Professor , Department of Microbiology
Oslo University Hospital
Tone Tønjum is professor at University of Oslo and head of a research team within Genome Dynamics at Oslo University Hospital.
The Genome Dynamics group main focus is studying the mechanisms involved in the changing and maintenance of genomes in both microbes and man, and the effect this has on function and disease. This involves the study of DNA-repair mechanism in both man and microbes and the study of horizontal gene transfer in microbes.
Tone is a memeber of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the European Academy of Microbiology.