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PhD candidate Tove Ragna Reksten

Tove Ragna Reksten, PhD candidate

Tove Ragna Reksten, MPh
Broegelmann Research Laboratory
The Gade institute
University of Bergen

Telephone: +4799273397
e-mail: tove.reksten@gades.uib.no

 

Education:
2009 – 2012 PhD training at the Univeristy of Bergen
2003 – 2008 University of Bergen: Master (MSc) in Pharmacy with the thesis
Structure and interaction studies of HIV-1 p6, HIV-1 Vpr and human Cyclophilin A using NMR
2006  German Studies
2003  VHS Leipzig: KDS (Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom)
2002 ANCEP- School of Ecology and Philosophy in Bali, Indonesia: Examen Philosophicum and Examen Facultatum

Professional experiences:
2011/2012 PhD exchange at Uppsala University “Genetic associations to GC status in Sjögren’s syndrome”
2011  LEADER Summer School for PhD Students (Aarhus University)
2011 Rotary International Group Study Exchange (GSE) to South Africa
2008 IAESTE trainee in biochemistry, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, Belgrade (Serbia)
2007/2008 Exchange: Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) (Germany): Research for master thesis
2007-2011 Information pharmacist (part time), Bergen (Norway)
2006  Exchange: University of East-Anglia (UK): Studies in Pharmacy
2003  Volunteer at Netzwerk für Demokratische Kultur, Wurzen (Germany)

Selected organisational experience:
2010 – present ShelterBox Norway: Board member, coordinator District 2250
2004 – present Member of Rotaract: President (Bergen), vice president/ Secretary (Norway), District representative (D2250)
2003 – 2007  Member of IAESTE Bergen: SID delegate, Reception coordinator, Marketing officer (company fair)

Publications:
“The intriguing cyclophilin A-HIV-1 Vpr interaction: Prolyl cis/trans isomerization catalysis and specific binding” (BMC Struct Biol., 2010)
Sara Marie Øie Solbak, Tove Ragna Reksten, Victor Wray, Karsten Bruns, Ole Horvli, Arnt Johan Raae, Petra Henklein, Peter Henklein, Rene Röder, David Mitzner,Ulrich Schubert and Torgils Fossen

“HIV-1 p6 – Another viral interaction partner to the host cellular protein Cyclophilin A” (Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Proteins & Proteomics|February 9, 2012)
Sara MØ Solbak*, Tove R Reksten*, Rene Röder, Victor Wray, Ole Horvli, Arnt J Raae, Petra Henklein, Peter Henklein and Torgils Fossen

”Cytokine and autoantibody profiling related to histopathological features in primary Sjögren’s syndrome” (Rheumatology, 2009)
Tove Ragna Reksten, Malin V. Jonsson, Johan G. Brun, and Roland Jonsson, Karl A. Brokstad

"Implications of long-term medication with oral steroids and antimalarial drugs in primary Sjögren’s syndrome"  (International Immunopharmacology, 2011)
Tove Ragna Reksten (MPh), Malin V. Jonsson (DMD, PhD), Johan G. Brun (MD,PhD), Roland Jonsson (DMD, PhD) and Karl A. Brokstad (PhD)

“Diagnostikk av munntørrhet og bruk av saliva som diagnostisk verktøy”
(Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende, 2011)
Jonsson MV, Reksten TR, Delaleu N, Marthinussen MC