The Norwegian Zebrafish Platform at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science was established as a National Technology Platform under the Functional Genomics Program, Research Council of Norway.


October 2nd, 2011

The ZNN Conference & PhD course 2011

The Zebrafish Network Norway and the Norwegian Zebrafish Platform are pleased to welcome you to the ZNN 2011 Conference . The ZNN 2011 Conference will take place in Bergen from 4-6 November at Scandic Hotel Bergen City.
The ZNN PhD course 2011 and will be organized in Bergen 30 October-6 November. See courses.




Main sponsors/exhibitors:

















International speakers:

Dr. Harold Burgess, National Institute of Health, USA

Dr. Shawn Burgess,National Institute of Health, USA

Dr. Jose Cibelli, Michigan State University, USA

Dr. Jed Goldstone, Woods Hole, USA

Dr. Philippe Mourrain, Stanford University, USA

Dr. Katy Murray, ZIRC, USA

Dr. Stephan Neuhauss, University of Zurich IMLS, Switzerland

Dr. Pertti Panula, University of Helsinki, Finland

Dr. Stefan Scholz, Helmholz Centre of Environmental Research, Germany

Dr. Byrappa Venkatesh, IMCB, Singapore

Dr. Ross Kettleborough, Sanger Institute, UK 



National speakers:

Dr. Philippe Collas, University of Oslo IBMS, Oslo

Dr. Knut Erik Tollefsen, NIVA, Oslo

Dr. Maximilliano Suster, SARS, Bergen

Dr. Kari Fladmark, University of Bergen, Bergen

Dr. Odd Magne Rødseth, AquaGen AS, Bergen

Dr. Trine Ballestad Rounge, CEES, Oslo

Dr. Karin Lagesen, CEES, UiO, Oslo

Dr. Sigbjørn Lien, CIGENE, UMB, Ås



General information:


Participation at the ZNN Conference 2011 the 4-6 November:

PI/ Postdocs: 2500 NOK (includes lunch and dinner, excluded accomodation)

PhD students/ technicians: 2000 NOK (includes lunch and dinner, excluded accomodation)

Exhibitors: daypackage, see registration form.

Participation at the Conference and in the “ PhD course 2011” 30 October-6 November ( 3 ECTS):

3000NOK (includes the conference, excluded accomodation)


The prices includes lunch and dinner during the registered event. Alle participants are responsible for booking their own accomodation for both the conference and course.



Poster information:

Maximum poster size: Hight 120cm x width 80cm



The meeting will be held 4th-6th of November at Scandic Hotel, Bergen City.

How to get there and map to the venue




The Venue hotel has reserved a number of rooms for participants,  Scandic Hotel Bergen City

To book a hotelroom contact the hotel by phone number +47 55 30 90 90 or by e-mail:

By giving reference code : BIO041111 , you will get a discounted room price.
Room price is 1090 NOK for single rooms and 1290 for dubble rooms per night.

Rica Hotel Bergen

Room price is 995 NOK for single rooms per night.

Registration link for discounted price:

or contact by e-mail to: or  tlf. 55 36 2900 and give UiB reference code UB7564

Other accomodation alternatives are:

Guest houses:

Markens Gjestehus





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