How to reach us

Björn Önfelt, research leader
Mobile phone: +46-(0)730766146

Advanced Light Microscopy (ALM),

Science for Life Laboratory (SciLife Lab)
Gamma building, 3rd floor
Tomtebodavägen 23A
17165 Solna

Email: bjorn.onfelt[at]

About the center: Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) is a national center for molecular biosciences with focus on health and environmental research. The center combines frontline technical expertise with advanced knowledge of translational medicine and molecular bioscience. SciLifeLab is a national resource and a collaboration between four universities: Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University and Uppsala University.

Researchers from all of Sweden can use both the technology and the know-how that is present at SciLifeLab. Please visit our platforms to read more about what we offer. We also aim to build a strong research community around SciLifeLab through education and collaborative exchange.

Users of technologies and expertise provided by SciLifeLab are found within academia, industry, authorities and healthcare. SciLifeLab also encourages partnerships and mediates collaborations between players in the life science sector.


Cell Physics, Department of Applied Physics,
The Royal Institute of Technology

Albanova University Center
Roslagstullsbacken 21
SE-106 91 Stockholm

Email: onfelt{at}

About the department: The Department of Applied Physics (APhys KTH) is one of the largest departments at the School of Engineering Sciences. The research at the Department is primarily experimental and often multi-disciplinary. Prominent research areas include the science and technology of Bioimaging, Biomolecular Spectroscopy, Solid-State Lasers, Non-Linear Optics, Ultrasonics, X-rays, Nanostructures and Nanoelectronics.


Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology,
Karolinska Institutet

Nobelsväg 16
SE-171 77 Stockholm

Email: bjorn.onfelt{at}

About the department: Scientists at the department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC KI) perform experimental and translational research within the fields of Infection Biology (bacteria, viruses, parasites and infectious disease control), Immunobiology, and Cell and Tumor Biology. This unique spectrum of activities allows a multidisciplinary research environment in which different competences and perspectives interact in a cross-fertilizing manner, conceptually and methodologically. MTC possesses state-of the-art core facilities for mouse models, cell sorting and imaging.