17.11.1965
5027239
esongisepp@gmail.com

Career

Institution(s) and position(s)
01.07.2009–...   
BioCC LLC, Bio-Competence Centre of Healthy Dairy Products Ltd, Head of Developmental Area (0,10)
2005–...   
BioCC LLC, Senior Researcher (1,00)
1989-1990 technician in the Estonian Biocentre
1990-1994 microbiologist in the Ldt Estar Strip
1994- microbiologist and production manager in Starter ST OÜ
2002-2005 extraordinary research fellow in Tartu University, Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiology
01.09.2005–07.09.2005   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Specialist (0,10)
16.09.2002–31.01.2005   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Research Fellow extraordinarius (1,00)
 
 
Education
1973-1984 Võru Secondary School No 1.
1984-1989 Tartu University, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Biology
1999-2001 Tartu University, Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiology
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2015−...   
Member of Veterinary Medicine and Food Sciences doctorial thesis defence committee

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2013, Epp Songisepp, Korean International Women Inventions Exposition KIWIE 2013 Gold Prize (as one of the inventors)
2013, Epp Songisepp, European Union Women Inventors’& Innovators’ Network EUWIIN 2013 Special prize (as one of the inventors)
2010, Epp Songisepp, Finnish Quality Innovation of the year 2010 first prize (as one of the inventors)
2009, Epp Songisepp, Korea International Women Inventions Exposition KIWIE 2009 Gold Prize (as one of the inventors)
2009, Epp Songisepp, European Union Women Inventors’& Innovators’ Network EUWIIN 2009 Special prize (as one of the inventors)
 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.2. Microbiology; SPECIALITY: The main subjects of the research work are starter microbes, lactic acid bacteria and probiotic lactobacilli, their technological and functional properties. Health effects of probiotics.
 
 
Additional information
MSci
PhD
University of Tartu, 2002
University of Tartu, 2005

Supervised dissertations

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
6.3.
2018
6.7.
2018
3.1.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
3.4.
2015
6.2.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.2.
2013
3.4.
2013
1.1.
2012
1.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
1.1.
2011
1.1.
2011
3.1.
2011
5.2.
2011
5.2.
2011
1.1.
2010
3.4.
2010
3.5.
2010
5.1.
2010
2.2.
2009
3.2.
2009
3.4.
2009
3.4.
2009
3.4.
2009
3.5.
2009
5.2.
2009
6.7.
2009
6.7.
2009
3.4.
2008
3.5.
2008
5.1.
2008
5.2.
2008
5.2.
2008
1.2.
2007
3.4.
2007
3.5.
2007
5.2.
2007
5.2.
2006
5.2.
2006
5.2.
2006
1.2.
2005
1.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
5.1.
2005
5.2.
2005
5.2.
2005
1.1.
2004
1.1.
2003
1.1.
2003
5.2.
2003
5.1.
2002
5.2.
2002

Industrial property

26.07.2019
17.11.1965
5027239
esongisepp@gmail.com

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.07.2009–...   
BioCC OÜ , Tervisliku Piima Biotehnoloogiate Arenduskeskus OÜ, Arendussuuna juht (0,10)
2005–...   
BioCC OÜ , Vanemteadur (1,00)
1989-1990 Eesti Biokeskuses, laborant
1990-1994 AS Estar Strip, mikrobioloog
1994- Starter ST OÜ, mikrobioloog ja tootmisjuht
2002-2005 Tartu Ülikooli, Arstiteaduskond, mikrobioloogia instituut, erakorraline teadur
01.09.2005–07.09.2005   
Tartu Ülikool, Arstiteaduskond, Mikrobioloogia instituut, spetsialist (0,10)
16.09.2002–31.01.2005   
Tartu Ülikool, Arstiteaduskond, Mikrobioloogia instituut, erakorraline teadur (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
1973-1984 Võru I keskkool
1984-1989 Tartu Ülikool, bioloogia-geograafia teaduskond, bioloogia
1999-2001 Tartu Ülikool, arstiteaduskond, mikrobioloogia instituut, magistrant
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2015−...   
EMÜ Veterinaarmeditsiini ja toiduteaduse õppekava doktoritööde kaitsmiskomisjon

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2013, Epp Songisepp, Rahvusvaheline Naisleiutajate ja innovaaorite näituse KIWIE 2013 kuldmedal (kaasautorina)
2013, Epp Songisepp, Euroopa Liidu Naisleiutajate ja innovaaorite võrgustiku EUWIIN 2013 eriauhind (kaasautorina)
2010, Epp Songisepp, Soome Kvaliteediinnovatsiooni auhind 2010 (kaasautorina)
2009, Epp Songisepp, Rahvusvaheline Naisleiutajate ja innovaaorite näituse KIWIE 2009 kuldmedal (kaasautorina)
2009, Epp Songisepp, Euroopa Liidu Naisleiutajate ja innovaaorite võrgustiku EUWIIN 2009 eriauhind (kaasautorina)
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.2. Mikrobioloogia; PÕHISUUND: Juuretismikroobid, piimhappebakterid ja probiootikud, nende funktsionaalsed ja tehnoloogilised ja tervistavad omadused
 
