Education and degrees

Dec 2008    Ph. D. Bioscience, Dept. of Chemistry and Bioscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. Thesis title: Visualizing structural dynamics in solution: from small molecules to membrane proteins

Apr 2003    M. Sc. Chemistry, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden

External diploma work at University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Current and previous positions

March 2018-                      Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Umeå University

Oct 2013-Dec 2017            Researcher, Computational Biophysics, Science for Life Laboratory, Dept. of Theoretical Physics, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Aug 2012-Sep 2013           Researcher, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University, Sweden

Aug 2009-July 2012         Postdoctoral researcher, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics, University of California, Irvine, USA

Jan 2009-July 2009         Postdoctoral researcher, Centre of Molecular Movies, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Awards

2010    U.S. National Science Foundation International Materials Institute Award, USA

Docentship

2016    Docentship at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Biological Physics

Supervising Post-doctoral students

2018-   Ram Mahato, post-doctoral student, Umeå University

Supervising Doctoral students

2017-                Assistant supervisor: Marie Lycksell, doctoral student, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2015-                Principal supervisor: Harsha Ravishankar, doctoral student, Umeå University

2013-2016       Assisting supervision of doctoral student Ozge Yoluk, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2013-2016       Assisting supervision of doctoral student Samira Yazdi, Max Planck Institute, Magdeburg

Supervising Master students

2018    Vera Håkansson, Master thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2018    Max Larsson Lagerås, Master thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2017    Lutimba Stuart, Master thesis, Skövde University

2016    Isabelle Neren, Master thesis, Uppsala University

2015    Olle Hedkvist, Master thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2015    Harsha Ravishankar, Master thesis, Uppsala University

2014    Panagiota Kolitsida, scholarship-supported Pre-PhD program in Biochemistry, Biophysics or Bioinformatics, Stockholm University

2014    Farhad Kimanos, Master thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2013    Farhad Kimanos, summer internship sponsored by the pharmaceutical company, Novo Nordisk A/S, Copenhagen.

Teaching experience

2018-   Biophysical Chemistry: Spectroscopy, 5KE038 (7.5 ECTS credits) at Umeå University

2018-   Biophysical Chemistry: Thermodynamics, 5KE034 (7.5 ECTS credits) at Umeå University

2017-2018       Biophysics, SI2720 (7.5 ECTS credits) at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

2014-2016       Protein Physics, SI2700 (7.5 ECTS credits) at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

National and international assignments of importance

2017    Co-investigator National Graduate School in Neutron Scattering (GSn)

2015    Ph. D. thesis evaluation committee, Alexander Björling, Gothenburg University

2013-   Reviewer of research proposals at NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), USA

2013-2014       Reviewer of student performance at the Pre-PhD program in Biochemistry, Biophysics or Bioinformatics, Stockholm University

2013             Organized a joint symposium between University of Virginia / Stockholm University at Stockholm University by financial support from The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT).

Funding (as Principal Investigator)

In total 9 external (both national and EU) grants

2018-2020       Carl Tryggers Stiftelse

2017-2020       VR Swedish Research Council starting grant

2016-2018       Stiftelsen Olle Engkvist Byggmästare

2016-2018       Åke Wibergs Stiftelse

2014-2018       Marie Curie Career Integration Grant

2017-2018       Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse

2014-2016       Åke Wibergs Stiftelse

2015-2016       Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse

2013-2015       Åke Wibergs Stiftelse

2013-2014       Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse

Industrial collaboration

2012-2017       Collaboration with the pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S