Kristinn P. Magnússon

Sameindaerfðafræðingur og prófessor við Háskólann á Akureyri

Kristinn P. Magnússon

Ph.D. Sameindaerfðafræði

Verksvið

Visterfðafræðilegar rannsóknir á náttúru Íslands.

  • Ferilskrá

    Ferilskrá

    Academic employment history

    2008-present  Professor of Molecular Genetics, University of Akureyri, 50% position

    2008-2010      Associate Prof. of Molecular Genetics, University of Akureyri, 50% position

    2008-present  Specialist in Ecological Genetics, The Icel. Inst. of Nat. History, 50% position

    1999-2008      Head of Eye Diseases. deCODE genetics Inc. Reykjavík, Iceland

    1998-2008      Senior scientist in Genetics. deCODE genetics Inc. Reykjavík, Iceland

    1990-1998      Scientist at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

    1984-1989      Assistant scientist and assistant teacher, University of Iceland

    Education

    1998  Ph.D. (Dr. Med Sci) in molecular tumorbiology.  Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

    1984  B.Sc. in Biology. University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland.

    Tutoring experience

    Main-advisor: 4 M.Sc. finished and 1 Ph.D. ongoing.

    Co-advisor: 4 M.Sc. finished, on ongoing; 3 Ph.D. finished and 2 Ph.D. ongoing.

    Evaluator: 1 Ph.D. and 4 M.Sc.

    Research Interest

    Molecular genetics, genomics, evolution, population genetics, ecological genetics, conservation genomics, human genetics, ophthalmic genetics, cancer.

  • Ritaskrá

    Ritaskrá

    Scientific productivity and scientific impact according to Web of Science

    h-index = 24 and >6000 citations

    Thomson Reuters - http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-6479-2011

