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Expert in Medicine and Biotech Materials, Polymers, Nanoparticles, Peptide and Protein Chemistry

Expert ID: 730077 Sweden

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Expert has a MSc in chemical engineering and a PhD in pure and applied biochemistry. Her PhD thesis was on enzyme technology (enzymatic synthesis) and molecular imprinting (preparation of chiral liquid chromatography stationary phases). Expert carried out postdoctoral studies in a peptide synthesis lab and became skilled in solid-phase synthesis methods, combinatorial chemistry, and methods for characterization and purification of peptides. In advanced materials, Expert has more than 20 years of research experience of developing molecularly imprinted polymers ("plastic antibodies"), more than 15 years experience of developing solid-phase synthesis supports, 10 years experience of developing magnetic beads, and 5 years experience of developing nanoparticles (including polymer-magnetite nanocomposites for applications in nanomedicine and nanobiotechnology). Expert. Expert has been a coordinator of an EC-funded project on the development of methods for analysis of antibiotics in milk, involving international partners from industry and academia. Her research has resulted in several patents and and commercialized products. She is familiar with most major methods and techniques in chemistry, biochemistry, and biotechnology. She has leadership experience from being a PI and group leader in academia and she has been trained in leadership by the Swedish Foundation of Strategic Research. Expert. Expert is fluent in English and Swedish and is knowledgeable of Danish, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Panel member and reviewer for national and international grant organizations.Consulting in connection with commercialization of own invention.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2000 Degree: Docent Subject: Pure and Applied Biochemistry Institution: Lund University
Year: 1995 Degree: PhD Subject: Pure and Applied Bioechemistry Institution: Lund University
Year: 1988 Degree: M Sc Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Lund University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2001 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Assoc Prof Department: Biomedical Polymer Technology, Department of Experimental Medical Science Responsibilities: She is a PI and group leader.
Years: 1999 to 2001 Employer: Lund University (Technical Faculty) Title: Assistant prof. Department: Pure and Applied Biochemistry Responsibilities: She was a PI and group leader.
Years: 1997 to 1999 Employer: Lund University (Natural science faculty) Title: Assistant prof. Department: Organic Chemistry Responsibilities: She was a PI and group leader.
Years: 1994 to 1996 Employer: University of Minnesota Title: Postdoctoral Associate Department: Chemistry Responsibilities: She carried out postdoctoral studies with Prof. George Barany.
Years: 1989 to 1994 Employer: Lund University Title: Graduate student position Department: Pure and Applied Biochemistry Responsibilities: She carried out graduate studies with Prof. Klaus Mosbach.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1994 to 1996 Country / Region: USA Summary: She carried out postdoctoral studies at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Chemical Society (ACS).
Society for Molecular Imprinting.
Swedish Society for Medical Engineering and Physics.
The Swedish Chemical Society.
The European Peptide Society.
Professional Appointments
Member of the society board of the Society for Molecular Imprinting.
Member of the editorial board of Advances in Molecular Imaging.
Awards / Recognition
Individual Grant for the Advancement of Research Leaders (INGVAR I, Research leaders of the future), 2001–2009. One of twenty grantees selected among 504 applicants for a grant of 10 000 000 SEK and leadership training.
Publications and Patents Summary
She has 43 publications, 7 patents, and 1 patent application.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Swedish Swedish is her native language.
Danish She understands and reads Danish without difficulty and has some knowledge in speaking and writing.
English She is fluent in English.
French, Portuguese, and Spanish. She understands and reads French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Fields of Expertise

applied biochemistry, enzyme technology, enzyme immobilization, peptide, peptide coupling, peptide synthesis, advanced material, polymer, magnetite, polymer-magnetite nanocomposite, nanocomposite, nanobiotechnology, beta-lactam antibiotic, chiral separation, polymerization, molecular imprinting, antibiotic resistance, nanomaterial, protein technology, combinatorial chemistry, racemization, amino acid sequence, ultrafine, amino acid analysis, drug release polymer, agglomeration, organic free radical structure, irradiation polymerization, chemical instrument, high-performance liquid chromatograph, chiral chromatography, protein isolation, colloidal particle coating process, organic/inorganic sol-gel nanocomposite material, protein analysis, particulate testing, polymer drug-delivery method, stereoisomer, chirality, peptide isolation, bioorganic chemistry, adsorption technology, graft copolymerization, enzyme purification, high-performance liquid chromatography troubleshooting, asymmetric synthesis, methyl acrylate, serine protease, composite material processing technology, advanced composite technology, microsphere coating process, photopolymer, synthetic resin product development, particle coating process, nanotechnology, materials science, particle-size measurement, particle suspension (mixture), surface science, qualitative chemical analysis, chemical reagent, coating material, protease, free radical catalyst, biochemical engineering, applied enzymology, protein chemistry, monomer, bioengineering, synthetic resin, enzyme, vinyl polymerization, smart material, silica chemistry, polymer matrix composite, polymer chemistry, polyacrylamide, living polymerization, hydrophilic polymer, enzymology, emulsion polymerization, copolymer formulation, colloid, chemical analysis, bulk polymerization, biocompatible material, analytical chemistry, acrylic polymerization, acrylamide polymerization

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