Biography Merete Rusås Jensen
I am a Senior Food Technologist at the Department of Food Safety and quality and have been working here since 2008. My main fields are methods in Microbiology and Molecularbiology included Next-generation sequencing. Education: Bioengineer (biomedical laboratory scientist), Bachelor degree and 1-year higher education with microbiology as major area of study.
Merete Rusås Jensen has 6 publications at Nofima:
1. January 2020 – 30. June 2021
The salmon industry aims for producing smoked salmon with reduced levels of salt (NaCl).
1. April 2019 – 31. March 2023
The objective of the «PathoSeq» project is to prepare Norwegian food industry for the challenges and possibilities of using modern DNA sequencing technologies for surveillance and control of foodborne pathogenic bacteria. The focus is on Listeria monocytogenes, considered the largest food safety challenge in Norwegian food processing industry.
1. January 2017 – 31. December 2020
The main goal of the strategic research program FoodMicro-Pack is to contribute to production and offering of safe and durable food, optimal packaging concepts and reduced food waste in the Norwegian food sector.