Prof Per Berglund
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
Per Berglund is Professor of Biochemistry at Division of Industrial Biotechnology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Professor Berglund originates from Sundsvall, Sweden, where he studied Chemistry and obtained his PhD in Organic Chemistry from Mid Sweden University in 1995. He then moved to University of Toronto, Canada, for a postdoc with Prof. J. Bryan Jones. Per returned to Sweden in 1997 and started at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, where he became Docent in Organic Chemistry and then Associate Professor in Biochemistry 2002 and finally Full Professor in Biochemistry 2009. His research interests include stereoselective biocatalysis and enzyme engineering and his group now focuses on transaminases in cascade reactions. In 2010, Prof. Berglund was elected Vice Dean of KTH and has since then been responsible for the bachelor, master and PhD-level education at KTH.
Current position: Professor in Biochemistry at Division of Industrial Biotechnology, and Vice Dean of KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
2010- Vice Dean of KTH, see: KTH Management
2006-2010 Director of Undergrad. and Masters' studies at KTH Biotechnology
2009- Full Professor Biochemistry, KTH
2002-2009 Associate Professor at division of biochemistry, KTH
2000 Docent in Organic Chemistry, KTH
1997-2001 Assistant professor at KTH Biotechnology
1995-96 Postdoc at Univ. of Toronto, Canada, with prof. J. Bryan Jones
1995 Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall
Current research funding: KTH, the Marie Sklodowska Curie ITN "Biocascades " (2 PhD students), COST Action CM1303 "Systems Biocatalysis".
Recent PhD and Lic theses
- Dr Henrik Land 2016
- Dr Fabian Steffen-Munsberg 2015
- Dr Karim Cassimjee 2012
- Lic Karim Cassimjee 2010
- Dr Maria Svedendahl 2010
Organized Research Symposia
Kalle Hult's 65th Birthday Symposium , KTH 2009