Kristinn P. Magnússon

Geneticist and Professor at the University of Akureyri

Kristinn P. Magnússon

Ph.D. genetics

  • Curriculum vitae

    Curriculum vitae

    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.

  • Bibliography

    Bibliography

    Scientific productivity and scientific impact according to Web of Science

    h-index = 24 and >8.500 citations

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

    and Google Scholar

    h-index = 27 and >13.000 citations

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

     

    Peer-reviewed publications in ISI journals

    Stefánsson, M.Ö., S. Baldursson, K.P. Magnússon, A. Eyþórsdóttir og H. Einarsson 2019. Characterization and Biotechnological Potentials of Thraustochytrids from Icelandic Waters. Mar Drugs. 17(8). pii: E449 2019. DOI: 10.3390/md17080449

    Þorsteinsdóttir G.V., A. Blischke, M.A. Sigurbjörnsdóttir, F. Óskarsson, Þ.S. Arnarson, K.P. Magnússon og O. Vilhelmsson 2019. Gas seepage pockmark microbiomes suggest the presence of sedimentary coal seams in the Öxarfjörður graben of NE-Iceland. Can J Microbiol. 66(1): 25–38. DOI: 10.1139/cjm-2019-0081

    Sveinsdóttir, M. og K.P. Magnússon 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

    Sveinsdóttir, M., L. Guðmundsdóttir, K.P. Magnússon 2017. Complete mitochondrial genome of the gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus (Aves, Falconiformes, Falconidae). Mitochondrial DNA Part A 28(3): 370–371. DOI: 10.3109/19401736.2015.1126827

    Kozma, R., P. Melsted, K.P. Magnússon og J. Höglund 2016. Looking into the past – the reaction of three grouse species to climate change over the last million years using whole genome sequences. Molecular Ecology 25(2): 570–580. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13496

    Markúsdóttir, M., S. Heiðmarsson, A. Eyþórsdóttir, K.P. Magnússon og O. Vilhelmsson 2013. The natural and anthropogenic microbiota of Glerá, a sub-arctic river in northeastern Iceland. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 84: 192–203. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2012.04.001

    Thorleifsson, G., G.B. Walters, A.W. Hewitt, G. Masson, A. Helgason, A. DeWan, A. Sigurdsson, A. Jonasdottir, S.A. Gudjonsson, K.P. Magnusson, H. Stefasson, D.S.C. Lam, P.O.S. Tam, G.J. Gudmundsdottir, L. Southgate, K.P. Burdon, M.S. Gottfredsdottir, M.A. Aldred, P. Mitchell, D. St. Clair, D.A. Collier, N. Tang, O. Sveinsson, S. Macgregor, N.G. Martin, T.L. Young, J.C.N. Chan, W. Wojciech, C.J. Hammond, K. Thordarson, C. Wadelius, R.C Trembath, C.P. Pang, J. Hoh, J.E. Craig, A. Kong, D.A. Mackey, F. Jonasson, U. Thorsteinsdottir og K. Stefansson 2010. Common variants near the CAV1 and CAV2 genes associate with primary open angle glaucoma. Nature Genetics 42(10): 906–909. DOI:10.1038/ng.661

