Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Organization

The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology has 220 employees in seven research programs. There are 37 research groups and 20 professors of different subjects.

Education

Basic and advanced courses

The department participates primarily in the education of the engineering program in molecular biotechnology, bachelor program in biology, master's programs in biology and applied biotechnology, but also in many other programs and courses within and outside the faculty. See more at the biology education centre .

Postgraduate education

Graduate students are admitted to all the research and all services are advertised through the Uppsala university's job portal. ICM has about 70 students.

Research

The department is organized into seven major programmes: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biophysics, Molecular Evolution, Molecular Systems Biology and Structural Biology.
The research is funded by a grant from a large number of external contributors.

Within these seven programmes are several research groups working: Overview of our research groups

The ICM Board

Chairman: 

Teachers: 

  • Johan Åqvist, regular
  • Maria Selmer, regular
  • Filipe Maia, regular
  • Sanna Koskiniemi, regular
  • Johan Elf, 1 st alternate

PhD students:

  • Asgeir Astvaldsson, regular
  • Jonas Kjellin, regular
  • Magnus Stårsta, regular
  • Anna Munke, 1 st alternate
  • Laura Lehmann, 2 nd alternate

TA:                                    

  • Jessica Lindberg, regular
  • Irmeli Barkefors, 1 st alternate