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Tom Ole
Nilsen
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Uni Research Miljø
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Journal articles
  • Handeland, Sigurd O; Imsland, Albert; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Hosfeld, Camilla Diesen; Teien, Hans-Christian; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav. 2014. Osmoregulation and growth in offspring of wild Atlantic salmon at different temperatures. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 97: 285-296. doi: 10.1007/s10641-013-0151-5
  • Niklasson, Lars; Sundh, Henrik; Olsen, Rolf Erik; Jutfelt, Fredrik; Skjødt, Karsten; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Sundell, Kristina. 2014. Effects of cortisol on the intestinal mucosal immune response during cohabitant challenge with IPNV in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). PLoS ONE. 9. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094288
  • Urke, Henning Andre; Arnekleiv, Jo Vegar; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Nilssen, Kjell J. 2014. Development of seawater tolerance and subsequent downstream migration in wild and stocked young-of-the-year derived Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts. Journal of Fish Biology. 84: 178-192. Published 2014-01-03. doi: 10.1111/jfb.12276
  • Angotzi, Anna Rita; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Rathore, Raja Mansingh; Rønnestad, Ivar. 2013. Molecular cloning and genomic characterization of novel Leptin-like genes in salmonids provide new insight into the evolution of the Leptin gene family. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 187: 48-59. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2013.03.022
  • Grassie, Cairsty; Braithwaite, Victoria Anne; Nilsson, Jonatan; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Teien, Hans-Christian; Handeland, Sigurd Olav; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Tronci, Valentina; Gorissen, Marnix; Flik, Gert; Ebbesson, Lars O.E. 2013. Aluminum exposure impacts brain plasticity and behavior in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 3148-3155. doi: 10.1242/jeb.083550
  • Handeland, Sigurd O; Imsland, Albert; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Hosfeld, Camilla Diesen; Bæverfjord, Grete; Espmark, Åsa Maria Olofsdotter; Rosten, Trond; Skilbrei, Ove Tommy; Hansen, Tom Johnny; Gunnarsson, Gunnar Steinn; Breck, Olav; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav. 2013. Low light intensity can reduce Atlantic salmon smolt quality. Aquaculture. 384: 19-24. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2012.12.016
  • Nilsen, Tom Ole; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Handeland, Sigurd O; Kroglund, Frode; Finstad, Bengt; Angotzi, Anna Rita; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav. 2013. Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) smolts require more than two weeks to recover from acidic water and aluminium exposure. Aquatic Toxicology. 142: 33-44. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.07.016
  • Salvanes, Anne Gro Vea; Moberg, Olav; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Jensen, Knut Helge; Braithwaite, Victoria Anne. 2013. Environmental enrichment promotes neural plasticity and cognitive ability in fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences. 280. 7 pages. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.1331
  • Salvanes, Anne Gro Vea; Moberg, Olav; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Jensen, Knut Helge; Braithwaite, Victoria Anne. 2013. Environmental enrichment promotes neural plasticity and cognative behaviour in fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Section B. 280. doi: /10.1098/rspb.2013.1331
  • Urke, Henning Andre; Kristensen, Torstein; Arnekleiv, Jo Vegar; Haugen, Thrond Oddvar; Kjærstad, Gaute; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Nilsen, Tom Ole. 2013. Seawater tolerance and post-smolt migration of wild Atlantic salmon Salmo salar × brown trout S. trutta hybrid smolts. Journal of Fish Biology. 82: 206-227. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2012.03481.x
  • Finstad, Bengt; Kroglund, Frode; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Nilsen, Rune; Pettersen, Kristian; Rosseland, Bjørn Olav; Teien, Hans-Christian; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Salbu, Brit; Fiske, Peder; Ebbesson, Lars. 2012. Salmon lice-induced mortality of Atlantic salmon postsmolts experiencing episodic acidification and recovery in freshwater. Aquaculture. 362-363: 193-199. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2010.10.037
  • Kling, Peter; Jönsson, Elisabeth; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Einarsdottir, Ingibjörg Eir; Rønnestad, Ivar; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Björnsson, Björn Thrandur. 2012. The role of growth hormone in growth, lipid homeostasis, energy utilization and partitioning in rainbow trout: Interactions with leptin, ghrelin and insulin-like growth factor I. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 175: 153-162. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2011.10.014