    Google Scholar - http://scholar.google.is/citations?user=mMmdtbYAAAAJ&hl=en

    Peer-reviewed publications in ISI journals

    1. Sveinsdóttir, M., Magnússon, KP. 2017. Complete mitochondrial genome and phylogenetic analysis of willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) and rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) (Galliformes: Phasianidae: Tetraoninae). Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2:2: 400–402. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2017.1347834
    2. Sveinsdóttir, M., Guðmundsdóttir, L., Magnússon, K.P. Complete mitochondrial genome of the gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus (Aves, Falconiformes, Falconidae). Mitochondrial DNA 28(3): 370–371. DOI: 10.3109/19401736.2015.1126827
    3. Sveinsdottir M, Guðmundsdóttir L, Magnússon KP. Complete mitochondrial genome of the gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus (Aves, Falconiformes, Falconidae) Mitochondrial DNA. Accepted for publication (2016)
    4. Kozma R , Melsted P, Magnússon KP and Höglund J. Looking into the past – the reaction of three grouse species to climate change over the last million years using whole genome sequences. Molecular Ecology (2015). Nov 26. doi: 10.1111/mec.13496. [Epub ahead of print]
    5. Markúsdóttir M, Heiðmarsson S , Eyþórsdóttir A, Magnússon KP, Vilhelmsson O. The natural and anthropogenic microbiota of Glerá, a sub-arctic river in northeastern Iceland. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 84:192-203 (2013).
    6. Thorleifsson G, Walters GB, Hewitt AW, Masson G, Helgason A, DeWan A, Sigurdsson A, Jonasdottir A, Gudjonsson SA, Magnusson KP, Stefasson H, Lam DSC, Tam POS, Gudmundsdottir GJ, Southgate L, Burdon KP, Gottfredsdottir MS, Aldred MA, Mitchell P, Clair D St, Collier DA, Tang N, Sveinsson O, Macgregor S, Martin NG, Young TL, Chan JCN, Wojciech W, Hammond CJ, Thordarson K, Wadelius C, Trembath RC, Pang CP, Hoh J, Craig JE, Kong A, Mackey DA, Jonasson F, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K. Sequence variants near the CAV1 and CAV2 genes associate with primary open angle glaucoma. Nature Genetics, 42:906-909 (2010).
    7. Gretarsdottir S, Baas AF, Thorleifsson G, Holm H, den Heijer M, de Vries JP, Kranendonk SE, Zeebregts CJ, van Sterkenburg SM, Geelkerken RH, van Rij AM, Williams MJ, Boll AP, Kostic JP, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Walters GB, Masson G, Sulem P, Saemundsdottir J, Mouy M, Magnusson KP, Tromp G, Elmore JR, Sakalihasan N, Limet R, Defraigne JO, Ferrell RE, Ronkainen A, Ruigrok YM, Wijmenga C, Grobbee DE, Shah SH, Granger CB, Quyyumi AA, Vaccarino V, Patel RS, Zafari AM, Levey AI, Austin H, Girelli D, Pignatti PF, Olivieri O, Martinelli N, Malerba G, Trabetti E, Becker LC, Becker DM, Reilly MP, Rader DJ, Mueller T, Dieplinger B, Haltmayer M, Urbonavicius S, Lindblad B, Gottsäter A, Gaetani E, Pola R, Wells P, Rodger M, Forgie M, Langlois N, Corral J, Vicente V, Fontcuberta J, España F, Grarup N, Jørgensen T, Witte DR, Hansen T, Pedersen O, Aben KK, de Graaf J, Holewijn S, Folkersen L, Franco-Cereceda A, Eriksson P, Collier DA, Stefansson H, Steinthorsdottir V, Rafnar T, Valdimarsson EM, Magnadottir HB, Sveinbjornsdottir S, Olafsson I, Magnusson MK, Palmason R, Haraldsdottir V, Andersen K, Onundarson PT, Thorgeirsson G, Kiemeney LA, Powell JT, Carey DJ, Kuivaniemi H, Lindholt JS, Jones GT, Kong A, Blankensteijn JD, Matthiasson SE, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K.Genome-wide association study identifies a sequence variant within the DAB2IP gene conferring susceptibility to abdominal aortic aneurysm. Nature Genetics 42:692-7 (2010)
