Peik Haugen


After completing his doctoral work in molecular biotechnology Peik Haugen trained 3 years (2001-2004) as a post doc at the University of Iowa, in the lab of Debashish Bhattacharya, in the topics RNA biochemistry and molecular evolution of group I introns. Since 2005 Haugen has worked as a faculty member at the University of Tromsø, renamed "UiT The Arctic University of Norway". Current interests include Biotechnology, marine bacterial genomics, bioreactors, gene regulation in bacteria, applied bioinformatics, and more.

Bioinformatics Biotechnology Evolutionary Studies Genomics Microbiology Molecular Biology Synthetic Biology

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University of Tromsø
December 2005
Department of chemistery
UiT The Arctic University of Norway is a medium-sized research university that contributes to knowledge-based development at the regional, national and international level. UiT The Arctic University of Norway is the third largest in Norway and the northernmost university of the world. Its location on the edge of the Arctic implies a mission. The Arctic is of increasing global importance. Climate change, the exploitation of Arctic resources and environmental threats are topics of great public concern, and which the University of Tromsø takes special interest in. At UiT The Arctic University of Norway you can explore global issues from a close-up perspective


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