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Academic article
  • Fjørtoft, Helene Børretzen; Nilsen, Frank; Besnier, Francois; Stene, Anne; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Tveten, Ann-Kristin; Aspehaug, Vidar Teis; Finstad, Bengt; Glover, Kevin. 2019. Salmon lice sampled from wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout throughout Norway display high frequencies of the genotype Associated with pyrethroid resistance. Aquaculture Environment Interactions. 459-468.
  • Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Kongshaug, Heidi; Li, Ming; Nilsen, Frank. 2019. RNAi mediated myosuppressin deficiency affects muscle development and survival in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Scientific Reports.
  • Borchel, Andreas; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2019. Identification and Description of the Key Molecular Components of the Egg Strings of the Salmon Louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) . Genes.
  • Heggland, Erna Irene; Trösse, Christiane; Eichner, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank. 2019. Heavy and light chain homologs of ferritin are essential for blood-feeding and egg production of the ectoparasitic copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Molecular and biochemical parasitology (Print). 1-10.
  • Hardardottir, Hulda; Male, Rune; Nilsen, Frank; Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Dalvin, Sussie. 2019. Chitin synthesis and degradation in Lepeophtheirus salmonis: Molecular characterization and gene expression profile during synthesis of a new exoskeleton. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 123-133.
  • Heggland, Erna Irene; Eichner, Christiane; Støve, Svein Isungset; Martinez, Aurora; Nilsen, Frank; Dondrup, Michael. 2019. A scavenger receptor B (CD36)-like protein is a potential mediator of intestinal heme absorption in the hematophagous ectoparasite Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Scientific Reports. 1-14.
  • Pistone, Dario; Lindgren, Marianne; Holmstad, Per Ragnvald; Ellingsen, Nina Karin; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank; Skorping, Arne. 2018. The role of chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Philopteridae) as intermediate hosts in the transmission of Hymenolepis microps (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) from the willow ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus (Aves: Tetraonidae). Journal of Helminthology. 49-55.
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank. 2018. Salmon louse rhabdoviruses: Impact on louse development and transcription of selected Atlantic salmon immune genes. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 86-95.
  • Nilsen, Frank. 2018. Recent advances in Salmon louse research. Bulletin of The European Association of Fish Pathologists. 91-97.
  • Khan, Muhammad Tanveer; Dalvin, Sussie; Waheed, Qaiser; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune. 2018. Molecular characterization of the lipophorin receptor in the crustacean ectoparasite Lepeophtheirus salmonis. PLOS ONE. 1-23.
  • Sandlund, Liv; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 2018. Molecular characterization and functional analysis of components of the TOR pathway of the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1838). Experimental parasitology. 83-92.
  • Sandlund, Liv; Kongshaug, Heidi; Horsberg, Tor Einar; Male, Rune; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 2018. Identification and characterisation of the ecdysone biosynthetic genes neverland, disembodied and shade in the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda, Caligidae). PLOS ONE. 1-16.
  • Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2018. Gene silencing reveals multiple functions of Na+/K+-ATPase in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Experimental parasitology. 79-91.
  • Borchel, Andreas; Nilsen, Frank. 2018. A novel gene‐family involved in spermatophore generation in the economically important salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 478-489.
  • Kaur, Kiranpreet; Besnier, Francois; Glover, Kevin; Nilsen, Frank; Aspehaug, Vidar Teis; Fjørtoft, Helene Børretzen; Horsberg, Tor Einar. 2017. The mechanism (Phe362Tyr mutation) behind resistance in Lepeophtheirus salmonis pre-dates organophosphate use in salmon farming. Scientific Reports. 8 pages.
  • Fjørtoft, Helene Børretzen; Besnier, Francois; Stene, Anne; Nilsen, Frank; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Tveten, Ann-Kristin; Finstad, Bengt; Aspehaug, Vidar; Glover, Kevin. 2017. The Phe362Tyr mutation conveying resistance to organophosphates occurs in high frequencies in salmon lice collected from wild salmon and trout. Scientific Reports. 1-10.
