Espen Bækkevold (Researcher)

Espen is molecular cell biologist and has a PhD in immunology from the University of Oslo. Following a postdoc at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital and a researcher appointment at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, he joined

Raquel Bartolome Casado (Postdoc)

Raquel is interested in studying the immune cells that are lodged in the human intestinal mucosa at single-cell resolution. After obtaining her degree in Biotechnology at the University of Salamanca (Spain), Raquel worked at the Cancer Research Center in Salamanca

Diana Domanska (Researcher)

Diana is a bioinformatician and matematician. She received her PhD in computer science from University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland) in 2014. After PhD, she did her postdoc at the University in Oslo in Biomedical Informatics. She worked on statistical

Kjersti Thorvaldsen Hagen (Laboratory Scientist)

Kjersti is a biomedical laboratory scientist from Oslo Metropolitan University, and Kjersti joined the lab in 2008. Her main expertise is immunohistochemistry- and immunofluorescence methods. She also has genuine interests in molecular biology, especially in the working methods in single

Hanna Johannessen (PhD student)

Hanna joined the lab in February 2021 after completing her medical studies at the University of Oslo. Hanna is interested in the development of the mucosal immune system in the gut and in her PhD project she studies the relationship

Victoria Therese Karlsen (PhD student)

Victoria joined the lab in 2019 for her Master’s project, characterizing macrophages in the human colonic mucosa, and is now a PhD candidate in the group. Victoria is interested in the human intestinal immune system and in her PhD project

Sol Lim (Postdoc)

Sol is a postdoc currently based in Inouye lab, department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge. She received her BSc in Mathematics, MSc in Interdisciplinary program in Cognitive Sciences,  and PhD in Computational Neuroscience from Seoul National

Umair Majid (PhD student)

Umair Majid is a medical doctor with working experience in gastrointestinal surgery. Umair studies the role of mucosal macrophages in healthy colon and their disease modifying mechanisms in colorectal cancer. He has a shared position at the University of Oslo