Pelechano Lab


Vicent Pelechano, PhD

Group Leader
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 assistant professor at KI (MTC)since 2016 and SciLifeLab and Wallenberg Academy Fellow.

Alisa Alekseenko

PhD student
Alisa obtained a Master Degree in Biochemistry and Bachelor degree in Chemistry at Stockholm University. She joined our lab in Sep 2016.

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

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.

Sueli Marques, PhD

Senior Lab Manager
Sueli obtained her PhD at the University of Coimbra (Portugal) in 2012. She performed her post-doctoral work at Karolinska Institutet on the field of neurobiology using epigenetics and single-cell approaches. She joined our team in 2018.

Donal Barrett

Research 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.

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.

Gijs van Riel

Research Technician
Gijs has a Bachelor of Applied Science by the University of Fontys. He worked before at the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) and the University Medical Center in Amsterdam. He joined our lab in October 2020.

Guido Baselli

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

Marcel studied Bioinformatics and Systems Biology at the Dresden University of Technology and at Freiburg University. He obtained a PhD in in computational single-cell genomics at Stockholm University in 2021. He joined our lab in 2021.

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Eduardo Sagredo

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.

Xiushan Yin, PhD

Visiting Professor
Xiushan obtained his PhD in Beijing Institute . He worked as Senior Scientist at EMBL the University Clinic of Cologne and at the Max-Delbrück Center Berlin. He joined the lab in 2017. He leads his own group at Shenyang University of Chemical Technology since 2018.

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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