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Norwegian University of Life Sciences
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I am the Data and Model Manager for the Digital Salmon and the GenoSysFat projects. We are building a knowledge base of salmon physiology in the form of mathematical models interlinked with omics data, for applications in aquaculture, ecology and management. My duties entail managing and standardizing the data formats, protocols, and annotations generated related to these data; serving as our point of contact with the FAIRDOM initiative for findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable data,
Institutions: Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Systems biology for salmon farming is what I do. I lead the DigiSal project (http://tinyurl.com/digisal), whose full title is "Towards the Digital Salmon: From a reactive to a pre-emptive research strategy in aquaculture". DigiSal is part of Digital Life, the first call dedicated to systems biology by the Research Council of Norway. I'm also one of the lead modellers in GenoSysFat (http://tinyurl.com/genosysfat), working to improve the omega-3 content of salmon farmed on sustainable feeds by
Expertise: yeast, fungi, Metabolomics, Proteomics, Stoichiometric modelling, carbon metabolism, Systems Biology, dynamics and control of biological networks, coupling metabolome and environome, rapid sampling experiments, Biochemistry
Tools: parameter estimation, ODE, HPLC, GC and LC/MS analysis of metabolites, Mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), continuous cultivation, Enzyme assay, Material balance based modeling, stimulus response experiments, Chromatography, Fermentation, Matlab, Metabolomics, Biochemistry and protein analysis
I've become a SysMO DB PAL for MOSES project in 2007 being a post-doc in lab of Prof. Matthias Reuss at University of Stuttgart. In the MOSES project, our major efforts were in the experimental data acquisition for dynamic model of primary carbon and anaerobic energy metabolism in yeast. The model implements prediction of perturbations of two types: glucose pulse and temperature jump. We implement “stimulus-response” methodology for the unraveling the dynamic structure of the network and to
Towards the Digital Salmon: From a reactive to a pre-emptive research strategy in aquaculture (DigiSal)
Salmon farming in the future must navigate conflicting and shifting demands of sustainability, shifting feed prices, disease, and product quality. The industry needs to develop a flexible, integrated basis of knowledge for rapid response to new challenges. Project DigiSal will lay the foundations for a Digital Salmon: an ensemble of mathematical descriptions of salmon physiology, combining
Salmon farmed on modern feeds contains less of the healthy, long-chain fatty acids (EPA and DHA) than before. Up until the turn of the millennium, farmed salmon were fed fish oil as a replacement for their omega-3 rich natural prey. However, fish oil is now a scarce resource, and more than half of the fat in modern feeds comes from plant oils that are inexpensive, but devoid of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids. How can we increase the omega-3 content of salmon on sustainable feeds?
One option is
This is a sandbox where DigiSal members can learn to use the SEEK.
Tutorial document: http://tinyurl.com/seek-ds17
The SEEK is a web interface to a database of research "assets" organised in a hierarchical "ISA structure" (investigation-study-assay) .
These are further organised into projects and programmes.
* Programme = Overarching research theme (The Digital Salmon)
* Project = Research grant (DigiSal, GenoSysFat)
* Investigation = a particular biological process, phenomenon or thing
Good data and model management improves the longevity and impact of your interdisciplinary research. FAIRDOM offers software and expertise to support you in better managing your interdisciplinary life-science projects, particularly in systems and synthetic biology. If you have never heard of data and model management, or are curious about it, or you are an expert keen to exchange ideas, our user meeting is the place for you!
At the meeting you will:
- Learn why data and model management is
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