Duration: August 2018 – July 2022
Responsible: Sigbjørn Lien
Main objective: To explore the evolutionary consequences of transposable element activity, from large chromosome-scale structural rearrangements, through regulatory rewiring and expression …


Duration: January 2018 – June 2021
Main responsible: Simen Sandve
Main Objective: Salmonid fish, which underwent a genome duplication 100 million years ago, will be used as a model system to study the importance of genome duplication in evolution of new gene…


Duration: August 2018 – August 2022
Responsible CIGENE: Matthew Kent
Main Objective: To develop innovative solutions to industry concerns using gene editing technology, with a particular focus on societal benefit, sustainability and ethics.


Duration: 2016 – 2020
Responsible: Jon Olav Vik
Main Objective: Establish a systems biology framework for adapting salmon breeding and nutrition strategies to modern feedstuffs, blazing the trail for a Digital Salmon endeavour.