Prof. Anders Liljas is a Molecular Biophysicist at Lund University, Sweden. He worked on the ribosome protein and translation elongation factor structures. He played key role to develop a Swedish synchrotron capable to produce high intensity X-ray radiation.
After some years this matured into MAX-II, which has been a workhorse for many groups including his research group. He was the Deputy chairman of the board of the MAX laboratory 1998 – 2005 and currently Co-founder and Chairman of Board, SARomics Biostructures. He became a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1997 and a member of the Nobel Committee for Chemistry 1995-1998, 2001-2008.