28 May - Katrine Mørk Paulsen (VET)

PhD degree – Public Defense

Katrine Mørk Paulsen, Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences, Faculty for Veterinary Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis, “Tick-borne encephalitis virus – a One Health approach” on 28 May 2020, 

28 May - Katrine Mørk Paulsen (VET)

Norwegian title of thesis:

«Skogflåttencephalittvirus – i én-helse perspektiv». 


Prescribed trial lecture:

“Preventing spread of viral zoonotic disease from wildlife to humans – a global perspective”.


Time and place for the trial lecture and public defence:

Date: May 28


12:00 – 12:45   Trial lecture

12:45 – 13:15   Break

13:15 –              Public defense

Place: Zoom, please click https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/68190564181 to attend.


Evaluation committee:

First opponent: Professor Franc Strle, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Second opponent: Dr. Sigurdur Skarphedinsson, University of Southern Denmark, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark

Committee coordinator: Associate Professor Ann-Katrin Llarena, NMBU



Main supervisor: Associate Professor Erik Georg Granquist, NMBU

Co-supervisor: Dr. Åshild Andreassen, Norwegian Institute for Public Health, Norway

Co-supervisor: Professor Snorre Stuen, NMBU


This public defense will be held digitally since physical presence is hindered due to Covid-19. All are welcome to witness the digital defense, but please read and abide by the guidelines stated below. This is required for the defense to run without interruptions and noise.


Guidelines for attending the defense via Zoom:

  • Do not use your camera
  • Put your microphone on mute
  • If anyone wishes to oppose Ex Auditorio, please ask your question in the chat before the 1st opponent ends his or her opposition
  • Testing of your own equipment is advised before attending


Published 13. mai 2020 - 9:04 - Updated 22. mai 2020 - 8:50