  • Kroglund, Frode; Finstad, Bengt; Pettersen, Kristian; Teien, Hans-Christian; Salbu, Brit; Rosseland, Bjørn Olav; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Nilsen, Rune; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Kristensen, Torstein. 2012. Recovery of Atlantic salmon smolts following aluminum exposure defined by changes in blood physiology and seawater tolerance. Aquaculture. 362-363: 232-240. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2011.04.041
  • Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Haugland, Monika; Björnsson, Björn Thrandur; McCormick, Stephen D.; Holm, Marianne; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Holst, Jens Christian; Nilsen, Tom Ole. 2012. Growth, osmoregulation and endocrine changes in wild Atlantic salmon smolts and post-smolts during marine migration. Aquaculture. 362: 127-136. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2011.07.002
  • Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Helvik, Jon Vidar; Tronci, Valentina; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav. 2011. Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Neurogenesis during Midlife Development in Salmon: Genetic, Environmental and Thyroid Hormone Regulation. Journal of neuroendocrinology (Print). 23: 733-741. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2826.2011.02164.x
  • Murashita, Koji; Jordal, Ann-Elise Olderbakk; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Kurokawa, Tadahide; Björnsson, Björn Thrandur; Moen, Anne-Grethe Gamst; Rønnestad, Ivar. 2011. Leptin reduces Atlantic salmon growth through the central pro-opiomelanocortin pathway. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 158: 79-86. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2010.09.001
  • Nilsen, Tom Ole; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Kverneland, Ole Gabriel; Kroglund, Frode; Finstad, Bengt; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav. 2010. Ny metode kan påvise skader hos laksesmolt som er utsatt for aluminiumsrikt surt vann. pH-status : forum for sur nedbør og kalking. 4. 12-13.
  • Nilsen, Tom Ole; Ebbesson, Lars O.E.; Kverneland, Ole Gabriel; Kroglund, Frode; Finstad, Bengt; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav. 2010. Effects of acidic water and aluminum exposure on gill Na+, K+-ATPase alpha-subunit isoforms, enzyme activity, physiology and return rates in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). Aquatic Toxicology. 97: 250-259. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2009.12.001
  • Rønnestad, Ivar; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Murashita, Koji; Angotzi, Anna Rita; Moen, Anne-Grethe Gamst; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Kling, Peter; Björnsson, Björn Thrandur; Kurokawa, Tadahide. 2010. Leptin and leptin receptor genes in Atlantic salmon: Cloning, phylogeny, tissue distribution and expression correlated to long-term feeding status. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 168: 55-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2010.04.010
  • Murashita, Koji; Kurokawa, Tadahide; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Rønnestad, Ivar. 2009. Ghrelin, cholecystokinin, and peptide YY in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Molecular cloning and tissue expression. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 160: 223-235. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2008.11.024
  • Moen, Anne-Grethe Gamst; Stefansson, Sigurd Olav; Jordal, Ann-Elise Olderbakk; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Kurokawa, T; Bjørnsson, B. T.; Rønnestad, Ivar. 2008. Nutritional status of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) broodstock. Maternal effects on early expression of leptin, IGF-I, IGF-IR, and GHR. Cybium (Paris). 32: 62-63.
  • Nilsen, Tom Ole; Ebbesson, Lars; Kiilerich, Pia; Björnsson, Björn Thrandur; Madsen, Steffen S.; McCormick, Stephen D.; Stefansson, Sigurd. 2008. Endocrine systems in juvenile anadromous and landlocked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Seasonal development and seawater acclimation. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 155: 762-772. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2007.08.006
  • Tipsmark, Christian K.; Kiilerich, Pia; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Ebbesson, Lars; Stefansson, Sigurd; Madsen, Steffen S. 2008. Branchial expression patterns of claudin isoforms in Atlantic salmon during seawater acclimation and smoltification. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 294: R1563-R1574. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00915.2007
  • Ebbesson, Lars; Ebbesson, Sven O.E.; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Stefansson, Sigurd; Holmqvist, Bo. 2007. Exposure to continuous light disrupts retinal innervation of the preoptic nucleus during parr-smolt transformation in Atlantic salmon. Aquaculture. 273: 345-349. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.10.016
