About the Department
The department was founded 1992 as a merger between the former departments of Physiological Chemistry, Biochemistry and Medical Biophysics. The department has a long heritage of internationally renowned research. Prominent researchers within MBB's area of research are Jöns Jacob Berzelius, who among other things discovered the element Selenium, Nobel Prize laureate Hugo Theorell (for discovering the oxidation enzyme and its effects), Sune Bergström and Bengt Samuelsson (for discoveries concerning leukotriens and prostaglandins).
The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics consist of the following:
- Twelve research divisions
- Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching
- Core facilities
- Equal treatment group
- Work environment group (link to MBB Intranet)
Diagram of the Organisational Structure of MBB. Click image for (larger) PDF version.
Jill Blomstrand - Head of administration
Natalia Demin - Deputy head of administration, Accounting supervisor
Anna Bengtsson Jemt - Financial assistant
Johanna Sandelius - Finance administrator
Emma Pelarhagen - HR coordinator. Gives support to the research divisions of Biochemistry, Biomaterials, Chemistry II, Genome biology, LCBKI, Molecular metabolism and Translational medicine and chemical biology.
Lina Rowland - HR coordinator. Gives support to the research divisions of Animal facility, Chemistry I, Functional genomics, Medical inflammation research, Molecular neurobiology, Molecular structural biology, PSF and Vascular biology.
Anneli Svarén - Administrator
Chad Tunell - IT supervisor
Torbjörn Haglöf - Superintendent
Svante Backlund - Custodian
Lottie Jansson Sjöstrand - Research engineer. Works with preparation and organisation for the upcoming move to Biomedicum.
Dana Omar Goran - Technical assistant
Shagufta Anwar - Technical assistant
Head of Department
Head of Administration
Deputy Head of Administration
+46-8-524 800 00 (switchboard)
SE-171 77 Stockholm
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