    8. Thorgeirsson, TE, Geller F, Sulem P, Rafnar T, Wiste A, Magnusson KP, Manolescu A, Thorleifsson G, Stefansson H, Ingason A, Stacey SN, Bergthorsson JT, Thorlacius S, Gudmundsson J, Jonsson T, Jakobsdottir M, Saemundsdottir J, Olafsdottir O, Gudmundsson LJ, Bjornsdottir G, Kristjansson K, Skuladottir H, Isaksson HJ, Gudbjartsson T, Jones GT, Mueller T, Gottsäter A, Flex A, Aben KK, de Vegt F, Mulders PF, Isla D, Vidal MJ, Asin L, Saez B, Murillo L, Blondal T, Kolbeinsson H, Stefansson JG, Hansdottir I, Runarsdottir V, Pola R, Lindblad B, van Rij AM, Dieplinger B, Haltmayer M, Mayordomo JI, Kiemeney LA, Matthiasson SE, Oskarsson H, Tyrfingsson T, Gudbjartsson DF, Gulcher JR, Jonsson S, Thorsteinsdottir U, Kong A, Stefansson K. Variant Associating with Nicotine Dependence, Lung Cancer and Peripheral Arterial Disease. Nature. 452(7187):638-642 (2008)
    9. Emilsson V, Thorleifsson G, Zhang B, Leonardson AS, Zink F, Zhu J, Carlson S, Helgason A, Walters GB, Gunnarsdottir S, Mouy M, Steinthorsdottir V, Eiriksdottir GH, Bjornsdottir G, Reynisdottir I, Gudbjartsson D, Helgadottir A, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Styrkarsdottir U, Gretarsdottir S, Magnusson KP, Stefansson H, Fossdal R, Kristjansson K, Gislason HG, Stefansson T, Leifsson BG, Thorsteinsdottir U, Lamb JR, Gulcher JR, Reitman ML, Kong A, Schadt EE, Stefansson K. The Genetics of Human Gene Expression from Population based Tissue Sampling. Nature. Mar 27;452(7186):423-428. (2008)
    10. *Helgadottir A, *Thorleifsson G, *Magnusson KP, Grétarsdottir S, Steinthorsdottir V, Manolescu A, Jones GT, Rinkel GJ, Blankensteijn JD, Ronkainen A, Jääskeläinen JE, Kyo Y, Lenk GM, Sakalihasan N, Kostulas K, Gottsäter A, Flex A, Stefansson H, Hansen T, Andersen G, Weinsheimer S, Borch-Johnsen K, Jorgensen T, Shah SH, Quyyumi AA, Granger CB, Reilly MP, Austin H, Levey AI, Vaccarino V, Palsdottir E, Walters GB, Jonsdottir T, Snorradottir S, Magnusdottir D, Gudmundsson G, Ferrell RE, Sveinbjornsdottir S, Hernesniemi J, Niemelä M, Limet R, Andersen K, Sigurdsson G, Benediktsson R, Verhoeven EL, Teijink JA, Grobbee DE, Rader DJ, Collier DA, Pedersen O, Pola R, Hillert J, Lindblad B, Valdimarsson EM, Magnadottir HB, Wijmenga C, Tromp G, Baas AF, Ruigrok YM, van Rij AM, Kuivaniemi H, Powell JT, Matthiasson SE, Gulcher JR, Thorgeirsson G, Kong A, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K. The same sequence variant on 9p21 associates with myocardial infarction, abdominal aortic aneurysm and intracranial aneurysm. Nature Genetics 40: 217-224. (2008) * shared first authors
    11. Hu LF, Qiu QH, Fu SM, Sun D, Magnusson K, He B, Lindblom A, Ernberg I. (2008) A genome-wide scan suggests a susceptibility locus on 5p13 for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. European Journal of Human Genetics 16: 343-349.
    12. *Thorleifsson G, *Magnusson KP, *Sulem P, Walters GB, Gudbjartsson DF, Stefansson H, Jonsson T, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Stefansdottir G, Masson G, Hardarson GA, Petursson H, Arnarsson A, Motallebipour M, Wallerman O, Wadelius C, Gulcher JR, Thorsteinsdottir U, Kong A, Jonasson F, Stefansson K. Common sequence variants in the LOXL1 gene confer susceptibility to exfoliation glaucoma. Science 317: 1397-1400. (2007)  * shared first authors
    13. Helgadottir A, Thorleifsson G, Manolescu A, Gretarsdottir S, Blondal T, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Sigurdsson A, Baker A, Palsson A, Masson G, Gudbjartsson DF, Magnusson KP, Andersen K, Levey AI, Backman VM, Matthiasdottir S, Jonsdottir T, Palsson S, Einarsdottir H, Gunnarsdottir S, Gylfason A, Vaccarino V, Hooper WC, Reilly MP, Granger CB, Austin H, Rader DJ, Shah SH, Quyyumi AA, Gulcher JR, Thorgeirsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Kong A, Stefansson K. A common variant on chromosome 9p21 affects the risk of myocardial infarction. Science 316: 1491-1493. (2007)
