Team

Richard Christison

Product Development Manager

Richard Christison, B.Sc. (Hons), born in 1967, has over 30 years experience working within the biotech and pharmaceutical industry, including over 18 years at AstraZeneca. Areas of expertise are in vitro protein expression systems, construct design and protein purification. Richard currently works as a freelance scientist at Toleranzia on a consultancy basis and is responsible for the molecular biology, protein chemistry support and CMC project management.

Jennie Sjöhamn

Senior Research Scientist

Jennie Sjöhamn, born in 1986, has a PhD in chemistry from the University of Gothenburg. Previous academic studies include a BSc in cell biology and a MSc in biochemistry. Areas of expertise are protein expression and purification. Jennie has previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the La Trobe Institute for Biomolecular Sciences at La Trobe University in Melbourne and at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.

Maria Fernandez

Programme Director

Maria Fernandez, born in 1987, has a PhD in medical science and an MSc in environmental science from the University of Gothenburg. Previous academic studies include a BSc in pharmaceutical chemistry. Her expertise focuses in immunology and inflammation as well as project management. Fernandez has previously worked within the pharmaceutical industry in Eli Lilly.

John Grünberg

Senior Research Scientist

John Grünberg, born in 1985, has a PhD in medicine and an MSc in molecular biology from the University of Linköping. Previous academic studies include a BSc in chemical biology. His expertise focuses on in vivo and in vitro biology within the field of immunology and inflammation. Grünberg has previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Metabolic Diseases, University of Cambridge, and at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.