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Elisabeth Jönsson Bergman

Senior lecturer

Elisabeth Jönsson Bergman
Senior lecturer , Deputy Head
+46 31 786 3684

Postal Address: Box 463, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 18A , 41390 Göteborg

Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences (More Information)
Box 463
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 18 , 413 90 Göteborg

About Elisabeth Jönsson Bergman

My research focuses on the endocrine regulation of appetite and growth in fish, with particular emphasis on the role of the hormone ghrelin. The research is of basic interest to understand fundamental biological processes that determine how animals allocate or mobilize energy reserves. The research also addresses questions relevant for the aquaculture industry. In this context, one important aim of my research is to gain knowledge about the impact of feed composition on growth performance of farmed fish. This is important when trying to find new, alternative aquaculture ingredients that are sustainable and can replace fish meal and fish oil.

I am a member of the research group "Fish Endocrinology Laboratory" - the FEL group. I am the research coordinator of the transdisciplinary  arine aquaculture research center SWEMARC, : www.swemarc.gu.se.

My work tasks at the department also includes teaching and vice head of department, as well as working with equality issues.


Latest publications

The initiation of puberty in Atlantic salmon brings about large changes in testicular gene expression that are modulated by the energy status
D. Crespo, J. Bogerd, E. Sambroni, F. LeGac, R. B. Edvardsen et al.
BMC Genomics, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Ghrelin and Its Receptors in Gilthead Sea Bream: Nutritional Regulation
M. Perello-Amoros, E. J. Velez, J. Vela-Albesa, A. Sanchez-Moya, N. Riera-Heredia et al.
Frontiers in Endocrinology, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Appetite-Controlling Endocrine Systems in Teleosts
I. Ronnestad, A. S. Gomes, K. Murashita, R. Angotzi, Elisabeth Jönsson et al.
Frontiers in Endocrinology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Roles of leptin and ghrelin in adipogenesis and lipid metabolism of rainbow trout adipocytes in vitro
C. Salmeron, Marcus Johansson, M. Asaad, A. R. Angotzi, I. Ronnestad et al.
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Journal article 2015
Journal article

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Towards fish lipid nutrigenomics: current state and prospects for fin-fish aquaculture
M.J. Leaver, J.M. Bautista, Björn Thrandur Björnsson, Elisabeth Jönsson, G Krey et al.
Reviews in Fisheries Science, Journal article 2008
Journal article

Plasma leptin levels in salmonids during food restriction and effects of homologous leptin treatments on feed intake
Peter Kling, Anne-Grethe Moen, Koji Murashita, Tadahide Kurokawa, S. O. Stefansson et al.
8th congress on the Biology of fish July 28th - Sept 1th , Portland, USA, Poster 2008


Plasma ghrelin levels in rainbow trout in response to fasting, feeding and food composition, and effects of ghrelin on voluntary food intake
Elisabeth Jönsson, A. Forsman, Ingibjörg Einarsdottir, H Kaiya, K Ruohonen et al.
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Journal article 2007
Journal article


Endocrine control and tailor-made seafood
Björn Thrandur Björnsson, Elisabeth Jönsson
Aqua 2006, Florence, 9-13 May , Conference contribution 2006
Conference contribution


Growth Hormone, Behaviour, and Brain Monoaminergic Activity In Rainbow Trout: Peripheral And Central Effects
Elisabeth Jönsson, Viktoria Johansson, Svante Winberg, Björn Thrandur Björnsson
5th International Symposium on Fish Endocrinology. Castellon, Spain, September 5-9 2004, Poster 2004

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