  • Borchel, Andreas; Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Rebl, Alexander; Goldammer, Tom; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Systematic identification and characterization of stress-inducible heat shock proteins (HSPs) in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Cell stress & chaperones (Print). 127-139.
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. RNAi-mediated treatment of two vertically transmitted rhabdovirus infecting the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Scientific Reports. 1-10.
  • Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. RNA-sequencing reveals distinct gene expression patterns during the development of parasitic larval stages of the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Journal of Fish Diseases. 1005-1029.
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Eichner, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 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.
  • Khan, Muhammad Tanveer; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune. 2017. Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein in the ectoparasitic crustacean salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Journal of Lipid Research. 1613-1623.
  • Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Ionotropic receptors signal host recognition in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis, Copepoda). PLOS ONE.
  • Glover, Kevin; Hansen, Tom Johnny; Besnier, Francois; Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Fjelldal, Per Gunnar; Sørvik, Anne Grete Eide; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Cloned and outbred Atlantic salmon display equal parasite dispersion when infected with the salmon louse. Aquaculture. 83-88.
  • Harasimczuk, Ewa; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 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.
  • Ljungfeldt, Lina; Sanchez, Maria Quintela; Besnier, Francois; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2017. A pedigree-based experiment reveals variation in salinity and thermal tolerance in the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Evolutionary Applications. 1007-1019.
  • Sandlund, Liv; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune; Dalvin, Sussie. 2016. The ecdysone receptor (EcR) is a major regulator of tissue development and growth in the marine salmonid ectoparasite, Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda, Caligidae). Molecular and biochemical parasitology (Print). 65-73.
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Harasimczuk, Ewa; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank; Grotmol, Sindre. 2016. Exocrine glands of Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae): Distribution, developmental appearance, and site of secretion. Journal of morphology. 1616-1630.
  • Stavang, Jon Anders; Chauvigné, Francois; Kongshaug, Heidi; Cerdà, Joan; Nilsen, Frank; Finn, Roderick Nigel. 2015. Phylogenomic and functional analyses of salmon lice aquaporins uncover the molecular diversity of the superfamily in Arthropoda. BMC Genomics.
  • Eichner, Christiane; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 2015. Molecular characterization and knock-down of salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) prostaglandin E synthase. Experimental parasitology. 79-93.
  • Sandlund, Liv; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune; Grotmol, Sindre; Kongshaug, Heidi; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2015. Molecular characterisation of the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis salmonis (Krøyer, 1837), ecdysone receptor with emphasis on functional studies of female reproduction. International Journal of Parasitology. 175-185.
  • Eichner, Christiane; Harasimczuk, Ewa; Nilsen, Frank; Grotmol, Sindre; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2015. Molecular characterisation and functional analysis of LsChi2, a chitinase found in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis salmonis, Krøyer 1838). Experimental parasitology. 39-48.
  • Kaur, Kiranpreet; Bakke, Marit Jørgensen; Nilsen, Frank; Horsberg, Tor Einar. 2015. Identification and molecular characterization of two acetylcholinesterases from the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis. PLOS ONE.
  • Skilbrei, Ove Tommy; Espedal, Per Gunnar; Nilsen, Frank; Garcia, Enrique Perez; Glover, Kevin. 2015. Evaluation of emamectin benzoate and substance EX against salmon lice in sea-ranched Atlantic salmon smolts. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 187-194.
  • Eichner, Christiane; Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Malde, Ketil; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2015. Characterization of a novel RXR receptor in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis, Copepoda) regulating growth and female reproduction. BMC Genomics. 22 pages.
  • Trösse, Christiane; Kongshaug, Heidi; Dondrup, Michael; Nilsen, Frank. 2015. Characterisation of iron regulatory protein 1A and 1B in the blood-feeding copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Experimental parasitology. 1-11.
  • Li, Weidong; Wang, Chong; Huang, Feng; Li, Ming; Nilsen, Frank; Liu, Huiyu; Xu, Jianlong. 2014. Redescription of Protoopalina pingi Nie, 1935 inhabiting the recta of Hylarana guentheri and Pelophylax nigromaculatus in China. Parasite.
