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Departmental Staff

Head of Department


Aftab Nadeem
Agneta Liljeberg
Alexander Glotov
Alexandra Berg
Allison Churcher
Anders Byström
Andrea Puhar
Anju Bala
Anna Bergonzini
Anna Fahlgren
Anna Gharibyan
Anna-Mia Johansson
Annika Berglund
Anthony Sun
Aparna Biswas
Arjun Balakrishnan
Atin Sharma
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.

Cervantes-Rivera Ramón
Cyrinne Achour
Debojyoti Das
Debra L Milton

I am the national director for the National Doctoral Programme in Infections and Antibiotics, NDPIA, and I am a group leader studying infection biology at the Department of Molecular Biology.

Dennis Svedberg
Devendra Kumar Maurya
Dharmender Kumar
Dominik Fischer
Ellen Bushell

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

Emilia Johansson
Emilio Bueno

I study adaptations of pathogenic bacteria to adverse environments.

Eric Toh
Eva-Maria Heymink
Felipe Cava

I am a group leader at MIMS and researching the cell walls of bacteria.

Feyza Ramstedt
Firoj Mahmud
Francesca Aguilo

My research is about RNA-based gene regulation of cell fate and breast cance.

Gözde Türköz
Hanna Eriksson
Henrik Lindehell
Himanshu Sharma
Ingela Nilsson
Ionut Sebastian Mihai

I am a phD student at the industrial Doctoral School.

Irfan Ahmad
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 Holmberg

Our research is focused on neuroblastoma, a form of cancer that predominantly affects young children.

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.

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
Lana Jachmann

PhD student in the Barbara Sixt group at the Department of Molecular Biology and MIMS.

Laura Alvarez
Lena Svensson
Leon Jona Schierholz
Lucia Perez Jimenez
Magnus Ölander
Marek Wilczynski
Mari Norgren
Maria Ivanova
Maria Kim
Maria Westling
Marie-Line Faucillion
Marta Nieckarz
Martuza Sarwar
Matthew Francis

Research: Understanding the physiology and pathogenesis of bacteria

Education: Director of undergraduate education at the Department of Molecular Biology

Mikael Wikström
Milica Milivojevic
Moa Lundkvist
Nathan Jespersen
Nina Norgren
Nora Lehotai

Project coordinator and responsible for communications at The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden, MIMS. 

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.

Palwasha Baryalai
Paula Petronela Groza
Peter Lind

Forecasting experimental evolution of biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance

Puja Tiwary
Rachel Feeney
Rahel Winiger
Rashmi Mishra
Ronan Connor
Sandhya Malla
Sandra Holmberg
Saskia Erttmann
Sophia Hernandez
Staffan Andersson
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.

Supapit Wongkuna
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
Thanat Chookajorn
Theerarat Kochakarn
Thereze Grundström
Thorey Jonsdottir
Tianyan Wang
Ulf Persson
Vicky Shingler

I am full professor and studying environmental signal sensing and integration.

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
Yuri Schwartz