The team extends a very warm welcome to two master students from The Royal Institute of Technology, KTH and to a bachelor student from the Karolinska Institute joining the team for the semester.

  • Liv Jakobsson (KTH) will be working with Dr. Ulrike Schimpft on altering the barrier properties of cervical mucus by chitosan molecules.
  • Kajsa Sixtensson (KTH) will be working with Dr. Hongji Yan on the assembly of new mucin thin films to create mucosal models.
  • Morgan Hjorth (KI) will be working with Dr. Hongji Yan on the in vivo and in vitro response of immune cells to mucin materials.

Find the whole team on the Team and Project page. We are always happy to mentor students and young researchers and excited to involve them in our ongoing projects. The students we take on are exposed to a stimulating research environment, get a flavor for what being a researcher entails, while contributing very concretely to the advancement of science.

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January 26th, 2018

Welcome to three new students!

Two master students and one bachelor student are joining the team.

August 21st, 2017

iGEM Stockholm 2017 engineering mucus – Update with gold!

iGEM Stockholm students working with us on mucus degrading bacteria! **Update with GOLD!**

August 18th, 2017

Welcome to Ulrike Schimpf and Cristina Chircov!

Welcome to Ulrike Schimpf and Cristina Chircov.

July 13th, 2017

Mucin-inspired lubrication on hydrophobic surfaces

Congratulations to Georgia Petrou in our group and Vaibhav Srivastav from the glycoscience division and our collaborators at TU Munich for this latest publication in Biomacromolecules: Mucin-inspired lubrication on hydrophobic surfaces

March 27th, 2017

Get funded in Sweden. A guide for starting researchers.

Grants available in Sweden to reach the next level of scientific research independence.

February 23rd, 2017

The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research awards a 5-year grant to the group

SSF has awarded a 5 year grant to Thomas Crouzier.

December 27th, 2016

New infographic on mucin repair

A new infographic featuring recent work is available in the outreach section.

December 1st, 2016

2nd workshop on protein materials – March 9-10, 2017

The 2nd Workshop on Protein Materials will be organised March 9-10, 2017 at KTH (Stockholm, Sweden)

October 31st, 2016

Opportunities with the KTH – CSC Programme

CSC-KTH programme offers scholarship opportunities for Chinese students and postdocs.

September 22nd, 2016

New PhD position – Here’s what you should know

We are recruiting a PhD student. So what is expected and what can you expect?