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 the lab in 2007. He is also a Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo.
Espen has a “wet lab” background, and is interested in applying single-cell technologies to understand the composition and development of immune cell networks in human mucosal tissues.