    14. Sulem P, Gudbjartsson DF, Stacey SN, Helgason A, Rafnar T, Magnusson KP, Manolescu A, Karason A, Palsson A, Thorleifsson G, Jakobsdottir M, Steinberg S, Pálsson S, Jonasson F, Sigurgeirsson B, Thorisdottir K, Ragnarsson R, Benediktsdottir KR, Aben KK, Kiemeney LA, Olafsson JH, Gulcher J, Kong A, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K. Genetic determinants of hair, eye and skin pigmentation in Europeans. Nature Genetics 39: 1443-1452 (2007)
    15. Thakkinstian A, Han P, McEvoy M, Smith W, Hoh J, Magnusson K, Zhang K, Attia J. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between complement factor H Y402H polymorphisms and age-related macular degeneration. Human Molecular Genetics 15: 2784-2790 (2006)
    16. Magnusson KP, Duan S, Sigurdsson H, Petursson H, Yang Z, Zhao Y, Bernstein PS, Ge J, Jonasson F, Stefansson E, Helgadottir G, Zabriskie NA, Jonsson T, Björnsson A, Thorlacius T, Jonsson PV, Thorleifsson G, Kong A, Stefansson H, Zhang K, Stefansson K, Gulcher JR. CFH Y402H confers similar risk of soft drusen and both forms of advanced AMD. PLoS Medicine 3: e5  (2006)
    17. Helgadottir A, Manolescu A, Helgason A, Thorleifsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gudbjartsson DF, Gretarsdottir S, Magnusson KP, Gudmundsson G, Hicks A, Jonsson T, Grant SF, Sainz J, O'Brien SJ, Sveinbjornsdottir S, Valdimarsson EM, Matthiasson SE, Levey AI, Abramson JL, Reilly MP, Vaccarino V, Wolfe ML, Gudnason V, Quyyumi AA, Topol EJ, Rader DJ, Thorgeirsson G, Gulcher JR, Hakonarson H, Kong A, Stefansson K. A variant of the gene encoding leukotriene A4 hydrolase confers ethnicity-specific risk of myocardial infarction. Nature Genetics 38: 68-74 (2006)
    18. Grant SF, Thorleifsson G, Reynisdottir I, Benediktsson R, Manolescu A, Sainz J, Helgason A, Stefansson H, Emilsson V, Helgadottir A, Styrkarsdottir U, Magnusson KP, Walters GB, Palsdottir E, Jonsdottir T, Gudmundsdottir T, Gylfason A, Saemundsdottir J, Wilensky RL, Reilly MP, Rader DJ, Bagger Y, Christiansen C, Gudnason V, Sigurdsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gulcher JR, Kong A, Stefansson K. Variant of transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene confers risk of type 2 diabetes. Nature Genetics 38: 320-323 (2006)
    19. Gudnadottir GS, Magnusson KP, Stefansson E, Jonasson F, Helgadottir G, Sigurdsson, H. The time pattern of bilateral exudative age-related macular degeneration. Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica 83: 333-336. (2005)
    20. Magnusson KP,  Sandstrom M, Stahlberg M, Larsson M, Flygare J, Hellgren, D, Wiman KG, Ljungquist S. p53 splice acceptor site mutation and increased HsRAD51 protein expression in Bloom's syndrome GM1492 fibroblasts. Gene 246:247-54. (2000)
    21. Magnusson KP, Satalino R, Qian W, Klein G, Wiman KG. Is conversion of solid into more anoxic ascites tumors associated with p53 inactivation? Oncogene 1998 17:2333-2337 (1998).
    22. Klangby U, Okan I, Magnusson KP, Wendland M, Lind P, Wiman KG. p16/INK4a and p15/INK4b gene methylation and absence of p16/INK4a mRNA and protein expression  in Burkitt´s lymphoma. Blood, 91:1-9 (1998)
    23. Varmeh-Ziaie S, Okan I, Wang Y, Magnusson KP, Warthoe P, Strauss M, Wiman KG. Wig-1, a new p53-induced gene encoding a zinc finger protein. Oncogene 15:2699-2704 (1997)
    24. Wang Q, Kashuba E, Magnusson KP, Pokrovskaya E, Okan I, Klein G, Wiman KG. Selection for p53 mutations during polyoma virus-induced tumorigenesis. Journal of General Virology 78:593-903 (1997)
