The Arctic University of Norway, Tromso (UiT)
The Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics
Key people at NMBU
Klara Stensvåg, Professor
Dr. Klara Stensvåg is professor in Marine Biotechnology form The UiT The Arctic University of Norway, TromsĂ¸. She took her PhD in 1998. Her main research focus is use of different marine bioresources and she has been working on fish immunology and defense molecules in marine invertebrates. The main activity in ongoing projects is marine bioprospecting and drug discovery with a particularly focus of antimicrobial compounds and bioactive peptides. She has been a member of a national scientific board in biotechnology and teach in Marine Biotechnology.
University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague (UCT)
Department of Food Analysis and Nutriton
Key people at UCT
Jana Hajslova, Professor
Prof Jana Hajslova is the head of the Department of Food Analysis and Nutrition, University of CHemistry and Technology, Prague (UCT Prague) and chairs Accredited (ISO17025) Laboratory "Food Quality and Safety". She is a widely recognized expert in the field of food / environmental chemistry and analysis; she has published more than 250 original papers on development of advanced analytical strategies of contaminants, residues, natural toxins and other biologically active compounds, authentication and metabolomics. Her research team has participated in many international and national projects at both research and management levels, including the EC 5 - 7th Framework Programme, HORIZON 2020, several COSTs and EEA and Norwegian grants. Prof Hajslova together with her PhD students has been involved in various bilateral international research activities; under her supervision, close collaboration with many world-renowned institutions, such as WHO, FAO, USDA and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has been established. Currently she is the Czech Republic delegate in HORIZON 2020 SOCIETAL CHALLENGE 2: "Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine and maritime and inland water research and the Bioeconomy" committee. As the chairwomen, she had a key input in establishing a series of very reputable international symposia "Recent Advances in Food Analysis" series in 2003-2015.