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Åke Brännström
Åke BrännströmProfessor
Exploring eco-evolutionary processes with mathematics.
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.
Maria Fällman
Maria FällmanAffiliate Professor
Bacterial adaptation mechanisms.
Loves the feeling of being on the road.
Jan Karlsson
Jan KarlssonAffiliate Professor
Exploring the function of inland water networks.
Eric Libby
Eric LibbySenior Lecturer
Major transitions in evolution.
Keen on charismatic microfauna.
Ludvig Lizana
Ludvig LizanaSenior Lecturer
Deciphering the life of a cell with physics. Loves crafting new ideas.
Joacim Rocklöv
Joacim RocklövAffiliate Professor
Bridging epidemiological modelling and public policy.
Martin Rosvall
Martin RosvallProfessor of Physics
Network Science.
Cries over melting snow.
Leyden Fernandez
Leyden FernandezPostdoctoral Fellow
Untangling the complexity of gene regulatory networks in prokaryotes.
Artificial intelligence enthusiast.
Martin Holmberg
Martin HolmbergAffiliated Researcher
Mapping the spread of influenza in Sweden.
Believes in the power of transdisciplinary science.
Olena Kostylenko
Olena KostylenkoPostdoctoral Fellow
Applied Mathematics. Loves travel, music and movies.
Negar Nahali
Negar NahaliPostdoctoral Fellow
Modelling cellular life with polymers. Loves nature and animals.
Magnus Neuman
Magnus NeumanAffiliated Researcher
Network theory applied to epidemiology and ecology.
Alexis Rojas-Briceno
Alexis Rojas-BricenoPostdoctoral Fellow
Understanding the biosedimentary record using networks
Jelena Smiljanić
Jelena SmiljanićPostdoctoral Fellow
Network Science. Likes books, movies and theater.
Dominic Vachon
Dominic VachonPostdoctoral Fellow
Unravelling the role of lakes and streams in the landscape. Loves maps, wine and music.
Kemal Avican
Kemal AvicanIcelab Affiliate Research Assistant
Generation and analysis of big data to decode bacterial side of host-pathogen interplay. Passionate about visual arts.
Gabrielle Beans
Gabrielle BeansSenior Research Engineer
Likes the fuzzy edges of science.
Alexander Vergara
Alexander VergaraSenior Research Engineer
Network Biology and plant responses to stress. Loves football, retro video games and enjoys nature.
Viktor Jonsson
Viktor JonssonResearch Engineer
Using networks to decipher plant stress. Loves exploring new ideas.
Rebecka Andersson
Rebecka AnderssonPhD Student
Origin of Eukaryotic Endosymbiosis.
Enjoys occasional swingouts on the dance floor.
Dolores Bernenko
Dolores BernenkoPhD Student
Network science to see the DNA in 3D.
Enjoys visual art captured in cities and nature.
Christopher Blöcker
Christopher BlöckerPhD Student
Network Science and Autonomous Systems.
Into Haskell and Dancing.
Daniel Edler
Daniel Edler PhD Student
Network science and visualizations. Believes a user interface is like a joke. If you have to explain it, it’s not that good.
Anton Eriksson
Anton ErikssonPhD Student
Network science and visualizations.
Enjoys infinite random walks on the beach.
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.
Moa Lundkvist
Moa LundkvistPhD Student
Understanding epigenetics through modelling and bioinformatics.
Stories are everything.

IceLab Alumni

Senior Scientists

  • Mehdi Cherif

  • Xavier Thibert-Plante

  • Lennart Person

  • Petter Holme

  • Folmer Bokma

Postdocs & PhD Students

Master’s Students

  • Alexander Ramström

  • Nikanor Öhman

  • Samuel Brändström

  • Sebastian Långström

  • Ylva Karlberg