16 June - Erik Rasmussen (KBM)

Av Siri Eikrem Skotland

PhD degree – Public Defence
Erik Rasmussen, Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) will defend his PhD thesis “DNA methylation in a nutritional and social context: A study of cytosine modifications in honey bee (Apis mellifera) workers”, on Friday 16 June 2023. 

Norwegian title of thesis:
DNA metylering i en ernærings og sosial kontekst: En studie av cytosinmodifikasjoner i honningbiearbeidere (Apis mellifera )

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture (Approved):
Dietary metabolites from the gut microbiome as modulators of epigenetic events in humans.
The trial lecture was held on January 26 2023.

Evaluation committee - trial lecture:
Associate professor Sabina Leanti La Rosa, KBM
Associate professor Bjørge Westereng, KBM
Associate professor Morten Kjos, KBM

Time and place for the public defence:
Friday 16 June 2023, at 12.15.
The defence will be held at NMBU in auditorium U120, Urbygget. Digital attendance via Zoom will also be possible via this link:

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Professor Geraldine Wright, University of Oxford, UK
Second opponent: Professor Thomas Michel Küntziger, University of Oslo, Norway
Committee coordinator: Associate professor Morten Kjos, KBM, NMBU

Main supervisor: Professor Gro Amdam, MINA, NMBU

Researcher, PhD Daniel Münch, MINA, NMBU
Principal Investigator, PhD John Arne Dahl, Oslo University Hospital, Norway

The doctoral thesis is available for public review.
For those of you who wants access to this please send an email to: phd-kbm@nmbu.no

Thesis number 2023:10; ISSN 1894-6402; ISBN 978-82-575-2039-7


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