Three big grants from Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation

Published: 2018-10-03


Three research projects coordinated by researchers at SciLifeLab recently got support from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation. Together, the projects were granted more than 90 million SEK.

Project: ”Translating mechanisms of cytotoxicity in natural killer cells and gamma-delta T cells into next generation cell-based cancer immunotherapy”
Grant: 31 200 000 SEK for five years
Main applicant: Björn Önfelt, KTH/SciLifeLab
Read more at kth.se (in Swedish)

Project: ”The Birth of the Mitochondrial Ribosome”
Grant: 31 500 000 five years
Main applicant: Alexey Amunts, Stockholms universitet/SciLifeLab
Read more at su.se (in Swedish)

Projekt: ”Deciphering the role of functional constraint and convergent evolution on genome regulation”
Grant: 28 100 000 five years
Main applicant: Kerstin Lindblad Toh, Uppsala universitet/SciLifeLab
Read more at uu.se (in Swedish)