Lise Nordgård

Title: Scientist/Group Leader
Phone: +47 77 62 32 91

Lise Nordgård took her Honours Degree in Medical Microbiology at the University of Tromsø in 1999.

In 2009 she completed her PhD. with the thesis Survival and uptake of feed-derived DNA in the mammalian intestinal tract.

Publications (Top 5)

Nordgård L, Brusetti L, Raddadi N, Traavik T, Averhoff B and Nielsen KM. An investigation of horizontal transfer of feed introduced DNA to the aerobic microbiota of the gastrointestinal tract of rats. BMC research notes (2012) 5, 170.

Rizzi A, Raddadi N, Sorlini C, Nordgård L, Nielsen KM and Daffonchio D. The stability and degradation of dietary DNA in the gastrointestinal tract of mammals – implications for horizontal gene transfer and the biosafety of GMOs. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition (2012) 52 (2) 142-161 (online 9 June DOI: 10.1080/10408398.2010.499480).

Grønsberg I M, Nordgård L, Fenton K,  Hegge B, Nielsen KM, Bardocz S,  Pusztai A,  Traavik T. Uptake and organ distribution of feed introduced plasmid DNA in growing or pregnant rats. Food Nutrition Sci (2011). 2, 377-386

Nordgård L, T Nguyen, Midtvedt T, Benno Y, Traavik T and Nielsen KM.  Lack of detectable uptake of DNA by bacterial gut isolates grown in vitro and by Acinetobacter baylyi colonizing rodents in situ.Environ. Biosafety Res. 6 (2007) 149–160

Nordgård L, Traavik T and Nielsen KM. 2005. Nucleic acid isolation from ecological samples vertebrate gut flora. Book chapter in: Methods in molecular evolution: producing the biochemical data. Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 224, Academic Press. pp. 38-48.