Today U.S. Ambassador Mark Brzezinski visited SciLifeLab in Uppsala.
Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Co-Director of SciLifeLab, presented the SciLifeLab mission as well as the center’s high profile science and impact on society. Participating scientific directors described SciLifeLab initiatives within innovation, drug development and environment.
The Ambassador was also given a guided tour at the sequencing units. He emphasized his intention to be an enabler for increased collaboration between Sweden and the U.S. within health and environmental research. As an example of ongoing joint initiatives he mentioned the Fulbright Arctic Initiative.