Karin works within the Nordic Rye Forum, where she is responsible for the communication towards the general public, primarily by designing and maintaining the forum's website . The Nordic Rye Forum is a platform for research and innovation in rye and health in the Nordic region. Read more about the Nordic Rye Forum here . Karin defended her thesis at Food and Nutrition Science in 2016. Her PhD project was part of the FARMFLORA birth cohort, including children and mothers from the rural areas of southwestern Sweden. She analyzed dietary intake and fatty acid composition in the blood in relation to growing up on a farm and allergy development. Karin has also been working within the same field in the NICE birth-cohort , where she has been responsible for the dietary assessment.