Beathe Kiland Granerud

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Microbiology
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 20 Rikshospitalet 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 4950 Nydalen OUS HF Rikshospitalet 0424 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Medicine (Student)


I am generally into medical microbiology, especially nucleic acid based laboratory methods. 

My PhD project title is: "Host and viral factors related to clinical outcome in COVID-19".




Study program responsible and lecturer at the Bachelor program in biomedical science, University College of Østfold 



Senior/head/staff engineer, dep. of bacteriology and infection immunology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health


2012 og pre 2008

Staff engineer/medical laboratory scientist in medical microbiology or biomedical chemistry, Oslo University Hospital/Vestfold Hospital Trust/Haukeland University Hospital



2022 - 

PhD student, UiO



Post Graduate Certificate in Education (STEM didactics), University of South-East Norway



MSc i nature- environment- and health protection, University College of Telemark 

Master courses: Medical microbiology, Applied microbiology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Bioinformatics and Scientific research methods. 

Master thesis (AS Telelab): Horisontal transfer of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli



BSc in Biomedical Science, University College of Bergen

Bachelor thesis (Landspitali Fossvogur, Iceland): "TGF beta 1's effects on the promoter region of cystatin C gene and mapping of the transcription initiation site for cystatin F mRNA".

Tags: microbiology, SARS-CoV-2, NGS


  • Trøseid, Marius; Dahl, Tuva Børresdatter; Holter, Jan Cato; Kildal, Anders Benjamin; Murphy, Sarah Louise Mikalsen & Yang, Kuan [Show all 28 contributors for this article] (2022). Persistent T-cell exhaustion in relation to prolonged pulmonary pathology and death after severe COVID-19: Results from two Norwegian cohort studies. Journal of Internal Medicine. ISSN 0954-6820. p. 1–13. doi: 10.1111/joim.13549.
  • Michaelsen, Terje Einar; Emilsen, Sidsel; Sandin, Randi Helene; Granerud, Beathe Kiland; Bratlie, Diane Lynn Bryant & Ihle, Øistein [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Human secretory IgM antibodies activate human complement and offer protection at mucosal surface. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. ISSN 0300-9475. 83(1), p. 43–50. doi: 10.1111/sji.12508. Full text in Research Archive
  • Lasch, Peter; Wahab, Tara; Weil, Sandra; Pályi, Bernadett; Tomaso, Herbert & Zange, Sabine [Show all 15 contributors for this article] (2015). Identification of highly pathogenic microorganisms by use of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectometry: results of an interlaboratory ring trial. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. ISSN 0095-1137. 53(8), p. 2632–2640. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00813-15. Full text in Research Archive
  • Inngjerdingen, Kari Tvete; Langerud, Beathe Kiland; Rasmussen, Henrik; Olsen, Trude Karin; Austarheim, Ingvild & Grønhaug, Tom Erik [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2013). Pectic polysaccharides isolated from Malian medicinal plants protect against Streptococcus pneumoniae in a mouse pneumococcal infection model. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. ISSN 0300-9475. 77(5), p. 372–388. doi: 10.1111/sji.12047.
  • Michaelsen, Terje Einar; Andreasson, Ida Karine Granli; Langerud, Beathe Kiland & Caugant, Dominique A (2011). Similar Superantigen Gene Profiles and Superantigen Activity in Norwegian Isolates of Invasive and Non-Invasive Group A Streptococci. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. ISSN 0300-9475. 74(5), p. 423–429. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3083.2011.02594.x.

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  • Tveita, Anders Aune; Murphy, Sarah Louise Mikalsen; Holter, Jan Cato; Kildal, Anders Benjamin; Michelsen, Annika Elisabet & Lerum, Tøri Vigeland [Show all 28 contributors for this article] (2022). High circulating levels of the homeostatic chemokines CCL19 and CCL21 predict mortality and disease severity in Covid-19. Journal of Infectious Diseases. ISSN 0022-1899. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiac313.
  • Granerud, Beathe Kiland (2022). Slik leser vi av koronavirusets arvestoff.
  • Granerud, Beathe Kiland (2021). Kampen om livet - samspillet mellom mennesker og mikrober.
  • Bratlie, Diane Lynn Bryant; Ihle, Øistein; Langerud, Beathe Kiland & Michaelsen, Terje Einar (2011). Innate Immune Receptors-Fusion Proteins as Tools for Interaction Studies with Pectic Carbohydrates Isolated from Malian Medicinal Plants. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. ISSN 0300-9475. 73(4), p. 361–361.
  • Langerud, Beathe Kiland; Inngjerdingen, Kari Tvete; Rasmussen, Henrik; Olsen, Trude Karin; Austarheim, Ingvild & Aaberge, Ingeborg Sundsvalen [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2011). Pectic Polysaccharides Isolated from Malian Medicinal Plants can Prevent Bacteraemia and Clinical Symptoms in a Mouse Pneumococcal Infection Model. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. ISSN 0300-9475. 73(4), p. 390–390.
  • Michaelsen, Terje Einar; Emilsen, S; Sandlie, I; Bratlie, Diane Lynn Bryant; Langerud, Beathe Kiland & Ihle, Øistein (2009). Human secretory IgM and serum IgM can activate complement equally well.

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Published Dec. 20, 2021 2:27 PM - Last modified Jan. 3, 2022 12:06 PM

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