Bilde av Bjørlo, Ida Emilie
Bilde av Bjørlo, Ida Emilie
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Ida Emilie Bjørlo

Staff engineer

Job description

Staff engineer at Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), associated with the research group RNA and Molecular Pathology (RAMP). My work-tasks consists of laboratory work, HSE-tasks, orders, and maintainance of laboratory areas.

I am competent in the following techniqies:

  • Cell work
  • PCR and RT-qPCR
  • Western blotting
  • RNA-FISH og immunestaining
  • IHC
  • Mikroskopering
  • Flow-sorting
  • CRISPR/Cas9

Research interests

In the research group RNA and Molecular pathology we study the underlying disease mechanisms in cancer and in autoimmune diseases.

I am involved in the research project Breast cancer-associated long non-coding RNA NEAT1 and paraspeckles in cellular stress responses. In this project we investigate how NEAT1 is involved in different cellular stressors, and investigate the impact of abnormal NEAT1 gene expression in breast cancer development.


Work experience:
July 2023 - present, staff engineer RAMP, IMB, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway.

2023: Master of Biomedicine, Institute of Medical Biology, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway. Title of thesis: Generation of a cell line allowing real-time monitoring of paraspeckle formation upon lysosomal stress. PI: Maria Perander
2021: Bachelor of Biotechnology, The Norwegian College of Fishery Science, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway. Title of thesis: Bioactivity testing of protein hydrolysate after enzymatic treatment of Calanus Finmarchicus. PI: Klara Stensvåg