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Ylva Engström has been elected new chair of the SciLifeLab Board

Ylva Engström, professor at the Department of Molecular Biosciences at Stockholm University has been appointed new chairman of the SciLifeLab board by the Swedish government.

Ylva Engström

Ylva Engström. Photo: Eva Dalin

This is an important and exciting assignment and I look forward to participating in the further development of SciLifeLab, both as a national infrastructure and as one of Europe's strongest research centers in Life Sciences.

Ylva Engström

Matilda Ernkrans, Minister of Higher Education and Research, says in a press release from the Swedish government that Ylva Engström has solid research experience and many years of experience as a leader in academia and that she wants to wish her good luck on her new assignment and hope for a rewarding collaboration in the future.