    Gretarsdottir, S., A.F. Baas, G. Thorleifsson, H. Holm, M. den Heijer, J.P. de Vries, S.E. Kranendonk, C.J. Zeebregts, S.M. van Sterkenburg, R.H. Geelkerken, A.M. van Rij, M.J. Williams, A.P. Boll, J.P. Kostic, A. Jonasdottir, A. Jonasdottir, G.B. Walters, G. Masson, P. Sulem, J. Saemundsdottir, M. Mouy, K.P. Magnusson, G. Tromp, J.R. Elmore, N. Sakalihasan, R. Limet, J.O. Defraigne, R.E. Ferrell, A. Ronkainen, Y.M. Ruigrok, C. Wijmenga, D.E. Grobbee, S.H. Shah, C.B. Granger, A.A. Quyyumi, V. Vaccarino, R.S. Patel, A.M. Zafari, A.I. Levey, H. Austin, D. Girelli, P.F. Pignatti, O. Olivieri, N. Martinelli, G. Malerba, E. Trabetti, L.C. Becker, D.M. Becker, M.P. Reilly, D.J. Rader, T. Mueller, B. Dieplinger, M. Haltmayer, S. Urbonavicius, B. Lindblad, A. Gottsäter, E. Gaetani, R. Pola, P. Wells, M. Rodger, M. Forgie, N. Langlois, J. Corral, V. Vicente, J. Fontcuberta, F. España, N. Grarup, T. Jørgensen, D.R. Witte, T. Hansen, O. Pedersen, K.K. Aben, J. de Graaf, S. Holewijn, L. Folkersen, A. Franco-Cereceda, P. Eriksson, D.A. Collier, H. Stefansson, V. Steinthorsdottir, T. Rafnar, E.M. Valdimarsson, H.B. Magnadottir, S. Sveinbjornsdottir, I. Olafsson, M.K. Magnusson, R. Palmason, V. Haraldsdottir, K. Andersen, P.T. Onundarson, G. Thorgeirsson, L.A. Kiemeney, J.T. Powell, D.J. Carey, H. Kuivaniemi, J.S. Lindholt, G.T. Jones, A. Kong, J.D. Blankensteijn, S.E. Matthiasson, U. Thorsteinsdottir, K. Stefansson. Genome-wide association study identifies a sequence variant within the DAB2IP gene conferring susceptibility to abdominal aortic aneurysm. Nature Genetics 42(8): 692–697. DOI:10.1038/ng.622

    Thorgeirsson, T.E., F. Geller, P. Sulem, T. Rafnar, A. Wiste, K.P. Magnusson, A. Manolescu, G. Thorleifsson, H. Stefansson, A. Ingason, S.N. Stacey, J.T. Bergthorsson, S. Thorlacius, J. Gudmundsson, T. Jonsson, M. Jakobsdottir, J. Saemundsdottir, O. Olafsdottir, L.J. Gudmundsson, G. Bjornsdottir, K. Kristjansson, H. Skuladottir, H.J. Isaksson, T. Gudbjartsson, G.T. Jones, T. Mueller, A. Gottsäter, A. Flex, K.K. Aben, F. de Vegt, P.F. Mulders, D. Isla, M.J. Vidal, L. Asin, B. Saez, L. Murillo, T. Blondal, H. Kolbeinsson, J.G. Stefansson, I. Hansdottir, V. Runarsdottir, R. Pola, B. Lindblad, A.M. van Rij, B. Dieplinger, M. Haltmayer, J.I. Mayordomo, L.A. Kiemeney, S.E. Matthiasson, H. Oskarsson, T. Tyrfingsson, D.F. Gudbjartsson, J.R. Gulcher, S. Jonsson, U. Thorsteinsdottir, A. Kong og K. Stefansson 2008. Variant Associating with Nicotine Dependence, Lung Cancer and Peripheral Arterial Disease. Nature 452(7187): 638–642. DOI:10.1038/nature06846

    Emilsson, V., G. Thorleifsson, B. Zhang, A.S. Leonardson, F. Zink, J. Zhu, S. Carlson, A. Helgason, G.B. Walters, S. Gunnarsdottir, M. Mouy, V. Steinthorsdottir, G.H. Eiriksdottir, G. Bjornsdottir, I. Reynisdottir, D. Gudbjartsson, A. Helgadottir, A. Jonasdottir, A. Jonasdottir, U. Styrkarsdottir, S. Gretarsdottir, K.P. Magnusson, H. Stefansson, R. Fossdal, K. Kristjansson, H.G. Gislason, T. Stefansson, B.G. Leifsson, U. Thorsteinsdottir, J.R. Lamb, J.R. Gulcher, M.L. Reitman, A. Kong, E.E. Schadt og K. Stefansson 2008. Genetics of gene expression and its effect on disease. Nature 452: 423–428. DOI: 10.1038/nature06758