  • Finstad, Bengt; Kroglund, Frode; Strand, Rita; Stefansson, Sigurd; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Rosseland, Bjørn Olav; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Salbu, Brit. 2007. Salmon lice or suboptimal water quality - Reasons for reduced postsmolt survival? Aquaculture. 273: 374-383. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.10.019
  • Kroglund, Frode; Finstad, Bengt; Stefansson, Sigurd; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Kristensen, Torstein; Rosseland, Bjørn Olav; Teien, Hans-Christian; Salbu, Brit. 2007. Exposure to moderate acid water and aluminum reduces Atlantic salmon post-smolt survival. Aquaculture. 273: 360-373. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.10.018
  • Nilsen, Tom Ole; Ebbesson, Lars; Madsen, Steffen S.; McCormick, Stephen D.; Andersson, Eva; Bjørnsson, Bjørn Th.; Prunet, Patrick; Stefansson, Sigurd. 2007. Differential expression of gill Na+,K+-ATPase alpha- and beta-subunits, Na+,K+,2Cl(-) cotransporter and CFTR anion channel in juvenile anadromous and landlocked Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Journal of Experimental Biology. 210. doi: 10.1242/jeb.002873
  • Rønnestad, Ivar; Gavaia, Paulo; Viegas, Carla; Verri, Tiziano; Romano, Alessandro; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Jordal, Ann-Elise Olderbakk; Kamisaka, Yoko; Cancela, ML. 2007. Oligopeptide transporter PepT1 in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.): cloning, tissue expression and comparative aspects. Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 3883-3896. doi: 10.1242/jeb.007898
  • Stefansson, Sigurd; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Ebbesson, Lars; Wargelius, Anna; Madsen, Steffen S.; Björnsson, Björn Thrandur; McCormick, Stephen D. 2007. Molecular mechanisms of continuous light inhibition of Atlantic salmon parr-smolt transformation. Aquaculture. 273: 235-245. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.10.005
  • Stefansson, Sigurd; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Ebbesson, Lars; Wargelius, Anna; Madsen, Steffen S.; Bjørnsson, Bjørn Th.; McCormich, Stephen D. 2007. Molecular mechanisms of contiuous light inhibition of Atlantic salmon parr-smolt transformation. Aquaculture. 273: 235-245. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.10.005
  • Ebbesson, Lars; Tipsmark, Christian K.; Holmqvist, Bo; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Andersson, Eva Mareile; Stefansson, Sigurd; Madsen, Steffen S. 2005. Nitric oxide synthase in the gill of Atlantic salmon: colocalization with and inhibition of Na+,K+-ATPase. Journal of Experimental Biology. 208: 1011-1017. doi: 10.1242/jeb.01488
  • Olsvik, Pål A.; Lie, Kai Kristoffer; Olderbakk Jordal, Anne-Lise; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Hordvik, Ivar. 2005. Evaluation of potential reference genes in real-time RT-PCR studies of Atlantic salmon. BMC Molecular Biology. 6: 1-9. doi: 10.1186/1471-2199-6-21
  • Nilsen, Tom Ole; Ebbesson, Lars O. E.; Stefansson, Sigurd. 2003. Smolting in anadromous and landlocked strains of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Aquaculture. 222: 71-82.
Reports and theses
  • Nilsen, Tom Ole. 2002. Smolting in anadromous and landlocked strains of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Thesis for the partial fulfillment of the degree Cand. scient.. 55 pages.
Book sections
  • Stefansson, Sigurd; Bjerknes, Vilhelm; Bjørn, Pål A.; Bæverfjord, Grete; Finn, Roderick Nigel; Finstad, Bengt; Fivelstad, Sveinung; Handeland, Sigurd O; Hosfeld, Camilla Diesen; Kristensen, Torstein; Kroglund, Frode; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Rosseland, Bjørn Olav; Rosten, Trond; Salbu, Brit; Teien, Hans C.; Toften, Hilde; Åtland, Åse. 2007. Fysiologiske egenskaper ved rogn, yngel og smolt. Kapittel 3, pages 94-123. In:
    • Bjerknes, Vilhelm. 2007. Vannkvalitet og smoltproduksjon. 228 pages. ISBN: 978-82-8090-018-0.
  • Stefansson, Sigurd; Bjerknes, Vilhelm; Bjørn, Pål A; Bæverfjord, Grete; Finn, R.Nigel; Finstad, Bengt; Fivelstad, Sveinung; Fivelstad, Sveinung; Handeland, Sigurd O.; Hosfeld, Anne Camilla Diesen; Hosfeld, Anne Camilla Diesen; Kristensen, Torstein; Kroglund, Frode; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Rosseland, Bjørn Olav; Rosten, Trond; Salbu, Brit; Teien, Hans-Christian; Toften, Hilde; Åtland, Åse. 2007. Fysiologiske egenskaper ved rogn, yngel og smolt. faglig_bok_forlag, pages 94-124. In:
    • 2007. Vannkvalitet og smoltproduksjon. Red.Vilhelm Bjerknes. 31 pages.
  • Stefansson, Sigurd; Bjerknes, Vilhelm; Bjørn, Pål A; Bæverfjord, Grete; Nigel, R.F.; Finstad, Bengt; Fivelstad, Sveinung; Fivelstad, Sveinung; Handeland, Sigurd O.; Hosfeld, Camilla Diesen; Hosfeld, Camilla Diesen; Kristensen, Torstein; Kroglund, Frode; Nilsen, Tom Ole; Rosseland, Bjørn Olav; Rosten, Trond; Salbu, Brit; Teien, Hans-Christian; Toften, Hilde; Åtland, Åse. 2007. Capitúlo 2. Propiedades Fisiológicas en Ovas Alevins y Smolt. faglig_bok_forlag, pages 38-69. In:
    • Bjerknes, Vilhelm; Liltved, Helge; Rosseland, Bjørn Olav; Rosten, Trond; Skjelkvåle, Brit Lisa; Stefansson, Sigurd; Åtland, Åse. 2007. Vannkvalitet og smoltproduksjon. 228 pages. ISBN: 9788280900180.

