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Sissel Norland

  • E-mailsissel.norland@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Thormøhlens gate 55
    5006 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7800
    5020 Bergen

Sissel is a researcher involved in the project DeuteroNoise. The DeuteroNoise project is an interdisciplinary work were our main goal is to improve our understanding of sound pollution from human activites and its effects on marine invertebrates.

University of Bergen

Michael Sars-centre

Help master students in the lab.


Department of Biological Sciences

BiOrakel, BioCEED. https://biorakel.w.uib.no/ - 2017

Biological Data analysis and Research Design (BIO300a) - 2018

Comparative physiology (BIO104) - 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Fish anatomy and Systematics (BIO280) - 2020

Fish Physiology (BIO291) - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Research practice (BIO299) - 2021

Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2023). Mapping key neuropeptides involved in the melanocortin system in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) brain. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 89-115.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Light conditions during Atlantic salmon embryogenesis affect key neuropeptides in the melanocortin system during transition from endogenous to exogenous feeding. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 13 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Developmental stages of the ballan wrasse from first feeding through metamorphosis: Cranial ossification and the digestive system. Journal of Anatomy. 337-357.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Regional Expression of npy mRNA Paralogs in the Brain of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar, L.) and Response to Fasting. Frontiers in Physiology. 1329.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Brain distribution of ten cart transcripts and their response to 4 days fasting in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) . Frontiers in Marine Science. 763766.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Assessing microplastic as a vector for chemical entry into fish larvae using a novel tube-feeding approach. Chemosphere. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Distribution of npy mRNA in the Brain of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar, L.) and Responses to Gastrointestinal Fullness and Fasting.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2023). Effekt av lys på appetittkontroll under startfôring hos Atlantisk laks.
Masters thesis
  • Show author(s) (2017). Reconstructed 3D-models of the digestive organs of ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) during ontogeny.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2023). Organization, transformation, and activation of the melanocortin system in Atlantic salmon .
  • Show author(s) (2023). Appetite control and feed intake- Can AgRP serve as a biomarker for appetite in the teleost Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar? Physiology.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Jan 2024 - current: DeuteroNoise (Michael Sars Centre, University of Bergen)

June 2019 - Nov 2023: Organization, transformation and activation of the melanocortin system in Atlantic salmon. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen (PhD project). 

Jan 2019: FISHFACTS. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen.

Aug 2018-des 2018: Larvae Knowledge Incubator (LKI). Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen.

Nov 2017 –juli 2018: PlastiCod -Digestion and maternal/paternal transfer of microplastic contaminants in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) food web. Department of Biology, University of Bergen.

Aug 2015 – Oct 2017: No Guts No Glory. Department of Biology, University of Bergen (Master project).