25 Sep - Helene Louise Eghave Midttun (VET)

PhD Degree - Public Defense

Helene Louise Eghave Midttun, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, will defend her PhD thesis "Effects of the brain-infecting parasite Pseudoloma neurophilia in laboratory zebrafish (Danio rerio)" on 25 September 2020. 

25 Sep - Helene Louise Eghave Midttun (VET)

Norwegian title of thesis:

Effekter av den hjerneinfiserende parasitten Pseudoloma neurophilia i sebrafisk (Danio rerio)

Prescribed trial lecture:
"What are the implications of the concept of animal personality for the outcome of host-parasite interactions"

Time and place for the trial lecture and public defense:
Date: September 25

14:00 - 14:45 - Trial lecture
14:45 - 15:15 - Break
15:15 -           - Public defense

Place: Zoom https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/67021590118 and the Festive Hall Campus Ås (U215).

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Professor Janice Moore, Colorado State University, Colorado, USA
Second opponent: Professor Iain Barber, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Committee coordinator: Associate Professor Janicke Nordgreen, NMBU

Main supervisor: Associate Professor Ida Beitnes Johansen, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Dr. Øyvind Øverli, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Dr. Marco Antonio Vindas, NMBU

The general audience is invited to participate via Zoom, and a fixed number of people may be allowed to be physically present during the trial lecture and defense. This trial lecture and public defense will take place in the Festive Hall (U215), the Ur building, Campus Ås, which currently has a limit of 84 participants. All who are physically present must register their name and phone number at arrival.

Guidelines for attending the defense via Zoom:

  • Do not use your camera.
  • 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 11. september 2020 - 9:23 - Updated 22. september 2020 - 12:08