  • Trösse, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2014. RNA interference mediated knockdown of the KDEL receptor and COPB2 inhibits digestion and reproduction in the parasitic copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part B: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. 1-9.
  • Li, Ming; Ponce-Gordo, Francisco; Grim, J. Norman; Wang, Chong; Nilsen, Frank. 2014. New insights into the molecular phylogeny of Balantidium (Ciliophora, Vetibuliferida) based on the analysis of new sequences of species from fish hosts. Parasitology Research. 4327-4333.
  • Eichner, Christiane; Hamre, Lars Are; Nilsen, Frank. 2014. Instar growth and molt increments in Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae) chalimus larvae. Parasitology international. 86-96.
  • Besnier, Francois; Kent, Matthew Peter; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Lien, Sigbjørn; Malde, Ketil; Edvardsen, Rolf; Taylor, Simon; Ljungfeldt, Lina; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2014. Human-induced evolution caught in action: SNP-array reveals rapid amphi-atlantic spread of pesticide resistance in the salmon ecotoparasite Lepeophtheirus salmonis. BMC Genomics. 18 pages.
  • Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Fjelldal, Per Gunnar; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2014. Hatching time and alevin growth prior to the onset of exogenous feeding in farmed, wild and hybrid Norwegian Atlantic salmon. PLOS ONE.
  • Eichner, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank; Grotmol, Sindre; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2014. A method for stable gene knock-down by RNA interference in larvae of the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Experimental parasitology. 44-51.
  • Ljungfeldt, Lina; Espedal, Per Gunnar; Nilsen, Frank; Skern-Mauritzen, Mette; Glover, Kevin. 2014. A common-garden experiment to quantify evolutionary processes in copepods: The case of emamectin benzoate resistance in the parasitic sea louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. BMC Evolutionary Biology.
  • Hamre, Lars Are; Eichner, Christiane; Caipang, Christopher; Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Bron, James E.; Nilsen, Frank; Boxshall, Geoffrey; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus. 2013. The salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae) life cycle has only two chalimus stages. PLOS ONE.
  • Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Nilsen, Frank; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus. 2013. Localization and transcription patterns of LsVasa, a molecular marker of germ cells in Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer). Journal of Natural History. 889-900.
  • Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Malde, Ketil; Besnier, Francois; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge; Reinhardt, Richard; Koop, Ben F.; Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Mæhle, Stig; Kongshaug, Heidi; Glover, Kevin. 2013. How does sequence variability affect de novo assembly quality? Journal of Natural History. 901-910.
  • Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Zhang, Zhiwei; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2013. Growth reaction norms of domesticated, wild and hybrid Atlantic salmon families in response to differing social and physical environments. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 23 pages.
  • Espedal, Per Gunnar; Glover, Kevin; Horsberg, Tor Einar; Nilsen, Frank. 2013. Emamectin benzoate resistance and fitness in laboratory reared salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). Aquaculture. 111-118.
  • Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Skaala, Øystein; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2013. Does domestication cause changes in growth reaction norms? A study of farmed, wild and hybrid Atlantic salmon families exposed to environmental stress. PLOS ONE. 11 pages.
  • Sridhar, Settu; Sharma, Animesh; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge. 2012. Whole genome sequencing of the fish pathogen Francisella noatunensis subsp. orientalis Toba04 gives novel insights into Francisella evolution and pathogenecity. BMC Genomics.
  • Mennerat, Adele; Hamre, Lars Are; Ebert, Dieter; Nilsen, Frank; Davidova, Marie; Skorping, Arne. 2012. Life history and virulence are linked in the ectoparasitic salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 856-861.
  • Yasuike, Motoshige; Leong, Jong; Jantzen, Stuart G.; von Schalburg, Kristian R.; Nilsen, Frank; Jones, Simon R.M.; Koop, Ben F. 2012. Genomic resources for sea lice: analysis of eSTs and mitochondrial genomes. Marine Biotechnology. 155-166.
