Heidi Aarø Åmdal

Head Engineer
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Phone +47 22 84 02 83
Mobile phone +47 402 31 403
Room M029(lab) M057(office)
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Visiting address Department of Oral Biology Sognsvansveien 10 N-0372 Oslo
Postal address Faculty of Dentistry Department of Oral Biology Sognsvannsveien 10 N-0372 Oslo

Field of responsibility

Communication, competence and biofilm formation among oral and lung pathogen streptococci

Cell- and molecular biology methods

Designing biofilm models and models for interaction between streptococci and eucaryotes

Construction of mutants and reporters

Designing transformation protocols

Training and support of PhD students and master students in laboratory techniques

Laboratory course support: The Oral Ecosystem I, 5th semester students

Laboratory course support: Volume Change in Erythrocytes, 2nd semester students

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Background

Principal engineer, The Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, UiO, 2005-2007

Bioengineer, Bachelor, HiO, 2005

Research technician, Institute of physical chemistry, NTNU, 1980-1990

Biochemist technician school, Tromsø, 1980

Tags: Biofilm techniques, Streptococci, RNA analysis, Bioanalyzer, PCR & Q-PCR

Publications

  • Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Tovpeko, Yanina; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Petersen, Fernanda Cristina & Morrison, Donald (2017). Markerless genome editing in competent streptococci. Methods in Molecular Biology.  ISSN 1064-3745.  1537, s 233- 247 . doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6685-1_14
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Shekhar, Sudhanshu; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Periselneris, Jimstan; Chen, Tsute; Brown, Jeremy & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). A Quorum-Sensing System That Regulates Streptococcus pneumoniae Biofilm Formation and Surface Polysaccharide Production. mSphere.  ISSN 2379-5042. . doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00324-17
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). Natural transformation of oral streptococci by use of synthetic pheromones. Methods in Molecular Biology.  ISSN 1064-3745.  s 219- 232
  • Khan, Rabia; Rukke, Håkon Valen; Høvik, Hedda; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, T.; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). Comprehensive Transcriptome Profiles of Streptococcus mutans UA159 Map Core Streptococcal Competence Genes. mSystems.  ISSN 2379-5077.  1(2) . doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00038-15 Full text in Research Archive
  • Morrison, D.A.; Khan, Rabia; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Genome editing by natural genetic transformation in Streptococcus mutans. Journal of Microbiological Methods.  ISSN 0167-7012.  119, s 134- 141 . doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2015.09.023

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  • Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). A new link between two Streptococcus mutans pheromones.
  • Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Transcriptome response of Streptoccocus mutans to the sigX-inducing peptide (XIP).
  • Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). A New Pheromone in Streptococcus mitis Enhances Biofilm Formation.
  • Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Characterization of an Rgg/SHP system in Streptococcus mitis that allows communication with Streptococcus pneumoniae.
  • Petersen, Fernanda Cristina; Khan, Rabia; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Morrison, Donald A. (2015). A new link between the Streptococcus mutans XIP and CSP pheromone pathways revealed by directional RNA-sequencing.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Identification of Streptococcus mitis competence pheromone responsive genes by transcriptome analysis.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Transcriptome response of Streptococcus mitis to the competence pheromone.
  • Silva, Gabriela Salvadori; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Streptococcus mitis response to the competence pheromone.
  • Silva, Gabriela Salvadori; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Transcriptome analysis of Streptococcus mitis response to the competence pheromone.

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Published Nov. 10, 2010 1:39 PM - Last modified Sep. 15, 2016 1:33 PM