Alumni

PhD Students from the lab:

Anders Mutvei
PhD in 2014: “Notch signaling in cancer and metastasis”.
External thesis examiner: Professor Freddy Radtke, EPFL, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Current: Postdoctoral Research at Harvard Medical School, with Professor John Blenis as mentor.

Heather Main
PhD in 2011: “Roles of Notch Signalling in Early Embryonic Development”.
External thesis examiner: Professor Nicholas Gaiano, Johns Hopkins Universtiy
Current: Postdoctoral Research at University of Sydney, Australia.

Lining Liu
PhD in 2008: “On the role of notch, numb and numblike in development and cancer”
External thesis examiner: Professor Michael Welsh, Uppsala University
Current: Postdoctoral Researcher at Stanford Univ., Palo Alto CA, USA, with Professor Michelle Monje as mentor.

Emil M. Hansson
PhD in 2006: “Signal integration between notch and hypoxia: insights into development and disease”
External thesis examiner: Professor Spyros Artavanis-Tsakonas, Harvard Medical School
Current: Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, USA, with Professor Ken Chien as mentor.

Kia Strömberg (neé Pedersen)
PhD in 2005: “Notch signaling: From receptor cleavage to chromatin remodeling”
External thesis examiner: Professor Diane Hayward, Johns Hopkins University
Current: Senior Scientist, SciLife Lab, Karolinska Institutet.

Camilla Dahlqvist (neé Öberg)
PhD in 2003: “The life and death of the notch intracellular domain”
External thesis examiner: Professor Sarah Bray, Cambridge University
Current: Researcher, AstraZeneca, Södertälje, Sweden

Helena Karlström
PhD in 2002: “Notch receptor processing and CNS disease”
External thesis examiner: Professor Jeffrey Nye, Northwestern Univ. / Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D
Current: Principal Investigator, Department of Neurobiology, Karolinska Institutet, Novum

Carina Lothian
PhD in 2001: “Nestin regulation in the embryonic and adult CNS”
External thesis examiner: Professor Jack Price, King’s College London
Current: Chief physician, Södersjukhuset

Paul Beatus
PhD in 2001: “Molecular diversity in the Notch receptor family”
External thesis examiner: Professor Raphael Kopan, Washington University
Current: Beatus Consulting, Stockholm, Sweden; planning of Stockholm BioCity

Post-Doctoral Researchers from the lab:

Tanya Henshall
PhD from University of Adelaide 2010. Postdoctoral Researcher 2010-2015.
Current: Postdoctoral researcher, Center for Cancer Biology, University of South Australia

Emma Andersson
PhD from Karolinska Institutet 2009. Post-doctoral researcher 2009-2013.
Current: Karolinska Institute, Junior research grant, Swedish Research Council

Debashish Das
PhD from Max Delbruck Center, Berlin, Germany 2005. Post-doctoral researcher: 2006-2008.
Current: Researcher, Narayana Nethralaya Research Institute, Bangalore, India.

Cecilia Sahlgren
PhD from Åbo Akademi University, Finland 2002. Post-doctoral researcher 2005-2007.
Current: Assistant Professor, University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, Finland

Takeaki Dohda
PhD from Nagoya University, Japan, 2004. Post-doctoral researcher: 2004-2006
Current: Senior Researcher at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

Gavin Chapman
PhD from University of Adelaide, Australia 1999. Post-doctoral researcher: 2000-2004
Current: Postdoctoral researcher, The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Univ. of New South Wales, Australia

Sharon E. Pursglove
PhD from University of Adelaide, Australia 2000. Post-doctoral researcher: 2002-2004
Current: Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Univ. of Sydney, Australia

Karin Dannaeus
PhD from Lund University, Sweden 1995. Post-doctoral researcher 2000-2003
Current: Research Position, NeuroNova AB, Stockholm, Sweden

Johan Lundkvist
PhD from Stockholm University, Sweden 2000. Post-doctoral researcher 2000-2003
Current: Principal Investigator, Alzacure, Karolinska Institutet.

Nilima Prakash
Post-doctoral researcher 1998-2000.
Current: Group Leader at Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany

Thimios A. Mitsiadis
PhD from University of Lyon, France 1993. Post-doctoral researcher 1998-2000.
Current: Professor, Institute of Oral Biology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Michael Lardelli
PhD from Oxford University, United Kingdom 1991. Post-doctoral researcher 1991-1994.
Current: Senior Lecturer in Genetics, University of Adelaide, Australia