News in the Kasper Lab

People

Tina's PhD Defense

Congratulations, Dr. Jacob! A fantastic time comes to an end transitioning to a bright future. Thanks for being an outstanding opponent, Carlos Clavel.
[2021-04] [link]



People

Welcome to our new PhD student Hao!

First picture at Arlanda Airport (Stockholm), after a long flight. It will be exciting to explore new skin cell types together!
[2021-01]



Work Life

Strong presence at the SPIM meeting

Karl and Tina were selected to present their PhD work, and Maria was invited speaker.
[2020-11] [link]



Work Life

Welcome Kasper Lab in Biomedicum

We are very inspired and happy to have joined the Dept of Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) at Karolinska Institutet in Solna.
[2020-10]



Work Life

The Kasper Lab moves

Thank you BioNut for more than a decade of exciting science, fantastic colleagues and friends!
[2020-09]



Paper

Look, a new hair follicle!

Our study on de novo hair follicle induction is out in eLife. Cell-type specific activation of Hedgehog signalling induces new hair follicles in adult mouse skin. For a quick and easy read, check out our eLife digest "Raising hair".
[2020-03] [link]



Paper

Mouse Skin Atlas

Our new single-cell atlas of skin is out in Cell Stem Cell. Congratulations to Simon, Karl and all co-authors! Thanks to Ines Sequeira and Rickard Sandberg for a great collaboration. Make sure to check your favourite gene in our online tool! We are especially proud of Tina’s artwork being featured on the cover.
[2020-02] [link]



People

Saying good-bye to Jérôme and Felix

We will miss you!
[2019-12]



Awards/Grants

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Maria for securing the highly-competitive KI Consolidator Grant!
[2019-12] [link]



Awards/Grants

Exciting times are about to come

Leo Foundation will support our endavour to create a human skin body map.Thank you very much!
[2019-12]



People

Welcome to Agnes!

Agnes is a visiting PostDoc from the Beate Lichtenberger lab (Medical University of Vienna), who joins our lab to learn about computational biology of skin.
[2019-11]



People

Welcome to our internship student Felix!

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[2019-09]



Work Life

GOSSIPER Retreat

United by an interest for stem cells... Retreat to the Stockholm archipelago with the GOSSIPER research network.
[2019-08]



People

Welcome to Jérôme Lamartine!

Jérôme joins our lab for 6 months as a visiting professor. We are looking forward to great discussions about human skin!
[2019-07]



Work Life

Teamwork at its best

When the whole lab joins forces to succeed with revision experiments.
[2019-06]



Paper

When stem cells and immune cells talk....

Our preview "welcoming the Trichophages" is out. Exciting original work on "Stem cell - immune cell crosstalk" from the Christiano Lab!
[2019-04]



People

Simon’s PhD Defense

Congratulations, Dr. Joost! A very fruitful time in the lab comes to an end. Thanks for being an outstanding opponent, Dominic Grün.
[2019-01] [link]



People

Kasper lab as of 2018

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[2018-12]



People

Welcome, little Frida!

Congratulations to Tina!
[2018-10]



Paper

What happens during wound healing

Our new paper describing the molecular response of skin stem cells to wounding is out in Cell Reports. Congratulations to Simon and all co-authors!
[2018-10]



People

Welcome, little Felix!

Congratulations to Maria!
[2018-05]



Work Life

Our new home

Moving into the brand-new “Neo” building, a hub for experimental biomedical research.
[2018-01]



Awards/Grants

Congratulations!

Tim receives the prestigious Wenner-Gren grant for 2018/2019.
[2017-12]



Work Life

Building our new supercomputer

Now we can do even faster image analysis and single-cell RNAseq analysis
[2017-11]



Extracurricular

When art meets science

Proud to be featured in the ”The invisible body” exhibition at Sven-Harrys konstmuseum.
[2017-11]



Work Life

Single Cell Genomics 2017

Keeping up with exciting new developments in the single cell field at the Single Cell Genomics conference in Israel!
[2017-11]



Extracurricular

When you really like skin…

"Wow, what a birthday present. Thank you MKA lab!", says Maria.
[2017-10]



Awards/Grants

Congratulations!

Tina receives the Poster Award at the Ernst Klenk Symposium on “Tissue regeneration, wound healing and fibrosis” in Cologne, Germany.
[2017-10]



Extracurricular

Lab dinner with great Georgian food

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[2017-10]



Awards/Grants

Congratulations!

Maria receives the Gold Award of the LEO foundation.
[2017-09] [link]



People

Welcome, little Julian!

Congratulations to Xiaoyan!
[2017-09]



Work Life

ISSCR 2017

Getting inspired by cutting-edge research at the ISSCR conference in Boston, US.
[2017-06]



Extracurricular

Successful teamwork

Escape Room with our visiting PhD student Christina.
[2017-04]



People

Welcome to our new PostDoc Tim!

It will be exciting to combine his expertise in immunology with our expertise in skin biology.
[2017-02]



Paper

Skin in time and space

Our single-cell atlas of telogen mouse skin is out in Cell Systems. Congratulations to Simon and all co-authors! Thanks to the Linnarsson lab for a great collaboration. We are especially proud of Karl’s artwork being featured on the cover.
[2016-09] [link]



People

Welcome, little Leonas!

The first baby boy born in MKA lab. Congratulations to Maria!
[2016-06]



Extracurricular

Fair play at the KI cup

Tina joins the department’s soccer team.
[2016-05]



People

Great team, great spirit!

Celebrating celebrating....
[2016-05]



People

Welcome to Christina!

Christina is a visiting PhD student from the Fritz Aberger lab (University of Salzburg), who will stay with us for 6 months!
[2016-04]



People

Anja’s PhD Defense

Congratulations to a great defense, Dr. Füllgrabe! Thanks for being an outstanding opponent, Vladimir Botchkarev.
[2016-02] [link]



Paper

Lgr6+ progenitor cells in skin

Our paper on the dynamics of Lgr6+ progenitor cells in skin is out in Stem Cell Reports. Congratulations to Anja and all co-authors! Thanks to Ben Simons, Hans Clevers and Rune Toftgård for a great collaboration.
[2015-11] [link]



People

The Lab is growing...

Now we are 2 Postdocs, 3 PhD students, 1 master student, our lab manager Sasha and Maria.
[2015-04]



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