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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 6 May 2021)


Departmental Staff

Head of Department


Aftab Nadeem
Agnes Regos
Agneta Liljeberg
Alexander Glotov
Alexandra Berg
Allison Churcher
Andrea Puhar
Anju Bala
Anna-Mia Johansson
Annika Berglund
Anthony Sun
Anton Björk
Aparna Biswas
Arjun Balakrishnan
Barbara Sixt

My research focuses on cell-autonomous immunity and bacterial evasion strategies

Björn Schröder

My research focuses on the interaction between diet, gut microbiota and mucosal barrier function.

Carlos Martinez
Cervantes-Rivera Ramón
Chayan Kumar Saha
Claire Sayers
Cyrinne Achour
David Cisneros Armas

Molecular Biology of human bacterial symbionts

Denise Rawcliffe

My research project is centered around the protein POF (Painting of Fourth). POF specifically binds to the fourth chromosome of the fruitfly (Drosophila melanogaster).  

Devendra Kumar Maurya
Dharmender Kumar
Dominik Fischer
Dorothee Langenbach
Ellen Bushell

MiMS group leader and malaria researcher interested in parasite-host interactions.

Emilia Johansson
Emilio Bueno
Eric Toh
Felipe Cava
Feyza Ramstedt
Firoj Mahmud
Francesca Aguilo
Hanna Eriksson
Henrik Lindehell
Ingela Nilsson
Ionut Sebastian Mihai

I am a phD student at the industrial Doctoral School.

Irfan Ahmad
Isabelle Sjöström
Jacob Lewerentz
Jan Larsson

I am a professor of genetics and my research is focused on understanding the meaning and function of chromosomes to organize the genome and to make it function properly.

Javier Avila-Carino
Jeanette Tångrot
Jenny Persson

Our study is focused on studying cancer metastasis and developing targeted drugs. 

Johan Henriksson

I am a researcher in T-cell biology and development of new methods (bioinformatics algorithms and wet lab protocols), with special emphasis on immunotherapy and CAR T cells.

Johan Normark
Jonas Barandun

As a structural biologist, I am fascinated by how evolution has shaped important molecular mechanisms and how pathogens use these for infection. I am a SciLifeLab National Fellow.

Juan Ignado Barrasa Lopez
Kai Ehrenbolger
Karolis Vaitkevicius
Karsten Meier
Katarina Vielfort
Katharina Wulff

Katharina Wulff studies the physiological mechanisms of mammalian timing behaviour from infancy to adulthood and the way in which biological clocks exploit daylight to entrain to the environment. 

Kemal Avican
Kristina Nilsson
Lalitha Tadala
Laura Alvarez
Lena Svensson
Leon Jona Schierholz
Magnus Ölander
Marek Wilczynski
Maria Ivanova
Maria Kim
Maria Westling
Mikael Wikström
Milica Milivojevic
Moa Lundkvist
Nina Norgren
Nora Lehotai
Oliver Billker

My research is about genome scale approaches to understand the biology of malaria parasites and how they interact with the mosquitoes that transmit them.

Paula Petronela Groza
Peter Lind
Puja Tiwary
Rahel Winiger
Roberto Navais
Sandhya Malla
Sara Hernandez
Sarah Lundgren
Saskia Erttmann
Si Lhyam Myint
Sophia Hernandez
Stefanie Sandberg
Sun Nyunt Wai

Sun Nyunt Wai is Professor of Medical Microbial Pathogenesis and conducts research on the properties of pathogenic bacteria at the molecular level.

Tatiana Kan
Teresa Frisan

Teresa Frisan, PhD, is Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology at Umeå University, actively involved in research and in teaching within the frame of undergraduate programs.

Teresa Tiensuu
Theerarat Kochakarn
Tianyan Wang
Ulf Persson
Victor Pinedo
Vikash Pandey
Viktor Skog
Viktoria Vedin

Study councellor for the Bachelor's programmes in Life science and Biomedicine, Master's programmes in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine.

Yngve Östberg
Yunpo Zhao
Yuri Schwartz