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Resume Per Berglund

Current position: Professor in Biochemistry and Deputy Head of Department of Industrial Biotechnology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Short biography
2021- Program Director for the Industrial & Environmental Biotechnology Master's Program (TIMBM), KTH
2021- Coordinator for Life-long Learning initiatives at the School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health, KTH
2019- Deputy Head of Department of Industrial Biotechnology, KTH
2010-2019 Vice Dean of KTH and responsible for education at all levels, member of the KTH central management
2012- Elected Member of the Scientific Committee of "European Society of Applied Biocatalysis", see: ESAB
2009- Full Professor Biochemistry, KTH
2006-2010 Director of Undergrad. and Masters' studies at KTH Biotechnology
2002-2009 Associate Professor at division of biochemistry, KTH
2000 Docent in Organic Chemistry, KTH
1997-2001 Assistant professor at KTH Biotechnology
1995-96 Postdoc at Univ. of Toronto, Canada, with prof. J. Bryan Jones
1995 Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Mid Sweden University and KTH
1989-1995 PhD student, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall 
1984-1987 Kemistlinjen, University College of Sundsvall/Härnösand
1980-1984 Fyraårig Teknisk linje, kemi, Västermalms gymnasium, Sundsvall

Web of Science ResearcherID: D-5537-2009   

Current research funding: KTH, the Marie Sklodowska Curie ITN-EID INTERfaces Heterogeneous biocatalysis reaction cascades training network.
For more details, see Research Programme

Teaching: Responsible for the annual bachelor-level courses Biochemistry I and Biotechnology, the master-level courses Biocatalysis BB2460 and Biocatalysis for Industrial Professionals, and the PhD-level course Biocatalysis for Doctoral students

Recent PhD theses

Organized Research Symposia
1st International Symposium on Transaminase Biocatalysis (program pdf, picture), KTH 2013 (in Swedish here), web site
Kalle Hult's 65th Birthday Symposium (program pdf), KTH 2009 (thank you from Kalle)
Trends in Organic Chemistry - Enzymatic Synthesis (program pdf, picture), KTH 2006