Arbeidsområde: fiskeernæring, ernæring, lipider, fett, fetternæring, nye fôrkilder, omega 3 behov, omega 6, insekter, larver, svart soldatflue, melorm, atlantisk laks.
SecureFeed (2022-23) Role: Work package leader, Project description: Assess the risks of transfer of microbial and chemical contamination in aquaculture sludge to low-trophic organisms like polychaetes and insects. Possibility of using aquyaculture sludge to produce new feed ingredients through biotransformation by low-trophic organisms.
EPA-immune (2021-2025) Role: Project leader, Project description: Gaining knowledge on the role of EPA on fish inflammatory status and viral response.
Larvae learning (2021-2022) Role: Project participant, Project description: Communication of research on insects as feed and food to children and teenagers, associated with ongoing EU project SUSINCHAIN.
EPA-salmon (2018-2020) Role: Project leader; Project description: using cell models to look at possible effects of EPA on fish immune response
Optihealth (2017-2020) Role: Project participant, Project description: Gain knowledge on how lipid level and composition affects Atlantic salmon robustness
Insects as a source of sterols for Atlantic salmon (Aquafly sterols) (2014-2018) Role: Project leader, Project description: elucidate the sterol composition of insects destined for fish feed and their potential as a source of sterols
Insects as natural feed ingredients for sustainable salmon farming (Aquafly) (2014-2018) Role: Project participant, Project description: investigate the potential of insects to accumulate marine nutrients and contaminants and their use in feed for Atlantic salmon
SterolTemp (2015-2017) Role: Project participant, Project description: Assess wether plant sterolscause fatty liver and reduse robustness in Atlantic salmon fed plantbased diets and reared at different temperatures
-Co-authors in report on the current knowledge on the effects of dietary lipids on fish health and robustness, fett for fiskehelse (oppdatert 2016)
-Phd Thesis in aquaculture nutrition (2014), University of Bergen: Atlantic salmon (salmo salar) sterol metabolism and metabolic health - impact of dietary lipids"
-Master thesis in aquaculture nutrition (2011), University of Bergen: The effect of plant proteins and vegetable oils on the sterol metabolism of Atlantic salmon (salmo salar)
2018: “hjernekraftprisen 2018” for the video «Superlarvene» (The superlarvae), Forskerforbundet.
2015: “hjernekraftprisen” for the video “Å fôre en laks» (to feed a salmon), Forskerforbundet.