Aishe Sarshad

Group leader

Aishe is an Assistant Professor (Biträdande lektor) at the University of Gothenburg at the Institute of Biomedicine. Before this, she spent four years as a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Markus Hafner (NIAMS, NIH) and received her PhD from the Karolinska Institute in 2014 with Piergiorgio Percipalle (CMB). 

Vivian Lobo


Vivian received his PhD degree from ICMR - National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (University of Mumbai), in 2019. His doctoral work focused on sperm biology and to decipher the functional implications of Glucose Regulated Protein 78 (GRP78) in sperm motility. In the lab Vivian is investigating the link between Argonaute proteins and cancer.


Carola Fernandez


Carola Joined the lab in June 2020. She received her PhD degree in 2019 from the University of Montpellier in France. Her doctorate work was focused on the dynamics of transcription during the embryo development. Carola is spearheading a project aimed at understanding the role of Argonautes in stem cells.

Iwona Nowak


Iwona joined the lab in November 2020. She received her PhD degree from Jagiellonian University in 2020. Her doctorate work was focused on the MCPIP1 ribonuclease activity in cancer cells of neuroendocrine origin. In the lab Iwona is investigating the link between Argonaute proteins and cancer

Ulrika Alexandersson

Lab manager

Ulrika joined the lab in June 2020. Ulrika is licensed biomedical scientist (biomedicinsk analytiker; BMA) and has worked many years in hospital settings. In 2019, she gained a BSc in molecular biology from the University of Gothenburg. 


Isra Hassan Hamzo, BMA thesis project student. Now working at Östra sjukhuset

Wail Chrifi, Research assistant now doing MSc at Skövde university