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Kemal Avican
Kemal AvicanResearch Fellow
Generation and analysis of big data to decode bacterial side of host-pathogen interplay. Passionate about visual arts.
Magnus Andersson
Magnus AnderssonAffiliate Associate Professor
Biophysics and Biophotonics.
Åke Brännström
Åke BrännströmProfessor
Exploring eco-evolutionary processes with mathematics.
Laura Carroll
Laura CarrollAffiliate Assistant Professor
Fighting bacterial pathogens using bioinformatics. Food, wine, and cat enthusiast.
Felipe Cava
Felipe CavaAffiliate Associate Professor
Fascinated by the microbial world. Traveling is my adrenaline.
Sebastian Diehl
Sebastian DiehlProfessor of Ecology
Ecological Dynamics. Takes pleasure in finding things out about the real world and the models we make of it.
Cemal Erdem
Cemal ErdemAffiliate Assistant Professor
Computational modeller of large-scale cancer signaling pathways for fun.
Maria E. Eriksson
Maria E. ErikssonAffiliate Associate Professor
How timing affects growth in plants.
Nature lover, botanist and florist.
Maria Fällman
Maria FällmanAffiliate Professor
Bacterial adaptation mechanisms.
Loves the feeling of being on the road.
Johan Henriksson
Johan HenrikssonAffiliate Group Leader
Understanding biology by developing new technology.
Dancer and tinkerer.
Olivier Keech
Olivier KeechAffiliate Associate Professor
Metabolic regulations in response to stress/sustainable food production with muti-trophic farming. Need more time to improve my golf handicap! 
Jonatan Klaminder
Jonatan KlaminderAffiliate Professor
Environmental science
Nicholas Kamenos
Nicholas KamenosAffiliate Professor
Climate change and marine ecosystems
Jan Karlsson
Jan KarlssonAffiliate Professor
Exploring the function of inland water networks.
Eric Libby
Eric LibbyAssociate Professor
Major transitions in evolution.
Keen on charismatic microfauna.
Peter Lind
Peter LindAffiliate Assistant Professor
Predicting experimental evolution.
Be wrong often or your ideas are not bold enough.
Ludvig Lizana
Ludvig LizanaAssociate Professor
Deciphering the life of a cell with physics. Loves crafting new ideas.
Nicolò Maccaferri
Nicolò MaccaferriAffiliate Assistant Professor
Exploring light-matter interactions at the nanoscale. Aldapan gora, pausorik pauso.
Fredrik Ohlsson
Fredrik OhlssonAffiliate Associate Professor
Uncovering biological mechanisms using symmetry and geometry.

Stéphanie Robert
Stéphanie RobertAffiliate Professor
Unravelling the mechanisms regulating cell shape coordination during plant morphogenesis. Likes photography.
Joacim Rocklöv
Joacim RocklövAffiliate Professor
Bridging epidemiological modelling and public policy.
Martin Rosvall
Martin RosvallProfessor of Physics
Network Science.
Cries over melting snow.
Henrik Sjödin
Henrik SjödinAffiliate Research Fellow
Looking at the spreading dynamics of emerging infectious diseases using mathematical modeling.
Åsa Strand
Åsa StrandAffiliate Professor
Regulation and control of cellular energy metabolism.
Nathaniel Street
Nathaniel StreetAffiliate Professor
Linking genome variation to phenotype in forest trees.
Nicklas Strömberg
Nicklas StrömbergAffiliate Professor
Deciphering host receptor configurations for oral bacteria.
Stéphane Verger
Stéphane VergerAffiliate Associate Professor
Cell adhesion and mechanical signaling during plant development.
Likes tinkering with technology and enjoying nature.
Jonas Westin
Jonas WestinAffiliate Associate Professor
Uses mathematical modelling, simulation and statistics to study problems in social science. Has a growing interest in the field of Complexity Regional Science.
Jun Yu
Jun YuAffiliate Professor
“Nothing puzzles me more than time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less, as I never think about them.” – (Charles Lamb)
Gabrielle Beans
Gabrielle BeansIceLab Coordinator
Likes the fuzzy edges of science.
