CBC's staff

Last changed: 12 January 2018

We work at the Centre for Biological Control. Please contact us if you have questions about our business or would like to discuss research collaborations, orders or inquiries!

Ingvar Sundh


Phone: +4618-67 32 08
Department of Microbiology

Ingvar works with issues related to safety and regulatory measures. He focuses on strategies to determine that a biocontrol agent has no unacceptable adverse effects in humans, non-target organisms in agriculture and forestry, and the general environment.

Mattias Jonsson

Deputy director

Phone: +4618-67 24 50
Department of Ecology

Mattias is specialised in insects and arachnids for biocontrol. His research is mainly focused on conservation biological control of invertebrate pests in agroecosystems.

Margareta Hökeberg

Phone: +4618-67 18 63
Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

Margareta’s research area concerns bacteria for biological control. Earlier, she has worked with biological seed treatment with bacteria. Her current interest is how to use combinations of different biocontrol agents and combining biocontrol with other control measures for sustainable disease control.

Sebastian Håkansson

Phone: +4618-67 32 04
Department of Microbiology

Sebastian’s areas of interest are that of long-term stabilization of microorganisms and life in the dry state, anhydrobiosis. At the CBC Sebastian's special focus is both formulation and stabilisation of beneficial microorganisms.

Hanna Friberg

Phone: +4618-67 18 76, +4670-39 31 106
Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

Hanna works on fungi in biocontrol. She focuses on plant pathogenic fungi causing disease in agricultural crops - how they can be managed without chemical control and how different cultural practices influence their abundance and activity.


Cajsa Lithell


Communications manager for CBC

Cajsa works as a communications manager for CBC. She has a background in ecological microbiology and is responsible for CBC's websites, presentation material and other communications.




Today, ca 20 researchers and students are associated with CBC at SLU.


ingvar.sundh@slu.se, 018-673208

Page editor: cajsa.lithell@slu.se