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Personal Profile

 


Position:
Professor in Environmental Pharmacology

Title: MSc, PhD, Professor
 
Personal information

Name: Dan Göran Joakim Larsson
Born: 1969 in Ljungby, Sweden

Professional preparation

Undergraduate Universities

1989-1991: Linköping university (Chemistry/Biology)

1991-1993: Göteborg University (Biology MSc)


Graduate University/Department


1993-2000: Göteborg University, Dept. of Zoology (Zoophysiology, PhD) 


Postdoc Universities/Departments


1994-1995, 12 months: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Ocean Sciences Centre, Canada (“pre-doc”)

2000-2001, 12 months: Marine Science
University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute, USA (Zoophysiology/Toxicology)

2001-2003, 18 months: Göteborg University, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology (Medicine/Physiology)

Appointments

University/Department

2003-2007: Assistant Professor. The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Institute for Neuroscience and Physiology

2007-2013: Associate Professor (Docent) in Physiology. The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

2009-2012: Senior Scientist in Translational Pharmacology at the Swedish Research Council hosted by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Institute for Neuroscience and Physiology

2012-2015: Senior Scientist in Translational Pharmacology at the Swedish Research Council hosted by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Institute for Biomedicine

2013-: Professor in Environmental Pharmacology, Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Biomedicine, the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

2016-: Director, Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research (CARe) at University of Gothenburg

Teaching

1. Undergraduate teaching

Organizer for 10p course from 2003-2007 in Endocrinology, Digestion and Metabolism for the Biomedical Science Program and the Pharmacist Education. Regularly teaching endocrinology, physiology and environmental science for undergraduate students in medicine, odontology, pharmacy, nutrition, nursing, biomedical analysis and other programmes and courses.
 

2. Supervised postdocs, PhD, Master and BSc students

2017- Annti Karkman, Postdoctoral researcher, Bioinformatics
2016- Patricia Huijbers, postdocroral researcher, Microbiology
2016- Maria-Elizabeth Böhm, postdoctoral researcher, Microbiology
2016- Stathis Kotsakis, postdoctoral fellow, Microbiology
2016- Nadine Kraupner, postdoctoral fellow, Microbiology
2014- Fanny Berglund, PhD, Bioinformatics, ass. supervisor
2014- Mohammad Razavi, PhD, Bioinformatics, supervisor
2014- Jekaterina Jutkina, postdoctoral fellow, Microbiology
2014- Nachiket Marathe, postdoctoral fellow, Microbiology
2013-2015. Kim-Andreas Æbelø, Amanuens, Medicine, supervisor
2013-2016. Sara Lundström, postdoctoral fellow, Ecotoxicology
2012-2017. Chandan Pal, PhD, Bioinformatics, supervisor
2012- Triranta Sircar, PhD, Environmental microbiology, ass. supervisor
2011- Amin Abbaszadeh Banaeiyan, PhD, Optical Physics, ass. supervisor
2011-2014. Carl-Johan Svensson, postdoctoral fellow, amanuensis
2011- Johan Bengtsson-Palme, PhD, Bioinformatics, supervisor
2011- Carl-Fredrik Flach, researcher, Microbiology
2011. Karin Lind, MSc, Physiology, supervisor
2011. Marija Svijovic, postdoctoral fellow, Bioinformatics
2010-2011. Bethanie Carney-Almroth, postdoctoral fellow, Ecotoxicology
2010. Bart Adriaenssens, postdoctoral fellow, Animal behavior
2010-2014. Lina Gunnarsson, postdoctoral fellow, Molecular biology
2010-2014. Anna Johnning, PhD, Bioinformatics, supervisor
2010-2013. Ida Nilsson, Amanuens, Medicine, supervisor
2010. Johan Grönvall, BSc, Physiology, supervisor
2009-2011. Anders Janzon, postdoctoral fellow, Microbiology
2009-2014. Carolin Rutgersson, PhD, Physiology, supervisor
2008- Anna Bylander, PhD, Physiology, supervisor
2008-2009. Carolin Rutgersson, MSc, Human physiology, supervisor
2008-2012. Filip Cuklev, PhD, Physiology, supervisor
2008-2010. Erik Kristiansson, postdoctoral fellow, Bioinformatics
2007-2008. Noomi Asker, postdoctoral fellow, Molecular biology, supervisor
2007.  Anna Holmberg, postdoctoral fellow, Zoophysiology
2005-2011. Jeffrey Brown, postdoctoral fellow, Chemistry
2006-2011. Andreas Kullgren, PhD, Zoophysiology, ass. supervisor
2006-2009. Anders Friberg, PhD, Physiology, ass. supervisor
2005.  Linda Augustsson, MSc, Physiology, supervisor
2005.  Stina Fredriksson, MSc, Zoophysiology, ass. supervisor
2005-2011. Eva Albertsson, PhD, Zoophysiology, ass. supervisor
2004-2009. Linda Samuelsson, postdoctoral fellow, Metabolomics
2004-2009. Lina Gunnarsson, PhD, Physiology, supervisor
2003-2009. Magdalena Nutu, PhD, Physiology, supervisor
2003.  Åsa Ek MSc, Human Physiology, supervisor
2002. Anna Henricsson, MSc, Human Physiology, supervisor
1998. Magnus Nilsson, MSc, Zoophysiology, ass. supervisor
1998. Hans Hällman, MSc, Environmental Science, ass. supervisor
1997. Jari Parkkonen, MSc, Zoophysiology, ass. supervisor
 

Major research grants

2016-2022. University of Gothenburg. Funding for an interdisciplinary Centre For Antibiotic Resistance Research at UGOT (CARe) within the “UGOT-challenges initiative”. For the first three years 21.4 MSEK is granted, and ~50MSEK is budgeted for the entire period.