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Publications in Per-Review Journals

Urke, H.A., Arnekleiv, J.V., Nilsen, T.O., Nilssen, K.J. (2014). Development of seawater tolerance and subsequent downstream migration in wild and stocked young-of-the-year derived Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Journal of Fish Biology 84, 178 - 192.

Handeland, S.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Nilsen, T.O., Hosfeld, C.D., Teien, H.C., Stefansson, S.O. (2014). Osmoregulation and growth in wild Atlantic salmon smolts at different temperatures. Environmental Biology of Fishes EBFI-D-12-02989 (in press).

Nilsen, T.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Handeland, S.O., Kroglund, K., Finstad, B., Angotzi, A.R., Stefansson, S.O. (2013) Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) smolts require more than two weeks to recover from acidic water and aluminium exposure. Aquatic Toxicology 142-143, 33-34.

Salvanes, A.G.V., Moberg, O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Nilsen, T.O., Jensen, K.H., Skorping, A., Braithwaite, V.A. (2013). Environmental enrichment promotes neural plasticity and cognitive ability in fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20131331. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.1331.

Grassie, C., Braithwaite, V.A., Nilsson, J., Nilsen, T.O., Teien, H.C., Handeland, S.O., Stefansson, S.O., Tronci, V., Ebbesson, L.O.E. (2012). Aluminum exposure impacts brain plasticity and behavior in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Journal of Experimental Biology 216, 3148-3155.

Angotzi, A.R., Stefansson, S.O., Nilsen, T.O., Rathore, R.M., Rønnestad, I. (2013). Molecular cloning and genomic characterization of novel Leptin-like genes in salmonids provide new insight into the evolution of the Leptin gene family. General and comparative endocrinology 187, 48-59.

Urke, H.A., Kristensen, T., Arnekleiv, J.V., Haugen, T.O., Kjærstad, G., Stefansson, S.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Nilsen, T.O., (2013). Sea water tolerance and post smolt migration of wild Atlantic salmon Salmo salar x brown trout S. trutta hybrid smolts. Journal of Fish Biology 82, 206-227.

Handeland, S.O., Imsland, A., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Nilsen, T.O., Hosfeld, C.D., Baeverfjord, G., Espmark, Å., Rosten, T., Skilbrei, O., Hansen, T., Gunnarsson, G.S., Breck, O., Stefansson, S.O., (2013). Low light intensity can reduce Atlantic salmon smolt quality. Aquaculture 384-387, 19-24.

Urke, H.A., Kristensen, T., Arnekleiv, J.V., Haugen, T.O., Kjærstad, G., Stefansson, S.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Nilsen, T.O. (2013). Sea water tolerance and post smolt migration of wild Atlantic salmon x brown trout hybrid smolts. Journal of Fish Biology 82, 206-227.

