Vilde Leipart awarded Alf Bjørseth’s Inspiration Award

Vilde Leipart has been awarded Alf Bjørseth’s Inspiration Award for her doctoral work, entitled “Understanding the structure-function relationship of honey bee Vitellogenin”. Her research examined the protein vitellogenin in honey bees by using artificial intelligence – an article summarising her research was published in the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Full article of Vilde’s award can be read here. 

Vilde is currently a postdoc working in Christine Orengo’s and Franca Fraternali’s labs, continuing her work on Vitellogenin with the aim to boost honey bee health.