About us

Principal  Investigator

Philippe Collas, PhD, Professor



Project leaders

Nolwenn Briand, PhD, Researcher - Adipose tissue biology


Thomas Sæther, PhD, Associate Professor - Transcription regulation



The team

 Sumithra Taraldsen - Administrative Assistant

 Anita L. Sørensen, MSc - Principal Engineer

 Kristin Vekterud, BSc - Principal Engineer

 Mohamed Abdelhalim, PhD - Bioinformatics Engineer

 Aurélie Bellanger, PhD - Postdoc

 Natalia Galigniana, PhD - Postdoc

 Julia Madsen-Østerbye, PhD - Postdoc

 Louise Petersen, MSc - PhD student

 Evdokiia Potolitsyna (Dunia), MSc - PhD student

 Sarah Hazell Pickering, BSc (Hons) - PhD student

... and 44 alumni


Our lab retreats...

Every other  year (well, COVID19 created an exception), we are on a 3 to 5 day lab retreat, in towns and villages in Europe where one us is from or has family - mixing science, various activities and sightseeing.