Current steering group

Laia Caja Puigsubira (chair 2019)
Academic position: researcher
Department: Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology (MedFarm)
Ronald van den Berg (vice chair 2019)
Year of dissertation: 2009
Academic position: forskare (docent)
Department: Psychology (HumSam)
Research interests: Computational models of visual perception and cognition
Something about me: Born in Netherlands, moved to Sweden in 2015
Hidden talent: making really unhealthy but tasty tiramisu
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Elisabeth Bolund
Year of dissertation: 2009
Academic position: Assistant professor (forskarassistent)
Department: Ecology and Genetics (TekNat)
Research interest: Life-history evolution and quantitative genetics, with a focus on sex differences  
Something about me: I like reading, cooking and enjoying the sun.
Hidden talent: I know quite a few song lyrics by heart.
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Annelie Drakman
Academic position: Researcher
Department: History of Science and Ideas

Malin Johansson
Academic position: Researcher
Department: Chemistry - Ångström (TekNat)
 

Gemma Mestres
Year of dissertation: 2012
Academic position: Associate senior lecturer (biträdande universitetslektor)
Department: Engineering Sciences (TekNat)
Research interest: To develop a better model to evaluate the biological properties of biomaterials for bone regeneration using microfabrication techniques and microfluidics  
Something about me: I love dancing step choreographies
Hidden talent: I am a good listener.
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Therese Monstad
Academic position: Senior lecturer
Department: Informatics and Media (HumSam)

José Montero Amenedo
Academic position: Researcher
Department: Engineering Sciences (TekNat)
 

Alexandra Petrulevich
Year of dissertation: 2016
Academic position: researcher
Department: Scandinavian Languages (HumSam)
Research interests: onomastics, language contact, language history, language geography, GIS
Hidden talent: can do shirshasana (headstand)
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Anthony Yau
Academic position: postdoc
Department: Immunology, Genetics and Pathology (MedFarm)

Administrator

Andrea Hinas
Year of dissertation: 2007
Academic position: Researcher (group leader)
Department: Cell and Molecular Biology (TekNat)
Research interest: The role of membrane-associated proteins in RNA interference and cell-cell transport of RNA
Something about me: Besides science, I spend most of my time hanging out with my family but I also enjoy running and reading books.
Hidden talent: I play the cello. This talent is becoming more and more hidden but I plan to at some point make it back to some orchestra.
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Senior advisors

Linus Sandegren (steering group member 2011-2016)
Year of dissertation: 2004
Academic position: Senior lecturer
Department: Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology (MedFarm)
Research interest: Dynamics and spread of antibiotic resistance plasmids.
Something about me: Crazy flyfisherman.
Hidden talent: Expert in detecting the perfectly ripe avocado.
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Anna Rosling (steering group member 2013-2016)
Academic position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Ecology and Genetics (TekNat)

Sanna Koskiniemi (steering group member 2012-2017)
Year of dissertation: 2010
Academic position: Senior lecturer
Department: Cell and Molecular Biology (TekNat)
Research interest: Bacterial competition systems and their role in bacterial pathogenesis.
Something about me: When I’m not doing science I like to be outdoors and regularly go hiking or skiing.
Hidden talent: Solving mysteries in crime novels and thrillers.
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Magnus Lundgren
Year of dissertation: 2007
Position: Head of facility, SciLifeLab Ancient DNA platform
Something about me: Active member of Amnesty International
Hidden talent: I like cooking for its mix of culture, art and science
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