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News archive - January

Published: 10.01.2017
Dr. Fridtjof Nansen

State-of-the-art research vessel for Development Cooperation

The new RV Dr. Fridtjof Nansen arrived in her home harbour Bergen for the first time today.  Now starts a two months period of testing of equipment and functions before she leaves Casablanca in the beginning of May for her very first scientific survey.  

Published: 05.01.2017 - Updated: 06.01.2017
Anna Wargelius får publikasjonspris

Publication prize for “knock-out” article on genetics

Anna Wargelius received the Institute of Marine Research’s 2016 publication prize for an article on how mutations can be used to change the DNA sequence in salmon. Essentially, the technique involves “knocking out” specific genes to create a sterile farmed salmon.