  • Krasnov, Aleksei; Skugor, Stanko; Todorcevic, Marijana; Glover, Kevin; Nilsen, Frank. 2012. Gene expression in Atlantic salmon skin in response to infection with the parasitic copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis, cortisol implant, and their combination. BMC Genomics. 15 pages.
  • Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin. 2012. Effects of environmental stress on mRNA expression levels of seven genes related to oxidative stress and growth in Atlantic salmon salmo salar L. Of farmed, hybrid and wild origin. BMC Research Notes.
  • Star, Bastiaan; Nederbragt, Alexander Johan; Jentoft, Sissel; Grimholt, Unni; Malmstrøm, Martin; Gregers, Tone Fredsvik; Rounge, Trine Ballestad; Paulsen, Jonas; Solbakken, Monica Hongrø; Sharma, Animesh; Wetten, Ola Frang; Lanzén, Anders; Winer, Roger; Knight, James; Vogel, Jan-Hinnerk; Aken, Bronwen; Andersen, Øivind; Lagesen, Karin; Tooming-Klunderud, Ave ; Edvardsen, Rolf; Kirubakaran, G. Tina; Espelund, Mari; Nepal, Chirag; Previti, A. Christopher; Karlsen, Bård Ove; Moum, Truls; Skage, Morten; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Gjøen, Tor; Kuhl, Heiner; Thorsen, Jim; Malde, Ketil; Reinhardt, Richard; Du, Lei; Johansen, Steinar Daae; Searle, Steve; Lien, Sigbjørn; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge; Omholt, Stig W; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd. 2011. The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system. Nature. 207-210.
  • Hamre, Lars Are; Nilsen, Frank. 2011. Individual fish tank arrays in studies of Lepeophtheirus salmonis and lice loss variability. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 47-56.
  • Tadiso, Tariku Markos; Krasnov, Aleksei; Skugor, Stanko; Afanasyev, Sergey; Hordvik, Ivar; Nilsen, Frank. 2011. Gene expression analyses of immune responses in Atlantic salmon during early stages of infection by salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) revealed bi-phasic responses coinciding with the copepod-chalimus transition. BMC Genomics. 17 pages.
  • Edvardsen, Rolf; Malde, Ketil; Mittelholzer, Christian; Taranger, Geir Lasse; Nilsen, Frank. 2011. EST resources and establishment and validation of a 16 k cDNA microarray from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D:Genomics and Proteomics. 23-30.
  • Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Frost, Petter; Loeffen, Peter; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Baban, Jamil; Rønnestad, Ivar; Nilsen, Frank. 2011. Characterisation of two vitellogenins in the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis: molecular, functional and evolutional analysis. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 211-224.
  • Delghandi, Madjid; Breiland, Mette Serine Wesmajervi; Mennen, Saskia; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. New polymorphic di-nucleotide microsatellite markers for Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). Conservation Genetics. 1037-1040.
  • Kristoffersen, Børge A; Nerland, Audun H.; Nilsen, Frank; Kolarevic, Jelena; Finn, Roderick Nigel. 2009. Genomic and proteomic analyses reveal non-neofunctionalized vitellogenins in a basal clupeocephalan, the atlantic herring, and point to the origin of maturational yolk proteolysis in marine teleosts. Molecular biology and evolution. 1029-1044.
  • Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Frost, Petter; Biering, Eirik; Hamre, Lars Are; Eichner, Christiane; Krossøy, Bjørn; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. Functional characterisation of the maternal yolk-associated protein (LsYAP) utilising systemic RNA interference in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) (Crustacea: Copepoda). International Journal of Parasitology. 1407-1415.
  • Finn, Roderick Nigel; Kolarevic, Jelena; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. Evolution and differential expression of a vertebrate vitellogenin gene cluster. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12 pages.
  • Hamre, Lars Are; Glover, Kevin Alan; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. Establishment and characterisation of salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Kroyer 1837)) laboratory strains. Parasitology international. 451-460.
  • Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Frost, Petter; Dalvin, Sussie Trine; Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Sommerset, Ingunn; Nilsen, Frank. 2009. A trypsin-like protease with apparent dual function in early Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Kroyer)development. BMC Molecular Biology. 11 pages.
  • Delghandi, Madjid; Wesmajervi, Mette Serine; Tafese, Tekle; Nilsen, Frank. 2008. Twenty-three novel microsatellite markers developed from Atlantic cod Gadus morhua L. expressed sequence tags. Journal of Fish Biology. 444-449.
  • Delghandi, Madjid; Breiland, Mette Serine Wesmajervi; Tafese, Tekle; Nilsen, Frank. 2008. Twenty three novel microsatellite markers developed from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) expressed sequence tags. Journal of Fish Biology. 444-449.
  • Eichner, Christiane; Frost, Petter; Dysvik, Bjarte; Jonassen, Inge; Kristiansen, Bjørn; Nilsen, Frank. 2008. Salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) transcriptomes during post molting maturation and egg production, revealed using EST-sequencing and microarray analysis. BMC Genomics. 15 pages.
  • Moen, T; Hayes, B; Nilsen, Frank; Delghandi, Madjid; Fjalestad, KT; Fevolden, Svein-Erik; Berg, PR; Lien, S. 2008. Identification and characterisation of novel SNP markers in Atlantic cod: Evidence for directional selection. BMC Genetics.
  • Moen, Thomas; Hayes, Ben J.; Nilsen, Frank; Delghandi, M; Fjalestad, Kjersti T; Fevolden, Svein-Erik; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Lien, Sigbjørn. 2008. Identification and characterisation of novel SNP markers in Atlantic cod: Evidence for directional selection. BMC Genetics. 9.
  • Kolarevic, Jelena; Nerland, Audun; Nilsen, Frank; Finn, Roderick Nigel. 2008. Goldsinny wrasse (Ctenolabrus rupestris) is an extreme vtgAa-type pelagophil teleost. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 1011-1020.
  • Delghandi, Madjid; Breiland, Mette Serine Wesmajervi; Mennen, Saskia; Nilsen, Frank. 2008. Development of twenty sequence-tagged microsatellites for the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). Conservation Genetics. 1395-1398.
  • Glover, Kevin; Grimholt, Unni; Bakke, Hege G.; Nilsen, Frank; Storset, Arne; Skaala, Øystein. 2007. Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) variation and susceptibility to the sea louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 57-65.
  • Nilsen, F; Gjevik, Bjørn; Schauer, U. 2006. Cooling of the West Spitsbergen Current: Isopycnal diffusion by topographic vorticity waves. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR). 16 pages.
  • Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2005. Organisation of trypsin genes in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis, Crustacea, copepoda) genome. Gene. 63-74.
  • Heuch, Peter Andreas; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Finstad, Bengt; Holst, Jens Christian; Asplin, Lars; Nilsen, Frank. 2005. A review of the Norwegian 'National Action Plan Against Salmon LIce on Salmonids': The effect on wild salmonids. Aquaculture. 79-92.
  • Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Frost, Petter; Nilsen, Frank. 2004. The cloning and characterisation of full-length trypsins from the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Molecular and biochemical parasitology (Print). 303-307.
  • Kvamme, Bjørn Olav; Skern, Rasmus; Frost, Petter; Nilsen, Frank. 2004. Molecular characterisation of five trypsin-like peptidase transcripts from the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) intestine. International Journal of Parasitology. 823-832.
  • Johansen, Renate; Sommerset, Ingunn; Tørud, Brit; Korsnes, Kjetil; Hjortaas, M J; Nilsen, Frank; Nerland, Audun; Dannevig, Birgit. 2004. Characterization of nodavirus and viral encephalopathy and retinopathy in farmed turbot, Scophthalmus maximus (L.). Journal of Fish Diseases. 591-601.
