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Selina Våge

  • E-postselina.vage@uib.no
  • Telefon+47 55 58 44 57
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    Thormøhlens gate 53 A/B
    5006 Bergen
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    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

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Teaching in the following subjects:

  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Marine Microbial Ecology
  • Marine Biodiversity
  • General microbiology
  • Complexity and simplicity in microbial oceanography
  • Mixotrophy


Articles in peer-reviewed journals:

Pourhasanzade F, Iyer S, Tjendra J, Landor L, Våge S (2022) Individual-based model highlights the importance of trade-offs for virus-host population dynamics and co-existence PLOS Comp. Biol doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1010228

Acevedo-Trejos E, Cadier M, Chakraborty S, Chen B, Cheung SY., Grigoratou M, Guill C, Hassenr¨uck C, Kerimoglu O, Klauschies T, Lindemann C, Palacz A, Ryabov A, Scotti M, Smith SL, Våge S, and Prowe AEF (2022) Modelling approaches for capturing plankton diversity (MODIV), their societal applications and data needs Front. Mar. Sci. doi:10.3389/fmars.2022.975414

Sandaa R-A, Saltvedt MR, Dahle H, Wang H, Våge S, Blanc-Mathieu R, Steen IH, Grimsley N, Edvardsen B, Ogata H, Lawrence J (2021) Adaptive evolution of viruses infecting marine microalgae (haptophytes), from actue infections to stable coexistence. Biol. Rev. doi:10.111/brv.12795

Knowles B, Bonachela JA, Behrenfeld M, Bondoc K, Cael BB, Carlson CA, Cieslik N, Diaz B, Fuchs HL, Graff J, Grasis J, Halsey K, Haramaty L, Johns CT, Natale F, Nissimov JI, Schieler B, Thamatrakoln K, Thingstad TF, Våge S, Cliff Watkins C, Westberry TK & Bidle KD (2020) Temperate infection in a virus-host system previously known for virulent dynamics. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18078-4

Thingstad TF, Våge S, Bratbak G, Egge J, Larsen A, Nejstgaard JC, Sandaa R-A (2020). Reproducing the virusto-copepod link in Arctic mesocosms using host fitness optimization. Limnol. & Oceanogr. doi:10.1002/lno.11549

Thingstad, TF, Våge S (2019) Host-virus-predator coexistence in a grey-box model with dynamicoptimization of host fitness. ISME J doi:10.1038/s41396-019-0496-7

Våge S, Bratbak G, Egge J, Heldal M, Larsen A, Norland S, Lund Paulsen M, Pree B, Sandaa R-A, Foss Skjoldal E, Tsagaraki T, Øvreås L, Thingstad TF (2018) Simple models combining competition, defence and resource availability have broad implications in pelagic microbial food webs. Ecol Lett doi:10.1111/ele.13122

Sandaa R-A, Pree B, Larsen A, Våge S, Töpper B, Töpper JP, Thyrhaug R, Thingstad TF (2017) The Response of Heterotrophic Prokaryote and Viral Communities to Labile Organic Carbon Inputs Is Controlled by the Predator Food Chain Structure. Viruses 9:238 doi:10.3390/v9090238

Leles SG, Mitra A, Flynn KJ, Stoecker DK, Hansen PJ, Calbet A, McManus GB, Sanders RW, Caron DA, Not F, Hallegraeff GM, Pitta P, Raven JA, Johnson MD, Glibert PM, Våge S (2017) Oceanic protists with different forms of acquired phototrophy display contrastingbiogeographies and abundance. Proc R Soc B doi:10.1098/rspb.2017.0664

Record N, Talmy D, Våge S (2016). Quantifying tradeoffs for marine viruses. Front Mar Sci doi:10.3389/fmars.2016.00251

Pree B, Larsen A, Egge JK , Simonelli P, Madhusoodhanan R, Tsagaraki T, Våge S, Erga SR, Bratbak G, Thingstad TF (2016) Dampened copepod-mediated trophic cascades in a microzooplankton-dominated microbial food web: a mesocosm study. Limnol Oceanogr doi:10.1002/lno.10483