    Helgadottir, A., G. Thorleifsson, K.P. Magnusson, S. Grétarsdottir, V. Steinthorsdottir, A. Manolescu, G.T. Jones, G.J. Rinkel, J.D. Blankensteijn, A. Ronkainen, J.E. Jääskeläinen, Y. Kyo, G.M. Lenk, N. Sakalihasan, K. Kostulas, A. Gottsäter, A. Flex, H. Stefansson, T. Hansen, G. Andersen, S. Weinsheimer, K. Borch-Johnsen, T. Jorgensen, S.H. Shah, A.A.Quyyumi, C.B. Granger, M.P. Reilly, H. Austin, A.I. Levey, C. Vaccarino, E. Palsdottir, G.B. Walters, T. Jonsdottir, S. Snorradottir, D. Magnusdottir, G. Gudmundsson, R.E. Ferrell, S. Sveinbjornsdottir, J. Hernesniemi, M. Niemelä, R. Limet, K. Andersen, G. Sigurdsson, R. Benediktsson, E.L. Verhoeven, J.A. Teijink, D.E. Grobbee, D.J. Rader, D.A. Collier, O. Pedersen, R. Pola, J. Hillert, B. Lindblad, E.M. Valdimarsson, H.B. Magnadottir, C. Wijmenga, G. Tromp, A.F. Baas, Y.M. Ruigrok, A.M. van Rij, H. Kuivaniemi, J.T. Powell, S.E. Matthiasson, J.R. Gulcher, G. Thorgeirsson, A. Kong, U. Thorsteinsdottir og K. Stefansson 2008. The same sequence variant on 9p21 associates with myocardial infarction, abdominal aortic aneurysm and intracranial aneurysm. Nature Genetics 40: 217–224. DOI: 10.1038/ng.72

    Hu, L.F., Q.H. Qiu, S.M. Fu, D. Sun, K. Magnusson, B. He, A. Lindblom og I. Ernberg 2008. A genome-wide scan suggests a susceptibility locus on 5p13 for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. European Journal of Human Genetics 16: 343–349. DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201951

    Thorleifsson, G., K.P. Magnusson, P. Sulem, G.B. Walters, D.F. Gudbjartsson, H. Stefansson, T. Jonsson, A. Jonasdottir, A. Jonasdottir, G. Stefansdottir, G. Masson, G.A. Hardarson, H. Petursson, A. Arnarsson, M. Motallebipour, O. Wallerman, C. Wadelius, J.R. Gulcher, U. Thorsteinsdottir, A. Kong, F. Jonasson og K. Stefansson 2007. Common sequence variants in the LOXL1 gene confer susceptibility to exfoliation glaucoma. Science 317: 1397–1400. DOI:10.1126/science.1146554

    Helgadottir, A., G. Thorleifsson, A. Manolescu, S. Gretarsdottir, T. Blondal, A. Jonasdottir, A. Jonasdottir, A. Sigurdsson, A. Baker, A. Palsson, G. Masson, D.F. Gudbjartsson, K.P. Magnusson, K. Andersen, A.I. Levey, V.M. Backman, S. Matthiasdottir, T. Jonsdottir, S. Palsson, H. Einarsdottir, S. Gunnarsdottir, A. Gylfason, V. Vaccarino, W.C. Hooper, M.P. Reilly, C.B. Granger, H. Austin, D.J. Rader, S.H. Shah, A.A. Quyyumi, J.R. Gulcher, G. Thorgeirsson, U. Thorsteinsdottir, A. Kong og K. Stefansson 2007. A common variant on chromosome 9p21 affects the risk of myocardial infarction. Science 316: 1491–1493. DOI: 10.1126/science.1142842

    Sulem, P., D.F. Gudbjartsson, S.N. Stacey, A. Helgason, T. Rafnar, K.P. Magnusson, A. Manolescu, A. Karason, A. Palsson, G. Thorleifsson, M. Jakobsdottir, S. Steinberg, S. Pálsson, F. Jonasson, B. Sigurgeirsson, K. Thorisdottir, R. Ragnarsson, K.R. Benediktsdottir, K.K. Aben, L.A. Kiemeney, J.H. Olafsson, J. Gulcher, A. Kong, U. Thorsteinsdottir og K. Stefansson. Genetic determinants of hair, eye and skin pigmentation in Europeans. Nature Genetics 39: 1443–1452. DOI: 10.1038/ng.2007.13

