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Department of Molecular Biology


Aftab Nadeem, senior research assistant
Agnes Regos, postdoctoral fellow
Alexander Glotov, senior research assistant
Alexandra Berg, other position, project assistant
Allison Churcher, senior research assistant
Anna Bergonzini, doctoral student
Anna Fahlgren, senior research engineer
Anna-Mia Johansson, senior research engineer
Annika Berglund, human resources administrator
Annika Johansson, senior research engineer (absent), research coordinator
Annika Sjöström, senior research engineer
Björn Schröder, research fellow

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

Cervantes-Rivera Ramón, postdoctoral position, postdoctoral fellow
Chayan Kumar Saha, doctoral student
Claire Sayers, project coordinator
Dan Hultmark, professor (absent)
David Cisneros Armas, senior research assistant

Molecular Biology of human bacterial symbionts

Denise Rawcliffe, postdoctoral fellow

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

Dharmender Kumar, senior research assistant
Dharmendra Kumar Soni, senior research assistant (absent)
Edvin Karlsson, doctoral student
Ellen Bushell, research fellow

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

Eric Toh, doctoral student
Felipe Cava, associate professor
Firoj Mahmud, research assistant
Fu Xu, research assistant
Gemma Atkinson, assistant professor

Assistant professor who studies the functional evolution of proteins that interact with the ribosome, and that are involved in antibiotic resistance and response to stress.

Hanna Eriksson, other position, project assistant
Hans Stenlund, senior research engineer
Hasan Tukenmez, postdoctoral position
Hiraku Takada, senior research assistant
Ingela Nilsson, laboratory technician
Ionut Sebastian Mihai, other position, project assistant
Isabelle Sjöström, financial administrator
Jacob Lewerentz, doctoral student
Javier Avila-Carino, senior research engineer
Jeanette Tångrot, senior research engineer
Jens-Ola Ekström, senior research assistant
Johan Henriksson, research fellow

Researcher in systems biology, with a focus on T-cells and development of new methods (bioinformatics algorithms and wet lab protocols)

Johnny Stenman, administrative secretary
José Pedro Lopes, postdoctoral fellow
Julius Semenas, doctoral student
Kai Ehrenbolger, other position, doctoral student
Karsten Meier, doctoral student
Katarina Vielfort, senior research assistant
Katharina Wulff, associate professor
Kristina Nilsson, laboratory technician
Lalitha Tadala, doctoral student
Laura Alvarez, senior research engineer
Magesh Muthu, senior research engineer
Magnus Ölander, postdoctoral fellow
Marek Wilczynski, IT systems administrator
Margus Tonu, senior research assistant
Maria Ivanova, doctoral student
Maria Kim, senior research assistant
Maria Westling, financial coordinator
Michael Gilmore, doctoral student
Mikael Rhen, visiting professor
Mikael Wikström, senior research engineer, other position
Moa Lundkvist, doctoral student
Nicoló Lazzaro, project assistant
Nina Norgren, senior research assistant
Oliver Billker, professor

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

Paul Tetteh Asare, postdoctoral position, postdoctoral fellow
Per Larsson, research engineer
Peter Lind, assistant professor
Roberto Navais, senior research assistant
Sandra Holmberg, other position, project assistant
Sara Hernandez, postdoctoral fellow
Saskia Erttmann, senior research engineer (absent), assistant professor
Shadi Jafari, senior research assistant
Shreelatha Bhat, senior research assistant
Si Lhyam Myint, senior research assistant
Sophie Tronnet, postdoctoral fellow
Stefanie Sandberg, postdoctoral fellow
Steffi Jimmy, research assistant (absent)
Tatiana Kan, senior research engineer
Teresa Frisan, professor

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, senior research engineer
Tianyan Wang, doctoral student
Ulf Persson, research engineer
Ummehan Avican, postdoctoral fellow
Victor Pinedo, other position, doctoral student
Victoriia Murina, senior research assistant
Vikash Pandey, senior research engineer
Viktoria Vedin, senior research engineer

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

Wei Zhang, postdoctoral position, postdoctoral fellow
Yngve Östberg, senior research engineer
Yuri Schwartz, associate professor