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Postdoctoral Fellow

Knutsen, Erik

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Medical Biology

Job description:

Research fellow




CV

Education:

2000-2001,  Kongsbakken High School -Allmenn, grunnkurs

2001-2002,  Independence High School, Cleveland, OH, USA – Senior year

2002-2003,  Kongsbakken High School

2007-2011,  UiT- The Arctic University of Norway - Molecular biotechnology, Master, Siv. Ing.

2011-2016,  UiT- The Arctic University of Norway - Ph.D. Programs in Medical Biology.

                      Tittle of thesis: Comprehensive Analysis of Non-Coding Transcriptomes in Breast Cancer –

                      A Next Generation Sequencing Approach. ISBN 978-82-7589-501-9.

 

Professional experience:

04-2017 - DD,  UiT- The Arctic University of Norway, Postdoctoral researcher

01-2017 - 04-2017,  UiT- The Arctic University of Norway, Associate Professor

05-2016 - 12-2016,  UiT- The Arctic University of Norway, Head Engineer

12-2011- 04-2016,  UiT- The Arctic University of Norway,  Ph.D Student/ Research fellow

06-2011- 12-2011,  UiT- The Arctic University of Norway,  Scientific assistant

12-2007 – 08-2011,  The Norwegian Vinemonopoly Langnes, Salesperson

06-2010 - 08-2010,  GenØk,  Laboratory assistant

05-2006 - 08-2007,  Steakers Tromsø AS,  Manager/ Restaurant manager

Publications in CRIStin


  • Hedberg, Annica; Knutsen, Erik; Løvhaugen, Anne Silje; Jørgensen, Tor Erik; Perander, Maria; Johansen, Steinar Daae. Cancer-specific SNPs originate from low-level heteroplasmic variants in human mitochondrial genomes of a matched cell line pair. Mitochondrial DNA. Part A, DNA mapping, sequencing, and analysis 2018; Volum 30 (1). ISSN 2470-1394.s 82 - 91.s doi: 10.1080/24701394.2018.1461852.

  • Lellahi, Seyed Mohammad; Rosenlund, Ingrid Arctander; Hedberg, Annica; Kiær, Liv Torill; Mikkola, Ingvild; Knutsen, Erik; Perander, Maria. The long noncoding RNA NEAT1 and nuclear paraspeckles are up-regulated by the transcription factor HSF1 in the heat shock response. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2018; Volum 293 (49). ISSN 0021-9258.s 18965 - 18976.s doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.004473.

  • Shen, Peng; Reineke, Lucas C.; Knutsen, Erik; Chen, Meng; Pichler, Martin; Ling, Hui; Calin, George A.. Metformin blocks MYC protein synthesis in colorectal cancer via mTOR-4EBP-eIF4E and MNK1-eIF4G-eIF4E signaling. Molecular Oncology 2018; Volum 12 (11). ISSN 1574-7891.s 1856 - 1870.s doi: 10.1002/1878-0261.12384.

  • Figenschau, Stine; Knutsen, Erik; Urbarova, Ilona; Fenton, Christopher Graham; Elston, Bryan; Perander, Maria; Mortensen, Elin Synnøve; Fenton, Kristin Andreassen. ICAM1 expression is induced by proinflammatory cytokines and associated with TLS formation in aggressive breast cancer subtypes. Scientific Reports 2018; Volum 8:11720. ISSN 2045-2322.s 1 - 12.s doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-29604-2.

  • Haldorsson, Skarphedinn; Rohatgi, Neha; Magnusdottir, Manuela; Choudhary, Kumari; Gudjónsson, Thorarinn; Knutsen, Erik; Barkovskaya, Anna; Hilmarsdòttir, Bylgja; Perander, Maria; Mælandsmo, Gunhild; Gudmundsson, Steinn; Rolfsson, Ottar. Metabolic re-wiring of isogenic breast epithelial cell lines following epithelial to mesenchymal transition. Cancer Letters 2017; Volum 396. ISSN 0304-3835.s 117 - 129.s doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2017.03.019.

  • Roth, Sarah A; Knutsen, Erik; Fiskaa, Tonje; Utnes, Peter Andree; Bhavsar, Swapnil Parashram; Hald, Øyvind; Løkke, Cecilie; Mestdagh, Pieter; Johansen, Steinar Daae; Flægstad, Trond; Einvik, Christer. Next generation sequencing of microRNAs from isogenic neuroblastoma cell lines isolated before and after treatment.. Cancer Letters 2016; Volum 372 (1). ISSN 0304-3835.s 128 - 136.s doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2015.11.026.

  • Fiskaa, Tonje; Knutsen, Erik; Nikolaisen, Malene; Jørgensen, Tor Erik; Johansen, Steinar Daae; Perander, maria; Seternes, Ole Morten. Distinct small RNA signatures in extracellular vesicles derived from breast cancer cell lines. PLoS ONE 2016; Volum 11 (8). ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161824.

  • El-Gewely, M. Raafat; Andreassen, Morten; Walquist, Mari; Ursvik, Anita; Knutsen, Erik; Nystad, Mona; Coucheron, Dag H; Myrmel, Kristin Smistad; Hennig, Rune; Johansen, Steinar Daae. Differentially expressed micro RNAs in meningiomas grades I and II suggest shared biomarkers with malignant tumors. Cancers 2016; Volum 8:31 (3). ISSN 2072-6694.s doi: 10.3390/cancers8030031.

  • Knutsen, Erik; Perander, maria; Fiskaa, Tonje; Johansen, Steinar Daae. Performance Comparison and Data Analysis Strategies for MicroRNA Profiling in Cancer Research. Springer 2015 ISBN 978-3-319-15811-2.

  • Knutsen, Erik; Fiskaa, Tonje; Ursvik, anita; Jørgensen, Tor Erik; Perander, maria; Lund, Eiliv; Seternes, Ole Morten; Johansen, Steinar; Andreassen, morten. Performance Comparison of Digital microRNA Profiling Technologies Applied on Human Breast Cancer Cell Lines. PLoS ONE 2013; Volum 8 (10). ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075813.

  • Dragomir, Mihnea-Paul; Knutsen, Erik; Calin, George A.. SnapShot: Unconventional miRNA Functions. Cell 2018. ISSN 0092-8674.

  • Knutsen, Erik; Perander, maria; Johansen, Steinar Daae; Andreassen, morten. Study of functional RNA using high-throughput profiling technologies in a human cell model system. Cell Symposia: Functional RNA’s 2012-12-02 - 2012-12-04 2012.

  • Johansen, Steinar Daae; Andreassen, morten; Babiak, Igor; Bizuayehu, Teshome; Coucheron, Dag-Hugo; El-Gewely, M. Raafat; Emblem, Åse; Fiskaa, Tonje; Furmanek, Tomasz; Haugli, kari b.; Karlsen, Bård Ove; Klingan, Kevin; Knutsen, Erik; Jørgensen, Tor Erik; Moum, Truls Borg; Nordeide, Jarle Tryti; Okkenhaug, Siri; Rekvig, Ole Petter; Seternes, ole morten; Ursvik, anita. Investigating miRNAs and transcriptomes at our local SOLiD sequencing facility. The Norwegian Biochemical Society 47th Contact Meeting 2011-02-03 - 2011-02-06 2011.

  • Knutsen, Erik; Andreassen, morten; Fiskaa, Tonje; Ursvik, anita; Lund, Eiliv; Seternes, Ole Morten; Johansen, Steinar Daae. MiRNA expression profiling based on different high-throughput platforms reveals surprising variations. ncRNAs and Human Disease International symposium 2011-08-25 - 2011-08-26 2011.