Sebastian Barg

Professor at Department of Medical Cell Biology, Research Group Sebastian Barg

+4618-471 4660
Visiting address:
Husargatan 3
751 23 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 571
751 23 UPPSALA

Short presentation

My research group studies the cell biology of insulin secretion using advanced light microscopy (TIRF, single molecule imaging) and patch clamp electrophysiology; a particular focus is on the regulated exocytosis of secretory granules. I teach cell biology and general endocrinology.

  • 1995 MSc Biochemistry Free University Berlin
  • 1995 undergraduate thesis Vanderbilt University (with Sid Fleischer)
  • 2001 PhD Medical Sciences Lund University (with P Rorsman)
  • 2002 Assistant professor (Swedish Science Council/Vetenskapsrådet)
  • 2002-06 postdoc Vollum Institute Portland OR (with W Almers)
  • 2007 research assistant professor Oregon Health & Science University
  • 2007 lecturer Imperial College London
  • 2008 Assistant professor Uppsala University
  • 2011 Associate professor Uppsala University


  • 2001 best PhD thesis Medical faculty Lund
  • 2002 Swedish Research Council (VR) assistant professor position
  • 2002 EMBO longterm fellowship
  • 2002 STINT fellowship award
  • 2002 Swedish Society for Medical Research fellowship award
  • 2002 Albert Renold Career Development Award (EFSD)
  • 2005 Wallenberg fellowship award in Nano/micro Science
  • 2008 Zetterling fellowship award
  • 2008-11 Göran Gustafsson award in human biology

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Sebastian Barg