Stefansson, S.O., Haugland, M., Björnsson, B.Th., McCormick, S.D., Holm, M., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Holst, J.C., Nilsen, T.O., (2012). Growth, osmoregulation and endocrine changes in wild Atlantic salmon post-smolts during marine migration. Aquaculture 362-363, 127-136.

Kroglund, K., Finstad, B., Pettersen, K., Teien, H.C., Salbu, B., Rosseland, Rosseland, B.O., Nilsen, T.O., Stefansson, S.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Nilsen, R., Bjørn, P.A., Kristensen, T., (2012). Recovery rates in Atlantic salmon smolt following aluminum exposure defined by changes in blood physiology and seawater tolerance. Aquaculture 362-363, 232-240.

Finstad, B., Kroglund, K., Bjørn, P.A., Pettersen, K., Rosseland, B.O., Teien, H.C., Nilsen, T.O., Stefansson, S.O., Salbu, B., Nilsen, R., Fiske, P., Ebbesson, L.O.E., (2012). Salmon lice induced mortality of Atlantic salmon postsmolts experiencing episodic acidification and recovery in freshwater. Aquaculture 362-363, 193-199.

Kling, P., Bergman, E.J., Nilsen, T.O., Einarsdottir, I.E., Rønnestad, I., Stefansson, S.O., Björnsson, B.Th. (2012). The role of growth hormone in growth, lipid homeostasis, energy utilization and partitioning in rainbow trout: interactions with insulin-like growth factor I, ghrelin and leptin. General and comparative endocrinology 175, 153-162.

Ebbesson, L.O.E., Nilsen, T.O., Helvik, J.V., Tronci, V., Stefansson, S.O. (2011). Corticotropin-releasing factor neurogenesis during midlife development in salmon: genetic, environment and thyroid hormone regulation. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 23, 733-741.

Murashita, K., Jordal, A. E. O., Nilsen, T.O., Stefansson, S.O., Kurokawa, T., Björnsson, B.Th., Gamst-Moen, A.G., Rønnestad, I., (2010). Leptin reduces Atlantic salmon growth through the central pro-opiomelanocortin pathway. Comparative Biochemistry and physiology Part A 158, 79-86.

Nilsen, T.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Kverneland, O.G., Kroglund, F. Finstad, B., Stefansson, S.O., (2010). Effects of acidic water and aluminum exposure on gill Na+, K+ ATPase – α subunit isoforms, enzyme activity, physiology and return rates in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). Aquatic Toxicology 97, 250-259.

Rønnestad, I., Nilsen, T.O., Murashita, K., Angotzi, A.R., Gamst Moen, A.G., Stefansson, S.O., Björnsson, B.Th., Kling, P., Kurokawa, T., (2010). Leptin and leptin receptor genes in Atlantic salmon: cloning, phylogeny, tissue distribution and expression correlated to long-term feeding status. General and comparative endocrinology 168, 55-70.

Murashita, K., Kurokawa, T., Nilsen, T.O., Rønnestad, I., (2009). Ghrelin, cholecystokinin and peptide YY in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): molecular cloning and tissue expression. General and comparative endocrinology 160, 223-235.

Nilsen, T.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Kiilerich, P., Björnsson, B.Th., Madsen, S.S., McCormick, S.D., Stefansson, S.O., (2008). Endocrine systems in juvenile anadromous and landlocked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Seasonal development and seawater acclimation. General and comparative endocrinology 155, 762-772.

Tipsmark, C.K., Kiilerich, P., Nilsen, T.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Stefansson, S.O., Madsen, S.S. (2008). Branchial Expression Patterns of Claudin Isoforms in Atlantic Salmon During Seawater Acclimation and Smoltification. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 294, R1563-R1574.

Nilsen, T.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Madsen, S.S., McCormick, S.D., Andersson, E., Björnsson, B.Th., Prunet, P., Stefansson, S.O., (2007). Differential expression of gill Na+, K+-ATPase α & β subunits, Na+, K+, 2Cl- cotransporter and CFTR anion channel in juvenile anadromous and landlocked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). The Journal of Experimental Biology 210, 2885-2896.

Stefansson, S.O, Nilsen, T.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Wargelius, A., Madsen, S.S., Björnsson, B.Th., McCormick, S.D., (2007). Molecular mechanisms of continuous-light inhibition of Atlantic salmon parr-smolt transformation. Aquaculture 273, 235-245.