2016-2018. VR (medicine and health). The role of antibiotics in the environment for the emergence, selection and transfer of antibiotic resistance. 2.1 MSEK. Project grant.

2016-2018. FORMAS. The role of antibiotics in the environment for the emergence, selection and transfer of antibiotic resistance. 3.0 MSEK. Project grant.

2016-2017. Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management. Evaluation of advanced treatment of sewage effluent in full scale. Research project funded with 4,032,000 SEK to UmU, KTH, SLU and GU for year three and four of the project period.

2015. University of Gothenburg. Planning grant for an application to establish an interdisciplinary Centre For Antibiotic Resistance Research at UGOT. 0.5 MSEK.

2015. Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management. Evaluation of advanced treatment of sewage effluent in full scale.Research project funded with 3,000,000 SEK to UmU, KTH, SLU and GU for year two of the project period.

2015-2017. Regional ALF-funding: Resistance surveillance via analyses of hospital effluents. 2,600,000 SEK to JL.

2014-2018. Sahlgrenska Academy, UGOT. On the recruitment of antibiotic resistance determinants from environmental bacteria to human pathogens. 70% funding for PhD student to JL.

2014. Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management. Evaluation of advanced treatment of sewage effluent in full scale.
Research project funded with 2,480,000 SEK to UmU, KTH, SLU and GU for year one of the project period.

2014-2017: VR. NoCURE: Novel Carbapenemases – UnRaveling the Enviromental reservoir. 11,400,000 SEK to JL.

2012-2017: FORMAS. Funding for a strong research environment. INTERACT - The interaction of metals and biocides with the selection of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 25,000,000 SEK to JL.

2012-2015. VR (medicine and health). Personal grant providing a senior scientist position in “Translational Pharmacology” with a focus on “Pharmaceutical pollution – antibiotic resistance development and mode-of-action based test strategies”. 3,804,000 SEK to JL.

2012-2015. MISTRA. MistraPharma - Identification and reduction of environmental risks caused by human pharmaceuticals. 52,000,000 SEK. JL is one of 8 partners in the application group.

2012-2015. Gothenburg Centre for Marine Science Antibiotic resistance in marine bacteria - The role of biocides and metals in the marine environment for promoting and maintaining antibiotic resistance. Funding for two interdisciplinary pair-PhD students to JL (Sahlgrenska Academy) and Hans Blanck (Science Faculty).

2012-2016. FORMAS – strong research environment. NICE – Novel Instruments for effect-based assessment of Chemical pollution in coastal Ecosystems. The program, coordinated by Dr Thomas Backhaus, involves 12 partners from the Gothenburg region. The JL group is mainly involved in work on bacterial metagenomics. 25,000,000 SEK.

2012-2015. VR (natural and engineering sciences). Characterization of antibiotic resistance in bacterial communities: novel methods using next generation sequencing. 3,200,000 SEK. Project grant to Erik Kristiansson (JL is one of three co-applicants).

2012-2015. VR (natural and engineering sciences). Novel methods for improved statistical inference in quantitative metagenomics. 3,600,000 SEK. Project grant to Erik Kristiansson (JL is one of four co-applicants).

2012-2013. LUA-ALF. Multi-drug-resistant Gram-negative infectious bacteria: new genotypic and phenotypic developments for diagnostics and epidemiological control within the clinical environment. 1,600,000 SEK. Project grant to Edward B Moore (JL is one of several co-applicants).

2011-2013. FORMAS. Does a high level of antibiotic pollution increase risks for mobilization of resistance genes from the environment to the human microflora - exploratory studies including deep sequencing. 5,500,000 SEK.

2011-2013. VR (medicine and health). Antibiotic resistance in the external environment - the role of antibiotic pollution in the selection of resistance and subsequent gene transfer to the human microbiome. 1,800,000 SEK. Project grant.

2009-2012 (2015). VR (medicine). Senior scientist in “translational pharmacology” 3 years (3,255,000 SEK) with possibilities to extend 3 years, plus 1,000,000 SEK starting grant for an application on “Pharmaceutical pollution – antibiotic resistance development and mode-of-action based test strategies”.

2009-2012. BONUS (Baltic Organization Network for Funding Science). BALCOFISH - Integration of pollutant gene responses and fish ecology in Baltic coastal fisheries and management. 1,627,763 EURO. JL is one of 7 principal investigators.

