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Hans Blom

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I obtained my M.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Uppsala University, Sweden, in 1998, including studies at the Norwegian Technical University, Trondheim (94/95), the University of Bonn, Germany (96/97), and at the Yokohama National University in Japan (97/98). I obtained my Ph.D. from the Royal Institute of Technology/KTH in photonics in 2003, as a joint collaboration with the Medical Physics group at Karolinska Institutet (98/03). Simultanously I also worked as a research engineer at Olympus in Tokyo, Japan (02). Between 2003-2005 I did a postdoc in Nobel laurate  Stefan W. Hell’s group at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany to develop super-resolution STED microscopy for single molecule analysis. Presently, I am a docent in Biological Physics at KTH doing research in super-resolution imaging and its applications in life sciences. Since 2011 I am also working as Head of Unit at the national bioscience hub SciLifeLab in Stockholm, supporting scientists in need of super-resolution fluorescence imaging techniques. Me and my expert staff scientists further support national (NMI) and international (BNMI, EuBi) research infrastructure networks with advanced light microscopy techniques. My current research focus is development of all scale optical kidney pathology, in collaborations with nephrologists and clinicians from Karolinska Intitutet and Karolinska University Hospital at MedTechLabs.


Experimental Biophysics (SK2533), assistant | Course web

Experimental Physics (SK1105), teacher | Course web