    25. Tomita Y, Bilim B, Kawasaki T, Takahashi K, Okan I, Magnusson KP,  Wiman KG. Frequent expression of Bcl-2 in Renal Cell Cancers with wild-type p53. International Journal of Cancer  66:322-325 (1996)
    26. Axelsson H, Henriksson M, Wang Y, Magnusson KP, Klein G. The amino terminal phosphorylation sites of the C-myc are frequently mutated in Burkitt lymphoma cell lines but not in mouse plasmacytomas and rat immunocytomas European Journal of Cancer. 31:2099-2104 (1995).
    27. Asker CE, Magnusson KP, Piccoli SP, Andersson K,  Klein G, Cole MD, Wiman KG. Mouse and rat B-myc share amino acid sequence reveal homology with the c-myc transcriptional activatot domain and contain a B-myc specific carboxy terminal region. Oncogene 11:1963-1969 (1995).
    28. Wang Q, Li-Fu H, Fu C, Magnusson KP, Kashuba E, Klein G, Wiman KG. Infrequent amplification of MDM-2 gene in human nasopharyngeal carcinoma. European Journal of Cancer 31:328-332 (1995).
    29. Gudmundsson GH, Magnusson KP, Chowdhary BP, Johansson M, Andersson L, Boman HG. Structure of the gene for the porcine peptide antibiotic PR-39, a cathelin gene family member: Comparative mapping of the locus for the human peptide antibiotic FALL-39. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  92:7085-7089 (1995)
    30. Bakalkin G, Selivanova G, Yakovleva T, Kiseleva E, Kashuba E, Magnusson KP, Szekely L, Klein G, Terenius L, Wiman KG. p53 binds single-stranded DNA ends through the C-terminal domain and internal DNA segments via the middle domain. Nucleic Acids Research 23:362-369 (1995)
    31. Magnusson, KP, Berke Z, Munck-Wikland E, Lewensohn-Fuchs I, Klein G, Dalianis T Wiman KG. In frame loss of intron 7 in the p53 gene in a human squamos tumor. International Journal of Oncology 6:27-29 (1995)
    32. Magnusson KP, Minarovits J, Klein G, Wiman KG. A splice donor site mutation results in the insertion of five extra amiono acids in p53 in SEWA mouse osteosarcoma cells. Gene 162:231-234 (1995)
    33. Lewensohn-Fuchs I, Munck-Wikland E, Berke Z, Magnusson KP, Pallesen G, Auer G, Lindholm J, Linde A, Åberg B, Rubio C, Kuylenstierna R, Wiman KG, Lewensohn R,  Dalianis T. Involvement Analysis of aberrant p53 expression and human papillomavirus in carcinoma of the head, neck and esophagus. Anticancer Research 14:1281-1286 (1994)
    34. Aguilar-Santelises M, Magnusson KP, Wiman KG, Melstedt H, Jondal M. Mutant p53 is associated with progressive disease in B-CLL. International Journal of Cancer 58:474-479 (1994)
    35. Bakalkin G, Yakovleva T, Selivanova G, Magnusson KP, Szekely L, Kiseleva L, Klein G, Terenius L, Wiman KG. P53 binds single-stranded DNA ends and catalyzes DNA renaturation and strand transfer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 91:413-417 (1994)
    36. Szekely L, Selivanova G, Magnusson KP, Klein G, Wiman KG. EBNA-5, an Epstein Barr virus encoded nuclear antigen, binds to the Rb and p53 proteins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 90:5455-5459 (1993)
    37. Ramqvist T, Magnusson KP, Klein G, Wiman KG. Effect of wild type p53 in Burkitt lymphoma cell lines. Oncogene 8:1495-1500 (1993)
    38. Sandlund OT, Gunnarsson K, Jónasson PM, Jonson B, Lindem T, Magnusson KP, Malmquist HJ, Sigurjónsdóttir H, Skúlason S, Snorrason SS. The Arctic charr, Salvelinus alpinus (L.) in Thingvallavatn. Oikos 64:305-351 (1992)
    39. Wiman KG, Magnusson KP, Ramqvist, T, Klein G. Mutant p53 detected in a majority of Burkitt lymphoma cell lines by monoclonal antibody PAb240. Oncogene 6:1633-1639 (1991)
    40. Magnusson KP, Fergusson MM. Genetic analysis of four morphs of Arctic charr, Salvelinus alpinus, from Thingvallavatn, Iceland. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 20:67-73 (1987)