    Thakkinstian, A., P. Han, M. McEvoy, W. Smith, J. Hoh, K. Magnusson, K. Zhang og J. Attia 2006. 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. DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddl220

    Magnusson, K.P., S. Duan, H. Sigurdsson, H. Petursson, Z. Yang, Y. Zhao, P.S. Bernstein, J. Ge, F. Jonasson, E. Stefansson, G. Helgadottir, N.A. Zabriskie, T. Jonsson, A. Björnsson, T. Thorlacius, P.V. Jonsson, G. Thorleifsson, A. Kong, H. Stefansson, K. Zhang, K. Stefansson og J.R. Gulcher 2006. CFH Y402H confers similar risk of soft drusen and both forms of advanced AMD. PLoS Medicine 3(1): e5. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030005

    Helgadottir, A., A. Manolescu, A. Helgason, G. Thorleifsson, U. Thorsteinsdottir, D.F. Gudbjartsson, S. Gretarsdottir, K.P. Magnusson, G. Gudmundsson, A. Hicks, T. Jonsson, S.F. Grant, J. Sainz, S.J. O'Brien, S. Sveinbjornsdottir, E.M. Valdimarsson, S.E. Matthiasson, A.I. Levey, J.L. Abramson, M.P. Reilly, V. Vaccarino, M.L. Wolfe, V. Gudnason, A.A. Quyyumi, E.J. Topol, D.J. Rader, G. Thorgeirsson, J.R. Gulcher, H. Hakonarson, A. Kong og K. Stefansson 2006. A variant of the gene encoding leukotriene A4 hydrolase confers ethnicity-specific risk of myocardial infarction. Nature Genetics 38: 68–74. DOI: 10.1038/ng1692

    Grant, S.F., G. Thorleifsson, I. Reynisdottir, R. Benediktsson, A. Manolescu, J. Sainz, A. Helgason, H. Stefansson, V. Emilsson, A. Helgadottir, U. Styrkarsdottir, K.P. Magnusson, G.B. Walters, E. Palsdottir, T. Jonsdottir, T. Gudmundsdottir, A. Gylfason, J. Saemundsdottir, R.L. Wilensky, M.P. Reilly, D.J. Rader, Y. Bagger, C. Christiansen, V. Gudnason, G. Sigurdsson, U. Thorsteinsdottir, J.R. Gulcher, A. Kong, K. Stefansson 2006. Variant of transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene confers risk of type 2 diabetes. Nature Genetics 38: 320–323. DOI: 10.1038/ng1732

    Gudnadottir, G.S., K.P. Magnusson, E. Stefansson, F. Jonasson, G. Helgadottir og H. Sigurdsson 2005. The time pattern of bilateral exudative age-related macular degeneration. Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica 83: 333–336. DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0420.2005.00451.x

    Magnusson, K.P., M. Sandstrom, M. Stahlberg, M. Larsson, J. Flygare, D. Hellgren, K.G. Wiman og S. Ljungquist 2000. p53 splice acceptor site mutation and increased HsRAD51 protein expression in Bloom's syndrome GM1492 fibroblasts. Gene 246(1–2): 247–254. DOI:10.1016/S0378-1119(00)00068-8

    Magnusson, K.P., R. Satalino, W. Qian, G. Klein og K.G. Wiman 1998. Is conversion of solid into more anoxic ascites tumors associated with p53 inactivation? Oncogene 17(18): 2333–2337. DOI:10.1038/sj.onc.1202149

    Klangby, U., I. Okan, K.P. Magnusson, M. Wendland, P. Lind og K.G. Wiman 1998. p16/INK4a and p15/INK4b gene methylation and absence of p16/INK4a mRNA and protein expression in Burkitt´s lymphoma. Blood 91: 1–9. DOI: 10.1182/blood.V91.5.1680

    Varmeh-Ziaie, S., I. Okan, Y. Wang, K.P. Magnusson, P. Warthoe, M. Strauss og K.G. Wiman 1997. Wig-1, a new p53-induced gene encoding a zinc finger protein. Oncogene 15: 2699–2704. DOI:10.1038/sj.onc.1201454

