We are actively recruiting undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows in 2018. If you are interested in joining us, email Katrin directly at katrinjs(at)


Postdoctoral fellows from Denmark are encouraged to apply via Stanford Bio-X and Novo Nordisk foundation to join us!

One postdoc position is available for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with an interest in molecular biology, biochemistry, protein mass spectrometry, metabolism and mammalian physiology. Candidates should have an M.D. or a Ph.D., be highly motivated and have relevant training in molecular biology and biochemical techniques. 

Please submit your CV, research interests, long-term goals, and possible start dates by email to katrinjs(at) For more information about the postdoctoral position and working at Stanford University, click here.


We currently welcome graduate students. If you are already at Stanford and interested in rotating with us, please email me.  We are affiliated with the Stanford Cancer Biology Program. 

Potential graduate students, please visit Stanford Graduate Admissions for admission policies and application. If you are interested in the Stanford graduate programs, please read about the requirements at the Stanford Biosciences website.  Please list me as a potential advisor when applying and feel free to send me an email to introduce yourself. Prospective Stanford graduate students can apply to Cancer Biology graduate program here. Current Stanford graduate students, please send an email to katrinjs(at) to set up a meeting to discuss projects. We have several available projects in the laboratory. 


Undergraduates are welcome to gain some experience working on molecular metabolism and obesity research in the Svensson lab.  If you are interested, please look at the Amgen ScholarsBio-X, and the SURF program, and send me an email.

High school student interested in summer internships are encouraged to apply through the Stanford SIMR Program. The application deadline is in February 2019 for the summer of 2019.


We are always looking for research technicians that are interested in learning molecular biology techniques, biochemistry, protein mass spectrometry, metabolism and mammalian physiology. Candidates should have a B.S. or a B.A.  in a relevant area. Please submit your CV and contact information for references to Katrin by e-mail. Please include a short description of your research experiences and long-term goals including a statement about your specific research interests in our lab and expected term of appointment.