News Archive

Maria Falkenberg elected to KVVS
(2017) Maria is elected to KVVS, the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg.

Welcome Maria Eugenia Sanchez-Sandoval
(01-11-2017) Maria Eugenia Sanchez-Sandoval joins the group as our new postdoc.

34.5 million SEK from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
(28-09-2017) Maria Falkenberg receives a 34.5 million Swedish crown project grant from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

Our student wins best thesis prize
(31-08-2017) Congratulations to Malin Bengtsson who won best BMA project thesis nationwide.

Goodbye Anna-Karin Berglund
(31-08-2017) Good luck to our postdoc Anna-Karin Berglund who moves on to work at Sahlgrenska hospital.

Welcome Direnis Cayli
(06-2017) Direnis Cayli joins our group as a new PhD student. She is a fellow of the REMIX network (a Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN).

2017 International Science Festival in Gothenburg
(13-05-2017) In the lovely setting of the Gothenburg Garden Society we talked with visitors about our research as part of the Gothenburg Science Festival.

Goodbye Yazh Muthukumar
(14-05-2017) We say farewell to our postdoc Yazh Muthukumar with Sunday brunch at the Clarion Post hotel.

Welcome Hector Diaz and Anna Wramstedt
(04-2017) Our new postdoc Hector Diaz and new PhD student Anna Wramstedt join the group.

Welcome Xie Xie
(02-2017) Xie Xie joins as a new postdoc in the lab.

REMIX Innovative Training Network launches
(2016) The REMIX training network is a four-year programme aimed at elucidating the molecular mechanisms and pathways that regulate mitochondrial gene expression. The Falkenberg lab will recruit one PhD student as part of the network.

Bertil Macao appointed Associate Professor
(2016) Congratulations to Bertil Macao who is now Assoc Prof. (Docent) at the Sahlgrenska Academy.

Our student wins best talk
(11-2016) Ali Al-Belhadili’s seminar is voted best talk in the “Introduction to Research” course.

2016 European Researchers’ Night
(30-9-2016) We met with visitors at the Gothenburg Maritime Museum to show them our research.

Two eminent scholars join us for their sabbatical leave
(2015) Two scientists from the University of Newcastle – Prof. Zofia Chrzanowska-Lightowlers, Director of Neuroscience, and Prof. Robert Lightowlers, Director of ICaMB, start a six month sabbatical in our group.

Maria Falkenberg is elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
(2015) Maria Falkenberg is elected to the Biosciences class of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Read more about her election in this interview.

Visit from Nobel Laureate Tomas Lindahl
(2015) Newly awared Nobel Laureate Tomas Lindahl visits our research associate Monica Olsson. Read Monica’s interview here.

2 million EUR from the ERC
(2015) Maria Falkenberg receives a 2 million Euro 5-year ERC Consolidator grant. Read an interview about her ERC grant here.