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Postdoctoral Fellow

Casper Ullsten-Wahlund

Post Doc Department of Clinical Medicine
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Investigating cellular mechanisms triggering thrombotic development, with emphasis on extracellular vesicles and hypoxia

2019 Aug-

Post doctoral Researcher, University of Tromsø

Thrombotic research with focus on the roles of hypoxia and extracellular vesicles in initiation and development of the thrombus.

 

2018-Aug 2019

Senior scientist, EDS Exosome Diagnostic Systems AB, Uppsala Sweden       

The company develops a technical platform for research and diagnostics based on exosomes. My role was to implement current research strategies on exosomes into the development and to establish connections to prominent research groups in the field.

 

2016 (one month)

Intern, GE Healthcare Biosciences, Uppsala Sweden

I worked in the application section with surface plasmon resonance, particularly with applications of the instrument into research projects. 

 

2013-2018

PhD Student in Immunology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Exosomes and extracellular vesicles (EVs) in inflammation, immune therapy and diagnostics. 

 

2011-2013

Master of Science in Immunology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Immunology, infection biology, toxicology, and an 8-month research project on how exosomes may contribute to chronic virus infection in human cells. 

 

2013 (six months)

Research training, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Evaluation period of 6 months for the PhD position. 

 

2011 (2 months)

Research training, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China 

Setup of in vivo experiments on RT-qPCR-based analysis of genetical impact of viral infections

 

2009-2011

Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden

Main topics were human physiology, cell biology, and immunology.

Investigating cellular mechanisms triggering thrombotic development, with emphasis on extracellular vesicles and hypoxia

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