About the research programme in Biochemistry

An exterior image of the BMC building with biochemistry premises cirkled in red.
Head of the Biochemistry programme: 
Mikael Widersten

Postal address: 
P.O. Box 576, SE-751 23 Uppsala, Sweden
Visiting address: 
Husargatan 3, House B7, level 3

The programme history - A heritage to be proud of

More than 100 years of excellence in research and innovation in biochemistry. 

Nobel Prizes

Arne Tiselius
Arne Tiselius
The Svedberg
The Svedberg

1926  - The Svedberg "for his work on disperse systems”.

1948  - Arne Tiselius  "for his research on electrophoresis and adsorption analysis, especially for his discoveries concerning the complex nature of the serum proteins”.

Innovations: Ultracentrifugation, electrophoresis, chromatography

Our visions for the future within Biochemistry

Exploring and exploiting biomolecules for a healthier and sustainable world

  • Characterization of the interactome of biological systems
  • Discovery of drugs with optimal efficacy and safety
  • Development of vaccines for autoimmune disorders

  • Understanding the stereoselectivity of biological catalysts
  • Design of enzyme based fuel cells for complete combustion
Last modified: 2022-10-19