Associate Professor Torbjörn Gräslund holds a Ph.D. in Biotechnology from KTH since 2001. After two years of post-doc training with professor Carlos Barbas at the Scripps Research Institute (La Jolla, California, USA), he has been principal investigator at the department of protein technology at KTH since 2003. His main research focus is on designing proteins for diagnostic and therapy applications, particularly for oncology applications. Dr. Gräslund is the inventor of several patents and is also a consultant for biotech companies, active in the field of oncology.
Dr. Gräslund is principal investigator in the research program Development of Cell Factories for Bioproduction where he leads project 4: De novo human cell lines.