Microbiology at Depatrtment of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food ...

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Microbiology at Depatrtment of

Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Technology

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Microbial ecology

Food and Health: Pathogens and spoilage

Antimicrobial peptides produced by bacteria (bacteriocins)

Microbial biotechnology and enzyme technology

NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES

www.umb.no

Microbial related research groups


Microbial ecology: Regulatory biology and ecology
of denitrifying prokaryotes and related functional
groups.


To improve our understanding of the biological and ecological control of the
emissions of NO and N2O from biosphere to atmosphere


Transformation by horizontal gene transfer in
bacteria.
To understand its role in virulence and antibiotic resistance


Protein engineering and proteomics
.
To understanding and
exploiting enzymes, for example to improve the value of bi
-
products from
agriculture, aquaculture and food industry. Degradation of insoluble
carbohydrate polymers


Dairy Technology and Food quality.

Food fermentation,
probiotics and microbial food safety


NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES

www.umb.no

Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs, bacteriocins)


Included in bacterial
cultures used in food
and feed fermentation
and the bacteriocin kills
the pathogenic bacteria


An alternative to
antibiotics.


Bacteriocin producing
lactic acid bacteria are
part of the commensal
gut flora


Used as a probiotic
property


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NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES

www.umb.no

Galleria mellonella larvae

1.
IP

MMH
594

2.
Gavage

MMH
594

3.
Gavage

Symbioflor

4.
IV

MMH
594

5.
IV

Symbioflor

48h p.i.

72h p.i..

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4

5

1

2

3

4

5

1

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1h p.i.

24h p.i.

Bioluminescence imaging technology

Study bacterial virulence factors

Maggots

E

faecalis

Symbioflor

pAT
28
-
p
11
gfp

(constructed


by

M
.

Solheim)

infecting

C
.
elegans
.

E

faecalis

MMH
594

pAT
28
-
p
11
gfp

(constructed

by


M
.

Solheim)

infecting

C
.
elegans
.

NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES

www.umb.no





Colaboration with (PhD candidates):


Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro

Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Minas Gerais