    Peer-reviewed review article publication in ISI journals

    Helgadottir G, Jónasson F, Sigurdsson H, Magnusson KP, Stefansson E. Age-related macular degeneration  (Aldursbundin hrörnun í augnbotnum). Læknablaðið 92: 685-696 (2006) (in Icelandic Medical Journal, in icelandic)

    Books, Edited Volumes

    Genetics. Lead Author:  Joseph A. Cook Contributing Authors: Christian Brochmann, Sandra L. Talbot, Vadim B. Fedorov, Eric B. Taylor, Risto Väinölä, Eric P. Hoberg, Marina Kholodova, Kristinn P. Magnusson and Tero Mustonen. Arctic Biodiversity Assesment Chapter 17 597-591. http://www.arcticbiodiversity.is/ (2013)

    S Sandlund OT, Gunnarsson K, Jónasson PM, Jonson B, Lindem T, Magnusson KP, Malmquist HJ, Sigurjónsdóttir H, Skúlason S, Snorrason SS. The Arctic charr, Salvelinus alpinus (L.) in Thingvallavatn. p305-351  in Jónasson, P. M. (ed), Ecology of oligotrophic, subartic Thingvallavatn, 437 pp Oikos, Odense, Denmark (1992).

    Jónasson PM, Lindem T, Snorrason SS, Malmquist HJ, Jonson B, Sandlund OT, Magnusson KP, Gydemo R, Skúlason S. Feeding patterns of planktivorous Arctic charr. In Proceedings of International Watershed Symposium. Subalpine processes and water quality. Ed. Poppoff, I.G., Golman, C.R., Loeb, S.L. & Leopold L.B. (pp505-515). California University Press. (1990)

    Thesis PhD (Dr. Med Sci)

    Kristinn P. Magnússon.  P53 inactivation by point mutations and splice site mutations in human and mouse tumors. Ph.D. ritgerð, defence June 11th. at Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. 41 page with 6 articles (1998) https://openarchive.ki.se/xmlui/handle/10616/43933

    Lectures in scientific conferences last 5 years.

    Magnússon, KP. 2017. Ecological genomics, gyrfalcons and ptarmigans. Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, University of Tromsö, September 5 2017, Tromsö, Norway.

    Magnússon, KP. 2017. Genome and transcriptomes of rock ptarmigan. IceBio2017, October 26–28 2017, University of Iceland, Askja, Reykjavík.

    Magnússon, KP. 2017. Gyrfalcon demographics revealed by non-invasive genetic sampling. EcoIce 2017, April 28–30 2017, Hólar í Hjaltadal.

    Magnússon, KP 2015. Looking into the past – the reaction of three grouse species to climate change over the last million years. Líffræðiráðstefnan, Askja, Háskóli Íslands. Reykjavík, 5-7. nóvember 2015.

    Magnússon, KP 2015. What can population genomics tell us about ptarmigans? 13th International Grouse Symposium, Hilton Reykjavík, September 4-7 2015.

    Magnússon, KP 2015. Gyrfalcon genetics and applications. Gyrfalcon Workshop, Alta, Norway, March 23-24 2015.

    Magnússon, KP 2015. Erfðir augnsjúkdóma. Málþing til heiðurs Friðberti Jónassyni yfirlækni við Landspítala-Háskólasjúkrahús og prófessor við Háskóla Íslands, sjötugum. Landspítalinn, Reykjavík, 23. febrúar 2015.

    Magnússon KP 2014.  Gyrfalcon Ecological Genomics. Gyrfalcon Workshop, Ásbyrgi, Íceland, October 23-24 2014

    Magnússon, KP 2014. Genetics and genotyping of retinal diseases.  Barist gegn og lifað með sjónskerðingu og blindu. Ráðstefna í tilefni af alþjóðlegum Sjónverndardegi í boði Blindrafélagsins, samtaka blindra og sjónskertra á Íslandi og RP deildar félagsins.Natura Hótel, Reykjavík, 10. október 2014.

    Magnússon, KP 2014. Erfðaupplag og sjúkdómar. Rannsóknarþing heilbrigðisvísindasviðs, Háskólinn á Akureyri, Akureyri, 30. maí 2014.

    Magnússon KP 2013. Genetics as a tool in conservation of biological diversity of the Arctic. Arctic Circle conference, Harpa conference center, Reykjavík, Ísland, October 11-13 2013

    Magnússon KP 2013. Population Genomics of the rock ptarmigan. Grouse Workshop, Hedmark University College, Evenstad, Noregi, February 25-26 2013

    Magnússon, KP, Heidmarsson, S. 2012. DNA strikamerking nútímavæðing náttúrugripasafnsins. Líffræðiráðstefnan, Askja, Háskóli Íslands. Reykjavík, 7-9. nóvember 2012.

    Magnússon, KP og Starri Heiðmarsson 2012. Strikamerking íslenskra lífvera. Ársþing Náttúrufræðistofnunnar Íslands, Garðabæ, 23. mars 2012

    Magnússon, KP 2012. Proposed phylogeography study of horned grebes. Horned Grebe Workshop. Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Garðabær, Iceland, March 8–10 2012.

    Magnússon, KP 2012. 25th anniversary of the first collaborative paper. Mini-symposium of arctic charr. Askja, Háskóli Íslands. Reykjavík, March 3 2012.

    Magnússon, KP 2011. Því það stendur skrifað í erfðaefnið. Málstofa í boði Auðlindadeildar Háskólinn á Akureyri, Borgum, Akureyri, 2. desember 2011.

    Magnússon, KP, Starri Heimarsson 2011. DNA strikamerking nútímavæðing náttúrugripasafnsins. Líffræðiráðstefnan, Askja, Háskóli Íslands. Reykjavík, 11-12. nóvember 2011.

