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Research

Research at the Department of Medical Biochemistry represents a comprehensive approach to study biological systems at the molecular level. Scientists here study the structure and function of genes and proteins.

We are affiliated with the Wallenberg Centre of Molecular Medicine.

Among our research areas are:

Cancer

Andrei Chabes
dNTPs and maintenance of genome stability.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Anna Arnqvist
Mechanisms for stochastic and tightly controlled regulation of Helicobacter pylori adhesins.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Erik Johansson
DNA polymerase.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Nasim Sabouri
Maintenance of genome integrity by DNA helicases.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Paulina Wanrooij
The DNA damage response and mitochondrial DNA.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Sjoerd Wanrooij
Molecular mechanism of DNA repair and replication in human mitochondria.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Stefan Björklund
The Mediator complex and its function in transcriptional regulation at the molecular level.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Thomas Borén
Helicobacter pylori, Adhesion and Patho-Adaptation.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics

Neuroscience

Anders Olofsson
Amyloid Fibrils and Cytotoxic Oligomers.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Ludmilla Morozova-Roche
Role of amyloid formation and neuroinflammation in neurodegenerative diseases.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics

Infection biology

Anders Hofer
Nucleotide biosynthesis in the parasite Typanosoma brucei.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Anna Arnqvist
Mechanisms for stochastic and tightly controlled regulation of Helicobacter pylori adhesins.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Ignacio Mir-Sanchis
Antimicrobial resistance - phage therapy.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Lars-Anders Carlson
Structure and mechanism of viral replication complexes
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Ronnie Berntsson
Structural biology of type 4 secretion systems.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics
Thomas Borén
Helicobacter pylori, Adhesion and Patho-Adaptation.
Research subject: Molecular biology and genetics

Research groups
Research groups

Read more about our principal investigators.

Publications
Publications

Our publications in DIVA.

Medchem seminar series
Medchem seminar series

The department's seminar series with invited guest lecturers from around the world.