About us

About us

Faculty of Biosciences contributes to shape future food production through basic as well as applied research on the production and use of plants, livestock and fish. We are approx. 160 scientific/technical employees plus 18 employees in the Faculty administration.

The faculty consists of the two departments Department of Animal and Aquaculture Sciences, IHA and the Department of Plant Science, IPV.

 Management at the faculty:


Dean Kari Kolstad
Head of Department at IPV and head of the research committee Odd Arne Rognli
Head of Department at IHA and head of the study committee Elise Norberg
Head of the research education committee Anne Lene Hovland
Administration Manager Hans Tranekjer Andresen

 

 The faculty is organized in research section under the two institutes:


Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences   

Breeding and quantitative genetics ─ leader Bjørg Heringstad
Ethology and Animal Environment ─ leader Inger Lise Andersen
Nutrition and Physiology in Monogastric Animals ─ leader Øystein Ahlstrøm    
Ruminant Nutrition and Physiology ─ leader Margrethe Eknæs    
Genome Biology ─ leader Sigbjørn Lien


  

Department of plant Sciences

Agroecology ─ leader Geir Lieblein
Genetics and Plant Breeding ─ leader Åshild Ergon
Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology ─ leader Sissel Torre
Plant Protection and Food Crops ─ leader Siv Fagertun Remberg


The faculty hosts one of the centers for research-driven innovation (SFI) – Foods of Norway.

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Bachelor programs in Norwegian:

Biologi
Husdyrvitenskap

Plantevitenskap


Master programs in Norwegian:

Biologi
Husdyrvitenskap
Plantevitenskap


Master programs in English:

Animal Breeding and Genetics
Agroecology
Aquaculture
Feed Manufacturing Technology
Plant Science 

 

PhD programs:

Animal and Aquacultural Sciences
Plant Sciences

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Contact:
post-biovit@nmbu.no

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Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

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