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Department of Molecular Sciences

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A sustainable future starts here and now!

The majority of young people are well aware of the urgent global challenges we are facing. Environmental issues, sustainable production and consumption, food security and improved nutrition, health

Diss Pernilla Elander

Living through hard times: Dispose of or sequester? Plant subcellular strategies for stress resilience charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Pernilla Elander defends her thesis "Living through hard times:

Our PhD students learn more about food- and biomaterial-related activities in Scandinavia

In October 2022, several PhD students from the research school “Focus on food and biomaterials” at SLU visited several companies and organizations in Sweden and Denmark, which are working with food

SUSplant project

For many years, there has been a steady growth in consumer concerns about the environmental sustainability of the global food supply, animal welfare issues, and ethics concerns about meat eating

The Plant Catabolism Laboratories

We are interested in the mechanisms and functions of catabolic processes during development, aging and stress response at the molecular, cellular and organismal levels. Our experimental models span


At the Department of Molecular Sciences, we conduct research in the fields of chemistry, molecular biology, food science and microbiology. Our research is often performed in collaboration with

Other activities

Our activities include seminars, workshops and field trips that aim to enrich our students knowledge and promote networking with other researchers, society and industry. Go back to the SSFEB main

EU project HealthFerm

In September, Prof Maud Langton, Prof Volkmar Passoth, and Assoc Prof Galia Zamaratskaia from the Department of Molecular Sciences visited KU Leuven in Belgium, where an interdisciplinary consortium

Diss Anja Herneke

Plant protein nanofibrils : characterising properties for future food charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Anja Herneke defends her thesis "Plant protein nanofibrils : characterising properties for future

Prestigious award to SLU doctoral student

Hasitha Priyashantha defended his thesis at the Department of Molecular Sciences at SLU in September 2021. Now one of his articles has been awarded by The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) as

Sustainable systems for food, energy and biomaterials

Our research school aims to offer broad knowledge and insight in the technical, environmental, economic and social aspects of sustainable systems designed for the production, processing and use of

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