The Department of Biomedicine


The Department of Biomedicine is located in Building for Basic Biological Research (BBB) ​​near Haukeland University Hospital

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You will find the reception on the 6th floor
opening hours 8:00-15:00
Phone: +47 - 55 58 63 00
Fax: +47 - 55 58 63 60
Birgitte de Martens, receptionist
May-lill Helgesen, receptionist
Birk Nesset Øvereng, apprentice


Frode Berven, Head of Department
Frits Thorsen, Deputy Head of Department
Ruth Brenk, Deputy Head of Research
Arne Tjølsen, Deputy Head of Education
Karl Johan Tronstad, Deputy Head of Innovation
Janne Gotaas, Head of Administration

Academic affairs


Bianca Cecilie Nygård, head of academic affairs
Birgitte S. Hageseter, teaching schedules
Stian Krog, exams, student exchange
Astrid E Pettersen, anatomical donation program
Elisabeth Hjøllo Liland, anatomy
Lene Dale Øygarden
Trine Lunde, anatomy
Maria Diaz, anatomy
Ludmila Burdek, chemistry and biochemistry
Siri Tangen Aaserud, administration of master's programme in biomedical sciences, courses in chemistry and biochemistry

Financial and Research administration

Margarethe Bittins, PhD- and research coordinator, newsletter, webpages
Bente Elin Haugsvær, controller and fincancial officer
Inni Merete Offerdal Hernandez, financial officer
Kristianne Nordeide Havsgård, financial officer

Michaël Marie, research adviser (The Faculty of Medicine)