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Biology Department Board

The Board is the decision-making body at the Department of Biology. Board members are democratically elected. The Board includes 8 members of teaching staff, 3 doctoral or other students, and 3 other staff members. The head of department is the chair and the administrative manager is co-opted to the Board. The assistant head of department is also co-opted as well as the vice-chair. The term of office is three years, except for student representatives who only serve one year.

The Board is responsible for policy, budget and strategic matters as well as overall monitoring the department activities. More information on the Board’s authority and duties can be found in the Faculty of Science delegation rules and the Lund University rules and regulations.

Board members

The following links go to contact information on external websites.



The department board at the Biology blog

The links below lead to our internal blog. The texts are in Swedish.

Den 24 november hade institutionsstyrelsen möte. Då diskuterades bland annat budgeten 2022, anställningsärenden, uppdrag...
Onsdagen den 15 december klockan 13.15 har institutionsstyrelsen möte i Synpunkten i Biologihuset. Följande står på dago...
Den 27 oktober hade institutionsstyrelsen möte. Då diskuterades bland annat anställningsärenden, den strategiska planen,...


Carin Jarl-Sunesson
Head of Department, Senior lecturer
Molecular Cell Biology

Telephone: +46 46 222 01 24
E-mail: Carin [dot] Jarl-Sunesson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se


Joakim Nilsson
Head of administration
Department of Biology

Telephone: +46 46 222 38 02
E-mail: Joakim [dot] Nilsson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se