Department of Biology and Biological Engineering
1 January 2015 Chalmers started a new department with world-leading research in the field of biotechnology – Department of Biology and Biological Engineering. The interest in research and education in biotechnology has grown strong in recent years both in Sweden and globally. With the new department Chalmers is further strengthening its position in terms of medical research, development of healthy foods and of sustainable fuels for the future. The growing division today has almost 200 employees and affiliated researchers, it consists of five divisions and is led by Head of department Maria Faresjö.