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Anne Ingeborg Myhr

Anne Ingeborg Myhr

SVP Biotechnology and Circular Economy

+47 56 10 78 80
Siva Innovasjonssenter, Sykehusvn 21, 9019 Tromsø

Anne Ingeborg Myhr is SVP within Biotechnology and Circular Economy. The Department consist of three research groups: Industrial Biotechnology, Marine Biotechnology, and Gene Technology, Environment and Society. Myhr holds a Dr. scient within medical biology and a M.Sc in biotechnology. Myhr has extensive experience from inter- and transdisciplinary projects on emerging technologies including genome editing. Main focus for research is on future food systems, sustainable aquaculture, protection of the environment and biodiversity, and the circular economy. This includes studies on ELSA and RRI with novel technologies.

Anne Ingeborg Myhr


Climate & Environment

Research themes

Ethical, legal and societal aspects of new technologies (ELSA)

Research Groups

Genteknologi, miljø og samfunn
Industriell bioteknologi
Marin bioteknologi

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With great power comes great responsibility: why ‘safe enough’ is not good enough in debates on new gene technologies – Agriculture and Human Values 2022
A sustainability assessment framework for genome-edited salmon – Aquaculture 2022
Transforming food systems through genome editing – animal ethics and citizen engagement – 2022
The ethical sustainability matrix: a practical tool for assessment of GMOs including genome-edited organisms – 2021
Public Consultation on Proposed Revisions to Norway's Gene Technology Act: An Analysis of the Consultation Framing, Stakeholder Concerns, and the Integration of Non-Safety Considerations – Sustainability 2021
Sustainable use of CRISPR/Cas in fish aquaculture: the biosafety perspective – Transgenic research 2021
Genome edited salmon: fish welfare as part of sustainability criteria – 2021
Public engagement in biotechnology innovation – the need for research and the role of ethics – 2021
Genome editing on finfish: Current status and implications for sustainability – Reviews in Aquaculture 2021
Norway- The Norwegian Gene Technology Act: Presenting Case Studies to Illustate the Act’s Advances in Protecting Biodiversity – Topics in biodiversity and conservation 2020
Non-safety Assessments of Genome-Edited Organisms: Should They be Included in Regulation? – Science and Engineering Ethics 2020
Norway—The Norwegian Gene Technology Act: Presenting Case Studies to Illustate the Act’s Advances in Protecting Biodiversity – Topics in biodiversity and conservation 2020
Sustainability and societal utility in non-safety assessment of gene-edited organisms – 2019
Moral limits to genome editing of farmed salmon – 2019
Genredigering reguleres som GMO – Nationen 2018
Genteknologiloven og genredigering: Ja takk, begge deler. – Nationen 2018
Revisiting Risk Governance of GM Plants: The Need to Consider New and Emerging Gene-Editing Techniques – Frontiers in Plant Science 2018
Biosikkerhet og bærekraft ved bruk av genredigering – Nationen 2017
Socio-economic research on genetically modified crops: a study of the literature – Agriculture and Human Values 2017
Dra til Australia, Per Sandberg! – Dagens næringsliv 2016
Genmodifisert mygg kan bekjempe zika-viruset – Forskning.no 2016
Plantevirus kan redde laksen – Forskning.no 2016
DNA Vaccines: Regulatory Considerations and Safety Aspects – Current Issues in Molecular Biology 2016
Stakeholder views on issues to consider when assessing the sustainability of genetically modified potato – International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 2016
Access and Benefit Sharing Legislation for Marine Bioprospecting: Lessons From Australia for the Role of Marbank in Norway – Journal of World Intellectual Property 2016
Inclusion and Implementation of Socio-Economic Considerations in GMO Regulations: Needs and Recommendations – Sustainability 2016
Approaches for delaying sexual maturation in salmon and their possible ecological and ethical implications – Journal of Applied Aquaculture 2016
Genredigering og matnyttig etikk – Nationen 2016
A plant 35S CaMV promoter induces long-term expression of luciferase in Atlantic salmon – Scientific Reports 2016
Access and Benefit Sharing legislation for marine bioprospecting: Lessons from Australia for the role of Marbank in Norway – Journal of World Intellectual Property 2016
Hvem eier det som finnes i havet? – Forskning.no 2015
Socio-economic considerations in GMO Regulations: opportunities and challenges – 2015
Stakeholders perception on sustainability of genetically modified potato – 2015
Mat og antibiotikaresistens – Nationen 2015
GM-laks - ingen reell trussel for norsk lakseindustri – FiskeribladetFiskaren 2015
Environmental Risk of fungus Resistant Oilseed Rape – GenØk -Senter for biosikkerhet 2015
Uncertainty and Knowledgegaps related to Environmental Risk Assessment of GMOs – GenØk -Senter for biosikkerhet 2015
Genetic commons and codified commodities: exploring the role of intellectual property rights on genetic resources in Norwegian biotechnology innovation systems – 2015
From ethics of restriction to ethics of construction: ELSA research in Norway – Nordic Journal of Science and Technology Studies 2015
Mer åpen bioteknologi – Nordlys 2014
We have never been ELSA-researchers – there is no need for a post-Elsi shift – Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2014
La norsk laks forbli fri for antibiotika – Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.) 2014
We have never been ELSI researchers – there is no need for a post-ELSI shift – Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2014
From Protection to Restoration: A Matter of Responsible Precaution – 2014
Strategies and hurdles using DNA vaccines to fish – Veterinary research (VR) 2014
GM food, nutrition, safety and health – Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics: SpringerReference 2013
Godt fôr gir god laks – Nordlys 2013
Forskning på GMO må være åpen og uavhengig – Forskning.no 2013
Post normal science and ecological economics; strategies for precautionary approaches and sustainable development – International Journal of Sustainable Development 2013
GM crops and smallholders: Biosafety and local practise – The Journal of environment & development 2013
Nanotechnology in Agriculture – 2013
Scientific dishonesty - a nationwide survey of doctoral students in Norway – BMC Medical Ethics 2013
Changing an iconic species by biotechnology: the case of Norwegian salmon – 2012
New Developments in Biotechnology and IPR in Aquaculture - Are they Sustainable? – 2012
"Late lessons from early warnings" - Uncertainty and precaution in policy approaches to Arctic climate change impacts – Polar Geography 2012
Late lessons from early warnings’ – uncertainty and precaution in policy approaches to Arctic climate change impacts – Polar Geography 2012
A framework for a European network for a systematic environmental impact assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMO) – BioRisk 2012
GM crops and smallholders: Biosafety and local practice – The Journal of environment & development 2012
New developments in biotechnology and IPR in aquaculture –Are they sustainable? – InTech 2011
Genetically Engineered Virus Vaccine Vectors: Environmental Risk Management Challenges – InTech 2011
Nanoethos. Report to the ELSA programme –The Research Council of Norway – NTNU Filosofisk institutt 2011
Mapping Uncertainties in the Upstream: The Case of PLGA Nanoparticles in Salmon Vaccines – NanoEthics 2011
Kvalitet og dannelse innen naturvitenskapen – 2011
Precaution or Integrated Responsibility Approach to Nanovaccines in Fish Farming? A Critical Appraisal of the UNESCO Precautionary Principle – NanoEthics 2011
Sustainable Aquaculture: Are We Getting There? Ethical Perspectives on Salmon Farming – Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 2011
Mange veier til bedre viten – Nordlys 2011
Precautionary approach to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the need for biosafety research – 2010
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