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I work with bioinformatics at the Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway.


Basically applying algorithms from computer scientists to data from biologists. Being interdisciplinary is a nice excuse for not doing proper work.


For those interested, there is a somewhat outdated list of selected publications. There's also a curriculum vitae, detailing more of my activities.

This site

This is a small experiment in building a blog using Hakyll, a static site generator.


The programming language which Hakyll is implemented in, and which I use for most of my programming projects.

Feedback? Please email ketil@malde.org.