Department of Molecular Cell Biology


Interim head of Department: Kirsten Sandvig, Professor
Department secretary: May Elisabeth Johannessen

The department is divided into five research groups, sharing equipment and labspace.
All five groups are concerned with various aspects of molecular cell biology.

Cellular membrane dynamics Cancer Molecular medicine Intracellular transport
Harald Stenmark  Jorrit Enserink Kirsten Sandvig


Protein internalisation Tumor-Host Biology
Antoni Wiedlocha Tor Erik Rusten

Project groups



In protein internalisation:
(under Antoni Wiedlocha)
In intracellular transport:
(under Kirsten Sandvig)
In cellular membrane dynamics:
(under Harald Stenmark)
Cancer cell migration and metastasis Exosomes and Prostate Cancer Protein dynamics in tumor suppressor pathways

Jørgen Wesche Alicia Llorente Camilla Raiborg

 Nanoparticles in Biomedicine: In vitro studies

Unit of Cellular Electron Microscopy
  Tore-Geir Iversen  Andreas Brech
  Nanoparticles in Biomedicine: In vivo studies Cytokinesis in development and carcinogenesis
  Tore Skotland  Kaisa Haglund
  Membrane-associated proteins in intracellular trafficking and disease Wnt signalling in physiology and disease


   Sascha Pust Eva M. Wenzel
    Phosphoinositide control of early endocytic trafficking
     Kay Oliver Schink

Contact information:
Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Institute for Cancer Research
The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, 0379 Oslo, Norway
Phone +47 22 78 12 69 (Dept. Secretary), Switchboard: +47 22 93 40 00