 
Lisainfo
MSci
PhD
Tartu Ülikool 2002
Tartu Ülikool 2005

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
6.3.
2018
6.7.
2018
3.1.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
3.4.
2015
6.2.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.2.
2013
3.4.
2013
1.1.
2012
1.2.
2012
3.2.
2012
1.1.
2011
1.1.
2011
3.1.
2011
5.2.
2011
5.2.
2011
1.1.
2010
3.4.
2010
3.5.
2010
5.1.
2010
2.2.
2009
3.2.
2009
3.4.
2009
3.4.
2009
3.4.
2009
3.5.
2009
5.2.
2009
6.7.
2009
6.7.
2009
3.4.
2008
3.5.
2008
5.1.
2008
5.2.
2008
5.2.
2008
1.2.
2007
3.4.
2007
3.5.
2007
5.2.
2007
5.2.
2006
5.2.
2006
5.2.
2006
1.2.
2005
1.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
5.1.
2005
5.2.
2005
5.2.
2005
1.1.
2004
1.1.
2003
1.1.
2003
5.2.
2003
5.1.
2002
5.2.
2002

Tööstusomand

26.07.2019
  • Found 57 results
PublicationAuthorsYearSource titleClassificationFileInstitutions
Fermented whey-based product improves the quality of life of males with moderate lower urinary tract symptoms: A randomized double-blind study.Ausmees K, Ehrlich-Peets K, Vallas M, Veskioja A, Rammul K, Rehema A, Zilmer M, Songisepp E, Kullisaar T.2018PLOS ONE1.1.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine;
BioCC LLC
Lactobacillus plantarum TAK 59 as a silage additive to improve the silage qualityOlt, A.; Songisepp, E.; Ots, M.2018Proceedings of the XVIII International Silage Conference3.1.Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Department of Nutrition
Postbiootikumide mõjujõudSongisepp, Epp2018Naerata!6.3. BioCC LLC;
BioCC LLC, Bio-Competence Centre of Healthy Dairy Products Ltd
Toidu- ja hügieeniproovide võtmine mikrobioloogilisteks analüüsideks ning proovide analüüsimineSongisepp, Epp; Sadam, Liina20186.7. BioCC LLC;
BioCC LLC, Bio-Competence Centre of Healthy Dairy Products Ltd
Biodiversity of Intestinal Lactic Acid Bacteria in the Healthy PopulationMikelsaar, Marika; Sepp, Epp; Štšepetova, Jelena; Songisepp, Epp; Mändar, Reet.2016Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology3.1.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine;
BioCC LLC
Impact of probiotic L. plantarum TENSIA in different dairy products on anthropometric and blood biochemical indices of healthy adultsHütt, Pirje; Songisepp, Epp; Rätsep, Merle; Mahlapuu, Riina; Kilk, Kilk; Mikelsaar, Marika.2015Beneficial Microbes1.1. BioCC LLC;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
New insights into the inpact of Lactobacillus population on host-bacteria metabolic interplayLe Roy, Caroline; Štšepetova, Jelena; Sepp, Epp; Songisepp, Epp; Claus, Sandrine; Mikelsaar, Marika.2015Oncotarget1.1.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology;
Competence Centre on Health Technologies
Piimhappebakteritel L. brevis TAK 124-1 AerobEst® ja L. plantarum TAK 59 baseeruvate silokindlustuslisandite väljatöötamineKokk, Kristiina; Olt, Andres; Ots, Meelis; Songisepp, Epp2015Terve loom ja tervislik toit3.4. BioCC LLC, Bio-Competence Centre of Healthy Dairy Products Ltd;
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Department of Nutrition;
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Chair of Animal Nutrition
Silo mikrobioloogiaKokk, Kristiina; Songisepp, Epp.20146.2. BioCC LLC, Bio-Competence Centre of Healthy Dairy Products Ltd;
BioCC LLC
Hypocaloric diet supplemented with probiotic cheese improves body mass index and blood pressure indices of obese hypertensive patients - a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled pilot studySharafedtinov, Khaider; Plotnikova, Oksana; Alexeeva, Ravilay; Sentsova, Tatjana; Songisepp, Epp; Stsepetova, Jelena; Smidt, Imbi; Mikelsaar, Marika2013Nutrition Journal1.1.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology
Dietary modification of lower urinary tract symptoms with fer¬mented whey productKullisaar, T.; Türk, S.; Punab, M.; Veskioja, A.; Songisepp, E.; Zilmer, K.; Zilmer, M.2013Open Journal of Urology1.2.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Chair of Medical Biochemistry;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Departement of General and Molecular Pathology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine;
Tartu University Hospital;
BioCC LLC
Effect of a Novel Silage Inoculant on Conservation of Different ForagesOLT, A.; OTS, M.; KALDMÄE, H.; KOKK, K.; SONGISEPP, E.; KÄRT, O.2013Proceedings of 15th International Conference3.4.Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Department of Nutrition;
BioCC LLC;
BioCC LLC, Bio-Competence Centre of Healthy Dairy Products Ltd
Safety of probiotic cheese containing Lactobacillus plantarum Tensia according to a variety of health indices in different age groupsSongisepp, E.; Hütt, P.; Rätsep, M.; Shkut, E.; Kõljalg, S.; Truusalu, K.; Stsepetova, J.; Smidt, I.; Kolk, H.; Zagura, M.; Mikelsaar, M.2012Journal of Dairy Science1.1.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology;