  • Johansen, Renate; Sommerset, Ingunn; Torud, B.; Korsnes, Kjetil; Hjortaas, M J; Nilsen, Frank; Nerland, Audun; Dannevig, Birgit. 2004. Characterization of nodavirus and viral encephalopathy and retinopathy in farmed turbot, Scophthalmus maximus (L.). Journal of Fish Diseases. 591-601.
  • Devold, Magnus; Falk, Knut; Dale, Ole Bendik; Krossøy, Bjørn; Biering, Eirik; Aspehaug, Vidar Teis; Nilsen, Frank; Nylund, Are. 2001. Strain variation, based on the hemagglutinin gene, in Norwegian ISA virus isolates collected from 1987 to 2001: Indications of recombination. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 119-128.
  • Krossøy, Bjørn; Nilsen, Frank; Falk, Knut; Endresen, Curt; Nylund, Are. 2001. Phylogenetic analysis of infectious salmon anaemia virus isolates from Norway, Canada and Scotland. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 1-6.
Report
  • Bilt, Willem van der; Bakke, Jostein; Smedsrud, Lars H.; Sund, Monica; Schuler, Thomas; Westermann, Sebastian; Wong, Wai Kwok; Sandven, Stein; Simpson, Matthew James Ross; Skogen, Morten D.; Pavlova, O.; Ravndal, Ole; Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Saloranta, Tuomo; Mezghani, Abdelkader; Nilsen, Jan Even Øie; Nilsen, Irene Brox; Kierulf, Halfdan; Kohler, Jack; Melvold, Kjetil; Gjelten, Herdis Motrøen; Gundersen, Jeanette; Jaedicke, Christian; Dobler, Andreas ; Engeset, Rune; Frauenfelder, Regula; Gerland, Sebastian; Christiansen, Hanne H; Børsheim, Knut Yngve; Breivik, Øyvind; Breili, Kristian; Borstad, Christopher Paul; Benestad, Rasmus; Isaksen, Ketil; Adakudlu, Muralidhar; Førland, Eirik; Hisdal, Hege; Lutz, Julia; Mayer, Stephanie; Hanssen-Bauer, Inger; Sandø, Anne Britt; Andersen, Jess; Nilsen, Frank; Sorteberg, Asgeir; Li, Hong; Bogen, Jim; Beldring, Stein. 2019. Climate in Svalbard 2100 . 1/2019. 1/2019. .
  • Nilsen, Frank; Ellingsen, Ingrid H.; Finstad, Bengt; Jansen, Peder A; Karlsen, Ørjan; Kristoffersen, Anja Bråthen; Sandvik, Anne Dagrun; Sægrov, Harald; Ugedal, Ola; Vollset, Knut Wiik; Myksvoll, Mari Skuggedal. 2017. Vurdering av lakselusindusert villfiskdødelighet per produksjonsområde i 2016 og 2017. Rapport fra ekspertgruppe for vurdering av lusepåvirkning. .
Lecture
  • Borchel, Andreas; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2019. Main components of the egg strings of salmon lice.
  • Finstad, Bengt; Nilsen, Frank; Mo, Tor Atle. 2018. Kort om fiskelus: ulike arter lus og vertsarter.
  • Borchel, Andreas; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Understanding male reproduction in sea lice.
  • Harasimczuk, Ewa; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank. 2016. Salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis genes containing fibronectin type II domains.
  • Khan, Muhammad Tanveer; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune. 2016. Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein in salmon lice, Lepeophtheirus salmonis.
  • Grammes, Fabian; Eichner, Christiane; Ødegård, Jørgen; Gadan, Koestan; Santi, Nina; Evensen, Øystein; Nilsen, Frank; Lien, Sigbjørn. 2016. Genomic basis of Atlantic salmon sea lice resistance.
  • Stavang, Jon Anders; Chauvigné, Francois; Nilsen, Frank; Kongshaug, Heidi; Grotmol, Sindre; Cerdà, Joan; Finn, Roderick Nigel. 2014. The functional properties of aquaporin water channels in the salmon louse compared to its host the Atlantic salmon.
