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Biography Ragnhild Dragøy Whitaker

I work as research manager in the marine biotechnology (MB) group at Nofima. In this group, we focus on the development of new technologies and products derived from marine biomass. We work with both fisheries co-streams as well as new and conventional marine biomass sources. Our research is targeted towards the identification, extraction and production of high-value products taken from laboratory to industrial scale in a step-wise process. I have experience from academia and industry, and I have worked with both basic and applied research. My research expertize lays within the extraction of high value products from marine biomass, identification and analysis of bioactivity in various prokaryote and eukaryote systems, single cell arrays, fiber-optics, and synthesis and use of different composition nanopraticles for use within drug delivery and imaging.

Ragnhild Dragøy has 17 scientific publications in Cristin:

Siikavuopio, Sten Ivar; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Sæther, Bjørn-Steinar; James, Philip; Olsen, Bjørn Ronald; Thesslund, Tina; Hustad, Annette; Hustad, Anette; Mortensen, Atle; 2017: First observations of temperature tolerances of adult male snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) from the Barents Sea population and the effects on the fisheries strategy

Siikavuopio, Sten Ivar; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Martinsen, Gustav; Sæther, Bjørn-Steinar; Stormo, Svein Kristian; 2017: Testing baits prepared from by-Product of the shrimp and snow crab industry in the pot fishery for Gadus morhua Linnaeus, 1758) and Pollachius virens (Linnaeus, 1758)

Aspevik, Tone; Oterhals, Åge; Rønning, Sissel Beate; Altintzoglou, Themistoklis; Wubshet, Sileshi Gizachhew; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Afseth, Nils Kristian; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Lindberg, Diana; 2017: Valorization of proteins from co- and by-products from the fish and meat industry

Lorentzen, Grete Elisabeth; Voldnes, Gøril; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Kvalvik, Ingrid; Vang, Birthe; Solstad, Runar Gjerp; Thomassen, Marte Renate; Siikavuopio, Sten Ivar; 2017: Current Status of the Red King Crab (Paralithodes camtchaticus) and Snow Crab (Chionoecetes opilio) Industries in Norway

Vang, Birthe; Altintzoglou, Themistoklis; Måge, Ingrid; Wubshet, Sileshi Gizachhew; Afseth, Nils Kristian; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; 2017: Peptide recovery and commercialization by enzymatic hydrolysis of marine biomass

Lorentzen, Grete Elisabeth; Siikavuopio, Sten Ivar; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; 2016: Seafood from Norway - Food safety

Park, Yoonjee C.; Paulsen, Jeffrey L.; Nap, Rikkert J.; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Mathiyazhagan, Vidhya; Song, Yi-Qiao; Hürlimann, Martin D.; Szleifer, Igal; Wong, Joyce Y.; 2014: Adsorption of Supermagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on Silica and Calcium Carbonate Sand

Park, Yoonjee C.; Smith, Jared B.; Pham, Tuan; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Sucato, Christopher A.; Hamilton, James A.; Bartolak-Suki, Elizabeth; Wong, Joyce Y.; 2014: Effect of PEG molecular weight on stability, T2contrast, cytotoxicity,and cellular uptake of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles(SPIONs)

Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Ingebrigtsen, Sveinung Gaarden; Naderkhani, Elenaz; Skar, Merete L.; Flaten, Gøril Eide; 2013: Investigation of parameters influencing incorporation, retention and cellular cytotoxicity in liposomal formulations of poorly soluble camptothecin

Park, Yoonjee C.; Luce, Adam C.; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Amin, Bhumica; Cabodi, Mario; Nap, Rikkert J.; Szleifer, Igal; Cleveland, Robin O.; Nagy, Jon O.; Wong, Joyce Y.; 2012: Tunable Diacetylene Polymerized Shell Microbubbles as Ultrasound Contrast Agents

Park, Yoonjee C.; Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Nap, Rikkert J.; Paulsen, Jeffrey L.; Mathiyazhagan, Vidhya; Doerrer, Linda H.; Song, Yi-Qiao; Hürlimann, Martin D.; Szleifer, Igal; Wong, Joyce Y.; 2012: Stability of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles at Different pH Values: Experimental and Theoretical Analysis

Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Pember, Steven; Wallace, Byron C.; Brodley, Carla E.; Walt, David R.; 2011: Single Cell Time-resolved Quorum Responses Reveal Dependence on Cell Density and Configuration

Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Walt, David R.; 2010: Optical Sensing Arrays for Single-Cell Analysis

Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Truhlar, Laura M.; Yüksel, Deniz; Walt, David R.; Williams, Mark D.; 2010: Synthesis and Biological Testing of Penicillins: An Investigative Approach to the Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory

Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; 2009: Single Cell Analysis Using a Fiber Optic Multiwell Array

Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Walt, David R.; 2007: Multianalyte Single-Cell Analysis with Multiple Cell Lines Using a Fiber-Optic Array

Whitaker, Ragnhild D.; Walt, David R.; 2007: Fiber-based single cell analysis of reporter gene expression in yeast two-hybrid systems