CURRENT LAB MEMBERS

JENS HJERLING LEFFLER

Associate professor and group leader
+46 8 52486974
jens.hjerling-leffler@ki.se
PhD 2006, Karolinska Institutet
Twitter: @HjerlingLeffler

LISA BAST

Postdoctoral fellow
lisa.bast@ki.se
MSc 2014, Technical University Munich
BSc 2011, Koblenz University of Applied Sciences

HAYLEY FRENCH

Master student
hayley.french@stud.ki.se
BSc 2018, University of Toronto.

JENNY GEHLEN

Research assistant
jenny.gehlen@stud.ki.se

EZEQUIEL GOLDSCHMIDT

Van Wagenen fellow
ezegold@gmail.com
Neurosurgery residency finished 2020, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
PhD 2015 Buenos Aires University Medical School
MD 2009 Buenos Aires University Medical School

ELIN GRUYTERS

Postdoctoral fellow
elin.gruyters@ki.se
PhD 2020, Stockholm University
CivEng 2009 Royal Insitute of Technology.

MARLA HERR

Master student
marla-katharina@gmx.de
BSc 2018, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.

JOSÉ A. MARTÍNEZ-LÓPEZ

Postdoctoral fellow
jose.martinez.lopez@ki.se
PhD 2016, University of Seville
MEng 2013, University of Seville
BE 2008, University of Seville

FATIMA MEMIC

Research coordinator
fatima.memic@ki.se
PhD 2012, Uppsala University.

KASRA NIKOUEI

PhD student
kasra.nikouei@ki.se
MD 2017, Karolinska Institutet

AMPARO ROIG ADAM

Master student
amparora@kth.se
BSc 2018, Polytechnic University of Valencia

MILDA VALIUKONYTE

PhD student
milda.valiukonyte@ki.se
MSc 2019, Royal Institute of Technology (with Karolinska Insitutet and Stockholm University)
BSc 2017, Vilnius University.

ALUMNI

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

TANJA BHUIYAN

Currently postdoc at the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK), Freiburg, Germany.
t.bhuiyan@dkfz-heidelberg.de

CLAIRE FOLDI

Currently group leader at Monash University, Australia.
Foldi lab webpage
claire.foldi@monash.edu

ANA B. MUÑOZ-MANCHADO

Currently group leader at University of Cádiz/INiBICA, Spain.
ana.munoz.manchado@ki.se
ana.munoz@uca.es

NATHAN SKENE

Currently group leader at Imperial College London, UK.
Skene lab webpage
n.skene@imperial.ac.uk

PhD STUDENTS

CAROLINA BENGTSSON GONZALES

Thesis: Electrophysiological and Molecular Diversity of Forebrain Interneurons.
bengtssongonzales@gmail.com

HERMANY MUNGUBA

Currently postdoc at Cornell University, USA.
Thesis: On GABAergic interneurons diversity and maturation
hermanymv@gmail.com

MASTER STUDENTS AND RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

BO BEKKOUCHE

Previous master student in the lab, currently PhD-student at Lund University, Sweden.
bo.bekkouche@biol.lu.se

ALEXANDRA KOUZNETSOVA

Previous project student and research assistant in the lab, currently veterinary student at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

ROGER LAKTENA

Previous research assistant in the lab, currently clinically active as a dentist in Stockholm, Sweden.

MARLENA LÜBKE

Previous master student in the lab, currently PhD-student at Friedrich Miescher Institute, Germany.
marlena.luebke@fmi.ch

STEPHAN NILSSON

Previous project student and research assistant in the lab, currently clinically active as a medical doctor at Sankt Göran's hospital in Stockholm.
nilsson.stephan@gmail.com

POLINA OBERST

Previous master student in the lab, currently postdoc at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA.
oberstp@mskcc.org