Academic lecture
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Nilsen, Frank; Nuñez-Ortiz, Noelia; Bjerga, Gro Elin Kjæreng; Hamre, Lars Are; Kumar Chettri, Jiwan; Dondrup, Michael; Sandlund, Liv; Buchmann, Kurt; Grotmol, Sindre. 2019. THE SALMON LOUSE (LEPEOPHTHEIRUS SALMONIS) SALIVARY GLAND SECRETES IMMUNE REGULATORY PROTEINS.
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Grotmol, Sindre; Sandlund, Liv; Dondrup, Michael; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank. 2019. Lusespytt modulerer laksens immunrespons.
  • Borchel, Andreas; Nilsen, Frank. 2018. Sex in salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis).
  • Dalvin, Sussie; VG Jørgensen, Louise; Kania, Per W.; Buchmann, Kurt; Nilsen, Frank; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine. 2018. MORPHOLOGICAL AND IMMUNOLOGICAL CHANGES IN RAINBOW TROUT SKIN IN RESPONSE TO SALMON LOUSE INFECTION.
  • Dondrup, Michael; Zhang, Wei; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge. 2018. LiceBase – genom-data som kan bidra til kontroll av lakselus.
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Grotmol, Sindre; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2018. DO Lepeophtheirus salmonis RHABDOVIRUSES (LsRVs) DAMPEN THE LOCAL SKIN INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE IN ATLANTIC SALMON Salmo salar?
  • Eichner, Christiane; Grammes, Fabian; Dondrup, Michael; Lien, Sigbjørn; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. The salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) transcriptome is affected by the host resistance.
  • Heggland, Erna Irene; Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Heme absorption in the salmon louse.
  • Heggland, Erna Irene; Nilsen, Frank; Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael. 2017. Functional study of a putative heme receptor in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) intestine.
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Harasimczuk, Ewa; Dondrup, Michael; Sandlund, Liv; Dalvin, Sussie; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Exocrine glands of Lepeophtheirus salmonis and secretion of possible immune regulatory proteins.
  • Dalvin, Sussie; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Eichner, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Do prostaglandins produced by lepeophtheirus salmonis affect the interaction between the parasite and the fish?
  • Borchel, Andreas; Nilsen, Frank. 2017. Characterization of genes involved in the male reproductive system of salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis).
  • Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank. 2016. RNA-sequencing reveals distinct gene expression patterns during the development of parasitic larval stages of the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis).
  • Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Nilsen, Frank. 2016. RNA-sequencing reveals distinct gene expression patterns during the development of parasitic larval stages of the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis).
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Harasimczuk, Ewa; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank; Grotmol, Sindre. 2016. Distribution and Development of salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis exocrine glands.
  • Eichner, Christiane; Hamre, Lars Are; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Nilsen, Frank. 2014. The salmon louse life cycle: How did two chalimus stages become four chalimus stages? .
  • Eichner, Christiane; Harasimczuk, Ewa; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2014. Molecular characterization of a salmon louse (lepeophtheirus salmonis) chitinase using RNA interference in planktonic stages.
  • Trösse, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2014. Digestion and reproduction are inhibited by RNA interference mediated knockdown of LsKDELR and LsCOPB2 in the salmon louse.
  • Eichner, Christiane; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2014. Characterization and knock-down of a putative prostaglandin e synthase found in Lepeophtheirus salmonis.
  • Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Malde, Ketil; Furmanek, Tomasz; Reinhardt, Richard; Koop, Ben F; Nilsen, Frank. 2012. The Salmon Louse Genome Project.
  • Arukwe, Augustine; Fjalestad, Kjersti T; Høyheim, Bjørn; Nilsen, Frank; Omholt, Stig W.; Sonesson, Anna; Stenseth, Nils Christian. 2008. GenoFisk ¿ En nasjonal Ressurs- og Kompetanseplattform for funksjonell genomforskning på fisk.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Sandlund, Liv. 2016. Functional Investigations of the Ecdysone Receptor and production of ecdysone in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis).
