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Department of Clinical Microbiology

The Department of Clinical Microbiology conducts research and education in the areas of host microbial interactions, pathogenic properties of microbes, and immune system mechanisms. Within the department there is a stimulating and creative environment for research and education. Within the department, there are two sections: The section of Infection and Immunology and The section of Virology.

News

“Fast like an electron”: the best team in the KBC Stafetten 2019
Published: 27 Feb, 2019

Sixteen teams participated in the KBC Skidstafetten 2019, annual cross-country skiing relay arranged by KBC.

9 million to cancer research from the Sjöberg Foundation
Published: 21 Dec, 2018

Researchers Per Fransson and Daniel Öhlund receive 9 million SEK from for research in pancreatic cancer.

A molecular switch for stopping inflammation
Published: 11 Jan, 2019

A component has been identified as a novel regulator that can deactivate the immune system.

Upcoming events

The Arctic Five presents: Challenges for a changing Arctic
Tue
27
Aug
The Arctic Five presents: Challenges for a changing Arctic
Time 12:00 - 13:00 27 August 12:00 - 13:00
Place The University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway
Lecture. Live from the University of Tromsø, The Arctic Five presents: Challenges for a changing Arctic - Current research on ecology, sea and climate.
Medchem Seminar Series - Nuno Raimundo, Univeristätsmedizin Göttingen, Germany
Tue
27
Aug
Medchem Seminar Series - Nuno Raimundo, Univeristätsmedizin Göttingen, Germany
Time 15:15 - 16:00 27 August 15:15 - 16:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-building
Seminar. Title: Lysosomes rule with an iron fist
Launching of report: Road map on global child health
Fri
30
Aug
Launching of report: Road map on global child health
Time 09:00 - 10:30 30 August 09:00 - 10:30
Place Room 5039 Butajira, Epidemiology and Global Health, University Hospital, Building 5B, 3rd floor
Seminar. Launching of the report "Placing children at the centre of sustainable development goals"
NISS seminar Eric Oswald
Fri
30
Aug
NISS seminar Eric Oswald
Time 14:00 - 15:00 30 August 14:00 - 15:00
Place Hörsal B, Unod T9, Umeå University Hospital
Seminar. How to make a peaceful inhabitant of the gut a potent carcinogenic bacteria by having a healthy breakfast every morning

September

Medchem Seminar Series - Esteban Gurzov, Université libre de Bruxelles
Tue
3
Sep
Medchem Seminar Series - Esteban Gurzov, Université libre de Bruxelles
Time 15:15 - 16:00 3 September 15:15 - 16:00
Place KB.E3.01 Lilla hörsalen, KBC-building
Seminar. Title: Protein tyrosine phosphatases in metabolic diseases: oxidation, dysfunction and therapeutic potential