    Wang, Q., E. Kashuba, K.P. Magnusson, E. Pokrovskaya, I. Okan, G. Klein og K.G. Wiman 1997. Selection for p53 mutations during polyoma virus-induced tumorigenesis. Journal of General Virology 78(4): 893–903. DOI: 10.1099/0022-1317-78-4-893

    Tomita, Y., B. Bilim, T. Kawasaki, K. Takahashi, I. Okan, K.P. Magnusson og K.G. Wiman 1996. Frequent expression of Bcl-2 in Renal Cell Cancers with wild-type p53. International Journal of Cancer 66: 322–325. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0215(19960503)66:3<322::AID-IJC9>3.0.CO;2-0

    Axelsson, H., M. Henriksson, Y. Wang, K.P. Magnusson og G. Klein. 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. DOI: 10.1016/0959-8049(95)00449-1

    Asker, C.E., K.P. Magnusson, S.P. Piccoli, K. Andersson, G. Klein, M.D. Cole og K.G. Wiman 1995. 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.

    Wang, Q., H. Li-Fu, C. Fu, K.P. Magnusson, E. Kashuba, G. Klein og K.G. Wiman 1995. Infrequent amplification of MDM-2 gene in human nasopharyngeal carcinoma. European Journal of Cancer 31: 328–332. DOI: 10.1016/0964-1955(95)00034-8

    Gudmundsson, G.H., K.P. Magnusson, B.P. Chowdhary, M. Johansson, L. Andersson og H.G. Boman 1995. 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. DOI:10.1073/pnas.92.15.7085

    Bakalkin, G., G. Selivanova, T. Yakovleva, E. Kiseleva, E. Kashuba, K.P. Magnusson, L. Szekely, G. Klein, L. Terenius, K.G. Wiman 1995. 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. DOI:10.1093/nar/23.3.362

    Magnusson, K.P., Z. Berke, E. Munck-Wikland, I. Lewensohn-Fuchs, G. Klein, T. Dalianis og K.G. Wiman 1995. In frame loss of intron 7 in the p53 gene in a human squamos tumor. International Journal of Oncology 6: 27–29.

    Magnusson, K.P., J. Minarovits, G. Klein og K.G. Wiman 1995. 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. DOI: 10.1016/0378-1119(95)00338-7

    Lewensohn-Fuchs, I., E. Munck-Wikland, Z. Berke, K.P. Magnusson, G. Pallesen, G. Auer, J. Lindholm, A. Linde, B. Åberg, C. Rubio, R. Kuylenstierna, K.G. Wiman, R. Lewensohn og T. Dalianis 1994. Involvement Analysis of aberrant p53 expression and human papillomavirus in carcinoma of the head, neck and esophagus. Anticancer Research 14(3B): 1281–1285.

    Aguilar-Santelises, M., K.P. Magnusson, K.G. Wiman, H. Melstedt og M. Jondal. Mutant p53 is associated with progressive disease in B-CLL. International Journal of Cancer 58: 474–479.

    Bakalkin, G., T. Yakovleva, G. Selivanova, K.P. Magnusson, L. Szekely, L. Kiseleva, G. Klein, L. Terenius og K.G. Wiman 1994. 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.

    Szekely, L., G. Selivanova, K.P. Magnusson, G. Klein og K.G. Wiman 1993. 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.

    Ramqvist, T., K.P. Magnusson, G. Klein og K.G. Wiman 1993. Effect of wild type p53 in Burkitt lymphoma cell lines. Oncogene 8: 1495–1500.

    Sandlund, O.T., K. Gunnarsson, P.M. Jónasson, B. Jonson, T. Lindem, K.P. Magnusson, H.J. Malmquist, H. Sigurjónsdóttir, S. Skúlason og S.S. Snorrason 1992. The Arctic charr, Salvelinus alpinus (L.) in Thingvallavatn. Oikos 64: 305–351.

    Wiman, K.G., K.P. Magnusson, T. Ramqvis og G. Klein 1991. Mutant p53 detected in a majority of Burkitt lymphoma cell lines by monoclonal antibody PAb240. Oncogene 6: 1633–1639.

    Magnusson, K.P. og M.M. Fergusson 1987. Genetic analysis of four morphs of Arctic charr, Salvelinus alpinus, from Thingvallavatn, Iceland. Environmental Biology of Fishes 20: 67–73.

