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The Department's Principal Investigators

Research at the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology is organised into five research divisions based on areas of strength. Below, you will find a list of the Department's Principal Investigators in alphabetic order.

Our five research divisions

  • Analytical, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Biochemistry and Structural Biology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Organic and Medicinal Chemistry

Our Principal Investigators

Principal Investigator

Research division

Abbas Zareen

Analytical, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Research area: Inorganic chemistry

Ahlberg Elisabet

Analytical, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Research area: Electrochemistry

Bergenholtz Johan

Analytical, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Research area: Surface and colloid chemistry

Blomberg Anders 

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: 

Boman Johan

Atmospheric Science
Research area: Trace elements, Particulate matter, Sustainable development

Brändén Gisela

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: X-ray crystallography and structure based drug design

Burmann Björn

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: Solution NMR of molecular machines

Börje Anna

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Börjesson Karl

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Carlsson Peter

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: Genetics

Ericson Marica

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: Biomedical photonics

Eriksson Leif

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: Computational modeling and drug design

Ewing Andrew

Analytical, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Research area: 

Farewell Anne

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: 

Fletcher John

Analytical, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Research area: Imaging mass spectrometry, Surface analysis

Gottfries Johan

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Grantham Julie

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: 

Grötli Morten

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Hallquist Mattias

Atmospheric Science
Research area: Atmospheric chemistry, Aerosol science, 
Secondary organic aerosol (SOA), Transport and sustainable development

Hansson Örjan

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: Biophysics, Spectroscopy, Photosynthesis, Copper proteins

Hedfalk Kristina

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: Membrane protein biochemistry

Hermansson Malte

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: Microbiology

Hilmersson Göran

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Håkansson Mikael

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Höög Johanna 

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: 

Karlsson Göran 

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: Structural biology, Protein chemistry, Metabolomics

Katona Gergely

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: Structural biology, Machine learning

Kjellander Roland

Analytical, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Research area: Theoretical physical chemistry, Statistical mechanics, Liquid state theory

Liu Beidong

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: 

Lundgren Anders

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: Analysis of biological binding and biological recognition

Luthman Kristina

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: Organic synthesis based medicinal chemistry

Mahlapuu Margit

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: Molecular pathogenesis of metabolic disease

Maj Michal

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: Biomolecular spectroscopy

Neutze Richard

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: 

Nilsson Jeanette

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: 

Norrby Per-Ola

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Nyman Gunnar

Analytical, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Research area: Reaction kinetics and dynamics

Olsson Roger

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Orekhov Vladislav

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: 

Pathak Ravi Kant

Atmospheric Science
Research area:  Aerosol science, Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 
Neurotoxin in air, Sustainability

Pettersson Jan

Atmospheric Science
Research area: Atmospheric science, Aerosol Science, Physical chemistry, 
Energy research, Sustainable development

Phan Thi Ngoc Nhu

Analytical, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Research area: Analytical chemistry, neurobiochemistry. Super-resolution microscopy, 
mass spectrometry imaging, multimodal imaging

Pilon Marc

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: Genetics

Reymer Anna

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: Computational molecular biophysics

Shibuya Hiroki

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: Meiosis, Chromosome, Telomere, DNA repair

Sundén Henrik

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Sunnerhagen Per

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: 

Tamas Markus

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: Microbiology

Tietze Alesia

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: 

Thomson Erik

Atmospheric Science
Research area: Physical chemistry, Cryosphere, Climate and sustainability

Wallentin Carl Johan 

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Research area: Method development within
catalysis and target oriented synthesis of bioactive compounds

Warringer Jonas

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research area: Molecular evolution and adaptation

Westenhoff Sebastian

Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Research area: Biophysics and structural biology