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Biography Torstein Skåra

Main working areas: Processing of (pelagic) fish , Surface pasteurization and microbial modelling, By-product utilization. Areas of particular interest are related to the conservation of product quality through processing, by means of hygienic measures and minimal processing. Education: MSc Organic Chemistry, Norwegian Institute of Technology; MSc Food Science, Cornell University (US); PhD Predictive Microbiology, KU Leuven (BE)

Torstein has 30 scientific publications in Cristin:

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Sone, Izumi; Vorre, Aase; Heia, Karsten; Skåra, Torstein; 2017: Modeling-assisted minimal heat processing of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Cando, Deysi; Moreno, Helena Maria; Borderias, A. Javier; Skåra, Torstein; 2016: Combined Effect of High Hydrostatic Pressure and Lysine or Cystine Addition in Low-Grade Surimi Gelation with Low Salt Content

Skåra, Torstein; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; 2016: Emerging Methods and Principles in Food Contact Surface Decontamination/Prevention

Skåra, Torstein; Axelsson, Lars; Stefansson, Gudmundur; Ekstrand, Bo; Hagen, Helge; 2015: Fermented and ripened fish products in the northern European countries

Skåra, Torstein; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Noriega, Estefania; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2014: A novel model to assess the efficacy of steam surface pasteurization of cooked surimi gels inoculated with realistic levels of Listeria innocua

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Kondjoyan, Alain; Sivertsen, Agnar Holten; Gins, Geert; Van Derlinden, Eva; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2014: Estimation of surface temperature and thermal load in short-time heat treatment of surimi through reflectance spectroscopy and heat transfer modeling

Skåra, Torstein; 2013: Surface Steam Pasteurisation of Fish Products: Thermal Characterisation and Microbial Selection/Resistance

Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Fernandez, P; Periago, P.M.; Skåra, Torstein; 2012: Microorganisms of relevance in thermally processed foods

Skåra, Torstein; Cappuyns, Astrid M; Van Derlinden, Eva; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2012: Growth Kinetics of Listeria Isolated from Salmon and Salmon Processing Environment: Single Strains versus Cocktails

Skåra, Torstein; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Leadley, C; 2012: Microbial decontamination of seafood

Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2011: Recent Advances in Minimal Heat Processing of Fish: Effects on Microbiological Activity and Safety

Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Skåra, Torstein; Sivertsvik, Morten; Lekang, Odd-Ivar; 2011: Optimization of Heat Processing of Farmed Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) Muscle with Respect to Cook Loss, Water Holding Capacity, Color, and Texture

Skåra, Torstein; Cappuyns, Astrid M; Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Van Derlinden, Eva; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Olsen, Øystein; Van Impe, Jan FM; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; 2011: A thermodynamic approach to assess a cellular mechanism of inactivation and the thermal resistance of Listeria innocua

Skåra, Torstein; Cappuyns, Astrid M; Van Derlinden, Eva; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2011: Quantifying the combined effect of salt and temperature on the growth of Listeria strains isolated from salmon and salmon processing environments

Altintzoglou, Themistoklis; Einarsdottir, Gunnthorunn; Valsdottir, Thora; Schelvis, Rian; Skåra, Torstein; Luten, Joop; 2010: A Voice-of-Consumer Approach in Development of New Seafood Product Concepts

Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Skåra, Torstein; Lekang, Odd-Ivar; 2010: Use of residual acid phosphatase activity in heat processed Atlandtic cod (Gadus morhua) for estimating thermal load

Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Jørgensen, Kåre Bredeli; Birkeland, Svein; Birkeland, Sveinung; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2009: Effects of Phosphates and Salt in Ground Raw and Cooked Farmed Cod (Gadus morhua) Muscle Studied by the Water Holding Capacity (WHC), and Supported by P-31-NMR Measurements

Birkeland, Sveinung; Skåra, Torstein; 2008: Cold smoking of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fillets with smoke condensate - an alternative processing technology for the production of smoked salmon

Birkeland, Sveinung; Akse, Leif; Joensen, Sjurdur; Tobiassen, Torbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2007: Injection-Salting of pre rigor Fillets of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; Hendrickx, Marc E.; 2007: Thermal Inactivation kinetics of acid phosphatase (ACP) in cod (Gadus morhua)

