Biography Tone Mari Rode
I work as a researcher at Nofima, Dept. of Processing Technology in Stavanger. I started as a PhD student working in the field of microbiology and gene technology at Nofima (former Matforsk), Ås in 2004. Then I continued as a post doc. the same place. My research field was bacterial stress responses – how bacteria get affected when they are exposed to different stress factors. From 2010 I have been working as a research scientist at Nofima Norconserv, Stavanger. Mainly I work with food processing (e.g. high pressure processing), shelf life and food quality. Education: PhD in microbiology/gene technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences; ‘Stress responses of food related Staphylococcus aureus’. M.Sc in Biotechnology, University of Tromsø; ‘Characterisation of cDNA sequences ofantimicrobial peptides in spider crab (Hyas araneus) and red king crab (Paralithodes camtschatica). B.Sc of Medical Laboratory Science, Ålesund University College.