Administration at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics (MBB)

Contact information for the administration at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics (MBB).

Head of Administration

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Carina Hammarström

Head of Administration

Human Resources

The HR unit at MBB helps the research groups with:

  • Support to managers
  • Support in questions regarding employment matters such as illness, leave of absence, salary issues, performance management, holidays, benefits and regulations.
  • Support in the process of recruiting new employees, both advisory and administrative, and with employment contracts.
  • Rehabilitation due to longer sick leave and contacts with the Occupational Health Service
  • Opportunities for employees who experience problems in work or in the workgroup, for example regarding work environment, harassment or illness to contact HR.

For general HR-enquiries, please contact us at:

HR staff

Contact Lina if you are part of one of the following divisions:

  • Immunology
  • Molecular neurobiology
  • The unit for Education
  • Chemistry I

Contact Linnea if you are part of one of the following divisions:

  • Chemical biology and genome engineering
  • Genome biology
  • Medical systems bioengineering
  • Molecular metabolism
  • Vascular Biology


Contact Anneli regarding:

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry II
  • KI Scholarships (undergraduate, postdoctoral and top up of external PhD scholarships)
  • Expense claims
  • Travel profiles
  • Secondary occupations
  • Rules regarding affiliations and with the administration when registering, extending or terminating an affiliation.
  • IDAC administration
  • E-mail and passwords for associated/non employed staff in UBW


The financial unit at MBB helps the research groups with:

  • Budget, both for grant applications and for the groups as a whole
  • Follow up of finances for the group together with the PI twice a year or when needed
  • The financial parts of agreements regarding grants and commissions
  • To make requisitions and reporting to financiers
  • General financial matters regarding e.g. INDI, accounts, projectnumbers, bookings etc

Invoice management, both supplier and customer invoices, is handled by Ekonomiservice at the central administration. If you have questions contact

Financial staff

Responsible financial officers for each division, see below:

Contact Anna regarding:

  • Chemical biology and genome engineering (except PSF) 
  • Medical systems bioengineering
  • Molecular neurobiology
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Marjan Madani

Financial Officer

Contact Marjan regarding:

  • Physiological chemistry I
  • Physiological chemistry II
  • Medical inflammation research
  • Molecular metabolism
  • Genome biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular structural biology
  • Vascular biology
  • PSF (part of chemical biology and genome engineering)
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Emina Dedic

Administrative Officer

Responsible for post-award support and financial management of ongoing EU-projects.

IT support

Contact the central IT Support via the self-service portal or call them at 08-524 822 22.

Opening hours for the IT Support and user guide's for systems at KI

Communications and web

The communications officer can help you if you need assistance with planning your communication, publish seminars, events, and news articles on the web, tips for the newsletter.

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Sara Lidman

Communications officer

Archive and information management

The registrar office at KI's central administration manages registrations of documents on behalf of the departments at KI. If you have questions about public documents or registration of documents, please contact the registrar:

If you need a copy of an old diploma or have questions about archiving or historical documents, please email:

Contact Annelie if you need furhter guidance.

Facility Management Biomedicum

Facility Management

Visiting address

The administrational staff within HR and Finance are available in quarter A3 at least three days a week. Please check availability in the Outlook calendar (“Working elsewhere”) or Teams’ status message. All staff within HR and Finance are available on Mondays and Wednesdays. Of course, you can contact us all week by e-mail, phone, or Teams.

Quarter A3, level 3
Solnavägen 9
171 65 Solna

For employees

You can find information about your employment, current events at the university and tools for your daily work on Karolinska Institutet's Staff Portal. There, it will be noted if any MBB-specific information is available. Log in to be able to access it.

Content reviewer:
Sara Lidman