Bilde av Odei, Derrick Kwame
Bilde av Odei, Derrick Kwame
Department of Arctic and Marine Biology odei.d.kvame@uit.no +4777646081 You can find me here

Derrick Kwame Odei


Head technician/ Institute for Arctic and Marine Biology/AMSE research group

Job description

I work as a head technician responsible for laboratory safety, chemical and chemical waste handling, student supervision and various areas of laboratory and field based experiment in marine, aquaculture and recirculatory aquaculture systems.

My expertise range from molecular biology (DNA, RNA extractions, library preparation for sequencing qPCR and PCR), ecotoxicology, spectrophotometry, histology, commet assays, flow cytometry and CASA systems among others


  • Junjie Zhang, Maia L. Eggen, Stefano Peruzzi, Rolf Klokkerengen, Eivind B. Sundfør, Derrick Kwame Odei et al.:
    Effects of prolonged application of peracetic acid-based disinfectant on recirculating aquaculture systems stocked with Atlantic salmon parr
    Science of the Total Environment 2024 DOI
  • Leah C. Strople, Ireen Vieweg, Fekadu Yadetie, Derrick Kwame Odei, Anders Thorsen, Odd André Karlsen et al.:
    Spawning time in adult polar cod (Boreogadus saida) altered by crude oil exposure, independent of food availability
    Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Silvia Martinez-Llorens, Stefano Peruzzi, Inger Britt Falk-Petersen, Sergio Godoy-Olmos, Lars Olav Ulleberg, Ana Tomas-Vidal et al.:
    Digestive tract morphology and enzyme activities of juvenile diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed fishmealbased diets with or without fish protein hydrolysates
    PLOS ONE 11. January 2021 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Derrick Kwame Odei, Ørjan Hagen, Stefano Peruzzi, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Jorge Manuel de Oliveira Fernandes :
    Transcriptome sequencing and histology reveal dosage compensation in the liver of triploid pre-smolt Atlantic salmon
    Scientific Reports 08. October 2020 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Leah Catherine Strople, Ireen Vieweg, Fekadu Yadetie, Derrick Kwame Odei, Anders Goksøyr, Odd André Karlsen et al.:
    Reproductive development in polar cod (Boreogadus saida) exposed to crude oil and food variability
    2022
  • Leah Strople, Ireen Vieweg, Fekadu Yadetie, Odd Andre Karlsen, Anders Thorsen, Derrick Kwame Odei et al.:
    Polar cod and Goliat: How an oil spill may affect polar cod reproduction
    2020
  • Ireen Vieweg, Leah Strople, Derrick Kwame Odei, Morgan Lizabeth Bender, Øyvind J Hansen, Puvanendran Velmurugu et al.:
    Sensitivity of adult polar cod (Boreogadus saida) to the water-soluble fraction of crude oil under low and high food regimes
    2019
  • Derrick Kwame Odei, Stefano Peruzzi, Ørjan Hagen, Jorge Manuel de Oliveira Fernandes :
    LIVER TRANSCRIPTOME OF JUVENILE DIPLOID AND TRIPLOID ATLANTIC SALMON (SALMO SALAR L.)
    2019

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