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Lina Strömstedt

Lina Strömstedt
Head of SLU Biobank


SLU Biobank

SLU Biobank ( is a biorepository for the entire SLU - the only biobank in Sweden managing only non-human material.

SLU Biobank is located at three sites in Sweden: Uppsala, Umeå and Alnarp. On our homepage you can find information about our services. If you don't find what you are looking for, please send us an e-mail!


Education and degree


  • 2012- current. Head of SLU Biobank
  • 2008-2011. Faculty delegation to evaluate the need for an organized biobank at SLU. Project leader, implementing of a LIMS system (Laboratory Information Management System) for the dog genetics group biobank and Husdjursgenetiska laboratoriet, SLU. Part of developing a database for animal data at Lövsta research farm.
  • 2005-2008. Project manager for “The Center for Functional Genetics (CFG)”. Research
  • 2000-2005. PhD student in molecular genetics.

Selected publications

Relatedness and diversity of nine Swedish local chicken breeds as indicated by the mtDNA D-loop. 2014.
Englund T, Strömstedt L, Johansson AM.
Hereditas. 2014 Dec;151(6):229-33.

Genetic analysis of metabolic traits in an intercross between body weight-selected chicken lines. 2010.
Ek W, Strömstedt L, Wahlberg P, Siegel P, Andersson L, Carlborg O.
Physiol Genomics.

Identification of the yellow skin gene reveals a hybrid origin of the domestic chicken. 2008.
Eriksson J, Larson G, Gunnarsson U, Bed'hom B, Tixier-Boichard M, Strömstedt L,
PLoS Genet.

International Chicken Genome Sequencing Consortium. Sequenceand comparative analysis of the chicken genome provide unique perspectives onvertebrate evolution. 2004.
Hillier LW, Miller W, Birney E, Warren W, ….,, Jacobsson L et al.
Nature 432:695-716. (Please notice that Jacobsson was my maiden name)

Director of the SLU Biobank at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics; Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU Biobank
Telephone: +4618672064, +46706284168
Work description: SLU Biobank is a biobank for SLU. Our central node is in Uppsala but we have additional nodes in Umeå and Alnarp. We manage and store samples in room temperature, +4, -20 and -80. Contact us using . Visit our homepage for more information. We aim to answer and help with any sample related question.
Postal address:
HGEN, Husdjursgenetiska laboratoriet, Box 7023
Visiting address: Ulls väg 26, Uppsala

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