Jelena Smiljanić
Jelena SmiljanićStaff Scientist
Network Science. Likes books, movies and theater.
Alexander Vergara
Alexander VergaraStaff Scientist
Network Biology and plant responses to stress. Loves football, retro video games and enjoys nature.
Guilherme Barros
Guilherme BarrosPostdoctoral Fellow
Understanding causality and causal relationships.
Collects interests and pastimes as a hobby.
Rubén Bernardo Madrid
Rubén Bernardo MadridPostdoctoral Fellow
Theoretical and applied biodiversity research.
Silly problems, quick solutions.
Adriano Bonforti
Adriano BonfortiPostdoctoral Fellow
Disruption of symbiosis in tropical corals and other organisms.
Weird jokes as a way of life.
Daniel Edler
Daniel Edler Postdoctoral Researcher
Network science and visualizations. Believes a user interface is like a joke. If you have to explain it, it’s not that good.
Yun-Ting Jang
Yun-Ting JangPostdoctoral Fellow
Theoretical ecologist working on sustainable multi-trophic farming system. Loves being in nature, daydreaming about existence.
Juhee Lee
Juhee LeePostdoctoral Fellow
Modelling arctic soil networks. Likes to associate unrelated thoughts.
Bertold Mariën
Bertold MariënPostdoctoral Fellow
Circadian rhythms in plant gene expression. Let’s go exploring!
Lourdes Martinez
Lourdes MartinezPostdoctoral Fellow
Bacterial cell wall systems biology
Suvam Roy
Suvam RoyPostdoctoral Fellow
Modelling microbial gene regulation and evolution. Passionate about cinema as an art form.
Lucas Santana Souza
Lucas Santana SouzaPostdoctoral Fellow
Using models and simulations to study the social evolution of microbes, viruses, and endosymbiosis.
Josephine Solowiej-Wedderburn
Josephine Solowiej-WedderburnPostdoctoral Fellow
Environmental influence on the basic building blocks of life. Takes joy in the little things.
Erin Stafford
Erin StaffordPostdoctoral Fellow
Gaining insight into the transmission and mitigation of infectious diseases through mathematics. Enjoys trying new things and gaining new perspectives.
Jyoti Verma
Jyoti VermaPostdoctoral Fellow
Resolving microbial genomes in complex communities at the single-cell level Loves nature’s sounds of serenity and enjoys the little things in life!
Minh Hoang Vu
Minh Hoang VuPostdoctoral Fellow
Machine learning. Likes books, movies and soccer.
Seong-Gyu Yang
Seong-Gyu YangPostdoctoral Fellow
Understanding complex systems with statistical physics methodology. It will all work out somehow.
Martin Holmberg
Martin HolmbergAffiliated Researcher
Mapping the spread of influenza in Sweden.
Believes in the power of transdisciplinary science.
Magnus Neuman
Magnus NeumanAffiliated Researcher
Network theory applied to epidemiology and ecology.
Rebecka Andersson
Rebecka AnderssonPhD Student
Origin of Eukaryotic Endosymbiosis.
Enjoys occasional swingouts on the dance floor.
Aswin Gopakumar
Aswin GopakumarPhD Student
Modelling ecosystem function relationships. Loves going on long walks with music and/or people.
Hugo Harlin
Hugo HarlinPhD Student
Modelling phytoplankton dynamics using partial differential equations.
Loves fly fishing and cats.
Lucas Hedström
Lucas HedströmPhD Student
Modeling the DNA in the cell.
Lives for food, drink and music.
Hanna Isaksson
Hanna IsakssonPhD Student
Evolution of multicellularity & Life Cycles.
Loves learning new things.
Maja Lindström
Maja LindströmIndustrial PhD Student
Network science.
Hooked on football, surfing, and cross-country skiing.
Defne Plätturk
Defne PlätturkPhD Student
Understanding multicellularity through mathematics.
Enjoys getting lost with challenging problems.

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