Throne Holst Symposium in Honour of Professor Svein Olav Kolset, combined with THS paper-, poster- and twitter awards

Svein Olav Kolset was educated as a Nutritionist at the School of Nutrition, the University of Oslo. He has since then been a staff scientist and later Professor at the Department of Nutrition. Svein Olav has for decades been a leading international expert on nutrition and glycobiology. In honor of Professor Kolset's 70th birthday, we invite you to a symposium with talks reflecting Svein Olav's  present and former research activities.

Portrett av professor Svein Olav Kolset
Photo: G.F. Lothe/UiO

Registration for lunch during the seminar, here
Deadline for registration: Closed

Information about paper and poster award, here
Deadline for paper: closed
Deadline for poster: closed


(Det Runde Auditorium, Domus Medica)

09.00 - 9.15: Welcome to the symposium honouring Sven Olav Kolset.
- Head of Institute for Basic Medical Sciences, Professor Lene Frost Andersen
- Head of Department of Nutrition, Professor Stine Marie Ulven

09.15 – 09.45: Professor Gunnar Pejler, Universitetet i Uppsala
"Serglycin proteoglycan - the past, present and future"

09.45-10.05: PhD candidate Atanaska Doncheva, "Serglycin is involved in adipose tissue inflammation in obesity".

10.05 - 10.20: Coffee and fruits

10.20 - 10.40: Dr. Mona Pedersen, "Syndecan-4 and skeletal muscle-a relevant topic in food research".

10.40-11.00: Dr. Marianne Nordstrøm, “Nutrition and persons with intellectual disabilities - from Ph.d to national guidelines”

11.00-11.20: PhD candidate Helen K.R. Tollefsen, "Improving diets and reducing weight in persons with intellectual disabilities".

11.20 - 11.40: Professor Truls Raastad, “Nutrition and exercise. Partners in health and sport performance”.

11.40-12.00 Mrs. Kaja Haldorsen, “Meet the media: A study of the endeavors to fight misinterpretation and heresy in media and nutrition research in the Norwegian public sphere”. 

12.00 - 13.45: Lunch and poster presentation at Café Eric

Throne Holst Program (Det Runde Auditorium)

13.45 - 15.45: Presentation of publications by young scientists

13.45-13.55: Yuchuan Li,"Plin2 deletion increases cholesteryl ester lipid droplet content and disturbs cholesterol balance in adrenal cortex"

13.55-14.05: Dena H. Alavi, "Quantification of adipose tissues by Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry and Computed Tomography in colorectal cancer patients"

14.05-14.15: Karianne Svendsen, "Gender differences in nutrition literacy levels among university students and employees: a descriptive study"

14.15-14.25: Sunniva V. Larsen,"Replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat modulates peripheral blood mononuclear cell gene expression and pathways related to cardiovascular disease risk using a whole transcriptome approach"

14.25-14.35: Teferi Mekonnen, "Socioeconomic inequalities in children’s weight, height and BMI trajectories in Norway"

14.35-14:50: Short break

14.50-15.00: Dina Moxness Konglevoll, "Protein Intake and the Risk of Pre-Frailty and Frailty in Norwegian Older Adults. The Tromsø Study 1994–2016"

15.00-15.10: Kristin J. Skaarud, "Mortality and microbial diversity after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: secondary analysis of a randomized nutritional intervention trial"

15.10-15.20: Mari Mohn Paulsen, "Process evaluation of the implementation of a decision support system to prevent and treat disease-related malnutrition in a hospital setting"

15.20-15.30: Linn K. L. Øyri, "Novel associations between parental and newborn cord blood metabolic profiles in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study" 

15.30-15.45: Presentation of the paper- poster and twitter-awards to young scientists

Published Mar. 2, 2022 2:30 PM - Last modified Apr. 27, 2022 12:59 PM