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Department of Chemistry


Agnieszka Ziolkowska
Ajaikumar Samikannu
Alexandra Aveling
Alva Abrahamsson
Amanda Ekman
Anastasia Knyazeva

Doctoral student in Yaowen Wu's group at the Department of Chemistry and UCMR. I am stydying chemical genetic approaches to modulate membrane trafficking and autophagy in mammalian cells. 

Anders Lindgren
Andras Gorzsas

Manager, Vibrational Spectroscopy Core Facility (ViSp)


Andre Mateus

Focus on mapping protein function in human gut microbiome species using proteomics and systems biology.

André Graça

My research focuses on structural and biophysical studies of the Photosystem II complex of the model plant thale cress, Arabidopsis thaliana.

André Ohlin

My research focuses on the behaviour of metal oxide materials, such as polyoxometalates, at the interface with water and other small molecules. See http://moleculargeo.chem.umu.se/ohlin/

Andreas Eriksson

I am a PhD student within the Industrial Doctoral School at Umeå University.

Andrey Shchukarev

My research field is chemistry and physics of surface and interfaces, especially in aqueous media, studied by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy. I am manager of the XPS Platform.

Andriy Rebryk

My research focuses on the development of mass spectrometry-based non-target screening methods for various environmental matrices.

Angelo Sebaaly
Anna Eriksson
Anna Leonardsson

I am responsible for the doctoral program in chemistry and am also deputy head of department.

Anna Strom

Bio4Energy Communications

Annika Persson
Benny Björkblom

Scientist in biochemistry and metabolic profiling of biological samples by use of chromatography, mass spectrometry, bioinformatics and multivariate statistics.

Camilla Jonsson
Carla Perez
Carlos Martín
Cecilia Lindgren
Chaojun Tang
Charlotta Sundin
Cheng Choo Lee
Christian Hedberg

I am a professor of organic chemistry.

Christiane Funk

My research focuses on plant proteases as well as the possibility to use Nordic microalgae for wastewater reclamation and biomass generation.


Christine Gallampois
Claudia Quineche
Dale Corkery
David Nilsson
Deepika Jaiman
Dennis Svedberg
Dmitry Shevela

Application of gas isotope ratio mass spectrometry in photosynthesis and geochemistry research areas. For more information, visit our webpage: http://irms.chem.umu.se/

Dmytro Sokol

I'm a PhD student in biochemistry in Madeleine Ramsted’s group studying multispecies bacterial biofilm metabolites of clinical bacteria from catheters and marine bacteria producing antibiotics

Edvin Forsgren
Elaheh Lotfi Kalahroodi

Biogeochemical processes of trace metals, isotopic geochemistry


Elena Dracheva
Elena Yunda
Elisabeth Baland

I am a PhD in Andre Mateus lab since June 2022. My project focuses on using biophysical proteomics approaches to study carbohydrate metabolism in gut microbiome species.

Biological macromolecular crystallography

Emelie Boström
Emil Isaksson
Erik Björn

We study how the chemical structure of metal compounds control mechanisms and kinetics for reactions which are central for the cycling of metals in the environment.

Erik Chorell

I work as associate professor at the Department of Chemistry, which includes research, teaching and infrastructure responsibility linked to Life Science and chemical biology.

Erin Schexnaydre
Eva Weidemann
Farina Tariq
Fredrik Almqvist

I am a professor of organic chemistry and my research group looks for new solutions for infectious and neurodegenerative diseases. I am also deputy director of the Umeå Center for Microbial Research.

Fredrik Orädd
Georgia Vergou
Gergö Mótyán
Gerhard Gröbner

Professor of biophysical chemistry and responsible for the national NMR infrastructure. Researches biological membranes with a focus on proteins involved in cell death.

Gunilla Isaksson
Gustavo Carvalho Dias
Helena Glenge
Henrik Antti

I am head of the Department of Chemistry. I am a professor in bioinformatics and my research areas are chemometrics and metabolomics.

Hugh Tanner
Hussein Haggag
Ida Bengtsson
Ilona Dudka
Irina Iakovleva
Irina Shchukareva
Jean-Francois Boily

Molecular Geochemistry. Experimental and theoretical studies of Earth's crust and atmosphere, and outer space.  My webpage: http://moleculargeo.chem.umu.se/boily/

Jenny Lundqvist
Jens Stens
Jerker Fick
Jessica Giacoboni
Jhon Alexander Rodriguez Buitrago

I am postdoc in Magnus Wolf-Watz group specializing in structural biology, with a focus on molecular mechanisms behind the aggressiveness and metastasis of prostate cancer. 

Joakim Bygdell
Joana Goncalves
Joao Figueira
Johan Trygg

Research focus on advanced data analytics and chemometrics where large-scale ('omics) datasets are used to understand, prevent and treat human diseases to achieve improved global health.

Johan Unge
Jonna Mattsson
Jun Zhang
Junyi Zhao
Jyri-Pekka Mikkola

Prof. Jyri-Pekka Mikkola is a professor in Technical chemistry at both Umeå University, Sweden and Åbo Akademi University, Finland since 2008

Jörgen Ådén
Karin Boden
Karina Persson
Kate Bennett

Research Coordinator at the Department of Chemistry and Platform Manager at the Computational Analytics Support Platform (CASP).