    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.

    Kristinn P. Magnússon, Snæbjörn Pálsson, Þóra Ellen Þórhallsdóttir og Kristín Svavarsdóttir 2019. The colonization of downy birch (Betula pubescens) in early succession at Skeiðarársandur south of Vatnajökull is originated from Skaftafell [ágrip]. VISTÍS 29.–30. mars 2019, ágrip erinda og veggspjalda (E15). https://vistis.files.wordpress. com/2019/04/20190404_abstracts.pdf [skoðað 13.2.2020]

    Kristín Svavarsdóttir, Þóra Ellen Þórhallsdóttir, Bryndís Marteinsdóttir, Guðrún Óskarsdóttir, Hulda Margrét Birkisdóttir, Jóhannes Bjarki Urbancic Tómasson, Kristinn P. Magnússon, Ólafur Eggertsson og Victor Madrigal 2019. Fyrstu framvindustig víðáttumesta birkiskógar á Íslandi? [ágrip]. VISTÍS 29.–30. mars 2019, ágrip erinda og veggspjalda (E22). https://vistis.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/20190404_ abstracts.pdf [skoðað 13.2.2020]Magnússon, K.P. 2018. Genome and transcriptomes of rock ptarmigan. Erindi flutt á 14th International Grouse Symposium, 24.–28. september 2018, Eccles Conference Center, Logan, Utah, USA.

    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.

    Magnússon, K.P., S. Pálsson, Þ.E. Þórhallsdótitir og K. Svavarsdóttir 2020. The search for the origin of the nascent birch forest on Skeiðarársandur: genetic comparison with the neighboring birch woodlands south of Vatnajökull. Veggspjald kynnt á norrænu vistfræðiráðstefnunni, 4th Conference on the Nordic Society Oikos, 3.–5. mars 2020, Reykjavík.

    Magnússon, K.P., G.A. Þórisson, S. Pálsson og Ó.K. Nielsen 2020. Demographics of Icelandic gyrfalcon revealed by DNA fingerprinting method using molted feathers. Veggspjald kynnt á norrænu vistfræðiráðstefnunni, 4th Conference on the Nordic Society Oikos, 3.–5. mars 2020, Reykjavík.

    Urbancic Tómasson, J.B., K. Svavarsdóttir, Þ.E. Þórhallsdóttir og K.P. Magnússon 2020. Soil microbial community changes during a chronosequence of downy birch colonization on a glacial flood plain. Veggspjald kynnt á norrænu vistfræðiráðstefnunni, 4th Conference on the Nordic Society Oikos, 3.–5. mars 2020, Reykjavík.

    Jóhannes Bjarki Urbancic Tómasson, Kristín Svavarsdóttir, Þóra Ellen Þórhallsdóttir og Kristinn Pétur Magnússon 2019. The effects of birch colonization on soil organic matter decomposition [ágrip]. VISTÍS 29.–30. mars 2019, ágrip erinda og veggspjalda (P15). https://vistis.files. wordpress.com/2019/04/20190404_ abstracts.pdf [skoðað 13.2.2020]

    Jóhannes Bjarki Urbancic Tómasson, Þóra Ellen Þórhallsdóttir, Kristín Svavarsdóttir og Kristinn Pétur Magnússon 2019. Áhrif landnáms birkis á Skeiðarársandi á kolefnishringrás í jarðvegi. Veggspjald kynnt á Líffræðiráðstefnunni 2019, 17. –19. október 2019, Háskóla Íslands, Reykjavík. http://biologia.is/ files/agrip_2019/V41.html [skoðað 17.2.2020]

    Magnússon, K.P., M. Sveinsdóttir, M.A. Sigurbjörnsdóttir, G.V. Þorsteinsdóttir, O.Þ. Vilhelmsson og Ó.K. Nielsen 2018. Bacterial microbiota of rock ptarmigan in Iceland. Genome and transcriptomes of rock ptarmigan. Veggspjald kynnt á 14th International Grouse Symposium, 24.–28. september 2018, Eccles Conference Center, Logan, Utah, USA.

    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