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Organisation

The Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology is part of the Faculty of Science. The Head of Department has the overall responsibility for all matters at the Department.

In his work, the Head of Department is supported by the Steering Group. The Department Council acts as an advisory body to the Head of Department. Furthermore, the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology has various councils and committees for education, research, doctoral studies and third stream activities.

Department Management

Markus Tamas, Head of Department
Professor
E-mail: markus.tamas@cmb.gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 2548
Mobile phone: + 46 (0)733-732548

Kristina Hedfalk, Deputy Head of Department
Senior Lecturer
E-mail: kristina.hedfalk@gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 3923

Zareen Abbas, Assistant Head of Education
Senior Lecturer
E-mail: zareen.abbas@gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 9015

Leif Eriksson, Assistant Head of Research
Professor
E-mail: leif.eriksson@chem.gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 9117

Kalle Påse Sundvall, Administrative Manager
E-mail: kalle.passe.sundvall@gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 3949
Mobile phone: +46 (0)766-183949

Markus Tamas, Head of the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology.
Markus Tamas
Photo: Johan Wingborg
Kristina Hedfalk, Vice Head of the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology.
Kristina Hedfalk
Photo: Malin Arnesson
Zareen Abbas, Vice Head for Education at the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology.
Zareen Abbas
Photo: Anna-Lena Lundqvist
Leif Eriksson, Vice Head for Research at the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology.
Leif Eriksson
Photo: Malin Arnesson

Department Council

The Department Council is advisory to the Head of Department and is a forum for dialogue and discussion of the department's activities. The Council consists of representatives of teachers/researchers, administrative and technical staff, staff organisations as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students. The members of the Department Council are elected every six years. The Council meets about five times a year and is led by the Head of Department and Deputy Head of Department.

Contact Department Council

If you want to get in contact with the Department Council, please send an e-mail to: institutionsrad@cmb.gu.se

Committee for Education

The Committee for Education handles policy-related matters, including assignments from the Head of Department and the Department Council. The Committee for Education is responsible for the monitoring and quality assurance of all educational activities at the department.

Chair Committee for Education

Zareen Abbas
E-mail: zareen.abbas@gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 9015
Mobile phone: +46 (0)766-229015

Study Programme Council

At the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, there are two Study Programme Councils: one for Chemistry and one for the Prescriptionist Programme. The Programme Co-ordinator leads the Study Program Council and reports to the Committee for Education.

Contact Programme Co-ordinators

Chemistry
Gergely Katona
E-mail: gergely.katona@cmb.gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 3959
Mobile phone: +46 (0)709-1233

Prescriptionist Programme
Anna Börje
E-mail: anna.borje@gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 9012
Mobile phone: +46 (0)766-22901209 

Committee for Research and Research Infrastructure

The Committee for Research and Research Infrastructure is advisory to the Head of Department and is a forum for discussion of research strategic issues such as instrumentation, priorities for new recruitment, nominations, etc. The Committee for Research and Research Infrastructure consists of the Heads of Division, the Head of Department, the Directors of Infrastructure and a doctoral student representative. The Committee meets about four times a year and is led by the Head of Department and Assistant Head of Research (chair). 

Chair Committee for Research and Research Infrastructure

Leif Eriksson 
E-mail: leif.eriksson@chem.gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 9117
Mobile phone: +46 (0)766-229117 

PhD Council

The PhD Council aims to improve the work and study situation at the department, disseminates important information to the department's doctoral students and organizes social events for the department's doctoral students.

The doctoral students are represented in almost every decision-making body at the department and the university, and have therefore great opportunities to influence.

Contact PhD Council

If you want to get in contact with the PhD Council, please send an e-mail to: doktorandradet@cmb.gu.se

Collaboration Council

The Collaboration Council works with the department's outreach activities and maintains contacts with schools, industries, the surrounding community and authorities.

 

Chair Collaboration Council

Gisela Brändén
E-mail: gisela.branden@gu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)31-786 3915