    Magnússon, KP 2011. Sameindaerfðafræði notuð til að meta líffræðilega fjölbreytni. Hrafnaþing. Málstofa við Náttúrufræðistofnun Íslands, Garðabæ, 23. mars 2011

    Magnússon, KP 2010. Glasafrjóvgun, Nóbelsverðlaun í læknisfræði 2010. Málstofa í boði Auðlindadeildar HA, Borgum, Akureyri, 10. desember 2010

    Magnússon, KP 2010. Erfðafræði augnsjúkdóma, greining, horfur og lækning. Málstofa í boði Blindrafélagsins, samtaka blindra og sjónskertra á Íslandi og Augnlæknafélags Íslands. Fundarsalur blindrafélagsins, Reykjavík, 14. október 2010.

    Magnússon, KP „Arfgengir sjónhimnusjúkdómar” Málstofa í boði Blindrafélagsins, samtaka blindra og sjónskertra á Íslandi og RP deildar félagsins. Fundarsalur blindrafélagsins, Reykjavík, 13. október 2010.

    Magnússon, KP „Erfðabreytingar og kynbætur í þróunarsögu mannsins - erfðabreytt framtíð - sjálflýsandi gullfiskar og frostþolin kartöflugrös?“ Vísindakaffi í boði Rannís og Háskólans á Akureyri, Hofi á 1862 Nordic Bistro, Akureyri, 23. september 2010.

    Magnússon, KP ”Natural selection in humans” Erindi flutt á málþingi um “Þróun menningar og framtíð Íslands” haldið í tilefni heimsóknar prófessors David Sloan Wilsons. Þjóðminjasafnið, Reykjavík, 13. september 2010.

    Magnusson, K.P. “A new truncating mutation in the Usher syndrome gene, VLGR1, contributes to both Usher Syndrome Type II and non-syndromic Retinitis Pigmentosa”. XXXIX Nordic Ophthalmological Congress, Reykjavík, August 5-7, 2010

    Plenum lectures

    Magnusson, K.P. “Genetics of Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)” (invited speaker). XXXVII Nordic Ophthalmological Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark -  June 17-20, 2006

    Magnusson, K.P. “Mapping of genes in complex diseases” (Invited speaker). Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Miami, USA, January 8th, 2004.

    Magnusson, K.P. “Etik i Genetisk forskning”. Erindi flutt á sænsku ásamt þáttöku í panelumræðum um siðfræði i erfðavísindum á samnorrænni ráðstefnu. Nordisk hälso och sjukvårdskonferens, Háskólabíó, Reykjavík, August 28 – 29, 2000.

    Invited speaker - Erindi í boði háskóla/vísindaakademíu eða inngangsfyrirlestur á ráðstefnu

    Magnússon, KP „Erfðatækni og erfðabreytt ræktun“ Erfðabreytt ræktun - slepping og dreifing. Ráðstefna á vegum umhverfisráðuneytisins í Hvammi á Grand Hótel, Reykjavík, 15. maí 2012

    Magnusson, K.P. „Hvað gerir Ísland að raunhæfum valkosti fyrir ungt menntafólk?”  Málþing um framtíð búsetu á Íslandi. Ráðstefna haldin af Háskóla Íslands í hátíðarsal aðalbyggingar, Reykjavík, 20-21 Mars 2002.

    Posters in scientific conferences last 5 years.

    Kristinn P. Magnússon, Máney Sveinsdóttir, Margrét Auður Sigurbjörnsdóttir, Guðný Vala Þorsteinsdóttir, Oddur Þ. Vilhelmsson og Ólafur K. Nielsen 2017. Bacterial microbiota of rock ptarmigan in Iceland. Veggspjald kynnt á  ráðstefnu Líffræðifélags Íslands, 26.–28. október 2017, Öskju, Reykjavík.

    Kristinn P. Magnússon og Máney Sveinsdóttir. Complete mitochondrial genome and phylogenetic analysis of willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) and rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta). Veggspjald kynnt á  ráðstefnu Líffræðifélags Íslands, 26.–28. október 2017, Öskju, Reykjavík.

    Kristinn P Magnússon, Máney Sveinsdóttir,  Kristen M Westfall, Zophonías O Jónsson, Páll Melsted, Ólafur K. Nielsen. “Genome genotyping of ptarmigans using ddRAD“ Líffræðiráðstefnan 5-7 nóvember 2015, Askja, Reykjavík.