Birkeland, Sveinung; Sivertsvik, Morten; Nielsen, Henrik H.; Skåra, Torstein; 2005: Effects of brining conditions on weight gain in herring (Clupea harengus) fillets

Rørå, Anna Maria Bencze; Birkeland, Sveinung; Hultmann, Lisbeth; Rustad, Turid; Skåra, Torstein; Bjerkeng, Bjørn; 2005: Quality characteristics of farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed diets high in soybean or fish oil as affected by cold-smoking temperature

Birkeland, Sveinung; Rørå, Anna Maria Bencze; Skåra, Torstein; Bjerkeng, Bjørn; 2004: Effects of cold smoking procedures and raw material characteristics on product yield and quality parameters of cold smoked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) fillets

Skåra, Torstein; Sivertsvik, Morten; Birkeland, Sveinung; 2004: Production of salmon oil from filleting byproducts - Effects of storage conditions on lipid oxidation and content of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

Hultmann, Lisbeth; Rørå, Anna Maria Bencze; Steinsland, Ingelin; Skåra, Torstein; Rustad, Turid; 2004: Proteolytic activity and properties of proteins in smoked salmon (Salmo salar) - effects of smoking temperature

Birkeland, Sveinung; Skåra, Torstein; Bjerkeng, Bjørn; Rørå, Anna Maria Bencze; 2003: Product yield and gaping in cold-smoked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fillets as influenced by different injection-salting techniques

Bro, Rasmus; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; Stefansson, Gudmundur; Skåra, Torstein; 2002: A phenomenological study of ripening of salted herring. Assessing homogeneity of data from different countries and laboratories

Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Steinsbø, E. E.; Skåra, Torstein; 2002: The influence of potential pre-treatment and processing parameters on general proteolytic activity characteristics in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), studied in a model system

Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Øines, Sigurd; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Skåra, Torstein; 2002: Heat transfer in vacuum packed mussels (Mytilus edulis) during thermal processing

Stefansson, Gudmundur; Nielsen, Henrik H.; Skåra, Torstein; Schubring, Reinhard; Oehlenschläger, Jörg; Luten, Joop; Derrick, S.; Gudmundsdottir, Gudny; 2000: Frozen herring as raw material for spice-salting

Torstein has 15 other publications in Cristin:

Sone, Izumi; Skåra, Torstein; Vorre, Aase; 2017: Utvikling og optimalisering av makrellfiletering

Skåra, Torstein; 2017: En dag på Tsukij fiskemarked

Skåra, Torstein; 2017: Jomfrusild - trendy i Tyskland

Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2016: Mikrobølger under trykk

Christensen, Line Bach; Skåra, Torstein; 2015: Hurtigmetode for måling av enzymaktivitet basert på viskositetsmålinger

Jessen, Flemming; Skåra, Torstein; 2015: Proteomanalyse: To-dimensjonal gelelektroforese av Nordsjøsild i forhold til modningstid

Skåra, Torstein; Skåra, Ragnhild; Carlehög, Mats; Lea, Per; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; 2014: Alternativ produksjon av matjessild. Prosessutvikling og oppskalering

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Carlehög, Mats; Lea, Per; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; 2014: Alternativ produksjon av matjessild. Del 2: NVG sild

Heide, Morten; Skåra, Torstein; Sætren, Øyvind; 2014: Markedsvurdering av nye sildeprodukter i Ukraina og Tyskland

Skåra, Torstein; 2014: Prosessutvikling, oppskalering og markedsvurdering; Alternativ matjesproduksjon - Sluttrapport

Skåra, Torstein; Carlehög, Mats; Skaret, Josefine; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauck; Løvdal, Trond Karsten; 2013: Alternativ produksjon av Matjessild. Del 1: Nordsjøsild

Roth, Bjørn; Heia, Karsten; Skåra, Torstein; Sone, Izumi; Birkeland, Sveinung; Jakobsen, Ronny Andre; Evensen, Tor Hatten; Akse, Leif; 2013: Kvalitetsavvik sildefilet. Sluttrapport

Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2013: Overflatepasteurisering

Skåra, Torstein; 2011: Markedskrav og kvalitetsutfordringer NVG-sild

Skåra, Torstein; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Sivertsvik, Morten; 2002: Safe and sound: minimally processed fish products