Ebbesson, L.O.E., Ebbesson, S.O.E., Nilsen, T.O., Stefansson, S.O., Holmqvist, B., (2007). Exposure to continuous light disrupts retinal innervation of the preoptic nucleus during parr-smolt transformation in salmon. Aquaculture 273, 345-349.

Kroglund, F., Finstad, B., Stefansson, S.O., Nilsen, T.O., Kristensen, T. Rosseland, B.O., Teien, H.C., Salbu, B., (2007). Exposure to moderate acid water and aluminum reduces Atlantic salmon postsmolt survival. Aquaculture 273, 360-373.

Finstad, B., Kroglund, F., Strand, R., Stefansson, S.O., Bjørn, P.A., Rosseland, B.O., Nilsen, T.O., Salbu, B., (2007). Salmon lice or suboptimal water quality – reasons for reduced postsmolt survival? Aquaculture 273, 374-383.

Rønnestad, I., Gavaia, P.J., Viegas, C.S.B., Verri, T., Romano, A., Nilsen, T.O., Jordal, A.J., Kamisaka, Y., Cancela, M.L., (2007). Oligopeptide transporter PepT1 in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.): cloning, tissue expression and comparative aspects. The Journal of Experimental Biology 210, 3883-3896.

Ebbesson, L.O.E., Tipsmark, C.K., Holmqvist, B., Nilsen, T.O., Andersson, E., Stefansson, S.O., Madsen, S.S., (2005). Nitric oxide producing cells in the gill of Atlantic salmon and their inhibition of Na+,K+-ATPase activity. The Journal of Experimental Biology 208, 1011-1017.

Olsvik, P. A., Lie, K. K., Jordal, A. E. O., Nilsen, T.O., Hordvik, I., (2005). Evaluation of potential reference genes in real-time RT-PCR studies of Atlantic salmon. Bmc Molecular Biology 6:21, 1-9.

Nilsen, T.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Stefansson, S. O., 2003. Smolting in anadromous and landlocked strains of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Aquaculture 222, 71-82.

Book Chapter

Stefansson, S.O., Bjerknes, V., Bjørn, P.A., Bæverfjord, G., Finn, R.N., Finstad, B., Fivelstad, S., Handeland, S.O., Hosfeld, C.D., Kristensen, T., Kroglund, K., Nilsen, T.O., Rosseland, B.O., Rosten, T., Salbu, B., Teien, H.C., Toften, H., Åtland, Å. (2007). Fysiologiske egenskaper ved rogn, yngel og smolt. In: Bjerknes, V. (ed), Vannkvalitet og smoltproduksjon: Juul forlag 2007. ISBN 978-82-8090-018-0. s. 94-123. (In Norwegian).

Publications in popular Science Journals

Nilsen, T.O., Ebbesson, L.O.E., Kverneland, O.G., Kroglund, F., Finstad, B., Stefansson, S.O. (2010). Ny metode kan påvise skader hos laksesmolt som er utsatt for aluminiumsrikt surt vann. pH-status nr. 4, 12-13 (in norwegian)

Kroglund F., Finstad, B., Pettersen, K., Rosseland, B.O., Bjørn, P.A., Teien, T.C., Salbu, B., Nilsen, T.O., Stefansson, T.O., Ebbesson, L.O., Nilsen, R., Kristiansen, T., (2010) Forsurigsskader og helbredningstid for laksesmolt. pH-status nr.1, 6-7 (in Norwegian)

Stefansson, S.O. and Nilsen, T.O. (2012). The smolt probe – novel tools for assessment of smolt quality and marine performance in Atlantic salmon. Public Service Review: European Union, 23, page 472.

 

Education:

2007 Ph.D. University of Bergen, Department of Biology. Thesis title “Molecular and endocrine aspects of hypo-osmoregulatory development in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.),” ISBN 978-82-308-0456-8.

2002 Cand. Cient., (M.Sc.), University of Bergen, Department of Fisheries and Marine Biology

1999 Høyskolekandidat (B.Sc.) in aquaculture biology, Sogndal College

Professional Experience:

University of Bergen, Dept. of Biology, Research Scientist, 2010 - present

Conte Anadromous Fish Research Center, USGS, Biological Resources Division, Turners Falls, MA, USA, Postdoctoral Fellow (with Stephen D. McCormick, 15 months), 2008 – 2009

University of Bergen, Dept. of Biology, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007 – 2009