Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular Medicine


  Picture of Ann-Christine Syvanen
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Prof. Ann-Christine Syvänen
Ann-Christine.Syvanen@medsci.uu.se
 

 

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Molecular Medicine
Department of Medical Sciences
Box 1432
BMC
SE-751 44 UPPSALA

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Welcome to Molecular Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences

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The research group in Molecular Medicine headed by Professor Ann-Christine Syvänen was started in 1998. The group studies human diseases using modern technology for genomics.

Professor Syvänen also heads the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform that offers genotyping and next generation sequencing services and training to academic researchers. The SNP&SEQ Technology Platform is part of the genomics platform of Science for Life Laboratory in Uppsala and is also funded by the Swedish Council for Research Infrastructures (VR-RFI).

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News

The Molecular Medicine group receives funding for whole genome sequencing from SciLifeLab

2014-11-17

The ALL project in the molecular medicine group has been granted funding from the Swedish Genomes Program at SciLifeLab, and will thereby receive support for whole genome sequencing of diagnostic, relapse and germline samples from ALL patients. Press release

VR grant to the Molecular Medicine group

2014-11-03

Molecular Medicine research group has received funding from the Swedish Research Council for Medcine and Health (VR-MH) for the SLE research project.

New publication

2014-10-17

A study describing allelic expression in different cell types is presented in Molecular Systems Biology by researchers from the Molecular Medicine group and the SNP&SEQ platform in collaboration with researchers from McGill University.

SciLifeLab receives funds for a new Illumina HiSeqXTen sequencing system

2014-10-02

SciLifeLab is very excited to announce the receipt of a 200 million SEK gift from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation dedicated to expanding the genomics capacity in Sweden. These funds will partially be used for installing Illumina HiSeq XTen sequencers at the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform.

Publication in Science

2014-06-23

A large-scale genomic study, published in Science today, suggests that it might be the genetic make-up that make crows choose partners that look alike. The sequencing of the crows was performed by SNP&SEQ using the HiSeq platform. Read the press release here.

New R&D manager at the SEQ-platform

2014-03-01

Jessica Nordlund has joined the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform as manager for research and development.

Science for Life Laboratory joins the Illumina Genome Network

2014-02-24

Illumina announced today that Science for Life Laboratory in Sweden has joined the Illumina Genome Network to provide researchers with broader access to Illumina’s whole genome sequencing technology. Read the press release here!

VR-RFI grants funding to the SNP&SEQ Platform

2013-11-13

The Council for Research Infrastructures (VR-RFI) has granted 4.5 million SEK as support for 2014 to the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform in Uppsala. The decision corroborates the role of the SNP&SEQ Platform as a national infrastructure for Genomics. Recently, the SNP&SEQ Platform was assigned as a national infrastructure by SciLifeLab Sweden.