Chemical Biology



How do biomolecules work in cellular environments? In the ChemBio division, we combine and develop protein engineering, synthetic chemistry, and state-of-the-art biophysical methods (spectroscopy, live cell imaging and nanotechnology) to address cutting-edge questions in biology to meet medical challenges related to human health. Our joint expertise is strategic and spans from molecular biophysics of single molecules to cell and organism biology.

The division consists of 5 young and active research groups:
 
Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede, Prof
Head of Division
Protein folding, metal ion transport pathways, amyloid mechanisms and modulation
 
Fredrik Westerlund,  Assoc Prof
Nanofluidic tools for single DNA molecule biophysics
 
Elin Esbjörner Winters, Asst Prof
Protein misfolding and cell-trafficking mechanisms related to neurodegenerative disease
 
Annika Enejder,  Prof
Nonlinear, Raman and scanning probe microscopy for label-free imaging of proteins and lipids in cells
 
Juan Carlos Fierro-González, Asst Prof
Developmental plasticity of early mammalian embryos

Interested in a Master’s thesis project?
We are always looking for talented master thesis students. Please check out our list of available projects within the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering. Maybe you will find something suitable?

Published: Mon 29 Dec 2014. Modified: Wed 26 Oct 2016