Knut Tomas Dalen

Associate Professor - Transgenic Animals and Lipid Storage
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Phone +47 22851515
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1046 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Molecular Nutrition
  • Lipid metabolism
  • Lipid droplet metabolism
  • Transcriptional regulation
  • Life style diseases such as metabolic syndrome, noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM/Type 2 Diabetes) and cardiovascular diseases

Teaching

  • ERN1010 (topics: Molecular Nutrition and Animal Research)
  • MED1100/ERN1100, Modul 1(topics: Nutrition and Gene Regulation)
  • ERN4210 (topic: Molecular Nutrition)
  • MF9490 (Laboratory Animal Handling)
  • MF9215 (topic: Transgenic Animals)
  • MF9110BTS (topic: Transgenic Animals)

Higher education and employment history

Education:

  • June 2005: Dr. Philos., (supervisor  Prof.Hilde Nebb), Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo.
  • 1997-1999: Candidatus Scientiarum in biochemistry, Department of Biosciences and Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo.
  • 1995-1996: Biochemistry - various courses. University of Oslo.
  • 1992-1995: Chemistry Engineer - specialized in Biotechnology, Østfold University College, Sarpsborg.

Employment:

  • 2009-2013: Post-doctoral research fellow (UoO, Refsum/Nebb), Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo.
  • 01-09.2009: Post-doctoral research fellow. (Chaudhry)The Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo.
  • 2007-2008: Researcher (UoO, Nebb), Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo.
  • 09.2005-08.2007: Visiting Fellow. (Pr. Constantine Londos lab), Membrane Regulation Section, Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIH), US.
  • 2000-2005: Dr. philos/PhD Research Fellow (UoO, Nebb). Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo.
  • 01-06.2000: Research assistant. (Pr. Johan Auwerx). ”Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Molélulaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC)”, INSERM, Illkirch, France.
  • 1999-2000: Research assistant, (Nebb), Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo.

Honoraria

  • 2018: Throne Holst Foundation - manuscript award.
  • 2014: Throne Holst Foundation - manuscript award.
  • 2005: Intramural Visiting Fellow Award: NIDDK, NIH, Bethesda, US.
  • 2005: Research Travel Award: Henning och Johan Throne-Holst Foundation.
  • 2007: Research Travel Award: Henning och Johan Throne-Holst Foundation.

Collaboration

  • Prof. Alan Kimmel, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, (NIH), US
  • Prof. Christian Drevon, Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo
  • Prof. Svein Olav Kolset, Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo
  • Prof. Hilde Nebb, Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo
  • Prof. Jan Boren, and Prof. Malin Levin, Sahlgranska Center for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (CMR), Goteborg, Sweden
  • Profs. Arild Rustan and Hege Thoresen, Dept. of Pharm. Biosciences, University of Oslo
Tags: Nutrition, Diabetes and hormones, Musculo-skeletal system, Lipids, Lipid droplets, Transcription, Nuclear receptors
Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:40 PM - Last modified Jan. 29, 2019 3:17 PM