University of Tartu;
BioCC LLC
Влияние пробиотического Сердечного сыра «Harmony», содержащего бактерии L. plantarumTENSIA® DSM 21380, на артериальное давлениеи метаболические показатели здоровьяМикельсаар, M; Хютт, П; Щепетова, E; Смидт, И.; Шкут, Е.; Рятсеп, М.; Зильмер, М.; Сонгисэпп, Е.2012Вопросы питания1.2.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology
Probiotics and oxidative stressKullissar, T; Songisepp, E; Zilmer, M.2012Oxidative stress - environmental induction and dietary antioxidants.3.2.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Chair of Medical Biochemistry;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine;
BioCC LLC
An antioxidant probiotic reduces postprandial lipemia and oxidative stressKullisaar, Tiiu; Shepetova, Jelena; Zilmer, Kersti; Songisepp, Epp; Rehema, Aune; Mikelsaar, Marika; Zilmer, Mihkel2011Central European Journal of Biology1.1.University of Tartu;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Departement of General and Molecular Pathology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Chair of Medical Biochemistry;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology
Diversity and metabolic impact of intestinal Lactobacillus sp. in healthy adults and the elderlyŠtšepetova, J.; Sepp, E.; Kolk, H.; Lõivukene, K.; Songisepp, E.; Mikelsaar, M.2011British Journal of Nutrition1.1.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology;
Tartu University Hospital, United Laboratories of Tartu University Hospital;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology;
Tartu University Hospital, Traumatology and Orthopaedics Clinic of Tartu university Hospital
Antimicrobial properties of Lactobacillus plantarum Tensia (DSM 21380) and Inducia (DSM 21379). Rätsep, M.; Hütt, P.; Avi, R.; Utt, M.; Songisepp, E.2011Science and Technology against Microbial Pathogens. Research, Development and Evaluation.3.1. BioCC LLC;
University of Tartu;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Departement of General and Molecular Pathology, Chair of Immunology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology
Diversity and metabolic impact of intestinal Lcatobacillus sp. in healthy adults and the elderlyStsepetova, Jelena; Kolk, Helgi; Lõivukene, Helgi; Songisepp, Epp; Mikelsaar, Marika2011Abstract Proceeding5.2.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology;
Tartu University Hospital, Traumatology and Orthopaedics Clinic of Tartu university Hospital
Safety of a probiotic cheese comprising L. plantarum TENSIA according variety of health indices in different age groupsSongisepp, Epp; Hütt, Pirje; Rätsep, Merle; Shkut, Elena; Zilmer, Mihkel; Kõljalg, Siiri; Truusalu, Kai; Smidt, Imbi; i Kolk, Helg; Zagura, Maksim; Mikelsaar, Marika20116th Probiotics Prebiotics New Foods5.2.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Chair of Medical Biochemistry;
University of Tartu;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology;
Tartu University Hospital, Traumatology and Orthopaedics Clinic of Tartu university Hospital;
BioCC LLC
Complete Glutathione System in Probiotic L. fermentum ME-3Kullisaar, T.; Songisepp, E.; Aunapuu, M.; Kilk, K.; Arend, A.; Mikelsaar, M.; Rehema, A.; Zilmer, M.2010Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology1.1.University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Chair of Medical Biochemistry;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Chair of Histology and Embryology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology;
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology;
University of Tartu
Effect of additive treatment on fermentation quality and ruminal degradability of red clover-timothy silageOlt, Andres; Kaldmäe, Helgi, Ots, Meelis; Kärt, Olav; Songisepp, Epp2010Grassland in a changing world3.4.Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences;
BioCC LLC;
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Department of Nutrition;
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Blood pressure lowering cheese – evidence based research and health claimsSongisepp, E.20103.5.
Effect of additive treatment on fermentation quality and ruminal degradability of red clover-timothy silageOlt, Andres; Kaldmäe, Helgi; Ots, Meelis; Kärt, Olav; Songisepp, Epp2010Book of Abstract "Grassland in a changing world"5.1.Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences;
BioCC LLC;
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Department of Nutrition;
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Antimicrobial and Antioxidative probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3. Technological and functional properties Songisepp, Epp20092.2.