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Gene technology, environment and society

Gene technology, environment and society

Safe use of biotechnologies

Gene technology, environment and society is conducting research and research-based activities with the aim to contribute to safe use of biotechnologies.

The research group focuses on research areas:

· Antimicrobial resistance in the environment by the one-health approach

· ELSA and RRI (ethical, legal, social and sustainable aspects) with new technologies

· Biosafety of GMOs and genome edited organisms

The research group is a national competence center and have a responsibility to provide scientific knowledge of to Norwegian environmental authorities concerning the use of GMOs according to the Gene Technology Act. This includes knowledge about effects GMOs may have on health and the environment, and for assessing the criteria for sustainability, societal benefit and ethics.

Contact person
Odd-Gunnar Wikmark

Genteknologi, miljø og samfunn Research Director Gene Technology, Environment and Society - Tromsø

ogwi@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 84

Meet the team
Odd-Gunnar Wikmark

Research Director Gene Technology, Environment and Society - Tromsø
ogwi@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 84

Anne Ingeborg Myhr

SVP Biotechnology and Circular Economy - Tromsø
anmy@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 80

Sarah Zanon Agapito

Research Professor - Tromsø
saag@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 87

Arinze Stanley Okoli

Senior Researcher - Tromsø
arok@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 85

Idun Merete Grønsberg

Senior Researcher - Tromsø
idgr@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 83

Saminathan Subburaj

Post Doc - Tromsø
sasu@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 93

Trine Antonsen

Senior Researcher - Tromsø
tria@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 88

Torill Blix

Research Fellow - Tromsø
tobl@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 89

Tim Dassler

Researcher - Tromsø
timd@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 91

Philomena Chu

Senior Researcher - Tromsø
pchu@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 94

Jennifer Ann Lillebo Nunn

Senior Researcher - Tromsø
jenu@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 86

Tam Tran

Post Doc - Tromsø
tran@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 78 95

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