Ulf Ellervik is a professor of bioorganic chemistry at Lund University. In 2018, Ellervik was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Among other things, he researches cures for cancer, is a communicator of knowledge in the field of chemistry and participates in the popular television program Fråga Lund.

Ellervik is passionate about telling exciting stories taken from literature or history as a starting point for a discussion about chemistry – in a conversation that everyone can participate in. He’s a firm believer that a reader should not need deep knowledge of molecules to understand chemistry.