Våge, S, Pree, B. and Thingstad, T. F. (2016) Linking internal and external bacterial community control gives mechanistic framework for virus-to-bacteria ratios. Environ. Microbiol. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13391

Mitra A, Flynn KJ, Tillmann U, Raven JA, Caron D, Stoecker DK, Not F, Hansen PJ, Hallegraeff G, Sanders R, Wilken S, McManus G, Johnson M, Pitta P, Våge, S., Berge T, Calbet A, Thingstad F, Jin Jeong H,  Burkholder JA, Glibert PM, Graneli E, Lundgren V (2016) Defining planktonic protist functional groups on mechanisms for energy and nutrient acquisition; Incorporation of diverse mixotrophic strategies. Protist doi:10.1016/j.protis.2016.01.003

Våge, S. & Thingstad, T. F. (2015) Fractal hypothesis of the pelagic microbial ecosystem - Can simple ecological principles lead to self-similar complexity in the pelagic microbial food web? Front. Microbiol. 6:1357, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.01357

Thingstad, T. F., Pree, B., Giske, J. & Våge, S. (2015) What difference does it make if viruses are strain-, rather than species-specific?
Front. Microbiol. 6:320. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00320

Våge, S., Storesund E., J., Giske, J. and Thingstad, T. F. (2014) Optimal defense strategies in an idealized microbial food web under trade-off between competition and defense, PLoS ONE 9:e010141  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101415

Thingstad, T. F., Våge, S., Storesund E., J., Sandaa, R.-A. & Giske, J. (2014) A theoretical analysis of how strain-specific viruses can control microbial species diversity. PNAS 111:7813-7818 doi:10.1073/pnas.1400909111

Mitra, A., Flynn, K. J., Burkholder, J. M., Berge, T., Calbet, A., Raven J. A., Granli, E., Glibert, P. M., Hansen, P. J., Stoecker, D. K., Thingstad, F., Tillmann, U., Våge, S., Wilken, S., & Zubkov, M. V. (2014) The role of mixotrophic protists in the biological carbon pump Biogeosciences 11:995-1005, doi:10.5194/bg-11-995-2014

Våge, S., Castellani, M., Thingstad, T. F. & Giske, J. (2013) Successful strategies in size structured mixotrophic food webs. Aquat. Ecol. 47(3)329-347, doi:10.1007/s10452-013-9447-y

Våge, S., Storesund E., J. & Thingstad, T. F. (2013) SAR11 viruses and defensive host strains. Nature 499:E3-E4, doi:10.1038/nature12387

Castellani, M., Våge, S., Strand, E., Thingstad, T. F. & Giske, J. (2013) The Scaled Subspaces Method: A new trait-based approach to model communities of populations with largely inhomogeneous density. Ecol. Model. 251:173-186, doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.12.006.

Våge, S., Storesund E., J. & Thingstad, T. F. (2013) Adding a cost of resistance description extends the ability of virushost model to explain observed patterns in structure and function of pelagic microbial communities. Environ. Microbiol. 15(6):1842-1852, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12077.

Våge, S., Basedow, S. L., Tande, K. S., & Zhou, M. (2011) Physical structure of the Barents Sea Polar Front near the Great Bank in August 2007. J. Mar. Syst. 130:256-262  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2011.11.019


PhD thesis:

Våge, S. (2014) Pelagic microbial food web organization. Extending the theory for structure and diversity generating mechanisms based on life strategy trade-offs. University of Bergen, Norway. (https://bora.uib.no/handle/1956/7894)

M.Sc. thesis:

Våge, S. (2010) Structure and dynamics of the Barents Sea Polar Front near the Great Bank and associated plankton distribution in August 2007. University of Tromsø, Norway. (http://munin.uit.no/handle/10037/2456)