Jonas Tegenfeldt, PhD



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One PHD student position for mechanical characterization of cancer cells (Apply now!)


Two PHD student positions for label-free sorting based on morphology, deformability and dielectric properties (Apply now!)


Nine additional PhD student positions and four postdoc positions across Europe on basics and applications of label-free particle sorting, LAPASO project link (Formal call for applicants will be posted shortly. Send email to coordinator if interested!)




 [Oct, 2013] – Label Free Particle Sorting (LAPASO) – Tegenfeldt leads an Initial Training Network (ITN) with 15 partners from academia, industry, clinics and NGOs on microfluidic particle sorting funded by EU. Start 1st OCT 2013. Link to project website. Short appearance on Swedish National Radio. Appearance in Norway. Local news paper. Local highlight at the university on LU, again LU, and LTH websites.

[June, 2013] – Mechanical characterization of cancer cells – Project grant from the Swedish Child Cancer Foundation.

[March, 2013] – Genome mapping of marine organisms – Project grant from the Hasselblad Foundation in collaboration with Gothenburg University.

[Oct, 2012] – Improved understanding of confined DNA – “Orientational effects on confined DNA”, Physical Review E Abstract

[May, 2012] – Efficient passivation scheme demonstrated for nanochannels and nanoslits – Lipid-based passivation in nanofluidics”, Nano Letters Abstract



Current Funding


Initial Training Network (EU/FP7) – Label Free Particle Sorting”, LAPASO.


Project grant from the Swedish Research CouncilEnrichment of rare cells and parasites using label-free particle sorting, project grant to develop label-free sorting schemes sensitive to morphology and deformability using deterministic lateral displacement.


Senior Research Fellowship awarded by the Swedish Research Council – “Cell biology and biophysics in microfabricated environments


VINNOVAInnovations for future health - "Generic sensor devices for diagnostics and drug screening"


Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse - "Genetic studies of DNA with direct visualization using extremely high-resolution microscopy"


Barncancerfonden - "Mechanical properties of cancer cells as a marker for diagnosis and prognosis"


Hasselbladsstiftelsen - "Denaturation mapping for physical mapping of genomes of key marine organisms"




2013 – present Associate Professor (Universitetslektor) at Solid State Physics, Lund University


2008-2014 VR-financed “RĆdsforskare” (Eng: Senior Research Fellowship Award)

2003-2008 VR-financed “Forskarassistent” (Eng: Assistant Professor)


2007 Docent (Associate Professor) in Solid State Physics

1998 – 2003 PostDoc at Princeton University

1997 PhD in Solid State Physics Lund University

1991 MSc in Engineering Physics / Materials Science Uppsala University

1986 Swedish Defense Institute of Language (Military Service)


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My main research interests are within micro and nanotechnology to address life science problems.


• Separation science

• Nanofluidics

• Polymers in confined environments

• Tools for single-cell biology








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Contact information Lund:

Office Q142

Division of Solid State Physics

Department of Physics

Lund University

Box 118

SE-221 00 Lund



Visiting address:

Professorsgatan 1

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Office Phone: +46-(0)46-222 8063 (forwarded to mobile phone)

Fax: +46-(0)46-222 3637


Optics and fluidics lab (Q129)

Soft lithography (PDMS) lab (Q126)


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Updated 15:59 Thursday, November 14, 2013