Pelechano Lab


Vicent Pelechano, PhD

Associate Professor.
Vicent studied Biochemistry at the University of Valencia (Spain) where he also obtained a PhD. He joined EMBL (Germany) in 2009 as a postdoctoral fellow and became Staff Scientist. He is group leaderat KI (MTC) since 2016 and SciLifeLab and Wallenberg Academy Fellow.

Yerma Pareja

PhD student
Yerma obtained a Master degree and Bachelor in Biomedicine by the University of Seville (Spain). She joined our lab on Sep 2017.

Yujie Zhang

PhD student
Yujie obtained a Bachelor and a Master degree in Viticulture and Enology at the Northwest A&F University (Shaanxi). She joined our lab in Oct 2017.

Susanne Huch, PhD

Researc Specialist
Susanne worked as research specialist at the Universities of Heidelberg, Arizona and Umeå. She obtained her PhD in at Umeå University. She joined our team in 2017.

Lilit Nersisyan, PhD

Lilit studied Biotechnology and computer Sciences in Yerevan (Armenia). She obtained her Phd in 2017 (Leipzig Germany & Yerevan Armenia). She joined our lab in 2018.

Donal Barrett

PhD student and Resear Technician
Donal studied Sport Sciences and Nutrition at the University of Limerick (Ireland) and Stockholm. He specialized on Molecular Biology at Umeå University, Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet. He joined our team on 2018 as Reseach Technician and in 2022 as PhD student.

Eva Brinkman, PhD

Eva studied at the Technical University Delft and Leiden University. She did her Phd in 2019 (Netherlands Cancer Institute). She joined our lab in 2019.

Ryan Hull, PhD

Ryan studied at the University of Birmingham. He did his Phd in 2018 (Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge). He joined our lab in 2019.

Irene Stevens

PhD student
Irene obtained a BA at Hunter College (NY, USA) and a MD at Oradea (Romania). She worked as junior bioinformatician at NIH, Cornell and Karolinska. She joined our lab in July 2020.

Guido Baselli, PhD

Guido studied at the University of Milan and obtained a Phd in Clinical and Experimental Medicine in 2020. He joined our lab in 2021.

Marcel Tarbier, PhD

Marcel studied Biology at Dresden University of Technology and Bioinformatics and Systems Biology at Freiburg University. In 2021 he obtained his PhD in Molecular Bioscience (single-cell genomics) at Stockholm University, and joined our lab.

Mengjun Wu, PhD

Mengjun studied Pharmacy at Sichuan University and CAS. She then studied Life Science Informatics at the University of Bonn (Germany). In 2021 she obtained her PhD in computational and RNA biology at the University of Copenhagen, and a bridging postdoc in Spain. She joined our lab in at the end of 2021.

Honglian Liu

Research Assistant
Honglian obtained a Bachelor degree at the China Agricultural University in Beijing, and a Master in Molecular Biology from the University of Gothenburg.She Joined our lab in 2022.

Paulius Baltrusis, PhD

Research Technician

Adriana Carvajal Jimenez

Research Technician

Carlos Santolaria


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Eduardo Sagredo, PhD

PostDoc – SU
Eduardo studied at La Frontera University, Temuco. He did his Phd in 2018 (University of Chile). He is affiliated to the Visa (SU) lab and collaborates with us as part of the SciLifeLab-SU program.

Mandy Meijer, PhD

PostDoc – MDC Berlin

Weronika Danecka

PhD student – University of Edinburgh
Weronika Danecka is a PhD student on the MRC Precision medicine DTP. Main supervisor: Dr. Edward Wallace.


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