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Aina-Cathrine Øvergård

Associate Professor
  • E-mailaina-cathrine.overgard@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 44 64
  • Visitor Address
    Thormøhlens gate 53 A/B
    5006 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2023). Transcriptomic and targeted immune transcript analyses confirm localized skin immune responses in Atlantic salmon towards the salmon louse. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). The thymus and T-cell ontogeny in ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) is nutritionally modelled. Frontiers in Immunology. 19 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Mining Lepeophtheirus salmonis RNA-Seq data for qPCR reference genes and their application in Caligus elongatus. Experimental parasitology.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Identification and characterization of two salmon louse heme peroxidases and their potential as vaccine antigens. iScience. 21 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Small, charged proteins in salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) secretions modulate Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) immune responses and coagulation. Scientific Reports. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Roles of three putative salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) prostaglandin E2synthases in physiology and host–parasite interactions. Parasites & Vectors. 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss skin responses to salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis: From copepodid to adult stage. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 200-210.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Salmon louse rhabdoviruses: Impact on louse development and transcription of selected Atlantic salmon immune genes. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 86-95.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Genomic characterization, phylogenetic position and in situ localization of a novel putative mononegavirus in Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Archives of Virology. 675-689.
  • Show author(s) (2017). RNAi-mediated treatment of two vertically transmitted rhabdovirus infecting the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Scientific Reports. 1-10.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Molecular characterization and functional analysis of a salmon louse (Lepeoptheirus salmonis, Krøyer 1838) heme peroxidase with a potential role in extracellular matrixes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 1-10.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Characterization of three salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) genes with fibronectin II domains expressed by tegumental type 1 glands. Molecular and biochemical parasitology (Print). 1-9.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Exocrine glands of Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae): Distribution, developmental appearance, and site of secretion. Journal of morphology. 1616-1630.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Molecular characterization and knock-down of salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) prostaglandin E synthase. Experimental parasitology. 79-93.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Genomic characterization and phylogenetic position of two new species in Rhabdoviridae infecting the parasitic copepod, salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). PLOS ONE.
  • Show author(s) (2014). A new intracellular bacterium, Candidatus Similichlamydia labri sp. nov. (Chlamydiaceae) producing epitheliocysts in ballan wrasse, Labrus bergylta (Pisces, Labridae). Archives of Microbiology. 311-318.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) T-cell and cytokine response after vaccination and challenge with nodavirus. Vaccine. 2395-2402.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Characterisation and expression analysis of the Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglosssus L.) cytokines: IL-1β, IL-6, IL-11, IL-12β and IFNγ. Molecular Biology Reports. 2201-2213.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Atlantic halibut experimentally infected with nodavirus shows increased levels of T-cell marker and IFN gamma transcripts. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 139-150.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Expression of T-cell markers during Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) ontogenesis. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 203-213.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Evaluation of potential reference genes for real time RT-PCR studies in Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus Hippoglossus L.); during development, in tissues of healthy and NNV-injected fish, and in anterior kidney leucocytes. BMC Molecular Biology. 15 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Cloning, characterization, and expression pattern of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) CD4-2, Lck, and ZAP-70. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 987-997.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Cloning and expression analysis of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) CD3 genes. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 707-713.
  • Show author(s) (2009). A CD4 homologue in Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus): Molecular cloning and characterisation. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 377-384.
  • Show author(s) (2008). CD8 alpha and CD8 beta in Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus: Cloning, characterization and gene expression during viral and bacterial infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 570-580.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Sekvensering av havet – fremtidens teknologi. .
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2022). Does Salmon louse Have an Immune Dampening Effect on Atlantic Salmon? .
  • Show author(s) (2020). Grunnleggende lusebiologi – hva vet vi, og hva skal studeres. .
  • Show author(s) (2019). Lusespytt modulerer laksens immunrespons.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Learning outcomes at master level in biology. Current expectations and guidelines for the future.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Excretory and Secretory Factors of the Salmon Louse: Genomic Characterization, Effects on Feeding, and Impacts on Host Immunity.
  • Show author(s) (2018). DO Lepeophtheirus salmonis RHABDOVIRUSES (LsRVs) DAMPEN THE LOCAL SKIN INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE IN ATLANTIC SALMON Salmo salar?
  • Show author(s) (2017). Exocrine glands of Lepeophtheirus salmonis and secretion of possible immune regulatory proteins.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Do prostaglandins produced by lepeophtheirus salmonis affect the interaction between the parasite and the fish?
  • Show author(s) (2016). Distribution and Development of salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis exocrine glands.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Characterization and knock-down of a putative prostaglandin e synthase found in Lepeophtheirus salmonis.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Molecular approaches for development of vaccines against intracellular fish pathogens.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Relativ uttrykning av T-celle markører i tidlige livsstadier hos Atlantisk kveite (Hippoglossus hippoglossus).
  • Show author(s) (2009). B and T cell markers during Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) ontogenesis.
Masters thesis
  • Show author(s) (2021). Refilling behaviour of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) with different air-dome heights.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) (2020). Skottelusen: en kilde til viktig kunnskap, men også en mulig fremtidig trussel? Norsk Fiskeoppdrett.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2012). T-cells and cytokines of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) - Gene expression levels during ontogenesis, vaccination and experimental nodavirus infection.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) (2011). Viruses of Fish. 39 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). LsLGP3 from Salmon Louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) Causes Cell Death in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) Leukocytes. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 104980.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Eksokrine kjertler i lakselus (Lepeophtheirus salmonis).
  • Show author(s) (2016). Licebase-a species focused resource for sea lice including an RNAi LIMS andtools for data analysis and genome annotation.
Popular scientific chapter/article
  • Show author(s) (2011). Tidlig vaksinering – mot sin hensikt. 41-42.

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