Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grants 2021

Wallenberg Academy Fellows is a long-term program that addresses young researchers in medicine, natural sciences, engineering and technology, humanities and social sciences.

The program is set up in close cooperation with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities and the Swedish Academy.

In the end of the first five year period the Wallenberg Academy Fellows can be nominated for another five years of funding.

Associate Professor Daniel Aili
Linköping University 

 

Using 3D printed tissue to study tumors

Associate Professor Agnese Bissi
Uppsala University

 

Breaking new ground in an effort to explain black holes

Associate professor Jutta Bolt
Lund University

 

Understanding African demographics through missionary archives

Associate professor Georgios Dimitroglou Rizell
Uppsala University 

 

Studying the spaces where Hamilton’s equations live

Dr. Fredrik Lanner
Karolinska Institutet 

 

Developing stem cell therapy for macular degeneration

Associate Professor Ana María Mora-Márquez
University of Gothenburg

 

Understanding Aristotle’s view of language and science

Dr. Abraham Mendoza
Stockholm University 

 

More efficient and environmentally friendlier molecular design

Dr. Vicente Pelechano García
Karolinska Institutet 

 

Differences between identical cells offer potential for better cancer therapies

Professor Ilona Riipinen
Stockholm University

 

Improving climate models by learning more about aerosol particles

Dr. Nasim Sabouri
Umeå University

 

Four-stranded DNA in a new type of cancer therapy

Professor Karin Schönning
Uppsala University 

 

Hyperons shedding light on great mysteries of the universe

Professor Maria Tenje
Uppsala University 

 

Building a platform to grow “minibrains” in the lab