2009-2011. SIDA. Microbial diversity and development of antibiotic resistance associated with industrial wastewater treatment. 750,000 SEK to ERB Moore (JL co-applicant).

2008-2012. Göteborg Research School for Environment and Health. Consumption of inexpensive medicines – increased risks for resistance development and environmental effects? 1,800,000 SEK to JL.

2008-2011. MISTRA. MistraPharma – identification and reduction of environmental risks caused by the use of human pharmaceuticals. 44,200,000 SEK. JL is one of seven partners in the application group.

2008-2010. FORMAS. Endocrine disruption of non-genomic progesterone signaling - consequences for gamete transport and sex ratios. 2,587,950 SEK to JL.

2008-2010. Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and MISTRA. Swedish field studies to evaluate ecotoxicological effects of pharmaceuticals in sewage effluents. 438,000 SEK to JL.

2008-2009. Stockholm Vatten. Fortsatta fiskförsök för att utvärdera reningsmetoder som avlägsnar läkemedelsrester. 479,900 SEK to JL.

2007-2009. FORMAS. Multi-Endpoint Microarray Analyses in Biological Effect Monitoring of Wild Fish Populations. 3,280,500 SEK to L Förlin and J Larsson.

2007-2011. GU (Science faculty – strategical area). Ecotoxicology – from gene to ocean. 12,500,000 SEK. J Larsson co-applicant with L Förlin, H Blanck, G Dave and M Celander.

2007-2008. Adlerbertska Research Foundation. Assessing the risks for bacterial resistance development in effluents from Indian pharmaceutical industries 135,000 SEK

2006-2007. SIDA. Studies of the effluent toxicity from the Patancheru Enviro-Tech Ltd plant in Hyderabad, India to direct further actions including possible mitiations. 231,000 SEK to JL.

2006-2007. MISTRA. Planning grant for a research program application on Pharmaceuticals in the Environment. 300,000 SEK to KTH, GU, UmU, SU and Kemi&Miljö.

2006-2010. GU (Science faculty – strategical area). Göteborg Research platform on Integrative Physiology (GRIP). 14,000,000 SEK. Coordinator S. Holmgren (24 principal investigators).

2006-2007. FORMAS. Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – Development of Biological Fingerprints. 1,000,000 to JL

2005-2006. VA-FORSK. Analysesof pharmaceutical residues in fish blood for evaluation of environmental effects of sewage effluents. 358,600 SEK to JL.

2004-2007. MISTRA. Pharmaceuticals in the Environment Development of Biological Fingerprints. 1,670,000; 1,730,000; 1,660,000 and 2,310,000 SEK to JL

2005-2006. Swedish Research Council (VR-Medicine). Project grant. Project K2005-72X-14572-03A to JL: How does progesterone control programmed cell death – specific roles of membrane progesterone receptors. 225,000 SEK per year

2004-2005. FORMAS. Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – Development of Biological Fingerprints. 1120,000 and 1050,000 SEK to JL.

2003-2004. Adlerbertska Research Foundation. Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – development of biological fingerprints. 50,000 SEK to JL.

2003. GUVR (Göteborg University Science Council). Interdisciplinary project planning grant: Environmental effects of pharmaceuticals. 50,000 SEK to JL.

2003-2006. Swedish Research Council (Medicin). Position as Assistant Professor. Project 2003/B1664 to JL. 643,000 SEK per year

2003-2004. Swedish Research Council (Medicin). Special funding for young scientists. Project 2003/B0828 to JL: How does progesterone control programmed cell death? 208,000 SEK per year

2003-2004. Swedish Research Council (Medicin). Bioscience project 2003/B0828B to JL: How does progesterone control programmed cell death? 52,000 SEK per year

2002. FORMAS (The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning). Disturbed sex ratios in aquatic organisms exposed to pulp mill effluents. Co-investigator. 520,000 SEK.

2001. MISTRA (Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research). Sublethal effects of endocrine disrupters in fish. Co-investigator. 400,000 SEK.

2001. Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. What causes masculinization and other endocrine disturbances in fish downstream pulpmills? Co-investigator. 350,000 SEK.

2000-2001. Södra Cell. Studies of endocrine changes in fish in the recipient from Mönsterås bruk. Principal Investigator. 190,000 SEK.

2000. MISTRA. Sublethal effects of endocrine disrupters in fish. Co-investigator. 400,000 SEK.

2000. Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. What causes masculinization and other endocrine disturbances in fish downstream pulpmills? Co-investigator. 300,000 SEK.

1999-2000. Södra Cell. Studies of endocrine changes in fish in the recipient from Mönsterås bruk. Co-investigator. 550,000 SEK.

1999. MISTRA Sublethal effects of endocrine disrupters in fish. Co-investigator. 400,000 SEK.

Kontaktinformation

Joakim Larsson

Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Guldhedsgatan 10, SE-413 46, Göteborg

Besöksadress:
Guldhedsgatan 10a, 5th floor

Telefon:
+46 (0) 31 342 4625

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