Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Department of Plant Biology

Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Christina Dixelius

Professor in Plant Breeding, emphisis on Resistance Biology


Brief CV and contact information 



Have a silent but windy spot at the Swedish west coast to which I escape from most electronic
devices. Alternatively I go skiing up north or skating, preferably on new ice.

Reseach group 2015/16

• Sultana Jahan, postgraduate student
• Na Guan, postgraduate student
• Hanneke Peele, postgraduate student
• Anna Åsman, postgraduate student
• Louise Andersson, industry PhD student
• Suzana Stjelja, postgraduate student
• Arne Schwelm post-doc
• Johan Fogelqvist, post-doc
• Tim Kamber, post-doc
• Georgios Tzelepis
• Gunilla Swärdh, technical personnel


Former group members (selected) and present e-mails

• Dr. Jonas Roos/Ilbäck
• Dr. Mattias Persson
• Dr. Maria Kaliff
• Dr. Jens Staal
• Dr. Patrick Okori
• Dr. Shinichi Oide
• Dr. Tom Martin
• Dr. Ramesh Vetukuri
• Dr. Moses Biruma
• Dr. Sarosh Bejai /

Agencies that are/have supported the work

EU, FGB, Formas, SSF, SLU, SJV, SIDA/SAREC, VR, Carl Tryggers Foundation, Nilsson-Ehle Foundation, the Swedish Farmers Foundation for Agricultural Research, the Swedish Seed and Oil Seed the BioSoM Consortium, Growers Association, Wallenberg Foundation, Helge Ax:son Johnsons Foundation, and the Foundation in Memory of Oscar and Lili Lamm.

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