Pauke Carlijn Schots

MSc in Biology Pauke Carlijn Schots (NFH) will Friday 24 November 2023 hold her trial lecture and defend her thesis for the PhD degree in Natural Science.

Trial lecture on assigned topic will take place at 10.15:

“What are the mechanisms by which excessive lipids induce contractile dysfunction of cardiomyocytes?” 

Later, at 12.15 she will defend her thesis entitled:

“Calanus oil and its constituents as a therapeutic approach to target obesity-induced metabolic distortions”

 Evaluation Committe:

  • Associate professor Joannes Luiken, Maastricht University, The Netherlands (1. opponent) 

  • Professor Morten Høydal, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, NTNU, (2. opponent) 

  • Professor Klara Stensvåg, NFH (internal member and leader of the committee) 


  • Karl-Erik Eilertsen, NFH, main supervisor 
  • Ellen Aasum, Helsefak, co-supervisor 
  • Professor Ragnar Olsen, NFH, co-supervisor
  • Professor Terje Larsen, Helsefak, co-supervisor 


Both defense and trial lecture will be streamed and recorded from panopto:


The thesis is available in Munin.
Head of department at NFH professor Petter Holm will lead the disputation.
Når: 24.11.23 kl 10.15–15.00
Hvor: Strømmes fra Store Auditorium, E-101, NFH-bygget
Sted: Digitalt, Tromsø
Målgruppe: Ansatte, Studenter, Gjester / eksterne, Inviterte, Enhet
Kontakt: Lisbeth Stina Nordøy
Telefon: 77644586
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