    Máney Sveinsdóttir, Deepika Dhamoradan, Sudharsan Sreenivas, Santhalingam Elamurugan, Oddur Vilhelmsson, Ólafur K. Nielsen and Kristinn P. Magnússon. “Bacterial microbiota of rock ptarmigan“. Líffræðiráðstefnan 5-7 nóvember 2015, Askja, Reykjavík.

    Máney Sveinsdóttir and Kristinn P Magnússon. “Complete mitochondrial genomes of the rock ptarmigan and willow ptarmigan“. 13th International Grouse Symposium, 2015 September 4-7, Hilton Reykjavík.

    Kristinn P Magnússon, Máney Sveinsdóttir,  Kristen M Westfall, Zophonías O Jónsson, Páll Melsted, Ólafur K. Nielsen. “Comparative genomics and ddRAD; genotype - phenotype correlation in rock and willow ptarmigans“. 13th International Grouse Symposium, 2015 September 4-7, Hilton Reykjavík.

    Máney Sveinsdóttir, Deepika Dhamoradan, Sudharsan Sreenivas, Santhalingam Elamurugan, Oddur Vilhelmsson, Ólafur K. Nielsen and Kristinn P. Magnússon. “Bacterial microbiota of rock ptarmigan“. 13th International Grouse Symposium  2015, September 4-7, Hilton Reykjavík.

    Kristinn P Magnússon, Páll Melsted, Ólafur K Nielsen „Erfðamengjarannsóknir á rjúpu” Veggspjald. Líffræðiráðstefnan, 8. nóvember 2013, Askja, Reykjavík.

    Lára Guðmundsdóttir, Árný Ingveldur Brynjarsdóttir, Eydís Elva Þórarinsdóttir, Starri Heiðmarsson, Pawel Wasowicz, Kristinn P. Magnússon “Plant DNA Barcode project in Iceland” Veggspjald. Líffræðiráðstefnan, 8. nóvember 2013, Askja, Reykjavík.

    Kristinn P Magnússon, Páll Melsted, Ólafur K Nielsen „Erfðamengjarannsóknir á rjúpu ” Líffræðiráðstefnan, 8. nóvember 2013, Askja, Reykjavík.

    Lára Guðmundsdóttir, Ólafur K Nielsen og Kristinn P Magnússon „Ættfræði og erfðabreytileiki íslenska fálkans” Líffræðiráðstefnan, 11-12 nóvember 2011, Askja, Reykjavík.

    Eydís E Thorarinsdottir1, Jónína Johannsdottir, Arnar Steinarsson, KP Magnusson  og  Rannveig Bjornsdottir. “Expression of key genes related to unspecific responses in cod larvae following probiotic treatment”. September, 2011, Hafrannsóknarstofnun, Reykjavík.

    A. R. Jónsdóttir, K. P. Magnússon, S. Heiðmarsson & O. Vilhelmsson. “Characterization of the non-phototrophic bacterial symbiomes of Icelandic seashore lichens“. 13th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology 23 - 27. ágúst, 2010 í Seattle, Bandaríkjunum.

    Eydís E Thorarinsdottir, Jónína Jóhannsdottir, Rannveig Björnsdottir, Kristinn P. Magnússon. “Cod-specific RT-qPCR assay and relative expression of selected innate immune parameters”  Líffræðiráðstefnan, 6-7 nóvember 2009, Askja, Reykjavík.

    Lára Guðmundsdóttir, Ólafur K Nielsen og Kristinn P Magnússon „Vöktun rjúpnastofnsins studd með sameindaerfðafræðilegri kyngreiningu”  Líffræðiráðstefnan, 6-7 nóvember 2009, Askja, Reykjavík.

    Patents

    Kristinn P. Magnússon and Guðmar Þorleifsson. deCODE genetics inc. 2007. Genetic variants on chr 15q24 as markers for use in diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of exfoliation syndrome and glaucoma. USPTO Applicaton #: 20090035279 - Class: 424 932 (USPTO)

    Thorgeir Thorgeirsson, Patrick Sulem, Frank Geller and Kristinn P. Magnússon, deCODE genetics inc. 2009. Susceptibility variants for peripheral arterial disease and abdominal aortic aneurysm. (WO/2009/122448) Patent number: 8808985 Issued: August 19, 2014