Philippe Collas

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Phone +47 22851066
Room 2250
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1110 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Reprogramming of nuclear function
  • Epigenetic determination of lineage commitment in mesenchymal stem cells
  • Organization and dynamics of the cell nucleus

Courses taught

  • MF9390: ”Epigenetics, Development and Disease”


1991:  Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA.

Area: embryo cloning


Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


  • Elected member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences

Positions held

  • 1991 1993: Research Scientist, Genmark, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 1992 2004: Adjunct Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
  • 1993 1995: Research Associate, Dept. of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, USA
  • 1995-1998: Scientist, Dept. of Biochemistry, Norwegian College of Veterinary Medicine, Oslo
  • 1999-2003: Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Medical Biochemistry, University of Oslo; Fellow of the Norwegian Cancer Society 
  • 2003-present: Professor, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Dep. of Biochemistry, University of Oslo
  • 2009-present: Senior Scientist II, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo
Tags: Stem cells, Biochemistry, Life science


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  • López-Soop, Graciela; Rønningen, Torunn; Rogala, Agnieszka; Richartz, Nina; Blomhoff, Heidi Kiil & Thiede, Bernd [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2017). AKAP95 interacts with nucleoporin TPR in mitosis and is important for the spindle assembly checkpoint. Cell Cycle. ISSN 1538-4101. 16(10), p. 947–956. doi: 10.1080/15384101.2017.1310350.
  • Lopez Soop, Graciela; Reiner, Andrew Henry; Thiede, Bernd; Collas, Philippe & Küntziger, Thomas Michel (2015). Regulation of Normal Mitotic Progression by A-kinase Anchoring Protein 95 (AKAP95).
  • Küntziger, Thomas Michel; Lund, Eivind Gard & Collas, Philippe (2013). Signal molecules anchoring at proliferation and differentiation genes by A-Kinase Anchoring Protein (AKAP) 95.
  • Collas, Philippe; Delbarre, Erwan; Küntziger, Thomas Michel; Lund, Eivind Gard; Ruppelt, Anja & Reiner, Andrew Henry [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2012). Epigenetic programming of stromal cell fate. International Journal of Molecular Medicine. ISSN 1107-3756. 30, p. S57–S57.
  • Rønningen, torunn; Collas, Philippe & Moskaug, Jan Øivind (2012). Obesity associated growth factors and elevated glucose regulates expression of inflammation regulatory genes in human adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells.
  • Ivanauskiene, Kristina; Delbarre, Erwan; Küntziger, Thomas Michel & Collas, Philippe (2012). DAXX-dependent recruitment of histone variant H3.3 to PML bodies before deposition into chromatin. The FEBS Journal. ISSN 1742-464X. 279, p. 505–505.
  • Küntziger, Thomas Michel; Lund, Eivind Gard & Collas, Philippe (2012). Signal molecules anchoring at proliferation and differentiation genes by A-Kinase Anchoring Protein (AKAP) 95.
  • Andersen, Ingrid Stavenes & Collas, Philippe (2011). Promoter DNA methylation profiling by MeDIP-chip during the mid-blastula transition.
  • Østrup, O; Hyttel, P; Klærke, D & Collas, Philippe (2010). TREATMENT OF 293T CELLS WITH XENOPUS EGG EXTRACT INDUCES NOT-STRESS-RELATED EPIGENETIC REMODELING OF RIBOSOMAL GENES. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. ISSN 1031-3613. 22(1), p. 346–346.
  • Winata, Cecilia L.; Aanes, Håvard; Lin, Chi Ho; Srinivasan, Kandhadayar G; Lee, Serene & Lim, Adrian [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2010). Transcriptomics during maternal-to-zygotic transition in the zebrafish: An mRNA-seq approach. Developmental Biology. ISSN 0012-1606. p. 516–517.
  • Landsverk, Helga Bjarnason; Mora-Bermúdez, Felipe; Landsverk, Ole J. B.; Hasvold, Grete; Naderi, Soheil & Bakke, Oddmund [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2010). The protein phosphatase 1 regulator PNUTS is a novel component of the DNA damage response.

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