New honourable membership for Kirsten Sandvig

K. Sandvig
K. Sandvig

Kirsten Sandvig from the Department of Biochemistry at the Institute for Cancer Research has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology due to her work with bacterial toxins. The Fellows are elected in recognition of their records of scientific achievement, and Sandvig is the third Norwegian to receive this honour from the academy.

Fellows of the Academy are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. There are now over 2,000 Fellows representing all subspecialties of microbiology, including basic and applied research, teaching, public health, industry, and government service.


List of newly elected fellows from the home page of the American Academy of Microbiology

Home page of Kirsten Sandvig's group

Kirsten Sandvig's CV and publications

Department of Biochemistry

Institute for Cancer Research

Links to previous news about Sandvig from

Kirsten Sandvig's research highlighted by the Norwegian Cancer Society

Kirsten Sandvig promoted honorary doctor at The University of Copenhagen

Important results on the role of glycosphingolipids Cellular glycosphingolipids determining intracellular sorting

Kirsten Sandvig with article in Nature

Paper from the Sandvig group at the front page of “FEBS Journal”.

Sandvig selected member in Academia Europea

Article from Sandvig's group on PNAS front page


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