18 Feb - Vilde Leipart (MINA)

Av Cathrine Glosli

Vilde Leipart, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “Understanding the structure-function relationship of honey bee Vitellogenin" on Friday February 18 2022.

Phd degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

English title: 

“Understanding the structure-function relationship of honey bee Vitellogenin» 

Norwegian title of the thesis:

"Forståelse av forholdet mellom struktur og funksjon til Vitellogenin i honningbia"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:

"Experimental Structural Biology Methods"

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:

Friday February 18 2022, at 15:30 in U224, Clock building, Campus Ås. 

This public defense will be held in partly digital form since physical presence is hindered as a result of the Corona situation.

The disputation can be attended by using the following link in Zoom: https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/61689247743

All are welcome to attend the digital meeting, but please read the guidelines below before you open the link. This is to make sure that the disputation can be held without interruptions and noise.

Evaluation committee:

First opponent: Dr Vicky Higman, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Second opponent: Professor Leonard Foster, University of British Colombia, Canada

Committee coordinator: Professor Tone Birkemoe, NMBU/MINA


Main supervisor: Professor Gro Amdam, NMBU/MINA

Co-supervisors: Professor Øyvind Halskau (University of Bergen), and Dr Jane Ludvigsen NMBU/MINA

Guidelines for attending

  • Do not use the camera.

  • Mute your microphone.

  • In Zoom you will first be placed in the waiting room. Please introduce yourself with your name, rather than with your IP address or computer name.

  • If anyone has a question and wants to oppose ‘ex auditorio’, please write in the chat window of Zoom (1) “XY (your name) has a question" and (2) the question in brief. The chair of the defense will evaluate whether your question is opportune, and you will be given the word after the two opponents have concluded.

  • When you are being given the word, you switch on your microphone and camera. Ensure briefly whether you are being heard.

  • We advise you to test your own equipment before attending. 

    The chat is not to be used for general discussions.

The doctoral thesis is available for public review. For those who want access to the thesis in pdf-form, please send an email to Ole Wiggo Røstad – ole.rostad@nmbu.no

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