Laura Herzog
Lena Crenshaw
Linda Lundberg
Linda Sandblad

Project: Cell biology - Structure, assembly and cellular organization of the cytoskeleton

MIMS Team Leader

Director of Umeå Centre for Electron Microscopy

Linda Zetterholm
Lisa Lundin

Lisa Lundin is an associate professor in Environmental Chemistry and program manager for the graduate engineering program in Technical Chemistry and the University program for process operator.

Lorene Gonnin
Luisa Fernanda Corredor Arias
Madeleine Ramstedt

My research deals with bacterial interactions with surfaces

Madhavi Latha Gandla
Magdalena Vikdahl
Magnus Andersson

In my lab, we use both experimental (time-resolved X-ray scattering) and computational (MD simulations) techniques to understand membrane protein functionality.

Magnus Holmgren
Malin Linder Nording
Manesh Nautiyal

Postdoc in Fredrik Almqvist lab. He is designing, synthesizing, and evaluating novel ring-assembled heterocycles.

Marco Bassani
Maria Hjelt
Maria Jansson
Maria Sapounidou

My research interests focus on identifying chemicals of concern relevant to human and environmental health, by employing current and developing new computational methodologies. 

Marie Lycksell

Post-doc at the Department of Chemistry, Umeå University, and long-term visitor at Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France. Studies membrane proteins using small-angle scattering and simulations.

Martin Edlund
Martin Plöhn
Mattias Hedenström
Max Renner
Maxime Donzel
Merve Yesilbas

Vibrational Spectroscopy, Mineral-Martian analogue soils-water/ice interfacial reactions, NASA's Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) Remote Sensing data analyses 

Michael Hall
Michael Holmboe
Mikael Elofsson

Dean Faculty of Science and Technology

Mikael Lindberg
My Hägglund
Nandita Bodra
Narin Mohamad
Naser Tavajohi

Gas separation membranes (CO2 separation, olefin/paraffin separation, etc.), membranes in the energy sector (Blue Energy and Green Energy production), membranes for water and wastewater treatment.   

Niklas Söderholm
Norman Hoster
Oleksandr Ilchenko
Olena Rzhepishevska

Researcher/engineer in metabolomics and infections

WP leader INNOVA4TB project: https://www.innova4tb.com/
Work & Health project; TB, HIV, hep C in work migrants
Erasmus +

Olivia Spain
Olof Boman
Oscar Montén
Pardeep Singh
Patrik Andersson

My research aims at developing methods for identifying chemicals of environmental and human health concern and to explore their mode of action by combining computational and experimental tools.

Per Liljelind

I assist with chemical expertise and support as an administrator for the program for Chemical Management at the University, and I work at the Trace Analysis Platform with chemical analysis by GC/MS.

Per Rogne
Rabindra Nath Das
Richard Lindberg
Rickard Nutti
Rogers Swai
Rosita Nilsson
Sandra Behren
Sanna Bränström
Santosh Govind Khokarale
Sara Henriksson
Sara Sandin
Sara Spjut
Shaochun Zhu
Shokat Sarmad
Solomon Tesfalidet

I am analytical chemist with background in spectrometry and am currently focusing on electrochemistry and development of electroanalytical methods.

Stefan Stagge
Stella Kaffke
Stina Berglund Fick
Stina Jansson

My research is mainly focused on thermal treatment of biomass and other organic materials and waste fractions, from an environmental chemistry perspective.

Stina Wikström
Sunita Kushwah
Suresh Banjara

I am a postdoc in Linda Sandblads lab. I use Cryo-EM techniques to explore the architecture of the extracellular matrix surrounding mammalian egg cells.

Tamás Milán Nagy

Currently, he is interested in the structure and dynamics of proteins using NMR spectroscopy and computational tools.

Thibaut Cossart
Thilde Andersson
Tobias Hainzl
Tobias Sparrman
Tove Bratthäll
Trung Nguyen

I study the deliquescence of Martian analogs of clays and salts by using Dynamic Vapour Sorption and Cryo-FTIR/Raman. My goal is to find potential water resources for future human missions to Mars.

Ulrika Westerlind

Our group is interested in chemical glycobiology.

The projects include 1) synthesis of carbohydrates, glycopeptides, semi-synthetic glycoproteins and glycomimetics; 2) studies of disease relevant protein-carbohydrate interactions; 3) development of glycoproteomic tools and methodology.

Uwe Sauer

I m head of the Protein Expertise Platform (PEP).

Van Minh Dinh

Our research is on design of materials and catalytic systems, especially ones related to biomass resources.

Vasiliki Zacharaki
Victor Hellgren

I am a PhD student working on developing novel antibiotics towards gram-positive bacteria.

William Siljebo
Wolfgang Schröder

Chaperones; Supervising PSII under light stress

Yaowen Wu

Our lab is interested in understanding the molecular mechanism of autophagy and membrane trafficking regulated by small GTPases by developing novel chemical and chemo-optogenetic approaches.

Zheng Guo