Department of Molecular Cell Biology


Department head: Harald Stenmark, Professor
Department secretary: May Elisabeth Johannessen

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

Protein internalisation Intracellular transport Cellular membrane dynamics
Antoni Wiedlocha Kirsten Sandvig Harald Stenmark


DNA replication and chromosome dynamics

Kirsten Skarstad


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 metastasisExosomes and Prostate CancerProtein dynamics in tumor suppressor pathways

Jørgen WescheAlicia LlorenteCamilla Raiborg

 Nanoparticles in Biomedicine: In vitro studies

Unit of Cellular Electron Microscopy
 Tore-Geir Iversen Andreas Brech
 Nanoparticles in Biomedicine: In vivo studiesCytokinesis in development and carcinogenesis
 Tore Skotland Kaisa Haglund
 Membrane-associated proteins in intracellular trafficking and diseasePhosphatidylinositol signaling & disease


  Sascha PustTor Erik Rusten

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