  • Zygmuntowska, Marta. 2014. Arctic sea ice altimetry - advances and current uncertainties.
Poster
  • Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Hamre, Lars Are; Harasimczuk, Ewa; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank; Grotmol, Sindre. 2017. Eksokrine kjertler i lakselus (Lepeophtheirus salmonis).
  • Male, Rune; Bhattachan, Punit; Dalvin, Sussie; Watanabe, Kuninori; Hamre, Lars Are; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank. 2016. The function of nanos in germ cell development and survival is conserved in Lepeophtheirus salmonis.
  • Heggland, Erna Irene; Eichner, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank. 2016. Quantification of heme in Lepeophteirus salmonis (Krøyer) copepodids.
  • Dondrup, Michael; Zhang, Wei; Zhou, Zhaoran; Dalvin, Sussie; Eichner, Christiane; Kongshaug, Heidi; Øvergård, Aina-Cathrine; Trösse, Christiane; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge. 2016. Licebase-a species focused resource for sea lice including an RNAi LIMS andtools for data analysis and genome annotation.
  • Sandlund, Liv; Male, Rune; Kongshaug, Heidi; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie. 2016. Ecdysone biosynthesis in Lepeophtheirus salmonis.
  • Hardardottir, Hulda; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank; Male, Rune. 2016. Cuticle formation and transcription level of chitin metabolism gene expressed during the molting process in Lepeoptheirus salmonis.
  • Stavang, Jon Anders; Chauvigné, Francois; Nilsen, Frank; Cerdà, Joan; Finn, Roderick Nigel. 2014. Genomic and functional analyses of the aquaporin superfamily in Lepeoptheirus salmonis.
  • Stavang, Jon Anders; Chauvigné, Francois; Nilsen, Frank; Kongshaug, Heidi; Grotmol, Sindre; Cerdà, Joan; Finn, Roderick Nigel. 2014. Genomic and Functional Analyses of the Aquaporin Superfamily in Lepeophtheirus salmonis.
  • Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Grotmol, Sindre; Nilsen, Frank. 2013. Unique Organisation of Chemosensory System in Salmon Louse (L.Salmonis) Indicates Adaptation To Strictly Parasitic Life Style.
  • Sandlund, Liv; Male, Rune; Dalvin, Sussie; Nilsen, Frank. 2013. Characterization of the ecdysone receptor (EcR) in the salmon louse, Lepeophthirus salmonis.
  • Liv, Sandlund; Hamre, Lars Are; Heidi, Kongshaug; Male, Rune; Nilsen, Frank; Dalvin, Sussie Trine. 2013. Characterization of the Ecdysone Receptor (EcR) from the Salmon Louse, Lepeophtheirus Salmonis.
  • Trösse, Christiane; Kongshaug, Heidi; Hamre, Lars Are; Nilsen, Frank. 2012. Characterisation of iron regulatory protein 1 and 2 in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis Krøyer 1837).
  • Rungruangsak-Torrissen, Krisna; Garberg, Hilde Kristin; Thorsen, Anders; Kjesbu, Olav Sigurd; Nilsen, Frank; Fladmark, Kari Espolin. 2006. Oocyte development in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.): Trypsin-like specific activity, capacity for protein synthesis and proteomics.
Academic literature review
  • Torrissen, Ole; Jones, S.; Asche, Frank; Guttormsen, Atle; Skilbrei, Ove Tommy; Nilsen, Frank; Horsberg, Tor Einar; Jackson, D. 2013. Salmon lice - impact on wild salmonids and salmon aquaculture. 171-194.
  • Mennerat, Adele; Nilsen, Frank; Ebert, Dieter; Skorping, Arne. 2010. Intensive Farming: Evolutionary Implications for Parasites and Pathogens. 59-67.
  • Skugor, Stanko; Glover, Kevin Alan; Nilsen, Frank; Krasnov, Aleksei. 2008. Local and systemic gene expression responses of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) to infection with the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis). 18 pages.

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