Leif A Kirsebom
Uppsala University, Sweden
Leif A Kirsebom is a Professor in Biology and he received his PhD degree in Molecular Biology at Uppsala University 1985. After a Postdoctoral training 1986 through 1988 in Nobel Laureate Dr S Altmans laboratory at Yale University, USA, he started his own research group at Uppsala University. His research interests are within the fields of RNA biology, the biology of mycobacteria and development of new antibiotics. He is the Director of BMC and the Vice Chancellor advisor on international affairs at Uppsala University. Together with a colleague he started Bioimics AB, a small research company devoted to the development of new antibiotics.