R.K., Immanen, J., Mähler, N.Hvidsten, T.R., Eklund, D.M., Bowman, J.L., Helariutta, Y., Bhalerao, R.P. (2018). Photoperiodic control of seasonal growth is mediated by ABA acting on cell-cell communicationScience, 360: 212–215. doi: 10.1126/science.aan8576

 

About BIAS

Group Leader

Torgeir R. Hvidsten



+4767232491
torgeir.r.hvidsten@nmbu.no
On sabbatical until Aug. 2020

Acting Group Leader

Lars Snipen

+4767232556
lars.snipen@nmbu.no 

Featured Projects

EVOTREE: What makes a tree a tree?
PI: Torgeir R. Hvidsten 


The Digital Salmon (DigiSal)
PI: Jon Olav Vik

Contact information

Visiting Address

Dairy Building
Kirkeveien 4 
1430 Ås

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